Detecting the position and the level of joint impingement is often a key to computer-aided surgical plan to normalise joint kinematics. So far for ball-and-socket joint, most of the up-to-date impingement detection methods are not efficient or only consider a few collided points as the detection results. In this paper, we present a real-time impingement detection system with rapid geometry sampling and surface-to-surface distance measurement feature for joint motion simulation. Copyright

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Keywords Ball-and-socket joint, Distance measurement, Impingement, Motion
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Journal International Journal of Advanced Media and Communication
Cai, D. (Ding), Lee, W.-S. (Won-Sook), Joslin, C, & Beaulé, P.E. (Paul E.). (2009). Rapid impingement detection and surface distance measurement system for real-time ball-and-socket joint motion simulation. International Journal of Advanced Media and Communication, 3(1-2), 5–24. doi:10.1504/IJAMC.2009.026849