Journal article

Towards model-based continuous-time identification of the human balance controller

P Gawthrop, L Wang

IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline) | Published : 2008


There are a number of competing scientific hypotheses about the structure and parameters of the human control system concerned with balance. System identification techniques have potential to distinguish between such competing hypotheses. As a step towards this goal, the data from an initial series of experiments involving balancing an inverted pendulum by a human via a joystick was analysed using a recently-developed two-stage continuous-time identification method. Copyright © 2007 International Federation of Automatic Control All Rights Reserved.

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