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Vision-based approach for autism diagnosis using transfer learning and eye-tracking (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Elbattah, M., Guérin, J., Carette, R., Cilia, F., & Dequen, G. (2022). Vision-based approach for autism diagnosis using transfer learning and eye-tracking. In Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - HEALTHINF (256-263). https://doi.org/10.5220/0010975500003123

The potentials of Transfer Learning (TL) have been well-researched in areas such as Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing. This study aims to explore a novel application of TL to detect Autism Spectrum Disorder. We seek to develop an approa... Read More about Vision-based approach for autism diagnosis using transfer learning and eye-tracking.

Learning embeddings from free-text triage notes using pretrained transformer models (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Arnaud, É., Elbattah, M., Gignon, M., & Dequen, G. (2022). Learning embeddings from free-text triage notes using pretrained transformer models. In Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies (835-841). https://doi.org/10.5220/0011012800003123

The advent of transformer models has allowed for tremendous progress in the Natural Language Processing (NLP) domain. Pretrained transformers could successfully deliver the state-of-the-art performance in a myriad of NLP tasks. This study presents an... Read More about Learning embeddings from free-text triage notes using pretrained transformer models.

The control of pathogens in stored rainwater using direct electrochemical activation (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Clayton, G., Fox, B., Steer, M., Thorn, R., & Reynolds, D. (2022). The control of pathogens in stored rainwater using direct electrochemical activation. In IWRA Proceedings

Purpose of study or research hypothesis: The main study aim was to control waterborne pathogens using small-scale direct electrochemical activation. Key issue(s) or problem(s) addressed: Rainwater harvesting systems enable households o... Read More about The control of pathogens in stored rainwater using direct electrochemical activation.

Contracts: “Help wanted” to deliver advanced services (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Alves, K., West, S., & Oliver, S. (2022). Contracts: “Help wanted” to deliver advanced services. In Competitive Advantage in the Digital Economy (CADE 2022). https://doi.org/10.1049/icp.2022.2057

Technology-supported business models, such as Product-Service Systems, Servitization, and Advanced Services rely on the co-creation of value that emerges during engagements between customers and suppliers. This value must be clearly identified in ord... Read More about Contracts: “Help wanted” to deliver advanced services.

The PrHand: Functional assessment of an underactuated soft-robotic prosthetic hand (2022)
Conference Proceeding
De Arco, L., Ramos, O., Múnera, M., Moazen, M., Wurdemann, H., & Cifuentes, C. A. (2022). The PrHand: Functional assessment of an underactuated soft-robotic prosthetic hand. In 2022 9th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference for Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob). https://doi.org/10.1109/biorob52689.2022.9925316

Functional tests aim to compare the functionality of a prosthesis with a human hand. The main objective of this work is to present and evaluate an affordable prosthesis (PrHand) built with soft robotic technologies and novel joints based on compliant... Read More about The PrHand: Functional assessment of an underactuated soft-robotic prosthetic hand.

Non-singular fixed-time sliding mode control for unknown-dynamics manipulators interacting with environment (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Kong, H., Li, G., & Yang, C. (2022). Non-singular fixed-time sliding mode control for unknown-dynamics manipulators interacting with environment. In 2022 27th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICAC55051.2022.9911101

In this paper, a robust fixed-time controller is de-signed for manipulators with unknown dynamics while interacting with environment. To realize compliance of the manipulator to the environment, an admittance model is adopted in the system. In the co... Read More about Non-singular fixed-time sliding mode control for unknown-dynamics manipulators interacting with environment.

Novel gripper-like exoskeleton design for robotic grasping based on learning from demonstration (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Dai, H., Lu, Z., He, M., & Yang, C. (2022). Novel gripper-like exoskeleton design for robotic grasping based on learning from demonstration. In 2022 27th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICAC55051.2022.9911096

Learning from demonstration (LfD) has been developed and proved to be a promising method for transferring skill knowledge from human to robot. It is desired to have a demonstration device that can effectively map demonstrations to the robot's motion... Read More about Novel gripper-like exoskeleton design for robotic grasping based on learning from demonstration.

Fixed-time adaptive neural control for robot manipulators with input saturation and disturbance (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Huang, H., Lu, Z., Wang, N., & Yang, C. (2022). Fixed-time adaptive neural control for robot manipulators with input saturation and disturbance. In 2022 27th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICAC55051.2022.9911082

A fixed-time adaptive neural network control scheme is designed for an unknown model manipulator system with input saturation and external environment disturbance, so that the system convergence time can be parameterized and not affected by the initi... Read More about Fixed-time adaptive neural control for robot manipulators with input saturation and disturbance.

Optical fiber angle sensors for the PrHand prosthesis: Development and application in grasp types recognition with machine learning (2022)
Conference Proceeding
De Arco, L., Pontes, M. J., Vieira Segatto, M. E. V., Monteiro, M. E., Cifuentes, C. A., & Díaz, C. A. R. (2022). Optical fiber angle sensors for the PrHand prosthesis: Development and application in grasp types recognition with machine learning. . https://doi.org/10.1109/laedc54796.2022.9908232

This work presents the instrumentation of the Pr-Hand upper-limb prosthesis with optical fiber sensors to measure the angle of the proximal interphalangeal joint. The angle sensors are based on bending-induced loss and are fabricated with polymer opt... Read More about Optical fiber angle sensors for the PrHand prosthesis: Development and application in grasp types recognition with machine learning.

