CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Laryngorhinootologie 2022; 101(S 01): S186-S193
DOI: 10.1055/a-1663-0803

Human-Robot Interaction: Networked, Adaptive Machines in Medicine

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Hamid Sadeghian
1   Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MIRMI), Technische Universität München
Abdeldjallil Naceri
1   Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MIRMI), Technische Universität München
Sami Haddadin
1   Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MIRMI), Technische Universität München
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The application of robotic and intelligent technologies in healthcare is dramatically increasing. The next generation of lightweight and tactile robots have provided a great opportunity to be used for a wide range of applications from medical examination, diagnosis, therapeutic procedures to rehabilitation and assistive robotics. They can potentially outperform current medical procedures by exploiting the com- plementary strengths of humans and computer-based technologies. In this study, the importance of human- robot interaction is discussed and technological re- quirements and challenges in making human-centered robot platforms for medical applications is addressed.

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