Cognitive Supervision for Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Laser Surgery by Loris Fichera.

This thesis lays the groundwork for the automatic supervision of the laser incision process, which aims to complement surgeons’ perception of the state of tissues and enhance their control over laser incisions. The research problem is formulated as the estimation of variables that are representative...

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Main Author: Fichera, Loris. (Author,
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
Edition:1st ed. 2016.
Series:Springer Theses, Recognizing Outstanding Ph.D. Research,
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Background: Laser Technology and Applications to Clinical Surgery
  • Cognitive Supervision for Transoral Laser Microsurgery
  • Learning the Temperature Dynamics During Thermal Laser Ablation
  • Modeling the Laser Ablation Process
  • Realization of a Cognitive Supervisory System for Laser Microsurgery
  • Conclusions and Future Research Directions.