An NSF-funded project to help mitigate the problems of people with decreased mobility, especially with eating, is being conducted under the supervision of Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee at Cornell University.
As a result of human-in-the-loop manipulation, the robot’s control algorithms learn from human feedback in order to perform complex tasks related to eating.
People who suffer from spinal cord injuries or people with limited mobility due to stroke could benefit from this research by being able to independently perform Activities of Daily Living (ADL).
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