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Issue No.01 - January-March (2009 vol.2)
pp: 52-56
Chih-Hung King , UCLA, Los Angeles
Martin O. Culjat , UCLA, Los Angeles
Miguel L. Franco , UCLA, Los Angeles
James W. Bisley , UCLA, Los Angeles
Gregory P. Carman , UCLA, Los Angeles
Erik P. Dutson , UCLA, Los Angeles
Warren S. Grundfest , UCLA, Los Angeles
A multi-element tactile feedback (MTF) system has been developed to translate the force distribution, in magnitude and position, from 3x2 sensor arrays on surgical robotic end-effectors to the fingers via 3x2 balloon tactile displays. High detection accuracies from perceptual tests (> 96%) suggest that MTF may be an effective means to improve robotic control.
Tactile display, Real time control, Telemanipulation, System design and analysis, Surgical robotics
Chih-Hung King, Martin O. Culjat, Miguel L. Franco, James W. Bisley, Gregory P. Carman, Erik P. Dutson, Warren S. Grundfest, "A Multielement Tactile Feedback System for Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery", IEEE Transactions on Haptics, vol.2, no. 1, pp. 52-56, January-March 2009, doi:10.1109/TOH.2008.19
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