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Improving the Recognition of Grips and Movements of the Hand Using Myoelectric Signals

by Gene Shuman / Zoran Duric / Daniel Barbará / Jessica Lin / Naomi Lynn Gerber, MD

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  • Published Date: July 21, 2016
  • Volume/Issue: Vol. 16 (Suppl 2)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central Ltd.
  • Publication: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making


People want to live independently, but too often disabilities or advanced age robs them of the ability to do the necessary activities of daily living (ADLs). Finding relationships between electromyograms measured in the arm and movements of the hand and wrist needed to perform ADLs can help address performance deficits and be exploited in designing myoelectrical control systems for prosthetics and computer interfaces.

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