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Mid-air Tactile Stimulation Using Indirect Laser Radiation (Abstract)

Hojin Lee , Hojin Lee is with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Gyeongbuk, 790-784, Republic of Korea. (email: hojini33@postech.ac.kr)

Vibrotactile spatial acuity and intensity discrimination on the lower back using coin motors (Abstract)

H. Christiaan Stronks , H. Christiaan Stronks is with the Computer Vision Research Group at NICTA, Canberra research Laboratory, 7 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601. (email; h.c.stronks@lumc.nl)

Vibrotactile Force Perception - Absolute and Differential Thresholds and External Influences (Abstract)

Christian Hatzfeld , Christian Hatzfeld is with the Haptic Systems Group, Institute of Electromechanical Design, Technische Universitat Darmstadt, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany. (e-mail: c.hatzfeld@emk.tu-darmstadt.de).

Data-Driven Haptic Modeling and Rendering of Viscoelastic and Frictional Responses of Deformable Objects (Abstract)

Sunghoon Yim , Sunghoon Yim is with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Republic of Korea. (e-mail: algorab@postech.ac.kr).

Effects of Grip-Force, Contact, and Acceleration Feedback on a Teleoperated Pick-and-Place Task (Abstract)

Rebecca Khurshid , Rebecca P. Khurshid is with the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 19104. Katherine J. Kuchenbecker is also with the Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania.(email:rpkhurshid@gmail.com)

Two-Photon imaging of DiO-labelled Meissner corpuscle in living mouse's fingertip (Abstract)

Trung Quang Pham , Trung Quang Pham is with the Department of Engineering Physics, Electronics and Mechanics, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Gokisho-cho, Showaku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 466-8555, Japan. (email:

Perceived Cooling Using Asymetrically-Applied Hot and Cold Stimuli (Abstract)

Ahmad Manasrah , Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 33620

Development and Experimental Validation of a Haptic Compass based on Asymmetric Torque Stimuli (Abstract)

Jean-Philippe Choiniere , J.P. Choiniere is with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Universit´e Laval, 1065 Avenue de la m´edecine, Qu´ebec, Canada, G1V 0A6.(email:gosselin@gmc.ulaval.ca)

Decision-making model for adaptive impedance control of teleoperation systems (Abstract)

Javier Corredor , J. Corredor is with the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Department of System and Industrial Engineering and Mechatronics Engineering, Colombia.(email:jcorredorc@unal.edu.co)

Design and Evaluation of Shape-Changing Haptic Interfaces for Pedestrian Navigation Assistance (Abstract)

Adam Spiers , Adam J. Spiers is with the GRAB Lab, Department of Me-chanical Engineering and Materials Science, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511.(Email: adam.spiers@yale.edu)

Vibrotactile sensitivity in active touch: effect of pressing force (PDF)

Stefano Papetti , S. Papetti is with the Institute for Computer Music and Sound Technology, Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland.(email:stefano.papetti@zhdk.ch)

Active Manual Movement Improves Directional Perception of Illusory Force (Abstract)

Tomohiro Amemiya , T. Amemiya is with NTT Communication Science Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3-1 Morinosato-Wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0198, Japan.(email:amemiya.tomohiro@lab.ntt.co.jp)

Using pot-magnets to enable stable and scalable electromagnetic tactile displays (Abstract)

Juan Zarate , Juan Jose Zarate is with the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Neuchatel 2002, Switzerland. (email: juan.zarate@epfl.ch)

Task-Specific Somatosensory Feedback via Cortical Stimulation in Humans (Abstract)

Jeneva Cronin , Jeneva A. Cronin is with the Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.(Email: jcronin@uw.edu)

Neural Categorization of Vibrotactile Frequency in Flutter and Vibration Stimulations: an fMRI Study (Abstract)

Junsuk Kim , J.Kim is with Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany, and also with the Department of Brain and Cognitive Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea. (email:junsuk.kim@tuebingen.mpg.de)

Physical-Perceptual Correspondence for Dynamic Thermal Stimulation (PDF)

Hsin-Ni Ho , Hsin-Ni Ho is with NTT Communications Science Laboratories, 3-1 Morinosato, Wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa, 243-0198, Japan.(email:ho.hsinni@ ab.ntt.co.jp)

Importance of Matching Physical Friction, Hardness, and Texture in Creating Realistic Haptic Virtual Surfaces (Abstract)

Heather Culbertson , H. Culbertson is with the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA.

