Publications

Segil, J. L. (2015). Novel postural control algorithm for control of multifunctional myoelectric prosthetic hands. Journal of rehabilitation research and development, 52(4), 449.‚Äč

Birdwell, J. A., Hargrove, L. J., Weir, R. F. F., & Kuiken, T. A. (2015). Extrinsic finger and thumb muscles command a virtual hand to allow individual finger and grasp control. Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on, 62(1), 218-226.

Krausz, N., Rorrer, R., & Weir, R. (2015). Design and fabrication of a six degree-of-freedom open source hand.

Cipriani, C., Segil, J. L., Birdwell, J. A., & Weir, R. F. F. (2014). Dexterous control of a prosthetic hand using fine-wire intramuscular electrodes in targeted extrinsic muscles. Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, IEEE Transactions on, 22(4), 828-836.

Segil, J. L., & Weir, R. F. F. (2014). Design and validation of a morphing myoelectric hand posture controller based on principal component analysis of human grasping. Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, IEEE Transactions on, 22(2), 249-257.

DeMichele, G. A., Hu, Z., Troyk, P. R., Chen, H., & Weir, R. F. F. (2014, August). Low-power polling mode of the next-generation IMES2 Implantable wireless EMG sensor. In Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE (pp. 3081-3084). IEEE.

Belter, J. T., & Segil, J. L. (2013). Mechanical design and performance specifications of anthropomorphic prosthetic hands: a review. Journal of rehabilitation research and development, 50(5), 599.

Merrill, D. R., Lockhart, J., Troyk, P. R., Weir, R. F., & Hankin, D. L. (2011). Development of an implantable myoelectric sensor for advanced prosthesis control. Artificial organs, 35(3), 249-252.

J. F. Schorsch, R. F. ff. Weir, H. Maas (2010): Evaluation of Cross Talk Between Adjacent Muscles in Feline EMG Recorded Using Implantable MyoElectric Sensors (IMES) Proceedings of the XVIIIth Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology & Kinesiology (ISEK), Aalborg, Denmark, June 16th – 19st 2010. PDF

R. F. ff. Weir, P. R. Troyk, G. A. DeMichele, D. A. Kerns, J. F. Schorsch, H. Maas (2009): Implantable MyoElectric Sensors (IMES) for Intramuscular Electromyogram Recording. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 56, No. 1 Jan. 2009 PDF

Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R .F. ff., (2008). "User-Modulated Impedance Control of a Prosthetic Elbow in Unconstrained, Perturbed Motion." IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering Vol. 55 No. 3 March 2008 pp: 1043-1055 PDF

Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R .F. ff., (2008). "Modeling and Measurement of Rotational Stiffness in Trans-humeral Pseudarthrosis." IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering Vol. 16 No. 2 April 2008 pp: 184-190 PDF

Farrell, T. R. and Weir, R. F.,(2008) “A Comparison of Electrode Implantation and Targeting on Pattern Classification Accuracy for Prosthesis Control,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 55, No. 9 Sept. 2008 pp: 2198-2211. PDF

J. Baker, D. Yatsenko, J. F. Schorsch, R. F. ff. Weir, G. Clark, D. Hutchinson, and B. Greger (2008): Wirelessly Decoding Individuated Finger Movements Using Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES). Neural Interfaces Conference (2008). Cleveland, Ohio, June 16th-18th

R. F. ff. Weir, J. F. Schorsch, P. R. Troyk, and G. A. DeMichele (2008): Multifunction Prosthesis Control Using Implanted MyoElectric Sensors (IMES). Proceedings of the XVIIth Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology & Kinesiology (ISEK), Niagara Falls, Ontario, CA, June 18th – 21st 2008.

R. F. ff. Weir, P. R. Troyk, G. A. DeMichele, D. A. Kerns, J. F. Schorsch, H. Maas (2008): Multifunction Prosthesis Control Using Implanted MyoElectric Sensors. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2008), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 12th – 15th 2008.

