Publications

October 4, 2016

2011
[1] O. A. Atassi, “Design of a robotic sixth finger for grasping enhancement,” Master’s thesis, Universita` degli Studi di Siena (advisor: Domenico Prattichizzo), December 2011.

2014
[2] D. Prattichizzo, M. Malvezzi, I. Hussain, G. Salvietti. The Sixth-Finger: a Modular Extra-Finger to Enhance Human Hand Capabilities. In Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. in Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Pages 993-998, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2014.
[3] D. Prattichizzo, G. Salvietti, F. Chinello, M. Malvezzi. An Object-based Mapping Algorithm to Control Wearable Robotic Extra-Fingers. In Proc. IEEE/ASME Int. Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Pages 1563-1568, Besançon, France, July, 2014.

2015
[4] I. Hussain, L. Meli, C. Pacchierotti, G. Salvietti, D. Prattichizzo. Vibrotactile haptic fedback for intuitive control of robotic extra fingers. In Proc. IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC), Chicago, IL, June, 2015.
[5] I. Hussain, G. Salvietti, L. Meli, C. Pacchierotti, D. Prattichizzo. Using the robotic sixth finger and vibrotactile feedback for grasp compensation in chronic stroke patients. In Proc. IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), Singapore, Republic of Singapore, 2015. [Finalist for the Best Student Paper Award]
[6] D. Prattichizzo. The interplay between humans and robots in grasping. In Proc. International Symposium on Robotic Research, Sestri Levante, Italy, September, 2015.
[7] I. Hussain, G. Salvietti, M. Malvezzi and D. Prattichizzo. Design guidelines for a wearable robotic extra-finger. In proc. IEEE Int. Forum on Research and Technology for Society and Industry, Turin, Italy September, 2015.
[8] G. Salvietti, I. Hussain, D. Prattichizzo. The Robotic Sixth Finger: a Wearable Compensatory Tool to Regain Grasping Capabilities in Paretic Hand. In Proc. ISRR 2015, In press, Sestri Levante, Italy, 2015.

2016
[9] G. Salvietti, I. Hussain, D. Cioncoloni, S. Taddei, S. Rossi, D. Prattichizzo. Compensating Hand Function in Chronic Stroke Patients Through the Robotic Sixth Finger. In IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering , vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1, February 2016.
[10] I. Hussain, G. Salvietti, G. Spagnoletti, D. Prattichizzo. The Soft-SixthFinger: a Wearable EMG Controlled Robotic Extra-Finger for Grasp Compensation in Chronic Stroke Patients. In IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 1000-1006, July 2016.
[11] I. Hussain, G. Spagnoletti, G. Salvietti, D. Prattichizzo, An EMG Interface for the Control of Motion and Compliance of a Supernumerary Robotic Finger. On Frontiers in Neurorobotics, November 2016.
[12] I. Hussain, G. Salvietti, D. Prattichizzo. On Control Interfaces for the Robotic Sixth Finger. In Proc. Augmented Human 2016, In press, Geneva, Switzerland, 2016.
[13]I. Hussain, G. Spagnoletti, G. Salvietti, D. Prattichizzo, Towards wearable supernumerary robotic fingers to  compensate the missing grasping abilities in hemiparetic limb. International Journal of Robotics Research. Under review.
[14] I. Hussain, G. Salvietti, G. Spagnoletti, M. Malvezzi, D. Cioncoloni, S. Rossi, D. Prattichizzo, From grasp compensation towards hemiparetic upper limb rehabilitation, Robotics and Autonomous Systems. Under review.
[15] I. Hussain, G. Salvietti, M. Malvezzi and D. Prattichizzo, On the Role of Stiffness Design for Fingertip Trajectories of Underactuated Modular Soft Hands., IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. Under review.
[16] I. Hussain, G. Salvietti, G. Spagnoletti, D. Prattichizzo. A Soft Robotic Extra-Finger and Arm Support to Recover Grasp Capabilities in Chronic Stroke Patients, The International Symposium on Wearable Robotics, 2016.

Posters and Demonstrations

2016
[17] G. Spagnoletti, I. Hussain, C. Pacchierotti, G. Salvietti, and D. Prattichizzo. The hRing as a wearable haptic interface for extra robotic fingers. Hands-on demostration at the IEEE Haptics Symposium (HAPTICS), Philadelphia, USA, 2016. Best Demonstration Award winner.
[18] I. Hussain, D. Prattichizzo, G. Spagnoletti, G. Salvietti. The Robotic-SixthFinger: a Wearable Robotic Compensatory Tool for Grasp Compensation in Chronic Stroke Patients. Workshop on Exploiting contact and dynamics in manipulation, ICRA 2016.
[19] I. Hussain, D. Prattichizzo, G. Spagnoletti, G. Salvietti. Wearable robotic compensatory devices for Object Grasping and Stabilization in Hemiparetic Limbs. Workshop on Human-Robot Interfaces for Enhanced Physical Interactions ICRA 2016.
[20] I. Hussain, G. Spagnoletti, C. Pacchierotti, D. Prattichizzo. A wearable haptic ring for the control of extra robotic fingers. Demo at AsiaHaptics 2016.