The paper reviews the utility of quaternions. Representations of rigid body orientations are discussed with the use of unit quaternions in three dimensions; Quaternions and other methods (Euler angles, Cardan angles) are compared. It is concluded that quaternions are of great utility for the kinematic analysis of human movement.
This review discussed the applications of tissue-engineered adipose tissue for disease modeling, provided a basic background to adipose depots, and described 3D in vitro adipose models for obesity, diabetes, and cancer research applications.
Robots used for laparoscopic surgery is one of the most active areas of surgical robots. This article is an overview of the research and development of laparoscope-holder robots, master-slave robots and hand-held robotic forceps.
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BMC Biomedical Engineering is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of biomedical engineering, including fundamental, translational and clinical research. It combines tools and methods from biology and medicine with mathematics, physical sciences and engineering towards the understanding of human biology and disease and the improvement of human health.Sections:
- Biomaterials, nanomedicine and tissue engineering
- Medical technologies, robotics and rehabilitation engineering
- Biosensors and bioelectronics
- Computational and systems biology
- Biomedical Imaging
Lingling Tian, BMC
Sang Yup Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science andTechnology
Sang Yup Lee
Dr. Sang Yup Lee is Distinguished Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He is currently the Dean of KAIST Institutes, Director of BioProcess Engineering Research Center, and Director of Bioinformatics Research Center. He has published more than 580 journal papers, 82 books/book chapters, and more than 630 patents.
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