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In this section you will find all posts, ideas, comments, and recent news on benchmarking by experts from the three communities. If you are an expert and want to contribute writing a new post, contact us.

 

European Commission supports benchmarking (by Anne Bajart)

In the past two years, five EU-funded projects (BALANCE, Biomot, H2R, Koroibot and WALK-MAN ), all dealing with the topic ...
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Benchmarking Based on Functional Asymmetry and Perception (by Kyle B. Reed)

Normal healthy walking patterns are characterized by symmetric steps taken with each leg. Individuals with a stroke or lower-limb prosthesis ...
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Assessment Tools for Benchmarking Lower Limb Prosthetic Gait (by Stephanie L. Carey)

In order to determine which prosthetic components, treatments and technologies will generate the best patient outcomes, evidence based outcomes research ...
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/ BLOG, Wearable Robotics

Benchmarking of balance (by Jan Veneman)

The main goal of the FP7 project BALANCE (balance-fp7.eu) is to explore the possibility to support postural stability of a ...
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/ BLOG, Humans, Wearable Robotics

Benchmarking the interaction in lower limb wearable robots (by Jose Gonzalez)

During the 14th International conference on Rehabilitation Robotics 2015 in Singapore, the H2R project together with the Balance project organized ...
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GOLDEN GAIT: A bridge between golden ratio and harmony of walking (by Marco Iosa)

When Kepler choose the title “Harmonices Mundi” (The Harmony of the Word) for his book of 1619 reporting the discover ...
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Why benchmarking Humanoids?

In the field of humanoid robots, the main obstacle in identifying common benchmarks is that different methods and metrics are ...
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/ BLOG, Humanoids

Workshop @ WearRAcon16: “Standards and Test Methods”

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA) sponsors and organizes a series of workshop sessions under the name “Standards ...
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/ NEWS, Wearable Robotics

Why benchmarking Wearable Robots?

Lower limb wearable robots are entering an exciting era. An increasing number of solutions are moving out of the lab, ...
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Workshop @ Humanoids 2015: “Benchmarking bipedal functions of humanoids robots: towards a unified framework”

Venue: Humanoids 2015 conference, Seoul, Korea Date: Tuesday, Nov 3rd, 2015, 2-5pm, room: Lounge Webpage: http://benchmarkinglocomotion.org/workshop-humanoids-2015   Description An increasing ...
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Workshop @ ICORR 2015: “Benchmarking lower limb wearable robots: towards practical and evidence-based solutions”

Venue and date: Singapore, August 14, 2015 (13:30 – 17:00) Type: Half day workshop Keywords: Benchmarking, wearable robots, walking, performance, human-machine interaction Website: http://benchmarkinglocomotion.org/workshop-icorr2015/ ...
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IEEE-RAS Summer School on Experimental Methodology, Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking in Robotics

Venue and Dates: September 14-18, 2015, Intur Bonaire Hotel , Benicàssim, Castellón, Spain This Summer School is organized by the ...
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Workshop @ ERF 2015: “Replicable robotics research and benchmarking”

Organizers: Fabio BONSIGNORIO, The BioRobotics Institute, SSSA and Heron Robots, Italy Jan VENEMAN, Tecnalia, Spain (jan.veneman@tecnalia.com) Content: The still ongoing ...
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/ Humanoids, Humans, NEWS, Wearable Robotics

Workshop “Benchmarking Bipedal Locomotion” @ Humanoids 2014

Place and date Nov 18, 2014, 9:00 – 18:00 Humanoids Conference 2014 Madrid, Spain Organizers: Diego Torricelli, CSIC, Spain, diego.torricelli@csic.es ...
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“Benchmarking, Regulatory and Funding aspects of WRs” – Session @ WeRob 2014

More information at: http://werob2014.org/program.html ...
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“Developing humanoids to understand humans” – Special Session @ ISEK 2014

Venue: ISEK 2014 Conference, Rome Date: Wednesday 16th July, 2014, 9-11 a.m. The development of human-like robots is arousing interest ...
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Why benchmarking Human performance?

Benchmarking human performance will serve to different purposes: - Humans still represent the golden standard for most of robotic applications ...
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/ BLOG, Humans

Workshop “Benchmarking Human-like robotic locomotion” @ Humanoids 2013

Dates & Venue Atlanta (USA), IEEE-RAS HUMANOIDS 2013 Conference Sept 10 – Deadline for submission of two-page abstract (EXTENDED) Sept 15 ...
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