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Intelligent Wearable Interfaces by Yangsheng Xu
Book DescriptionA thorough introduction to the development and applications of intelligent wearable interfaces As mobile computing, sensing technology, and artificial intelligence become more advanced and their applications more widespread, the area of intelligent wearable interfaces is growing in importance. This emerging form of human-machine interaction has infinite possibilities for enhancing humans' capabilities in communications, actions, monitoring, and control. Intelligent Wearable Interfaces is a collection of the efforts the authors have made in this area at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. They introduce methodologies to develop a variety of intelligent wearable interfaces and cover practical implementations of systems for real-life applications. A number of novel intelligent wearable interface systems are examined, including:* Network architecture for wearable robots* Wearable interface for automatic language translation* Intelligent cap interface for wheelchair control* Intelligent shoes for human-computer interface* Fingertip human-computer interface* Ubiquitous 3D digital writing instrument* Intelligent mobile human airbag system This book is a valuable reference for researchers, designers, engineers, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of human-machine interactions,rehabilitation engineering, robotics, and artificial intelligence.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470179277
(241mm x 163mm x 19mm)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Yangsheng Xu
Yangsheng Xu, PhD, is Chair Professor of Mechanical and Automation Engineering in The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Before joining CUHK, he was a faculty member at the Robotics Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests include robotics, intelligent systems, human-machine interface, and hybrid electric vehicles. Wen Jung Li, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering and the Director of the Centre for Micro and Nano Systems at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Before joining CUHK, he held R&D positions at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Pasadena), the Aerospace Corporation (El Segundo), and Silicon Microstructures, Inc. (Fremont). His research interests include micro-electro-mechanical systems and nano-scale sensing and manipulation. Ka Keung Lee, PhD, is a Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Before joining PolyU, he was a postdoctoral fellow at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include robotics, intelligent systems, human modeling, andintelligent surveillance.
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