Resources

Weir Biomechatronics Development Laboratory

Resources

Below you will find various, obscure resources that may be of interest relating to this field of research.

Resources for Lab Staff/Students

Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles

  1. Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (1997): A Portable, Low Cost, Real-Time, Clinical Gait Analysis System. IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 310 - 321, December.
  2. Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (2001): Die Kineplastik zur Steuerung von Fremdkraftprothesen.  Medizinisch-Orthopädische Technik. No. 121, pp. 9 - 12, January.
  3. Weir, R. F. ff., Grahn, E. C., and Duff, S. J., (2001): A New Externally Powered, Myoelectrically Controlled Prosthesis for Persons with Partial Hand Amputations at the Metacarpals. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics. Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 26 - 31, June 2001.
  4. Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., and Childress D.  S., (2001): Cineplasty as a Control Input for Externally Powered Prosthetic Components.  Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 357 - 363, July/August 2001.
  5. Al-angari, H. M., Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., and Childress, D. S., (2003): A Two Degree-of-Freedom Microprocessor Based Extended Physiological Proprioception (EPP) Controller for Upper Limb Prostheses. Technology and Disability, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 113 – 127.
  6. Farrell, T. R., Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., Childress, D. S., (2005): The Effects of Static Friction and Backlash on Extended Physiological Proprioception (EPP) Control of a Powered Prosthesis. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 327-342, May/June 2005.
  7. Ajiboye, A. B., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): A Heuristic Fuzzy Logic Approach to EMG Pattern Recognition for Multifunctional Prosthesis Control.  IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 280 – 291, September
  8. Dario, P., Hogan, N., Krebs, H. I., Rahman,T., Patton, J., van der Loos, H.F. M., Harwin, W. S., Childress, D. S.,Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): The Past, Present and Future of Rehabilitation Robotics: An Ethical View from Pioneers of the Research. Industry/Research News, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine Vol. 12, No. 4, December, pp.92-95,
  9. Sensinger J.W., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): Improved Torque Ripple Turning in Harmonic Drives through the Union of Two Existing Strategies.  IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 457-461, August 2006.
  10. Lowery, M. M., Weir, R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A., (2006): Simulation of Intramuscular EMG Signals Detected Using Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES). IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 53, No. 10, pp. 1926 – 1933, Oct. 2006.
  11. Farrell, T., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2007): The Optimal Controller Delay for Multifunctional Prostheses.  IEEE Transactions of Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp:111 – 118, March 2007.
  12. Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2008). "User-Modulated Impedance Control of a Prosthetic Elbow in Unconstrained, Perturbed Motion." IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. Vol. 55, No. 3, pp:1043-55, March 2008.
  13. Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2008). "Modeling and Preliminary Testing Socket-Residual Limb Interface Stiffness of Above-Elbow Prostheses." IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 184-190, April 2008.
  14. Farrell, T. R. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2008) “A Comparison of Electrode Implantation and Targeting on Pattern Classification Accuracy for Prosthesis Control,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical EngineeringVolume 55, Issue 9, Sept. 2008 Page(s):2198 – 2211
  15. Miller, L. A., Lipschutz, R. D., Stubblefield, K. A., Lock, B. A., Huang, H., Williams, III, T. W., Weir, R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A. (2008): Control of a Six Degree of Freedom Prosthetic Arm After Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Surgery. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 89, pp. 2057–2068, November 2008.
  16. Weir, R. F. ff., Troyk P. R., DeMichele G. A., Kerns D. A., Schorsch J. F., Maas H., (2009): Implantable MyoElectric Sensors (IMES) for Prosthesis Control: Development and Testing. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 159-171, January 2009.
  17. Ajiboye A. B. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2009): Muscle synergies as a predictive framework for the EMG patterns of new hand postures. J. Neural Eng. Volume 6, Number 3, June 2009, 15pp.