Robo-Psychophysics: Extracting behaviorally relevant features from the output of sensors on a prosthetic finger (PDF)

Benoit Delhaye , Benoit P. Delhaye is with the Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.(Email: delhayeben@gmail.com)

Vibrotactile Compliance Feedback for Tangential Force Interaction (Abstract)

Seongkook Heo , S. Heo is with the School of Computing, KAIST, Daejeon, 34141, South Korea.(email:seongkook@kaist.ac.kr)

Comparative Evaluation of Tactile Sensation by Electrical and Mechanical Stimulation (Abstract)

Vibol Yem , V. Yem. is with the University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan.(email:yem@ kaji-lab.jp)

Enhancing Variable Friction Tactile Display using an ultrasonic travelling wave (Abstract)

sofiane GHENNA , S. Ghenna is with the L2EP-IRCICA Laboratory, University of Lille 1, Lille, 59650 France.(email:sofiane.ghenna@ed.univ-lille.fr)

Haptic Perception of Edge Sharpness in Real and Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Jaeyoung Park , J.Park is with the Center for Robotics Research, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea.(email:jypcubic@kist.re.kr)

On the Transparency of Client/Server-based Haptic Interaction with Deformable Objects (Abstract)

Clemens Schuwerk , Chair of Media Technology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany.(Email: clemens.schuwerk@tum.de)

6-DoF Haptic Rendering using Continuous Collision Detection Between Points and Signed Distance Fields (Abstract)

Jernej Barbic , Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 90089 (e-mail: hongyixu@usc.edu, jnb@usc.edu)

The role of visual and haptic feedback during dynamically coupled bimanual manipulation (Abstract)

Sara Contu , Sara Contu is with the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 639798. (e-mail: sara003@e.ntu.edu.sg).

A Physics-Based Vibrotactile Feedback Library for Collision Events (Abstract)

Gunhyuk Park , Haptics and Virtual Reality Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Gyungbuk, 790-784, Republic of Korea (e-mail: maharaga@postech.ac.kr).

The Role of Direct and Visual Force Feedback in Suturing using a 7-DOF Dual-Arm Teleoperated System (Abstract)

Ali Talasaz , CSTAR, Lawson Health Research Institute, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON, Canada and with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Western University.

Automatic Estimation of Multidimensional Ratings from a Single Sound-symbolic Word and Word-based Visualization of Tactile Perceptual Space (PDF)

Maki Sakamoto , Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, The University of Electro-Communications, Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. (email: sakamoto@inf.uec.ac.jp)

Can a soft robotic probe use stiffness control like a human finger to improve efficacy of haptic perception? (Abstract)

Nantachai Sornkarn , Department of Informatics, Kings College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, UK. (email: nantachai.sornkarn@kcl.ac.uk)

Optimization-Based Wearable Tactile Rendering (Abstract)

Miguel A. Otaduy , Department of Computer Science, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain (e-mail: miguel.otaduy@urjc.es)

Linkage between free exploratory movements and subjective tactile ratings (PDF)

Takumi Yokosaka , NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, 3-1 Morinosato-Wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0198, Japan.

Simple and reliable method to estimate the fingertip static coefficient of friction in precision grip (PDF)

Jean-Louis Thonnard , Institute of Neuroscience, Universite catholique de Louvainand the Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Department,Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium.(Email: Jean-Louis.Thonnard@uclouvain.be)

Multimodal Feature-based Surface Material Classification (Abstract)

Matti Strese , Chair of Media Technology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany, 80333 (E-mail: matti.strese@tum.de)

Six Degree-of-Freedom Haptic Simulation of a Stringed Musical Instrument for Triggering Sounds (Abstract)

Dangxiao Wang , State Key Lab of Virtual Reality Technology and Systems, Beihang Univer-sity, No. 37 Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100191, China.(email:hapticwang@buaa.edu.cn)

Vibration Feedback Latency Affects Material Perception during Rod Tapping Interactions (Abstract)

Taku Hachisu , University of Tsukuba 1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8573, Japan.(email:hachisu@ai.iit.tuskuba.ac.jp)

eShiver: Lateral Force Feedback on Fingertips through Oscillatory Motion of an Electroadhesive Surface (Abstract)

Joseph Mullenbach , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 60208.(Email: mullenbach@u.northwestern.edu)

A novel wearable apparatus to measure fingertip forces in manipulation tasks based on MEMS barometric sensors (Abstract)

Pietro Cerveri , Electronics, Information and Bioengineering Department, Politecnico di Milano University, Milan, Italy. (E-mail: pietro.cerveri@polimi.it)
Papers

Vibrotactile Stimuli Applied to Finger Pads as Biases for Perceived Inertial and Viscous Loads (Abstract)

Shogo Okamoto , Nagoya University, Nagoya
Masashi Konyo , Tohoku University, Sendai
Satoshi Tadokoro , Tohoku University, Sendai

Collocation Accuracy of Visuo-Haptic System: Metrics and Calibration (Abstract)

Zhongyuan Chen , Beihang University, Beijing
Wanlin Zhou , Beihang University, Beijing
Dangxiao Wang , Beihang University, Beijing
Hui Zhao , Beihang University, Beijing
Yuru Zhang , Beihang University, Beijing

