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Human-in-the-loop Optimization Videos

Human-In-the-Loop Optimization Videos

Zhang, J., Fiers, P., Witte, K. A., Jackson, R. W., Poggensee, K. L., Atkeson, C. G., Collins, S. H. (2017) Human-in-the-loop optimization of exoskeleton assistance during walking. Science, 356:1280-1284.
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Human-in-the-loop Optimization: AAAS Explainer Video
Video credit: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Video courtesy of Carnegie Mellon University. Narration by Michelle Hampson, AAAS. Download.

Human-in-the-loop Optimization: Narrated Video
Higher-quality clips available upon request. Video credit: Steve Collins and Carnegie Mellon University. Download.

Human-in-the-loop Optimization: Adaptation
A participant walking at a fast speed in normal shoes, with ankle exoskeletons in zero-torque mode, early in the optimization process, and with optimized assistance. The optimization process facilitated human motor learning. Higher-quality version available on request. Video credit: Rachel Jackson and Steve Collins. Download.

Human-in-the-loop Optimization: Universal Device Emulators
We use an approach to exoskeleton and prosthesis design in which versatile hardware testbeds are used in combination with algorithms that automatically identify optimal assistance strategies for individual users.
Video credit: Carnegie Mellon University.

Human-in-the-loop Optimization: World Economic Forum talk
A vision for the design of exoskeletons and prostheses. Video credit: World Economic Forum.