Published Peer Reviewed Proceedings or Other Non-Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Weir, R. F. ff., (1989): The Design and Development of a Synergetic Partial Hand Prosthesis with Powered Fingers. Proceedings of the RESNA 12th Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 25th – 30th, pp. 473 - 474.
  2. Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (1997): A Portable, Clinical Gait Analysis System for the Real-Time Evaluation of Gait PathologiesProceedings of the21st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB), Clemson, South Carolina, September 24th - 27th, 1997, pp.198 - 199.
  3. Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (1997): A New method of Characterizing Gait using a Portable, Real-time, Ultrasound Ranging Device. Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Chicago, Illinois, October 30th - November 2nd, 1997, pp. 1810 - 1812.
  4. Bertos, Y. A., Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., Childress, D. S., (1997): Microprocessor Based E.P.P. Position Controller for Electric Powered Upper-Limb Prostheses. Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Chicago, Illinois, October 30th - November 2nd, 1997, pp. 2311 - 2314.
  5. Childress, D. S., and Weir, R. F. ff., (1997): The Gait Velocigram (GVG): A Graphical Representation of Walking.  Workshop on Human Motion Analysis: Technical Advances and Clinical Applications. Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Chicago, Illinois, October 30th - November 2nd, 1997, pp. 2905 - 2908.
  6. Weir, R. F. ff., (1998): A Century of the Sauerbruch-Lebsche-Vanghetti Muscle Cineplasty: The US ExperienceProceedings of the 9th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 28th - July 3rd, 1998, Sy94, pp. 200 - 203.
  7. Bertos, Y. A., Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., Childress, D. S., (1998): A Microprocessor Based E.P.P. Controller for Electric-Powered Prostheses. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 28th - July 3rd, 1998, Fp63, pp. 339-341.
  8. Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (1998): A Portable, Real-Time, Ultrasound Ranging Device for the Clinical Evaluation of Gait. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 28th - July 3rd, 1998, Fp89, pp. 385 - 387.
  9. Childress, D. S., Weir, R. F. ff., and Heckathorne, C. W. (1998): Integration of Below-Elbow Prostheses with the Human Body: Principles and Possibilities. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 28th - July 3rd, 1998, Sy40.
  10. Weir, R. F. ff., (1998): Design Issues for the Development of an Externally Powered Partial-Hand Prosthesis. Proceedings of the 1998 ASME Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Anaheim, California, BED-Vol. 39, Advances in Bioengineering, pp. 313 - 314, November 15th - 20th, 1998.
  11. Weir, R. F. ff., (1998): 3-Dimensional, Single Marker, Gait Analysis System. Proceedings of the 1998 ASME Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Anaheim, California, BED-Vol. 39, Advances in Bioengineering, pp. 403 - 404, November 15th - 20th, 1998.
  12. Weir, R. F. ff., (2002): Design of a Clinically Viable Multifunctional Prosthetic Hand. Invited Paper, Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2002), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 19th - 23rd, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada, pp. 2-5.
  13. Weir, R. F. ff., and Grahn, E. G., (2002): A Myoelectrically Controlled Prosthetic Hand for Transmetacarpal Amputations. Invited Paper, Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2002), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 19th - 23rd, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada, pp6-9.
  14. Farrell, T. R., Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., Childress, D. S., (2002): Real-Time Computer Modeling of a Prosthesis Controller Based on Extended Physiological Proprioception (EPP). Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2002), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 19th - 23rd, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada, pp.77-80.
  15. Ajiboye, A. B., Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., and Childress, D. S., (2002): Neurofuzzy Logic as a Control Algorithm for an Externally Powered Multifunctional Hand Prosthesis.  Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2002), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 19th - 23rd, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada, pp. 126-130
  16. Weir, R. F. ff. and Ajiboye, A. B., (2003): A Multifunction Prosthesis Controller based on Fuzzy-Logic Techniques. Proceedings of the 25th Silver Anniversary International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Cancun, Mexico, September 17th – 21st, 2003.
  17. Weir, R. F. ff., Troyk, P. R., DeMichele, G., Kuiken, T., (2003): Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES) for Upper-Extremity Prosthesis Control – Preliminary Work. Proceedings of the 25th Silver Anniversary International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Cancun, Mexico, September 17th – 21st, 2003.
  18. Lowery, M. M., Weir, R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A., (2005): Simulation of Intramuscular EMG Signal Detection using Implantable MyoElectric Sensors (IMES).  Proceedings of the 2nd International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, Washington D.C., USA, March 16-18, 2005.  Winner  Excellence in Neural Engineering Award, IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, Washington D.C., March 2005
