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Wolfslag, W.J. (author)
While progress in many fields of robotics has been swift, robot arm movement
in scenarios without contact has changed little in the last decades. This lack of
change is not due a lack of potential for improvement. After all, the human arms
that these robot emulate move in ways that are more robust, energy efficient and
adaptable....
doctoral thesis 2018
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Lei, Q. (author)
According to the report by the United Nations in 2015, the global population of older persons aged 60 years or over is predicted to grow to 1.4 billion by 2030. A rapidly aging population poses a challenging problem for human beings, i.e. supply shortage of working-age people. To solve this problem, increasing research efforts are poured into...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Plooij, M.C. (author)
Since the industrial revolution, machines have taken over many tasks from humans, increasing labor productivity and prosperity. In the 20th century, the introduction of robots created a second wave of automation, increasing the labor productivity even further. In order to create a third wave of automation, it is necessary to develop a new...
doctoral thesis 2015