J. Baker, D. Yatsenko, J. F. Schorsch, R. F. ff. Weir, G. Clark, D. Hutchinson, and B. Greger (2008): Wirelessly Decoding Individuated Finger Movements Using Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES). Society for Neuroscience Abstract. Washington, DC. Nov 15th-18th 2008

D. J. Warren, J. J. Baker, D. T. Hutchinson, J. F. Schorsch, R. F. ff. Weir, P. R. Troyk, G. A. DeMichele, G. A. Clark, and B. Greger. (2008): Optimal linear filter control of a virtual prosthetic hand via wirelessly recorded myoelectric signals. Society for Neuroscience Abstract. Washington, DC. Nov 15th-18th 2008

Onishi, K., Weir, R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A., (2007): Neural Machine Interfaces for Controlling Multifunctional Powered Upper-Limb Prostheses. Expert Reviews in Medical Devices, vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 43-53, 2007. PDF

Farrell, T., and Weir, R .F. ff., (2007): The Optimal Controller Delay for Multifunctional Prostheses. IEEE Transactions of Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp:111 – 118, March 2007. PDF

Ajiboye A. B., Bogey R. A., Weir R. F. ff., (2007) "Muscle synergies in the scaling of hand grasp forces". Journal of Neurophysiology (Submitted Oct 2007 - ID# JN-01119-2007).

Ajiboye AB, Weir R. F. Ff. (2007) "Muscle synergies form a predictive framework for hand postures". Experimental Brain Research. (In preparation for Target Oct 2007.)

Troyk, P., DeMichele, G., Kerns, D., Weir, R. F. ff., (2007): IMES: An Implantable Myoelectric Sensor. Session 6.3.1: Neural Stimulation 1, Proceedings of the 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society (EMBS) Lyon, France, August 23rd – 26th , 2007. PDF

Weir, R. F. ff., (2007): “New Multifunctional Prosthetic Arm and Hand Systems", Session 6.1.2 IS: Modern Assistive Technologies, Proceedings of the 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society (EMBS) Lyon, France, August 23rd – 26th, 2007. PDF

Sensinger, J. W., Lock, B. A., Weir, R. F. ff., and Kuiken, T.A., (2007): Targeted Sensory Reinervation Subject Force Perception. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 554, 2007.

Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2007): Inherently Compensating Body Powered Elbow. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 311, 2007.

Sensinger, J. W. and Weir R. F. ff., (2007): Trans-humeral socket residual-limb interface stiffness. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 111, 2007.

Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2007): User-Modulated Impedance Control of a Prosthesis. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference for the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 520, 2007.

Farrell, T. R. and Weir R. F. ff., (2007): “The Effect of Analysis Window Attributes on Multifunctional Prosthesis Controllers,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 288, 2007.

Farrell, T. R. and Weir R. F. ff., (2007): “The Effect of EMG Electrode Implantation and Targeting on Multifunctional Prosthesis Controller Classification Accuracy,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 291, 2007.

Farrell, T. R. and Weir R. F. ff., (2007): “Multifunctional Myoelectric Control: The Optimal Controller Delay,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 381, 2007.

Weir R. F. ff., Troyk, P. R., DeMichele, G., & Kerns, D., (2007): “Implantable EMG Sensors (IMES) for Improved Myoelectric Control” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 223, 2007.

Weir R. F. ff., Mitchell, M., Clark, S., Puchhammer, G., Haslinger, M., Reinhard, G., Kumar, N., Hofbauer, R., Kuschnigg, P., (2007): “The Intrinsic Hand: An 18 Degree-of-Freedom Artificial Hand Replacement” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 273, 2007.

Weir R. F. ff., Troyk, P. R., DeMichele, G., (2007) Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES) for Improved Myoelectric Control. Track: Neural Engineering: Peripheral Neural Interfaces. Proceedings of the 2007 Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), Los Angeles, CA. p698.

Ajiboye A. B., Weir R. F. ff. (2007) "Volitional control of neuromuscular synergies in a two-dimensional orthogonal field". Society for Neuroscience Abstract. San Diego, CA. Nov 2007.

Birdwell , J. A., Weir R. F. ff., (2007) Hill-based musculo-skeletal hand models for controlling multi-DoF hand prostheses. Society for Neuroscience Abstract. San Diego, CA. Nov 2007

Onishi, K., Weir, R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A., (2007): Neural Machine Interfaces for Controlling Multifunctional Powered Upper-Limb Prostheses. Expert Reviews in Medical Devices, vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 43-53, 2007.

