J.J. Wagner2, H.F.M. Van der Loos1, N. Smaby2, K. Chang3, C. Burgar1

1Rehabilitation R&D Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System;
2 Dept. Mechanical Engineering,
3 Dept. Computer Science, Stanford University


This technical paper describes the implementation of the User Interface for ProVAR, a desktop assistive rehabilitation robot. In addition to mediating interactions between the user and the real-time robot controller, the interface is responsible for the management of a world model and the high level validation of task deployment. The user may perform task planning, simulation and execution through a VRML and Java based 3D graphical representation of the workspace area and a Menu-bar command selection and edit window.
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