  19. Ajiboye, A. B., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Fuzzy C-Means Clustering Analysis of the EMG Patterns of Six Major Hand Grasps. Proceedings of the 9th International IEEE Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (IEEE ICORR 2005), Chicago, Illinois, June 28th-July 1st.
  20. Farrell, T. R., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Pilot Comparison of Surface vs. Implanted EMG for Multifunctional Prosthesis Control. Proceedings of the 9th International IEEE Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (IEEE ICORR 2005), Chicago, Illinois, June 28th-July 1st.
  21. Sensinger, J. W., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Design and Analysis of a Non-backdrivable Series Elastic Actuator.  Proceedings of the 9th International IEEE Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (IEEE ICORR 2005), Chicago, Illinois, June 28th-July 1st.
  22. Heckathorne, C. W., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005):  Evaluation of a Prototype Electric-Powered Partial-Hand Prosthesis. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.
  23. Weir, R. F. ff., and Grahn, E. C., (2005):  Powered Humeral Rotator for Persons with Shoulder Disarticulation Amputations. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.
  24. Weir, R. F. ff., Troyk, P. R., DeMichele, G., Lowry, M. M., Kuiken, T. A., (2005): Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES). Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.
  25. Sensinger, J. W., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Non-Backdrivable Series Elastic Actuator for Use in a Prosthetic Elbow. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.
  26. Kuiken, T. A., Sensinger, J. W., Farrell, T. R., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Phantom Limb Sensory Feedback Through Nerve Transfer SurgeryProceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.
  27. Farrell, T. R., and Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., (2005):  The Effect of Controller Delay on Box and Block Test Performance. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada,
  28. Farrell, T. R., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Comparison of Surface vs. Implanted EMG for Multifunctional Prosthesis Control. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.
  29. Miller, L. A., Lipschutz, R. D., Weir, R. F. ff., Williams, T. W., Stubblefield, K. A., Heckathorne, C. W., and Kuiken, T. A., (2005): Shoulder Disarticulation Fitting with 6 Independently Controlled Motors after Targeted Hyper-Reinnervation Nerve Transfer Surgery. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.
  30. Zhou, P., Lowry, M. M., Weir, R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A., (2005): Removal of ECG Artifact from Myoelectric Prosthesis Control Signals. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.
  31. Weir, R. F. ff., Troyk, P. R., DeMichele, G., Kerns, D., (2005): Technical Details of the Implantable Myoelectric Sensor (IMES) System for Multifunction Prosthesis Control. Proceedings of the 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society (EMBS) – “Innovation from Biomolecules to Biosystems”, Shanghai International Convention Center, Shanghai, China, September 1st - 4th, 2005.
  32. Zhou, P., Lowry, M. M., Weir, R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A., (2005): Elimination of ECG Artifacts from Myoelectric Prosthesis Control Signals Developed by Targeted Muscle Reinnervation.  Proceedings of the 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society (EMBS) – “Innovation from Biomolecules to Biosystems”, Shanghai International Convention Center, Shanghai, China, September 1st - 4th, 2005.
  33. Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff.(2006): Impedance Control Using a Compact Series Elastic Actuator. Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Beijing, China, August 2006.
  34. Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff.(2006): Improvements to Series Elastic Actuators. Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Beijing, China, August 2006.
  35. Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): Non-backdrivable Impedance Control. Proceedings of the Workshop on Robotic Systems for Rehabilitation, Exoskeleton, and Prosthetics (Yoky Matsuoka & Bill Townsend, Eds.,) at Robotics: Science and Systems, Philadelphia, PA, August 16-19, 2006.
  36. DeMichele, G., Troyk, P., Kerns, D., Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): An Implantable Myoelectric Sensor Based Prosthesis Control System. Proceedings of the 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society (EMBS) New York, August 30th - September 3rd, 2006.
  37. Troyk, P., DeMichele, G., Kerns, D., Weir, R. F. ff., (2007): IMES: An Implantable Myoelectric Sensor. Session 6.3.1: Neural Stimulation 1, Proceedings of the 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society (EMBS) Lyon, France, August 23rd – 26th, 2007.
  38. Weir, R. F. ff., Mitchell, M., Clark, S., Puchhammer, G., Kelley, K., Haslinger, M., Kumar, N., Hofbauer, R., Kuschnigg, P., Cornelius, V., Eder. M, Grausenburger, R., (2007): “New Multifunctional Prosthetic Arm and Hand Systems”, Session 6.1.2 IS: Modern Assistive Technologies, Proceedings of the 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society (EMBS) Lyon, France, August 23rd – 26th, 2007.
