Brain activity measurement to evaluate hand-eye coordination for slave and endoscope in a surgical robot

Satoshi Miura, Yo Kobayashi, Kazuya Kawamura, Masatoshi Seki, Yasutaka Nakashima, Takehiko Noguchi, Yuki Yokoo, Masakatsu G. Fujie

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Mechanical performance of a surgical robot can be evaluated and improved based on a working score; however, intuitive operability cannot be evaluated in this way. We propose a method that measures the user's brain activity for evaluating intuitive operability from the perspective of cognitive science. We hypothesized that hand-eye coordination, such as the slave configuration for the endoscope, has the greatest effect on intuitive operability, because it is the cause of physical differences between a human and a robot. The objective of this paper is to clarify the appropriate slave configuration for the endoscope to study hand-eye coordination using brain activity measurements. In the experiment, we used a brain imaging device, optical topography, to measure the users' brain activity while they controlled the hand-controller to position the tip of the virtual arm on the target. The experiment was carried out a number of times with the virtual arm position configured in a variety of ways. According to the results, some subjects showed peak performance with a specific slave configuration. We conclude that the slave configuration with the highest brain activity depends on the body image, which is a spatial symbol in the human brain from the perspective of cognitive science.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトル2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013
ページ4356-4362
ページ数7
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2013 11 14
イベント2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013 - Karlsruhe, Germany
継続期間: 2013 5 62013 5 10

出版物シリーズ

名前Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
ISSN(印刷物)1050-4729

Conference

Conference2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013
Germany
Karlsruhe
期間13/5/613/5/10

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Miura, S., Kobayashi, Y., Kawamura, K., Seki, M., Nakashima, Y., Noguchi, T., Yokoo, Y., & Fujie, M. G. (2013). Brain activity measurement to evaluate hand-eye coordination for slave and endoscope in a surgical robot. : 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013 (pp. 4356-4362). [6631194] (Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2013.6631194