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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. December 2010, 4(4): 041008.
Published Online: December 6, 2010
... of the patient’s cranium is reconstructed. A genetic algorithm calculates optimal positions of the marker in order to minimize the target registration error. The fiducial set is shown to the surgeons on the 3D model to help him/her in placement of them. External target case is studied. ( a ) Unoptimized...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. March 2010, 4(1): 011002.
Published Online: March 10, 2010
... injection, with minimal physiologic disturbance. The design of this device is determined by a morphological optimization process, which searches a discrete mechanical design parameter space, consisting of linkage parts, part dimensions, and actuator types, using genetic algorithms. The execution of specific...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. December 2009, 3(4): 041006.
Published Online: November 20, 2009
... give the values of all objective functions acceptable to the designer (Osyczka ( 18 )). The genetic algorithm is used in this work to optimize our engineering-orthodontic problem (select the best T-spring dimension and material to get the required spring stiffness and moment to force ratio), i.e...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027528.
Published Online: July 9, 2009
... by searching the mechanical design parameter space, which consists of part dimensions and linkage types, using genetic algorithms. The execution of specific surgical maneuvers is simulated for each candidate morphology until the fitness metric is maximized. Final simulations of the optimized device morphology...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. March 2007, 1(1): 30–37.
Published Online: July 31, 2006
... moving parts such as gears and hinges, and hence avoids problems in operation like friction, backlash, lubrication, leakage, and sterilization. In this paper, a mathematical model of the PFA is derived, based on which genetic algorithm (GA) is applied to optimize the grasping force-deflection...