  39. Baker, J., Yatsenko, D., Schorsch J. F., Weir, R. F. ff., Clark, G., Hutchinson, D., and Greger B., (2008): Wirelessly Decoding Individuated Finger Movements Using Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES). Neural Interfaces Conference (2008). Cleveland, Ohio, June 16th-18th.
  40. Farrell, T.R. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2008): The Effects of Electrode Implantation and Targeting on Pattern Classification Accuracy for Prosthesis Control. Proceedings of the University of New Brunswick’s Myoelectric Controls/Powered Prosthetics Symposium: Measuring Success in Upper Limb Prosthetics (MEC ’08), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 13-15, 2008; pp. 200-203.
  41. Farrell, T.R. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2008): Analysis Window Induced Controller Delay for Multifunctional Prostheses.  Proceedings of the University of New Brunswick’s Myoelectric Controls/Powered Prosthetics Symposium: Measuring Success in Upper Limb Prosthetics (MEC ’08), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 13-15, 2008; pp. 225-228.
  42. Weir, R. F. ff., Mitchell, M., Clark, S., Puchhammer, G., Haslinger, M., Grausenburger, R., Kumar, N., Hofbauer, R., Kushnigg, P., Cornelius, V., Eder, M., Eaton, H., Wenstrand, D., (2008): The Intrinsic Hand – A 22 Degree-Of-Freedom Artificial Hand-Wrist Replacement. Proceedings of the University of New Brunswick’s Myoelectric Controls/Powered Prosthetics Symposium: Measuring Success in Upper Limb Prosthetics (MEC ’08), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 13-15, 2008
  43. Weir, R. F. ff., Troyk, P. R. DeMichele, G. A. Kerns, D. A., Schorsch, J. F., Maas, H., (2008): Multifunction Prosthesis Control Using Implanted MyoElectric Sensors. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2008), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 12th – 15th 2008.
  44. Weir, R. F. ff., and Mitchell, M., (2008): A Clinically Viable 3 DOF Hand. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2008), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 12th – 15th 2008.
  45. Clark, S., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2008): RIC/UNB Hand. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2008), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 12th – 15th 2008.
  46. Schorsch J. F., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2008): Reliability of Implantable MyoElectric Sensors (IMES). Virtual Rehabilitation 2008, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, August 25th-27th, 2008
  47. Baker, J., Yatsenko, D., Schorsch, J. F., DeMichele, G., Phil R. Troyk, P.R., Hutchinson, D.T., Weir, R. F. ff., Clark, G., and Greger, B., (2008): “Decoding Individuated Finger Flexions with Implantable MyoElectric Sensors.” 30th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. August 20-24th, pp. 193–196, 2008. Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
  48. Baker, J., Yatsenko, D., Schorsch, J. F., DeMichele, G., Phil R. Troyk, P.R., Hutchinson, D.T., Weir, R. F. ff., Clark, G., and Greger, B., (2008): “A Principal Components Analysis Based Decode of Individuated Finger Flexions Recorded Wirelessly with Implantable MyoElectric Sensors.” 4th Annual Mountain West Biomedical Engineering Conference. Sep. 6th, 2008. Park City, UT.
  49. Goehler, C. M., Weir, R. F. ff., & Murray W. M., (2009): EMG-driven Forward Dynamic Simulations of the Hand performing American Sign Language. Proceedings of the Robotics: Science and Systems Conference 2009, Workshop on Understanding the Human Hand for Advancing Robotic Manipulation. June 28, 2009, University of Washington, Seattle.
  50. Christenson, J. D., Weir, R. F. ff., (2010): EMG Control Strategies for Series Elastic Actuators. Proceedings of the 13th ISPO World Congress, 10th to 15th May 2010, Leipzig, Germany
  51. Birdwell A. J., & Weir, R. F. ff., (2010): Examining Activity of Extrinsic Finger Muscle Compartments to Serve as Inputs to Directly Control Individual DoF of a Multifunctional Prosthetic Hand.  Proceedings of the 13th ISPO World Congress, 10th-15th May 2010, Leipzig, Germany
  52. Schorsch, J. F., Mass, H., & Weir, R. F. ff., (2010): Evaluation of Cross Talk between Adjacent Muscles in Feline EMG Recorded using Implantable MyoElectric Sensors (IMES). Proceedings of the XVIII Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology (ISEK), Aalborg, Denmark, 16-19 June 2010.
  53. Clawson, A., Segil, J. L., Jones, B., Kyberd, P., Losier, Y., Weir, R. F. ff., (2010): Mechanical Design of a Multifunction Hand Prosthesis System - The UNB Hand.  International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) World Congress 2010 (Congress Lecture 3287)
  54. Kyberd, P., Clawson, A., Jones, B., Losier, Y., Wilson, A., Englehart, K., Segil, J. L., Weir, R. F. ff., (2010): The UNB Hand - Multifunction Hand Prosthesis System International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) World Congress 2010
  55. Merrill, D. R., Lockhart, J., Troyk P. R., Weir, R. F. ff., and Hankin, D. L., (2010): Development of an Implantable Myoelectric Sensor for Advanced Prosthesis Control. Proceedings of the 10th Vienna International Workshop on FES and 15th IFESS Annual Conference 2010, Sept. 10-15, Vienna, Austria.