Farrell, T., and Weir, R .F. ff., (2007): The Optimal Controller Delay for Multifunctional Prostheses. IEEE Transactions of Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp:111 – 118, March 2007.PDF

Ajiboye A. B., Bogey R. A., Weir R. F. ff., (2007) "Muscle synergies in the scaling of hand grasp forces". Journal of Neurophysiology (Submitted Oct 2007 - ID# JN-01119-2007).

Ajiboye AB, Weir R. F. Ff. (2007) "Muscle synergies form a predictive framework for hand postures". Experimental Brain Research. (In preparation for Target Oct 2007.)

Troyk, P., DeMichele, G., Kerns, D., Weir, R. F. ff., (2007): IMES: An Implantable Myoelectric Sensor. Session 6.3.1: Neural Stimulation 1, Proceedings of the 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society (EMBS) Lyon, France, August 23rd – 26th , 2007.

Weir, R. F. ff., (2007): “New Multifunctional Prosthetic Arm and Hand Systems", Session 6.1.2 IS: Modern Assistive Technologies, Proceedings of the 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society (EMBS) Lyon, France, August 23rd – 26th, 2007.

Sensinger, J. W., Lock, B. A., Weir, R. F. ff., and Kuiken, T.A., (2007): Targeted Sensory Reinervation Subject Force Perception. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 554, 2007.

Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2007): Inherently Compensating Body Powered Elbow. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 311, 2007.

Sensinger, J. W. and Weir R. F. ff., (2007): Trans-humeral socket residual-limb interface stiffness. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 111, 2007.

Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2007): User-Modulated Impedance Control of a Prosthesis. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference for the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 520, 2007.

Farrell, T. R. and Weir R. F. ff., (2007): “The Effect of Analysis Window Attributes on Multifunctional Prosthesis Controllers,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 288, 2007.

Farrell, T. R. and Weir R. F. ff., (2007): “The Effect of EMG Electrode Implantation and Targeting on Multifunctional Prosthesis Controller Classification Accuracy,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 291, 2007.

Farrell, T. R. and Weir R. F. ff., (2007): “Multifunctional Myoelectric Control: The Optimal Controller Delay,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 381, 2007.

Weir R. F. ff., Troyk, P. R., DeMichele, G., & Kerns, D., (2007): “Implantable EMG Sensors (IMES) for Improved Myoelectric Control” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 223, 2007.

Weir R. F. ff., Mitchell, M., Clark, S., Puchhammer, G., Haslinger, M., Reinhard, G., Kumar, N., Hofbauer, R., Kuschnigg, P., (2007): “The Intrinsic Hand: An 18 Degree-of-Freedom Artificial Hand Replacement” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29th – August 3rd, p. 273, 2007.

Weir R. F. ff., Troyk, P. R., DeMichele, G., (2007) Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES) for Improved Myoelectric Control. Track: Neural Engineering: Peripheral Neural Interfaces. Proceedings of the 2007 Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), Los Angeles, CA. p698.

Ajiboye A. B., Weir R. F. ff. (2007) "Volitional control of neuromuscular synergies in a two-dimensional orthogonal field". Society for Neuroscience Abstract. San Diego, CA. Nov 2007.

Birdwell , J. A., Weir R. F. ff., (2007) Hill-based musculo-skeletal hand models for controlling multi-DoF hand prostheses. Society for Neuroscience Abstract. San Diego, CA. Nov 2007

Sensinger J.W., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): Improved Torque Ripple Turning in Harmonic Drives through the Union of Two Existing Strategies. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 457-461, August 2006.

Lowery, M. M., Weir, R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A., (2006): Simulation of Intramuscular EMG Signals Detected Using Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES). IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 53, No. 10, pp. 1926 – 1933, Oct. 2006. PDF

Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): Impedance Control Using a Compact Series Elastic Actuator. Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Beijing, China, August 2006.

Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): Improvements to Series Elastic Actuators. Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Beijing, China, August 2006.

Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): Non-backdrivable Impedance Control. Proceedings of the Workshop on Robotic Systems for Rehabilitation, Exoskeleton, and Prosthetics (Yoky Matsuoka & Bill Townend, Eds.,) at Robotics: Science and Systems, Philadelphia, PA, August 16-19, 2006.

