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Real-Time Finite-Element Simulation of Linear Viscoelastic Tissue Behavior Based on Experimental Data
November/December 2006 (vol. 26 no. 6)
pp. 58-68
Mert Sedef, Koc University
Evren Samur, Koc University
Cagatay Basdogan, Koc University
The lack of experimental data on the viscoelastic material properties of live organ tissues has been a significant obstacle in the development of realistic models. A real-time and realistic finite-element simulation of viscoelastic tissue behavior using experimental data collected by a robotic indenter offers one solution.

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Index Terms:
surgical simulation, haptic feedback, tissue characterization, viscoelasticity, finite-element modeling, superposition, precomputation
Citation:
Mert Sedef, Evren Samur, Cagatay Basdogan, "Real-Time Finite-Element Simulation of Linear Viscoelastic Tissue Behavior Based on Experimental Data," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 58-68, Nov.-Dec. 2006, doi:10.1109/MCG.2006.135
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