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Extended abstract published at Automed 2021

An extended abstract has been accepted to Automed 2021. Pedro Perrusi will present the paper Robotic needle steering in deformable tissues with extreme learning machines at the conference from 8 - 9 June, held virtually. This work was enabled by … Continue reading

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Conference paper accepted at Eurographics 2021

The Sperry team's research paper was accepted in Eurographics 2021. Pedro Perrusi will present the short-paper Interactive Finite Element model of needle insertion and laceration presents a novel method for computer graphics simulation of tissue damage in needle insertions. The … Continue reading

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Presentation at ICube Data Science and AI Workshop

Anna Cazzaniga and Pedro Perrusi  will present their research abstract on ICube Data Science and AI Workshop. The full program can be found here. The presentation will discuss our collaboration and potential future developments.

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Virginie’s internship started a month ago

Virginie's internship started a month ago. Its purpose is to estimate tissue elasticity during robotic needle insertion thanks to a force sensor. To do this, she disposes of a sensor with 1 degree of freedom and a multi-layer gel modeling … Continue reading

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M.Sc candidate Virginie Marec joins the Sperry project

Virginie just joined the Sperry team for her master thesis: Integration of a force sensor for online estimation of tissue elasticity during robotic needle insertion. She is completing her studies as Biomedical engineering student at Télécom Physique Strasbourg, with master … Continue reading

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Paul’s contributed paper has been accepter at ICRA

Paul's contributed paper has been accepted for a presentation at the 2021 edition of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ! This work is the work that he has already presented during the 2021 Sofa Week, and the 2021 … Continue reading

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InfinyTech3D Augmented Reality Demo

InfinyTech3D presented an Augmented Reality Application for needle insertion training using Haptic Feedback. They've developed this solution using the SPERRY project needle insertion models, Unity and the OCULUS VR.

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MLMS team creation

We are happy to announce the creation of a new research team at the ICube laboratory. Its name is MLMS, and we will be working closely to it. The team is interested in data, models and simulations for medical science … Continue reading

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CAMI Days

Paul presented his recent work on shared control strategy for needle insertion during the CAMI days. His presentation consisted of the attached video explaining his recent work. The Labex CAMI is the co-funder of his PhD.

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SOFA week 2020

Paul presented his latest work on shared control strategy for needle insertions, during the SOFA week symposium. Here you can see a video of his presentation ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtBJxuVFiHU&list=PLL2-UDGHPj0gBVw93M5o_7wDY0Sqdfptu&index=20

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MSc Pedro Perrusi joins the SPERRY team as a Research Engineer

Following a successful master thesis defense in the project SPERRY, Pedro joins the team as a research engineer with a fixed term contract. During the upcoming year he will assist the project with his expertise in computer vision and robotics … Continue reading

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Pedro Perrusi defends his master in project SPERRY

Pedro PERRUSI defends his master thesis in project SPERRY on the subject: Advances in the Inverse Biomechanical Simulation Framework for Autonomous Robotic Needle steering. The two major contributions to the project are: The addition of respiratory prediction filters to the … Continue reading

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Presentation in the AVR team seminar

The Control, Vision and Robotics lab organizes an annual seminar between its members. In 2020, Pedro Perrusi represented the Sperry team with his work on Autonomous Motion Compensation During Robotic Needle Steering (slides). Due to the COVID-19 situation this seminar … Continue reading

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Publication at ICRA 2020

Paul published a contributed paper at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation. This work was done in collaboration with Pr. Christian Duriez from the DEFROST team of INRIA Lille. He made a video explanation of his work for the … Continue reading

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Paul’s half thesis defense

Paul did his half thesis defense by Zoom. He presented his work done during the past 1,5 years. His manuscript and presentation support is attached to this post. The jury was composed of associate professor Nabil Zemiti, associate professor Maud … Continue reading

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M.Sc candidate Pedro Perrusi joins the team

Biomedical engineering master student at Télécom Physique Strasbourg, Pedro joins the Sperry team. During 6 months he'll conduct his master thesis research on Respiratory Motion Compensation Strategies for Robotic Needle Steering.

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M.Sc candidate Rayan BOUNOUA joins the team

Biomedical engineering master student at Télécom Physique Strasbourg, Rayan joins the Sperry team. During 6 months he'll conduct his master thesis research on Augmented Reality on Tablet for Non-Rigid Liver Registration.

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Sofa Week

Ziqiu and Paul presented their work at the Sofa Week.

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Visit in Verona

Hadrien Courtecuisse presented the sperry project at the University of Verona. Thanks to Paolo Fiorini, Diego Dall'Alba and eleonora tagliabue for the invitation.

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Hopital Paul Brousse manipulation

Paul and Omar went on a trip to Paris to work in collaboration with Dr. Nicolas Golse. The goal was to gather a data set of 3D images of a resected human liver for later experiments on non rigid registration.

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Publication at Surgetica 2019

Paul published preliminary results of his work on registration error estimation at Surgetica 2019. This work was done in collaboration with associate professor Matthieu Chabanas. The paper can be found here. He also did a poster presentation at the conference. … Continue reading

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AVR-DBE seminar

Paul and Hadrien attended a seminar between the AVR team and research teams from the Department of Biomedical Engineering of Basel. Paul presented a poster and did a talk on his current work (see attached).

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AVR 2019 Spring Seminar

Paul presented his first results on the optimization of the control loop (see ) to the ICube's AVR team.

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Visit at TIMC laboratory

Paul visited the associate professor Matthieu Chabana in order to gather data sets for his work on registration error estimation (later published at Surgetica 2019 ).

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Cami Days

Paul attended the Cami days in Brest. This event was organized by the Labex CAMI co-funders of his PhD. Many presentations were given by other PhD students financed by the Labex CAMI. Pr. Russell H. Taylor attended as a special … Continue reading

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