Publications

Book chapters:

Amirabdollahian, F. (2011) Rehabilitation Robotics in New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, Dautenhahn, K. and Saunders, J. (Eds), John Benjamins Publishing Company (15 Dec 2011).

Loureiro, R., Amirabdollahian, F., and Harwin, W. (2004) Gentles Approach to Robot assisted neurorehabilitation. In Advances in Human-Friendly Robotic Technologies for Movement Assistance/Movement Restoration for People with Disabilities, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Bien, Z., and Stefanov, D. (Eds.), Springer-Verlag.

International scientific journals:
Nijenhuis, S. M., Prange, G. B., Amirabdollahian, F., Sale, P., Infarinato, F., Nasr, N., … & Rietman, J. S. (2015). Feasibility study into self-administered training at home using an arm and hand device with motivational gaming environment in chronic stroke. Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 12(1), 89.

Nasr, N., Leon, B., Mountain, G., Nijenhuis, S. M., Prange, G., Sale, P., & Amirabdollahian, F. (2015). The experience of living with stroke and using technology: opportunities to engage and co-design with end users. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 1–8.

Basteris, A., Nijenhuis, S. M., Buurke, J. H., Prange, G. B., & Amirabdollahian, F. (2014). Lag–lead based assessment and adaptation of exercise speed for stroke survivors. Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 73:144-154.

Leon, B., Basteris, A., Infarinato, F., Sale, P., Nijenhuis, S.M., Prange, G.B., Amirabdollahian, F. (2014), . Grasps Recognition and Evaluation of Stroke Patients for Supporting Rehabilitation Therapy. BioMed Research International.

Basteris, A., Nijenhuis, S.M., Stienen, A.H.A, Buurke, J.H., Prange, G.B., Amirabdollahian, F. (2014), . Training modalities in robot-mediated upper limb rehabilitation in stroke: a framework for classification based on a systematic review, Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2014, 11:111.

Qin, Y., Rahman, N., and Amirabdollahian, F. (2014) Asymmetrical performance and abnormal synergies of the post-stroke patient wearing script passive orthosis in calibration, exercise and energy evaluation. Adv Robot Autom, 3(122):2, 2014.

F Amirabdollahian, S Ates, A Basteris, A Cesario, J Buurke, H Hermens, D Hofs, E Johansson, G Mountain, N Nasr, et al. Design, development and deployment of a hand/wrist exoskeleton for home-based rehabilitation after stroke-script project. Robotica, 32(08):1331–1346, 2014.

Joshua Wainer, Ben Robins, Farshid Amirabdollahian, and Kerstin Dautenhahn. Using the humanoid robot kaspar to autonomously play triadic games and facilitate collaborative play among children with autism. Autonomous Mental Development, IEEE Transactions on, 6(3):183–199, 2014.

Shah, N., Basteris, A. & Amirabdollahian, F. (2014) Design Parameters in Multi-Modal Games for RehabilitationGames for Health Journal, 2014; 3(1): 13–20.

Amirabdollahian, F., Bedaf, S., Bormann, R., Draper, H., Evers, V., Pérez, J. G., … & Dautenhahn, K. (2013) Assistive technology design and development for acceptable robotics companions for ageing yearsPaladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 1-19.

Bedaf, S., Gelderblom, G. J., Syrdal, D. S., Lehmann, H., Michel, H., Hewson, D., Amirabdollahian, F., Dautenhahn, K., & de Witte, L. (2013). Which activities threaten independent living of elderly when becoming problematic: inspiration for meaningful service robot functionality. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, (0), 1-8.

Chemuturi, R., Amirabdollahian, F., & Dautenhahn, K. (2013). Adaptive training algorithm for robot-assisted upper-arm rehabilitation, applicable to individualised and therapeutic human-robot interaction. Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 10(1), 102.

Wainer, J., Dautenhahn, K., Robins, B., & Amirabdollahian, F. (2013). A Pilot Study with a Novel Setup for Collaborative Play of the Humanoid Robot KASPAR with Children with Autism. International Journal of Social Robotics, 1-21.

Bedaf, S., Gelderblom, G.J., Guichet, F., Iacono, I., Syrdal, D., Dautenhahn, K.,  Michel, H., Marti, P., Amirabdolahian, F., de Witte, L., (2012) Functionality of service robotics for Aging-in-Place: What to build? Gerontechnology 2012; 11(2):361 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4017/gt.2012.11.02.555.00

Amirabdollahian, F. and Johnson, G. (2011), Analysis of the results from use of haptic peg-in-hole task for assessment in neurorehabilitationJournal of Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, 8(1), pp 1-11 (DOI:10.3233/ABB-2011-0017).