DeMichele, G., Troyk, P., Kerns, D., Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): An Implantable Myoelectric Sensor Based Prosthesis Control System. Proceedings of the 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society (EMBS) New York, , August 30th - September 3rd, 2006.

Sensinger J., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): Biomimetic Control of Traditional Prostheses. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP), Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL., USA, March 1st - 4th, 2006.

Kuiken, T. A., J. W. Sensinger, Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): Phantom Limb Sensory Feedback through Nerve Transfer Surgery. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP), Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL., USA, March 1st - 4th, 2006.

Farrell, T. R., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): Comparison of Surface vs. Implanted EMG for Multifunctional Prosthesis Control. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP), Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL., USA, March 1st - 4th, 2006.

Ajiboye A. B., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): Analysis of Shared and Specific Neuromuscular Synergies of Hand Grasp Patterns at Varying Force Levels using Non-negative Matrix Factorization. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Neural Control of Movement Conference, Key Biscayne, FL, May 02 - May 07, 2006.

Sensinger, J. W., B. Lock, Weir, R. F. ff., et al.,. (2006): Physiological differences in targeted hyper-reinervation subject's force perception. Proceedings of the 2006 Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 11 – October 14, 2006.

Sensinger, J. W. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2006): User-modulated Impedance Control. Proceedings of the 2006 Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 11 – October 14, 2006.

Ajiboye A. B., and Weir, R. F. ff (2006): Shared and specific muscle synergies in the control of hand postures at varying force levels. Proceedings of the 2006 Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 11 – October 14, 2006

Mussa-Ivaldi, F. A., Miller, L. E., Rymer, W. Z., and Weir., R. F. ff., (2005): Neural Engineering. Invited Chapter in "Neuroergonomics: The Brain at Work" Raja Parasuraman and Matthew Rizzo, Editors. Oxford University Press.

Farrell, T. R., Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., Childress, D. S., (2005): The Effects of Static Friction and Backlash on Extended Physiological Proprioception (EPP) Control of a Powered Prosthesis. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 327-342, May/June 2005.PDF

Ajiboye, A. B., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): A Heuristic Fuzzy Logic Approach To EMG Pattern Recognition for Multifunctional Prosthesis Control. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 280 – 291, September. PDF

Dario, P., Hogan, N., Krebs, H. I., Rahman, T., Patton, J., van der Loos, H.F. M., Harwin, W. S., Childress, D. S., Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): The Past, Present and Future of Rehabilitation Robotics: An Ethical View from Pioneers of the Research. Industry/Research News, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine Vol. 12, No. 4, December, pp.92-95. PDF

Lowery, M. M., Weir, R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A., (2005): Simulation of Intramuscular EMG Signal Detection using Implantable MyoElectric Sensors (IMES). Proceedings of the 2nd International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, Washington D.C., USA, March 16-18, 2005. Winner Excellence in Neural Engineering Award, IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, Washington D.C., March, 2005

Ajiboye, A. B., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Fuzzy C-Means Clustering Analysis of the EMG Patterns of Six Major Hand Grasps. Proceedings of the 9th International IEEE Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (IEEE ICORR 2005), Chicago, Illinois, June 28th-July 1st.

Farrell, T. R., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Pilot Comparison of Surface vs. Implanted EMG for Multifunctional Prosthesis Control. Proceedings of the 9th International IEEE Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (IEEE ICORR 2005), Chicago, Illinois, June 28th-July 1st.

Sensinger, J. W., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Design and Analysis of a Non-backdrivable Series Elastic Actuator. Proceedings of the 9th International IEEE Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (IEEE ICORR 2005), Chicago, Illinois, June 28th-July 1st.

Weir, R. F. ff., Troyk, P. R., DeMichele, G., Kerns, D., (2005): Technical Details of the Implantable Myoelectric Sensor (IMES) System for Multifunction Prosthesis Control. Proceedings of the 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society (EMBS) – “Innovation from Biomolecules to Biosystems”, Shanghai International Convention Center, Shanghai, China, September, 1st - 4th, 2005.

Zhou, P., Lowry, M. M., Weir, R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A., (2005): Elimination of ECG Artifacts from Myoelectric Prosthesis Control Signals Developed by Targeted Muscle Reinnervation. Proceedings of the 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society (EMBS) – “Innovation from Biomolecules to Biosystems”, Shanghai International Convention Center, Shanghai, China, September, 1st - 4th, 2005.

