An Algorithm for the Accessibility Assessment of Object Manipulation for a Disabled Person with or without Wheelchair

Otmani Rafaa, Pruski Alain

Abstract

This paper presents an algorithm for the accessibility assessment of object manipulation for a disabled person with or without wheelchair. It addresses the problem of accessibility to the object manipulation by a person with reduced mobility in an indoor environment. The main originality is based on a combination of the animation of an articulated structure in virtual reality by using the techniques of inverse kinematics. We propose a numerical approach based on an incremental iterative algorithm to determine the joint variables of the kinematic chain which minimize the distance between the end effector (the hand) and target point we want to reach.

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Rafaa O. and Alain P. (2009). An Algorithm for the Accessibility Assessment of Object Manipulation for a Disabled Person with or without Wheelchair . In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Networked embedded and control system technologies: European and Russian R&D cooperation - Volume 1: Workshop NESTER, (ICINCO 2009) ISBN 978-989-674-004-7, pages 120-133. DOI: 10.5220/0002272201200133


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@conference{workshop nester09,
author={Otmani Rafaa and Pruski Alain},
title={An Algorithm for the Accessibility Assessment of Object Manipulation for a Disabled Person with or without Wheelchair},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Workshop on Networked embedded and control system technologies: European and Russian R&D cooperation - Volume 1: Workshop NESTER, (ICINCO 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={120-133},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002272201200133},
isbn={978-989-674-004-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Workshop on Networked embedded and control system technologies: European and Russian R&D cooperation - Volume 1: Workshop NESTER, (ICINCO 2009)
TI - An Algorithm for the Accessibility Assessment of Object Manipulation for a Disabled Person with or without Wheelchair
SN - 978-989-674-004-7
AU - Rafaa O.
AU - Alain P.
PY - 2009
SP - 120
EP - 133
DO - 10.5220/0002272201200133