This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First Joint Conference; Computer Vision, Virtual Reality and Robotics in Medicine, CVRMed, and Medical Robotics and Computer-Assisted Surgery, MRCAS, held in Grenoble, France, in March 1997. The volume presents 76 regular revised papers and 16 clinical papers selected from a total of 161 submitted full papers. The volume offers highly innovative and promising research results in computer-assisted medicine and medical informatics. Among the areas covered are medical imaging, virtual reality, medical robotics, and computer-integrated therapy and surgery. The book is of relevance to clinicians, medical engineers, and computer scientists.Laboratory tests on robotic bone cutting are currently performed using a Puma 560 industrial robot (Staubli Unimation, Stanmore, England) equipped with a force sensor for manual guidance and safety system (LORD 30/100, Assurance Tech.
|Author||:||Jocelyne Troccaz, Eric Grimson, Ralph Mösges|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 1997-01-01|