Amirabdollahian, F., Loureiro, R., Gradwell, E., Collin, C., Harwin, W. and Johnson, G. (2007). Multivariate Analysis of the Fugl-Meyer Outcome Measures Assessing the Effectiveness of the GENTLE/S Robot-Mediated Stroke Therapy. Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation, Vol.4.

Loureiro, R., Amirabdollahian, F., Topping, M., Driessen, B., and Harwin, W. (2003). Upper Limb Mediated Stroke Therapy – GENTLE/s Approach. In Special Issue on Rehabilitation Robotics, Journal of Autonomous Robots, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol.15 (1), pp. 35-51 (ISSN 0929-5593).

Coote, S., Stokes, E., Amirabdollahian, F., Loureiro, R. and Harwin,W. (2002), Robot mediated Therapy for the Upper Extremity post stroke: a pilot study. Irish Journal of Medical Science 170 (4) pp. 127.

International conferences:
Salem, M., Lakatos, G., Amirabdollahian, F., & Dautenhahn, K. (2015). Towards Safe and Trustworthy Social Robots: Ethical Challenges and Practical Issues. In Social Robotics (pp. 584-593). Springer International Publishing.

Maha Salem, Gabriella Lakatos, Farshid Amirabdollahian, and Kerstin Dautenhahn. Would you trust a (faulty) robot?: Effects of error, task type and personality on human-robot cooperation and trust. In Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, pages 141–148. ACM, 2015.

Prange, G.B., Nijenhuis, S.M., Sale, P., Cesario, A., Nasr, N., Mountain, G., Amirabdollahian, F., and Buurke, J.H. (2014), Preliminary findings of feasibility and compli- ance of technology-supported distal arm training at home after stroke. In Replace, Repair, Restore, Relieve–Bridging Clinical and Engineering Solutions in Neurorehabilitation, pages 665–673. Springer International Publishing, 2014.

Gan, H.C., Frank, R.J., Amirabdollahian, F., Rainer, A.W., and Sharp, R. (2014), Use of re-attempts measure for evaluating device test results of children with neurological impairments. In Human System Interactions (HSI), 2014 7th International Conference on, pages 206–211. IEEE, 2014.

Shah, N., Amirabdollahian, F., and Basteris, A. (2014), Designing motivational games for stroke rehabilitation. In Human System Interactions (HSI), 2014 7th International Conference on, pages 166– 171. IEEE, 2014.

Ates, S., Leon, B., Basteris, A., Nijenhuis, S., Nasr, N., Sale, P., Cesario, A., Amirabdollahian, F., and Stienen, A.H.A. (2014) Technical evaluation of and clinical experi- ences with the script passive wrist and hand orthosis. In Human System Interactions (HSI), 2014 7th International Conference on, pages 188–193. IEEE, 2014.

Basteris, A, Rahman, N, Amirabdollahian, F (2014), Rapid assessment of range of motion and movement duration during human-robot interaction, World Congress in Neurorehabiltion (WCNR2014), Istanbul, Turkey.

Bedaf, S., Gelderblom, G.J., de Witte, L., Hewson, D., Syrdal, D., Lehmann, H., Amirabdollahian, F., and Dautenhahn, K. (2013), Selecting Services for a Service Robot, Evaluating the problematic activities threatening the independence of elderly persons , 2013 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR2013), June 24-26, 2013 Seattle, Washington USA.

Chemuturi, R., Amirabdollahian, F., Dautenhahn, K. (2013), Performance based upper extremity training: a pilot study evaluation with GENTLE/A rehabilitation system , 2013 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR2013), June 24-26, 2013 Seattle, Washington USA.

Amirabdollahian, F., op den Akker, R., Bedaf, S., Bormann, R., Draper, H., Gelderblom, G.J. Gutierrez Ruiz, C., Hewson, D., Koay, K.L., Krose, B., Marti, Prevot-Huille, H., Reiser, U., Saun- ders, J., Sorell, T. and Dautenhahn, K. (2013), Accompany: Acceptable robotiCs COMPanions for AgeiNg Years – Multidimensional Aspects of Human-System Interactions, 6th International Conference on Human System Interaction (HSI2013), June 6-9, Gdansk, Poland.

