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Recurrent Neural Network Based Early Prediction of Future Hand Movements

Koch, Philipp, Phan, Huy, Maass, Marco, Katzberg, Fabrice, Mertins, Alfred (2018) Recurrent Neural Network Based Early Prediction of Future Hand Movements. In: 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future. . pp. 4710-4713. IEEE, Honolulu, Hawaii E-ISBN 978-1-5386-3646-6. (doi:10.1109/EMBC.2018.8513145) (KAR id:72664)

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This work focuses on a system for hand prostheses that can overcome the delay problem introduced by classical approaches while being reliable. The proposed approach based on a recurrent neural network enables us to incorporate the sequential nature of the surface electromyogram data and the proposed system can be used either for classification or early prediction of hand movements. Especially the latter is a key to a latency free steering of a prosthesis. The experiments conducted on the first three Ninapro databases reveal that the prediction up to 200 ms ahead in the future is possible without a significant drop in accuracy. Furthermore, for classification, our proposed approach outperforms the state of the art classifiers even though we used significantly shorter windows for feature extraction.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Proceeding)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/EMBC.2018.8513145
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Huy Phan
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2019 14:27 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 08:01 UTC
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