Ajiboye A. B., Weir R. F. ff., (2005): Principal Component (PC) and Fuzzy C-Means (FCM) Cluster Analyses of the EMG of Six Major Grasp Patterns. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Neural Control of Movement Conference, Key Biscayne, FL, April 12 - April 17, 2005.

Heckathorne, C. W., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Evaluation of a Prototype Electric-Powered Partial-Hand Prosthesis. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Grahn, E. C., (2005): Powered Humeral Rotator for Persons with Shoulder Disarticulation Amputations. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.

Weir, R. F. ff., Troyk, P. R., DeMichele, G., Lowry, M. M., Kuiken, T. A.,.(2005): Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES). Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.

Sensinger, J. W., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Non-Backdrivable Series Elastic Actuator for Use in a Prosthetic Elbow. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.

Kuiken, T. A., Sensinger, J. W., Farrell, T. R., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Phantom Limb Sensory Feedback Through Nerve Transfer Surgery. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.

Farrell, T. R., and Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., (2005): The Effect Of Controller Delay On Box And Block Test Performance. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada,

Farrell, T. R., and Weir, R. F. ff., (2005): Comparison of Surface vs. Implanted EMG for Multifunctional Prosthesis Control. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.

Miller, L. A., Lipschutz, R. D., Weir, R. F. ff., Williams, T. W., Stubblefield, K. A., Heckathorne, C. W., and Kuiken, T. A., (2005): Shoulder Disarticulation Fitting with 6 Independently Controlled Motors after Targeted Hyper-Reinnervation Nerve Transfer Surgery. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.

Zhou, P., Lowry, M. M., Weir, R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A., (2005): Removal of ECG Artifact from Myoelectric Prosthesis Control Signals. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2005), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 15th – 19th, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.

Childress, D. S. and Weir, R. F. ff., (2004): Control of Limb Prostheses. Invited Chapter (Chapter 12) in Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies – Surgical, Prosthetic and Rehabilitation Principles (3rd Edition), Douglas G. Smith, MD, John W. Michael, MEd, CPO, and John H. Bowker, MD, (Editors) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Rosemont, Illinois.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (2004): Research Trends for the 21st Century. Invited Chapter, In Functional Restoration of Adults and Children with Upper Extremity Amputation, Robert H. Meier, III, MD and Diane J. Aitkins, OTR (Editors), Demos Medical Publishing Inc., New York.

Ajiboye A. B., and Weir R. F. ff. (2004): EMG Pattern Classification for Controlling Trans-radial Myoelectric Hand Prostheses. Proceedings of the XVth Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology & Kinesiology (ISEK), Boston, MA, June 18th – 21st, Abstract 312, p88.

Weir R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A., and Ajiboye A. B., (2004): Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES) for Upper-Extremity Prosthesis Control – Independence of Multiple Intra-Muscular EMGs. Proceedings of the XVth Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology & Kinesiology (ISEK), Boston, MA, June 18th – 21st, Abstract 313, p89.

Weir R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (2004): The Role of Surgery in the Creation of Innovative Control Solutions for Multifunctional Prostheses. Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics (ISPO), Hong Kong, August 1st - 6th, p15.

Weir R. F. ff., Kuiken, T. A., and Ajiboye A. B., (2004): Independence of Multiple Intra-Muscular EMGs for Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES). Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics (ISPO), Hong Kong, August 1st - 6th, p46.

Ajiboye A. B., Weir R. F. ff., and Heckathorne C. W., (2004): EMG Pattern Classification for Controlling Trans-radial Myoelectric Hand Prostheses. Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics (ISPO), Hong Kong, August 1st - 6th, p47.

Weir R. F. ff., and Saha, D., (2004): Quantitative Measures for Use in Prosthetics and Orthotics. SY3B2 Quantitative Measures for Use in Prosthetics and Orthotics. Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics (ISPO), Hong Kong, August 1st - 6th, p131.

Heckathorne C. W. and Weir R. F. ff., (2004): Test Fitting of a Prototype Electric-Powered Partial-Hand Prosthesis. Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics (ISPO), Hong Kong, August 1st - 6th, p171.