‘Through their eyes and ears’: Creating new knowledge for climate education through co-productive practices (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Portus, R., & Williams, S. (2022). ‘Through their eyes and ears’: Creating new knowledge for climate education through co-productive practices. In N. Deutzkens, K. V. Poeck, M. Deleye, J. Læssøe, J. Lönngren, H. Lotz-Sisitka, …A. Wals (Eds.), Challenges for environmental and sustainability education research in times of climate crisis:15TH invitational seminar on environmental & sustainability education research (137-139)

Despite climate change being a well-established fact, public perception of the current climate situation as being an emergency is a relatively recent phenomenon. O’Neill and Nicholson-Cole (2009, p.361) wrote of the tendency to see climate change as... Read More about ‘Through their eyes and ears’: Creating new knowledge for climate education through co-productive practices.

User requirements for a robot teleoperation system for general medical examination (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Chirapornchai, C., Niyi-Odumosu, F., Giuliani, M., & Bremner, P. (2022). User requirements for a robot teleoperation system for general medical examination. In 2022 31st IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) (858-863). https://doi.org/10.1109/RO-MAN53752.2022.9900855

Thailand, as well as many other countries world-wide, is facing a shortage of medical staff. We purpose a solution to improve medical services in health centres: a robot teleoperation system to allow patients to consult with doctors from public hospi... Read More about User requirements for a robot teleoperation system for general medical examination.

Measuring visual social engagement from proxemics and gaze (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Webb, N., Giuliani, M., & Lemaignan, S. (2022). Measuring visual social engagement from proxemics and gaze. In 2022 31st IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) (757-762). https://doi.org/10.1109/RO-MAN53752.2022.9900801

When we approach a group, there is an exchange of a multitude of verbal or non-verbal social signals to indicate that we are looking to interact. We continue to share these signals throughout the interaction to portray our thoughts and motivations. W... Read More about Measuring visual social engagement from proxemics and gaze.

Framework for developing digital twin prototypes (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Zaidi, Y., & Portapas, V. (2022). Framework for developing digital twin prototypes. In Emerging and Disruptive Modelling and Simulation Technologies to Transform Future Defence Capabilities (STO-MP-MSG-197). https://doi.org/10.14339/STO-MP-MSG-197

This paper presents an agile co-simulation framework for developing digital twin prototypes of novel flying vehicles. The framework enables rapid assessment of flying vehicles' performance and flying dynamics in the early stages of their design cycle... Read More about Framework for developing digital twin prototypes.

Mirror-based robotic therapy for ankle recovery with a serious game: A case study with a neurological patient (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Pino, A., Gomez-Vargas, D., Garzón, A., Roberti, F., Carelli, R., Múnera, M., & Cifuentes, C. A. (2022). Mirror-based robotic therapy for ankle recovery with a serious game: A case study with a neurological patient. . https://doi.org/10.1109/ICORR55369.2022.9896510

Neuromuscular disorders, such as foot drop, severely affect the locomotor function and walking independence after a brain injury event. Mirror-based robotic therapy (MRT) has been a promising rehabilitation strategy favouring upper limb muscle streng... Read More about Mirror-based robotic therapy for ankle recovery with a serious game: A case study with a neurological patient.

Three study cases of social robotics in autism spectrum disorder treatment: Personalization and usability of CASTOR robot (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Gaitán-Padilla, M., Cifuentes, C. A., & Múnera, M. (2022). Three study cases of social robotics in autism spectrum disorder treatment: Personalization and usability of CASTOR robot. . https://doi.org/10.1109/ICORR55369.2022.9896590

Social assistive robotics in autism has been implemented in studies and therapies to improve social skills and encourage children to comply with therapies. However, autism symptoms vary in their spectrum, which generates difficulties in implementing... Read More about Three study cases of social robotics in autism spectrum disorder treatment: Personalization and usability of CASTOR robot.

Maintenance strategies for networked assets* (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Perez Hernandez, M., Puchkova, A., & Kumar Parlikad, A. K. (in press). Maintenance strategies for networked assets*. . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2022.09.199

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the effect of different maintenance strategies for a network of assets whose condition deteriorates progressively along the time. We propose both an agent-based model that considers the dynami... Read More about Maintenance strategies for networked assets*.

Cosmopolitan legal education: From Irnerius and the Westphalian paradigm to the modern law school (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Platsas, A. E. (in press). Cosmopolitan legal education: From Irnerius and the Westphalian paradigm to the modern law school. In The European Conference on Education 2022: Official Conference Proceedings (295–304). https://doi.org/10.22492/issn.2188-1162.2022.26

The law school has not always been one that would be predominantly engaged with national legal matter. The subject of law, as a field of learning, has for a number of centuries been the toy of national educational systems, because law has been the to... Read More about Cosmopolitan legal education: From Irnerius and the Westphalian paradigm to the modern law school.

Compassionate design: HUGs on prescription (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Treadaway, C., Fennell, J., Seckam, A., & Taylor, A. (2022). Compassionate design: HUGs on prescription. In M. Houben, R. Brankaert, N. Hendriks, A. Wilkinson, & K. Morrissey (Eds.), Dementia Lab 2022: The Residue of Design - Proceedings of the 6th Dementia Lab Conference, D-Lab 2022, September 20-22, 2022, Leuven, Belgium (1 - 12). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-14466-0_1

There is a growing need for well-designed innovative products and services for people affected by dementia. Governments and charities are offering a range of business support to encourage the development of commercial products to address this need. T... Read More about Compassionate design: HUGs on prescription.

Towards idea mining: Problem-solution phrases extraction from text (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Liu, H., Brailsford, T., Goulding, J., Maul, T., Tan, T., & Chaudhuri, D. (in press). Towards idea mining: Problem-solution phrases extraction from text.

This paper investigates the feasibility of problem-solution phrases extraction from scientific publications using neural network approaches. Bidirectional Long Short-Term Memory with Conditional Random Fields (Bi-LSTM-CRFs) and Bidirectional Encoder... Read More about Towards idea mining: Problem-solution phrases extraction from text.