IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Interleaved continuum-rigid manipulation: An augmented approach for robotic minimally-invasive flexible catheter-based procedures

2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Author(s): Benjamin L. Conrad ; Jinwoo Jung ; Ryan S. Penning ; Michael R. Zinn
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2013
Conference Location: Karlsruhe, Germany
Conference Date: 6 May 2013
Page(s): 718 - 724
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4673-5643-5
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4673-5641-1
ISSN (Paper): 1050-4729
DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630652
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In recent years, minimally-invasive surgical systems based on flexible robotic manipulators have met with success. One major advantage of the flexible manipulator approach is its superior safety... View More

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