Farrell T., and Weir R. F. ff., (2004): Extended Physiological Proprioception (EPP) Control of a Powered Elbow Prosthesis: The Effects of Non-Linearities. Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics (ISPO), Hong Kong, August 1st - 6th, p272.

Weir R. F. ff., (2004): A New Externally-Powered Prosthetic Option for Persons with Transmetacarpal Amputations. Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics (ISPO), Hong Kong, August 1st - 6th, p234.

Weir R. F. ff., (2004): A Robust Multifunctional Hand Prosthesis for Amputations Proximal to the Wrist Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics (ISPO), Hong Kong, August 1st - 6th, p235.

Weir, R. F. ff. (2003): Design of Artificial Arms and Hands for Prosthetic Applications. Invited Chapter (Chapter 32) in Standard Handbook of Biomedical Engineering & Design. Myer Kutz, Editor, McGraw-Hill, New York, pp. 32.1 – 32.61. PDF

Al-angari, H. M., Weir, R F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., Childress, D. S., (2003): A Two Degree-of-Freedom Microprocessor Based Extended Physiological Proprioception (EPP) Controller for Upper Limb Prostheses. Technology and Disability, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 113 – 127.

Weir, R. F. ff. and Ajiboye, A. B., (2003): A Multifunction Prosthesis Controller based on Fuzzy-Logic Techniques. Proceedings of the 25th Silver Anniversary International Conference of the IEEE Engineering In Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Cancun, Mexico, September 17th – 21st, 2003.

Weir, R. F. ff., Troyk, P. R., DeMichele, G., Kuiken, T., (2003): Implantable Myoelectric Sensors (IMES) for Upper-Extremity Prosthesis Control – Preliminary Work. Proceedings of the 25th Silver Anniversary International Conference of the IEEE Engineering In Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Cancun, Mexico, September 17th – 21st, 2003.

Weir, R. F. ff., (2003): The Great Divide – The Human-Machine Interface: Issues in the Control of Prostheses, Manipulators, and other Human Machine Systems. Invited Paper, Proceedings of the 29th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, New Jersey Institute of Technology, New Jersey, March 22nd - 23rd, 2003.

Weir, R. F. ff., (2002): Robotics and Manipulators. Invited Chapter (Chapter 17) in: Clinician’s Guide to Assistive Technology, D. A. Olson and F. DeRuyter (Editors). St. Louis: Mosby, Inc., pp. 281 – 293.

Weir, R. F. ff., (2002): Design of a Clinically Viable Multifunctional Prosthetic Hand. Invited Paper, Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2002), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 19th - 23rd, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada, pp. 2-5.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Grahn, E. G., (2002): A Myoelectrically Controlled Prosthetic Hand for Transmetacarpal Amputations. Invited Paper, Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2002), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 19th - 23rd, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada, pp. 6-9.

Farrell, T. R., Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., Childress, D. S., (2002): Real-Time Computer Modeling of a Prosthesis Controller Based on Extended Physiological Proprioception (EPP). Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2002), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 19th - 23rd, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada, pp.77-80.

Ajiboye, A. B., Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., and Childress, D. S., (2002): Neurofuzzy Logic as a Control Algorithm for an Externally Powered Multifunctional Hand Prosthesis. Proceedings of the Myoelectric Controls Conference (MEC2002), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 19th - 23rd, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada, pp. 126-130.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (2001): Die Kineplastik zur Steuerung von Fremdkraftprothesen. Medizinisch-Orthopädische Technik. No. 121, pp. 9 - 12, January.

Weir, R. F. ff., Grahn, E. C., and Duff, S. J., (2001): A New Externally-Powered, Myoelectrically Controlled Prosthesis for Persons with Partial Hand Amputations at the Metacarpals. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics. Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 26 - 31, June 2001. PDF

Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., and Childress D. S., (2001): Cineplasty as a Control Input for Externally Powered Prosthetic Components. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 357 - 363, July/August 2001. PDF

Weir, R. F. ff., Childress, D. S., and Grahn, E. C., (2000): Development of Externally-Powered Prostheses for Persons with Partial Hand Amputations. Proceedings of the Chicago 2000 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Track 16 Rehabilitation Engineering, Session MO-E325-4, Chicago, Illinois. July 23rd - 28th, 2000.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S. (2000): Portable Devices for the Clinical Measurement of Gait Performance and Outcomes" Proceedings of the Chicago 2000 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Track 16 Rehabilitation Engineering, Session WE-CXH-120, Chicago, Illinois. July 23rd - 28th, 2000.

