ISI4NAVE is an Associate Team between INRIA project-team Lagadic (Rennes), Aspire CREATe (UCL - London) and Rehabilitation Center of Pôle Saint Hélier (Rennes), funded from 2016 to 2019.

ISI4NAVE Visits Rennes/London


4th -15th September 2017
Chi Ezeh (PhD student, UCL) spends 2 weeks visiting Rennes, verifies the interoperability of his probabilistic shared control system, by porting it to the Lagadic team’s wheelchair and running initial tests.

17th-20th July 2017
RehabWeek in London. Tom Carlson was involved with the organisation. Louise Devigne Chi Ezeh each had a paper accepted at ICORR and presented their work, which directly resulted from the ISI4NAVE collaboration. Louise presented her work on “Design of an immersive simulator for assisted power wheelchair driving”, whilst Chi presented his work on “Probabilistic vs Linear Blending Approaches to Shared Control for Wheelchair Driving"

3rd July - 31st July 2017
Louise Devigne (PhD student, Rennes) spend 1 month visiting UCL, developing a kerb detection system and and performing initial tests in the PAMELA facility.

1st June - 31st July 2017
Nicolas Le Borgne (Master student, Rennes) spends two months visiting UCL, investigating wheelchair motion through crowds, making use of the PAMELA facility.

22nd June - 5th July 2017
Devash Hanoomanjee (MSc student, UCL) spends 2 weeks in Rennes linking up a Brain-Computer Interface to control Lagadic’s smart wheelchair. He trained up users and performed a proof-of-concept evaluation.

June-August 2016
Louise Devigne and Valentin Bureau visited UCL during 2 months (mid June – mid August) and worked in close collaboration with Tom Carlson and Chinemelu Ezeh. During their stay, tests were performed with able-bodied persons and regular wheelchair users.

April 18-20 2016
Catherine Holloway and Tom Carlson visited Inria Rennes. They also visited Pôle Saint Hélier rehabilitation center, Immersia Platform, INSA teaching departments (Computer Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering).


June-August 2016
Valentin Bureau realized a master internship related to force feedback devices. He spent two months in UCL (June-July 2016).