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World Haptics Conference (2009)
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Mar. 18, 2009 to Mar. 20, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4244-3858-7
pp: 35-38
Paul A. Theodosis , Brigham Young University, USA
Mark B. Colton , Brigham Young University, USA
In this paper we present a method for generating accurate haptic force models to describe the feel of physical devices. The models are generated by fitting polynomial hypersurfaces to experimentally measured motion and force data obtained by actuating physical devices. The methods are demonstrated by modeling the complex force-deflection profile of a nonlinear mass-spring-damper system. Initial results indicate that polynomial hypersurfaces have the potential to accurately describe the dynamics of nonlinear devices.

M. B. Colton and P. A. Theodosis, "Data-driven haptic modeling using polynomial hypersurfaces," World Haptics Conference(WHC), Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 2009, pp. 35-38.
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