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JRM Vol.21 No.3 pp. 427-434
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2009.p0427
(2009)

Paper:

Neuro-Fuzzy Control of Power-Assist Omnidirectional Wheelchair Using Human-Friendly Touch Panel

Kazuhiko Terashima*, Hideo Kitagawa**, Takanori Miyoshi*, Sou Kitamura*, and Juan Urbano*

*Toyohashi University of Technology
1-1 Hibarigaoka, Tempaku-cho, Toyohashi, Aichi 441-8580, Japan

**Gifu National College of Technology
2236-2, Kamimakuwa, Motosu, Gifu 501-0495, Japan

Received:
May 3, 2008
Accepted:
April 2, 2009
Published:
June 20, 2009
Keywords:
wheelchair, omnidirectional vehicle, neuro, fuzzy, interface
Abstract

An omnidirectional power-assist wheelchair must be adaptable to needs of individual attendants. We modified our neuro-fuzzy controller to improve diagonal movements. We also developed an innovative touch panel interface providing easy real-time input and feedback. Experiments confirmed the wheelchair’s adaptability to user needs.

Cite this article as:
Kazuhiko Terashima, Hideo Kitagawa, Takanori Miyoshi, Sou Kitamura, and Juan Urbano, “Neuro-Fuzzy Control of Power-Assist Omnidirectional Wheelchair Using Human-Friendly Touch Panel,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.21, No.3, pp. 427-434, 2009.
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