Scha ̈fer, J., Klein, P., Prange, G., Amirabdollahian, F. (2013), SCRIPT: Hand & wrist tele-reha for stroke patients involving Personal Tele-Robotics , Technically Assisted Rehabilitation (TAR2013), 14-15 March. Berlin, Germany.

Lehmann, H., Syrdal, D., Dautenhahn, K., Gelderblom, G.J., Bedaf, S. M. A., Amirabdollahian, F. (2013), What can a robot do for you? Evaluating the needs of the elderly in the UK , The Sixth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions (ACHI 2013), February 24 – March 1, 2013 – Nice, France.

Robins, B., Amirabdollahian, F., Dautenhahn, K. (2013), Investigating Child-Robot Tactile Interactions: A Taxonomical Classification of Tactile Behaviour of Children with Autism Towards a Humanoid Robot., – The Sixth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions (ACHI 2013), February 24 – March 1, 2013 – Nice, France.

Prange G.B., Hermens H.J., Schaefer J., Stienen A.H.A., Amirabdollahian F. (2012). SCRIPT: tele-robotics at home, functional architecture and clinical application , 6th International Symposium on E-Health Services and Technologies (EHST); 2012 Jul 3 – 4; Geneva, Switzerland.

Chemuturi R, Amirabdollahian F, Dautenhahn K: Impact of lead-lag contributions of subject on adaptability of the GENTLE/A system: an exploratory study. In IEEE RAS/EMBS 4th International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob): 24-27 June, 2012; Roma, Italy; BioRob 2012:1404-1409.

Chemuturi, K., Amirabdollahian, F. and Dautenhahn, K.(2012). A Study to understand lead-lag performance of Subject vs Rehabilitation System, Proceedings of the 3rd Augmented Humans Conference, Megève ski resort, France, 8-9 March 2012.

Castro-Gonzalez, A., Amirabdollahian, F., Polani, D., Malfaz, M., Salichs, M. (2011), Robot self-preservation and adaptation to user preferences in game play, a preliminary study. Proceeding of the e011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomechanics (Robio2011), Dec 7-11, 2011, Phuket, Thailand.

Amirabdollahian, F., Robins, B., Dautenhahn, K. and Ji, Z. (2011) Investigating tactile event recognition in child-robot interaction for use in autism therapy. 10th 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’11), Boston, MA, USA on August 30 – September 3, 2011.

Ji, Z., Amirabdollahian, F., Polani, D. and Dautenhahn, K. (2011) Histogram based classification of tactile patterns on periodically distributed sensors for a humanoid robot, RO-MAN 2011, 20th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Atlanta, Georgia, USA – 31 July – 3 August 2011.

Bowler, M., Amirabdollahian, F. and Dautenhahn, K. (2011) Using an embedded reality approach to improve test reliability for NHPT tasks, 2011 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Rehab Week Zurich, ETH Zurich Science City, Switzerland, June 29 – July 1, 2011.

Wainer, J., Dautenhahn, K., Robins, B., and Amirabdollahian, F. (2010). Collaborating with Kaspar: Using an Autonomous Humanoid Robot to Foster Cooperative Dyadic Play among Children with Autism, 2010 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Nashville, TN, USA, December 6-8.

Robins, B., Amirabdollahian, F., Ji, Z., Dautenhahn, K. (2010). Tactile interaction with a humanoid robot for children with autism: A case study analysis involving user requirements and results of an initial implementation. Proceedings IEEE RO-
MAN 2010, 19th IEEE International Symposium in Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Sep. 12 – 15th, 2010, Viareggio, Italy.

Amirabdollahian, F., Harwin, W. S., and Loureiro, R.C.V. (2007). Analysis of the Fugl‐Meyer Outcome Measures Assessing the effectiveness of Robot‐Mediated Stroke TherapyIn Proceedings of IEEE 10th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR 2007), Noordwijk, the Netherlands, June 12‐14, pp.729‐735.

Amirabdollahian, F., Munih, M., Kouris, F., Laudanna, E., Stokes, E., and Johnson, G. (2005). The i-match Project: A VR Based System to Allow Matching of an Optimum Interface to a User of Assistive Technology. In Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR 2005), Chicago, USA, June 28-July 1.