Weir, R. F. ff., (2000): One Microsecond Trigger Pulse Generator. Circuit Ideas, Electronics World, Vol. 106, No. 1774, p. 811, October 2000.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S. (2000): A Portable System for the Clinical Measurement of Gait Performance. Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB). Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, p. 132, 27th - 30th August 2000, Editors: P. J. Prendergast, T. C. Lee, & A. J. Carr; Dublin: Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Gaebler-Spira, D., (1999): Pilot study using Instantaneous Gait Velocity Analysis as an Outcome Measure in the Clinical Management of Children with Cerebral Palsy receiving Botulinum toxin A and Adults with Intrathecal Baclofen. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Meeting of the European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD). The Senate House, University of London, England, October 21st to 23rd, 1999. Published in Journal of Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, Supplement No. 81, October 1999, Vol. 41, p. 22.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (1998): Motor Prostheses and the Lack of Physiologically Appropriate Feedback: Their function and connections with Manipulators, Robots, and other Human-Machine Systems. Invited Chapter for: Human and Machine Haptics, Section 3.21, Eds: M. Cutkosky & Srinivasan, (MIT Press)

Weir, R. F. ff., (1998): A Century of the Sauerbruch-Lebsche-Vanghetti Muscle Cineplasty: The US Experience. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 28th - July 3rd, 1998, Sy94, pp. 200 - 203.

Bertos, Y. A., Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., Childress, D. S., (1998): A Microprocessor Based E.P.P. Controller for Electric-Powered Prostheses. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 28th - July 3rd, 1998, Fp63, pp. 339-341.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (1998): A Portable, Real-Time, Ultrasound Ranging Device for the Clinical Evaluation of Gait. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 28th - July 3rd, 1998, Fp89, pp. 385 - 387.

Childress, D. S., Weir, R. F. ff., and Heckathorne, C. W. (1998): Integration of Below-Elbow Prostheses with the Human Body: Principles and Possibilities. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 28th - July 3rd, 1998, Sy40.

Weir, R. F. ff., (1998): Design Issues for the Development of an Externally-Powered Partial-Hand Prosthesis. Proceedings of the 1998 ASME Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Anaheim, California, BED-Vol. 39, Advances in Bioengineering, pp. 313 - 314, November 15th - 20th, 1998.

Weir, R. F. ff., (1998): 3-Dimensional, Single Marker, Gait Analysis System. Proceedings of the 1998 ASME Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Anaheim, California, BED-Vol. 39, Advances in Bioengineering, pp. 403 - 404, November 15th - 20th, 1998.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (1997): A Portable, Low Cost, Real-Time, Clinical Gait Analysis System. IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 310 - 321, December.PDF

Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (1997): A New method of Characterizing Gait using a Portable, Real-time, Ultrasound Ranging Device. Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Chicago, Illinois, October 30th - November 2nd, 1997, pp. 1810 - 1812.

Bertos, Y. A., Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., Childress, D. S., (1997): Microprocessor Based E.P.P. Position Controller for Electric Powered Upper-Limb Prostheses. Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Chicago, Illinois, October 30th - November 2nd, 1997, pp. 2311 - 2314.

Childress, D. S., and Weir, R. F. ff., (1997): The Gait Velocigram (GVG): A Graphical Representation of Walking. Workshop on Human Motion Analysis: Technical Advances and Clinical Applications. Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Chicago, Illinois, October 30th - November 2nd, 1997, pp. 2905 - 2908.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (1997): A Portable, Clinical Gait Analysis System for the Real-Time Evaluation of Gait Pathologies. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB), Clemson, South Carolina, September 24th - 27th, 1997, pp.198 - 199.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D. S., (1996): Prostheses and Artificial Limbs, Invited Chapter in Encyclopedia of Applied Physics, Vol. 15, Trigg, G. L. (Editor), New York and Germany: VCH Publishers, Inc.

Weir, R. F. ff., (1989): The Design and Development of a Synergetic Partial Hand Prosthesis with Powered Fingers. Proceedings of the RESNA 12th Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 25th – 30th, pp. 473 - 474.