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On neuromechanical approaches for the study of biological and robotic grasp and manipulation


Abstract Biological and robotic grasp and manipulation are undeniably similar at the level of mechanical task performance. However, their underlying fundamental biological vs. engineering mechanisms are, by definition, dramatically different and can even be antithetical. Even our approach to each is diametrically opposite: inductive science for the study of biological systems vs. engineering synthesis for the design and construction of robotic systems. The past 20 years have seen several conceptual advances in both fields and the quest to unify them. Chief among them is the reluctant recognition that their underlying fundamental mechanisms may actually share limited common ground, while exhibiting many fundamental differences. This recognition is pa... (more)
Created Date 2017-10-09
Contributor Valero-Cuevas, Francisco J. (Author) / Santello, Marco (ASU author) / Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering / School of Biomedical and Health Systems Engineering
Series JOURNAL OF NEUROENGINEERING AND REHABILITATION
Type Text
Extent 20 pages
Language English
Identifier DOI: 10.1186/s12984-017-0305-3 / ISSN: 1743-0003
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Citation Valero-Cuevas, F. J., & Santello, M. (2017). On neuromechanical approaches for the study of biological and robotic grasp and manipulation. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 14(1). doi:10.1186/s12984-017-0305-3
Note The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: https://jneuroengrehab.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12984-017-0305-3
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