Amirabdollahian, F., Gomes, G., and Johnson, G. (2005). The Peg-in-Hole: A VR-Based Haptic Assessment for Quantifying Upper Limb Performance and Skill. In Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR 2005), Chicago, USA, June 28-July 1.

Gomes, G., Amirabdollahian, F., and Johnson, G. (2005). The Virtual Peg-In-Hole Test. In Proceedings of 8th European conference for the advancement of assistive technology in Europe (AAATE2005), Lille, France, September 6-9.

Gomes, G., Amirabdollahian, F., and Johnson, G. (2005). Quantifying upper limb motor control: The Peg-in-Hole test. In Proceedings of XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB2005), Cleveland, USA, July 31-August 5.

Amirabdollahian, F., Gradwell, E., Loureiro, R., Collin, C., and Harwin, W. (2003). Effects of the Gentle/s Robot Mediated Therapy on the Outcome of Upper Limb Rehabilitation Post-Stroke: Analysis of the Battle Hospital Data. In Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR 2003), Published by HWRS-ERC Human-friendly Welfare Robot System Engineering Research Centre, KAIST, Republic of Korea, pp. 55-58, April 23-25 (ISBN 89-88366-09-3 93560).

Bardorfer, A., Munih, M., Amirabdollahian, F., and Loureiro, R. (2002). Post-Stroke Upper Limb Rehabilitation, Movement Quality and Motor Assessment. In Proceedings of 2nd European Medical & Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC 2002), Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, December 4-8.

Amirabdollahian, F., Loureiro, R., and Harwin, W. (2002). Minimum Jerk Trajectory Control for Rehabilitation and Haptic Applications. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2002), Washington D.C., USA, IEEE, pp. 3380-3385, May 2002.

Amirabdollahian, F., Loureiro, R., and Harwin, W. (2002). A Case Study on the Effects of a Haptic Interface on Human Arm Movements with Implications for Rehabilitation Robotics. In Proceedings of 1st Cambridge Workshop on Universal Access and Assistive Technology (CWUAAT), (incorporating 4th Cambridge Workshop on Rehabilitation Robotics), Published by University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, March 25 – 27.

Hawkins, P., Smith, J., Alcock, S., Topping, M., Harwin, W., Loureiro, R., Amirabdollahian, F., Brooker, J., Coote, S., Stokes, E., Johnson, G., Mak, P., Collin, C. and Driessen, B. (2002). GENTLE/S Project: Design and Ergonomics of a Stroke Rehabilitation System. In Proceedings of 1st Cambridge Workshop on Universal Access and Assistive Technology (CWUAAT), (incorporating 4th Cambridge Workshop on Rehabilitation Robotics), Published by University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, March 25 – 27.

Loureiro, R., Amirabdollahian, F., Driessen, B., and Harwin, W. (2001). A Novel Method for Computing Natural Path for Robot Assisted Movements in Synthetic Worlds. In Proceedings Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE 2001), Assistive Technology – Added Value to the Quality of Life, Assistive Technology Research Series, Crt Marincek, C. Buhler, H. Knops, and R. Andrich (Eds.), IOS Press, Vol. 10, pp. 262-267.

Harwin, W., Loureiro, R., Amirabdollahian, F. Taylor, M., Johnson, G., Stokes, E., Coote, S., Topping, M., Collin, C., Tamparis, S., Kontoulis, J., Munih, M., Hawkins, P., and Driessen, B. (2001). The GENTLES/S project: A new method of delivering neurorehabilitation. In Proceedings Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE 2001), Assistive Technology – Added Value to the Quality of Life, Assistive Technology Research Series, Crt Marincek, C. Buhler, H. Knops, and R. Andrich (Eds.), IOS Press, Vol. 10, pp. 36-41.

Loureiro, R., Amirabdollahian, F., Coote, S., Stokes, E., and Harwin, W. (2001). Using Haptics Technology to Deliver Motivational Therapies in Stroke Patients: Concepts and Initial Pilot Studies. In Proceedings of the 1st European Conference on Haptics (EuroHaptics 2001), Educational Technology Research Paper Series, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, pp. 1-6, ISSN 1463-9394.

Amirabdollahian, F., Loureiro, R., Driessen, B., and Harwin, W. (2001). Error Correction Movement for Machine Assisted Stroke Rehabilitation. In Proceedings 7th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR 2001), Integration of Assistive Technology in the Information Age, Assistive Technology Research Series, M. Mokhtari (Ed.), IOS Press, vol. 9, pp. 60-65.

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