Autonomous Robotic Surgery

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About ARS

The goal of the ARS project is the derivation of a unified framework for the autonomous execution of robotic tasks in surgery, a challenging environment where accurate performance and safety are of paramount importance.

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Prof. Paolo Fiorini

Paolo Fiorini is a Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Verona – CS Department. His research focuses on Teleoperation for Surgery, space, service and exploration robotics and autonomous navigation of mobile robots. In 2001 he founded ALTAIR Robotics Laboratory which hosts about 25 researchers. Over the years the Lab has developed a wide knowledge in the field of robotic surgery and has been awarded several EU and Italian grants. Before going to Verona University Fiorini had a long experience in NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory –  California Institute of Technology.

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ARS Project at ERF 2019

ARS Project at the ERF 2019 ARS project at the European Robotics Forum 2019. european robotics forum 2019 20-22 March, bucharest (ro) We are excited to announce that ARS Project  will attend the most influential meeting of the robotics and artifical intelligence...

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