Review Articles

  1. Dario, P., Hogan, N., Krebs, H. I., Rahman, T., Patton, J., van der Loos, H.F. M., Harwin, W. S., Childress, D. S., Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): The Past, Present and Future of Rehabilitation Robotics: An Ethical View from Pioneers of the Research. Industry/Research News, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine Vol. 12, No. 4, December, pp.92-95.
  2. Onishi, K., Weir, R. F. ff., and Kuiken, T. A., (2007): Neural Machine Interfaces for Controlling Multifunctional Powered Upper-Limb Prostheses. Expert Reviews in Medical Devices, vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 43-53, 2007.

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (1996): Prostheses and Artificial Limbs, Invited Chapter in Encyclopedia of Applied Physics, Vol. 15, Trigg, G. L. (Editor), New York and Germany: VCH Publishers, Inc.
  2. Weir, R. F. ff., (2002): Robotics and Manipulators. Invited Chapter (Chapter 17) in: Clinician’s Guide to Assistive Technology, D. A. Olson, and F. DeRuyter (Editors). St. Louis: Mosby, Inc., pp. 281 – 293.
  3. Weir, R. F. ff. (2003): Design of Artificial Arms and Hands for Prosthetic Applications.  Invited Chapter (Chapter 32) in Standard Handbook of Biomedical Engineering & Design. Myer Kutz, Editor, McGraw-Hill, New York, pp. 32.1 – 32.61.
  4. Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (2004): Research Trends for the 21st Century.  Invited Chapter, In Functional Restoration of Adults and Children with Upper Extremity Amputation, Robert H. Meier, III, MD and Diane J. Aitkins, OTR (Editors), Demos Medical Publishing Inc., New York.
  5. Childress, D. S. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2004): Control of Limb Prostheses. Invited Chapter (Chapter 12) in Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies – Surgical, Prosthetic and Rehabilitation Principles (3rd Edition), Douglas G. Smith, MD, John W. Michael, MEd, CPO, and John H. Bowker, MD, (Editors) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Rosemont, Illinois.
  6. Mussa-Ivaldi, F. A., Miller, L. E., Rymer, W. Z., and Weir., R. F. ff., (2005): Neural Engineering. Invited Chapter in "Neuroergonomics: The Brain at Work" Raja Parasuraman and Matthew Rizzo, Editors. Oxford University Press.
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