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Towards automated surgical robotics: a requirements engineering approach

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dc.contributor.author Bonfè, Marcello
dc.contributor.author Boriero, Fabrizio
dc.contributor.author Dodi, Ricardo
dc.contributor.author Fiorini, Paolo
dc.contributor.author Morandi, Angelica
dc.contributor.author Muradore, Riccardo
dc.contributor.author Pasquale, Liliana
dc.contributor.author Sanna, Alberto
dc.contributor.author Secchi, Cristian
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-08T09:19:17Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-08T09:19:17Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2584
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The paper describes a design specification process for the development of novel and intelligent surgical robots. Nowadays, surgical robots are usually controlled by the surgeons manually by using teleoperation. The possibility to carry out simple surgical actions automatically has been the subject of academical research, but very few real-world applications exist. The main objective of this research is to address realistic case studies and develop systems and methods to provide surgeons with autonomous robotic assistants, performing basic surgical actions by combining sensing, dexterity and cognitive capabilities. This goal can only be achieved by means of a formal and rigorous assesment of surgical requirements, so that they can be analysed and translated into behavioral specifications for an autonomous robotic system. Therefore, the paper describes the application of Requirements Engineering to surgical knowledge formalization and propose a methodology for the transformation of requirements into formal models of robotic tasks. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics;pp. 56-61
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/BioRob.2012.6290700
dc.rights “© 2012 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.” en_US
dc.subject control engineering computing en_US
dc.subject formal verification en_US
dc.subject medical computing en_US
dc.subject medical robotics en_US
dc.title Towards automated surgical robotics: a requirements engineering approach en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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