Myoelectric Control of Prosthetic Devices for Rehabilitation

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Encyclopaedia of HealthCare Information Systems, 2008, First Edition, pp. 965 - 971
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rapid increase in popularity in the past few years. The electromyography (EMG) signal, also referred to as the Myoelectric signal (MES), recorded at the surface of the skin, is one of the biosignals generated by the human body, representing a collection of electrical signals from the muscle fibre, acting as a physical variable of interest since it first appeared in the 1940s (Scott, 1984).
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