Computer Vision and Robotics in Perioperative Process.
Computer Vision and Robotics in Perioperative Process
Yi Xu, Huan Tan, Ying Mao, and Lynn-Ann DeRose
Series in Computer Vision; Volume 5
GE Global Research laboratories that responded to an early 2011 Veterans Administration's Industry Innovation Competition with a research project that culminated in 2014 with a fully automatic system for sterilizing medical equipment. Xu and colleagues provide a complete account of the research project, describe the multi-agent robotic system and its individual components in detail, present algorithms and methods of each individual component in great detail, and offer insights and thoughts about the system and a future commercialization strategy. (Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)