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Issue No. 03 - July-September (2006 vol. 13)
ISSN: 1070-986X
pp: 50-60
Megumi Nakao , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Kotaro Minato , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Tomohiro Kuroda , Kyoto University Hospital
Masaru Komori , Shiga University of Medical Science
Hiroshi Oyama , University of Tokyo
Takashi Takahashi , Kyoto College of Medical Technology
This study establishes a practical environment for transferring knowledge on bioelasticity between expert and trainee medical practitioners. Through haptic interaction with a deformable virtual anatomical model, experts set the model's elasticity conditions by simulating a surgical procedure. Trainees experience the elasticity by attempting the same surgical manipulation.
computer-assisted instruction, physically based modeling, virtual reality, life and medical sciences

H. Oyama, T. Takahashi, K. Minato, T. Kuroda, M. Komori and M. Nakao, "Transferring Bioelasticity Knowledge through Haptic Interaction," in IEEE MultiMedia, vol. 13, no. , pp. 50-60, 2006.
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