Validating a Population Model of Tactile Mechanotransduction of Slowly Adapting Type I Afferents at Levels of Skin Mechanics, Single-unit Response and Psychophysics (Abstract)

Gregory J. Gerling , University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Isabelle I. Rivest , University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Daine R. Lesniak , University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Jacob R. Scanlon , University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Lingtian Wan , University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Design of a Robotic Mobility System with a Modular Haptic Feedback Approach to Promote Socialization in Children (Abstract)

Xi Chen , University of Delaware, Newark
Christina Ragonesi , University of Delaware, Newark
James C. Galloway , University of Delaware, Newark
Sunil K. Agrawal , Columbia University, New York

Design and Development of an Affordable Haptic Robot with Force-Feedback and Compliant Actuation to Improve Therapy for Patients with Severe Hemiparesis (Abstract)

Andrew Theriault , Marquette University, Milwaukee
Mark Nagurka , Marquette University, Milwaukee
Michelle J. Johnson , Marquete University, Milwaukee, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

HyVE - Hybrid Vibro-Electrotactile Stimulation - is an Efficient Approach to Multi-Channel Sensory Feedback (Abstract)

Marco D'Alonzo , Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pontedera
Strahinja Dosen , University Medical Center Göttingen, Georg-August University Göttingen, Göttingen
Christian Cipriani , Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pontedera
Dario Farina , University Medical Center Göttingen, Georg-August University Göttingen, Göttingen

Learning Compliant Manipulation through Kinesthetic and Tactile Human-Robot Interaction (Abstract)

Klas Kronander , École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne
Aude Billard , École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne

To Know Your Own Strength: Overriding Natural Force Attenuation (Abstract)

Nicole L. Valles , University of South Florida, Tampa
Kyle B. Reed , University of South Florida, Tampa

Spatial Asymmetry in Tactile Sensor Skin Deformation Aids Perception of Edge Orientation During Haptic Exploration (Abstract)

Veronica J. Santos , Arizona State University, Tempe
Randall B. Hellman , Arizona State University, Tempe
Ruben D. Ponce Wong , Arizona State University, Tempe

Saliency-Driven Real-Time Video-to-Tactile Translation (Abstract)

Myongchan Kim , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang
Sungkil Lee , Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon
Seungmoon Choi , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang

Consonance of Vibrotactile Chords (PDF)

Yongjae Yoo , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang
Inwook Hwang , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang
Seungmoon Choi , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang

Precise Shape Reconstruction by Active Pattern in Total-Internal-Reflection-Based Tactile Sensor (Abstract)

Satoshi Saga , University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba
Ryosuke Taira , FANUC Corporation, Oshino
Koichiro Deguchi , Tohoku University, Sendai

Intra- and Intermanual Curvature Aftereffect Can Be Obtained via Tool-Touch (Abstract)

Kristina Denisova , Columbia University, New York
Melissa M. Kibbe , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Steven A. Cholewiak , University of Giessen, Giessen
Sung-Ho Kim , Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju

Reorienting Driver Attention with Dynamic Tactile Cues (Abstract)

Cristy Ho , University of Oxford, Oxford
Robert Gray , University of Birmingham, Birmingham
Charles Spence , University of Oxford, Oxford

Closed Loop Kinesthetic Feedback for Postural Control Rehabilitation (Abstract)

Fabien Vérité , Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique, CNRS, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Wael Bachta , Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique, CNRS, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Guillaume Morel , Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique, CNRS, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris

Mechanisms of Motor Recovery in Chronic and Subacute Stroke Patients Following a Robotaided Training (Abstract)

Stefano Mazzoleni , Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa and Laboratory of Rehabilitation Bioengineering, Volterra
Luciano Puzzolante , Auxilium Vitae Rehabilitation Center, Volterra
Loredana Zollo , Università Campus Bio-Medico, Rome
Paolo Dario , Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa
Federico Posteraro , Auxilium Vitae Rehabilitation Center, Volterra and Laboratory of Rehabilitation Bioengineering, Volterra

Neurocognitive Robot-Assisted Therapy of Hand Function (Abstract)

Jean-Claude Metzger , ETH Zurich, Zurich
Olivier Lambercy , ETH Zurich, Zurich
Antonella Califfi , Clinica Hildebrand Centro di Riabilitazione Brissago, Brissago
Fabio M. Conti , Clinica Hildebrand Centro di Riabilitazione Brissago, Brissago
Roger Gassert , ETH Zurich, Zurich

Topography Compensation for Haptization of a Mesh Object and Its Stiffness Distribution (Abstract)

Sunghoon Yim , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang
Seokhee Jeon , Kyung Hee University, Yongin
Seungmoon Choi , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang
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