Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Advances in Haptics

Haptic interfaces are divided into two main categories: force feedback and tactile. Force feedback interfaces are used to explore and modify remote/virtual objects in three physical dimensions in applications including computer-aided design, computer-assisted surgery, and computer-aided assembly. Tactile interfaces deal with surface properties such as roughness, smoothness, and temperature. Haptic research is intrinsically multi-disciplinary, incorporating computer science/engineering, control, robotics, psychophysics, and human motor control. By extending the scope of research in haptics, advances can be achieved in existing applications such as computer-aided design (CAD), tele-surgery, rehabilitation, scientific visualization, robot-assisted surgery, authentication, and graphical user interfaces (GUI), to name a few. Advances in Haptics presents a number of recent contributions to the field of haptics. Authors from around the world present the results of their research on various issues in the field of haptics.

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Advances in HapticsEdited by Mehrdad Hosseini Zadeh

Published: April 1st 2010

DOI: 10.5772/195

ISBN: 978-953-307-093-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4549-3

Copyright year: 2010

Books open for chapter submissions

113728 Total Chapter Downloads

117 Crossref Citations

226 Web of Science Citations

297 Dimensions Citations


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1. Novel Actuation Methods for High Force Haptics

By Stephen P. Buerger and Neville Hogan


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2. Using Magnetic Levitation for Haptic Interaction

By Peter Berkelman and Michael Dzadovsky


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3. Solving the Correspondence Problem in Haptic/Multisensory Interface Design

By Charles Spence, Mary K. Ngo, Ju-Hwan Lee and Hong Tan


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4. Cartesian Control of a Cable-Driven Haptic Mechanism

By Martin J.D. Otis, Vincent Duchaine, Greg Billette, Simon Perreault, Clement Gosselin and Denis Laurendeau


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5. Stability Boundary and Transparency for Haptic Rendering

By Inaki Diaz, Jorge Juan Gil and Thomas Hulin


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6. Implementation of a Wireless Haptic Controller for Humanoid Robot Walking

By Eun-Su Kim, Man-Seok Kim, Johwan Kim, Sang Woo Kim and Jong-Wook Kim


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7. Head-Tracking Haptic Computer Interface for the Blind

By Simon Meers and Koren Ward


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8. Passivity-based Analysis and Design of Multi-Contact Haptic Systems via LMIs

By Gianni Bianchini, Marcello Orlandesi and Domenico Prattichizzo


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9. Analysis and Experimental Study of a 4-DOF Haptic Device

By Ma and Payandeh


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10. A Haptically Enhanced Operational Concept for a Hydraulic Excavator

By Henning Hayn and Dieter Schwarzmann


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11. Five Fingers Haptic Interface Robot HIRO: Design, Rendering, and Applications

By Osama Halabi and Haruhisa Kawasaki


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12. Optimal Design of Haptic Interfaces

By Volkan Patoglu and Aykut Cihan Satici


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13. Transparent and Shaped Stiffness Reflection for Telesurgery

By Bert Willaert, Pauwel Goethals, Dominiek Reynaerts, Hendrik Van Brussel and Emmanuel B. Vander Poorten


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14. Mechanism Design of Haptic Devices

By Han Sung Kim


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15. Haptic-Based 3D Carving Simulator

By Gabriel Telles O'Neill, Won-Sook Lee and Jeff William


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16. Manipulation of Dynamically Deformable Object Using Impulse-Based Approach

By Kazuyoshi Tagawa, Koichi Hirota and Michitaka Hirose


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17. Haptic Interaction with Complex Models Based on Precomputations

By Igor Peterlik, Ludek Matyska and Jiri Filipovic


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18. A Haptic Modeling System

By Jeha Ryu and Hyungon Kim


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19. Haptic Data Transmission Based on the Prediction and Compression

By Yonghee You and Mee Young Sung


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20. Digitizing Literacy: Reflections on the Haptics of Writing

By Anne Mangen and Jean-Luc Velay


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21. Kinesthetic Illusion of Being Pulled Sensation Enables Haptic Navigation for Broad Social Applications

By Tomohiro Amemiya, Hideyuki Ando and Taro Maeda


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22. Perceptual Issues Improve Haptic Systems Performance

By Marco Vicentini and Debora Botturi


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23. Temporal Perception of Visual-Haptic Events in Multimodal Telepresence System

By Zhuanghua Shi, Heng Zou and Hermann J. Muller


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24. On the Influence of Hand Dynamics on Motion Planning of Reaching Movements in Haptic Environments

By Igor Goncharenko, Mikhail Svinin, Shigeyuki Hosoe and Sven Forstmann


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25. Haptic Touch and Hand Ability

By Miriam Ittyerah


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26. Force Scaling as a Function of Object Mass when Lifting with Peripheral Fatigue

By James C. Larmer, Camille Williams and Heather Carnahan


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27. Neuromuscular Analysis as a Guideline in designing Shared Control

By Abbink D.A. and Mulder M.


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28. Factors Affecting the Perception-Based Compression of Haptic Data

By Mehrdad Hosseini Zadeh, David Wang and Eric Kubica


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29. Real-Time Support of Haptic Interaction by Means of Sampling-Based Path Planning

By Michael Strolz and Martin Buss


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30. Sensory Properties in Fusion of Visual/Haptic Stimuli Using Mixed Reality

By Itaru Kitahara, Morio Nakahara and Yuichi Ohta


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31. Expanding the Scope of Instant Messaging with Bidirectional Haptic Communication

By Youngjae Kim and Minsoo Hahn


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32. Realistic Haptics Interaction in Complex Virtual Environments

By Hanqiu Sun and Hui Chen


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33. Mapping Workspaces to Virtual Space in Work Using Heterogeneous Haptic Interface Devices

By Ayano Tatematsu and Yutaka Ishibashi


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34. Collaborative Tele-Haptic Application and Its Experiments

By Qonita M. Shahab, Maria N. Mayangsari and Yong-Moo Kwon


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35. Using Haptic Technology to Improve Non-Contact Handling: the “Haptic Tweezer” Concept

By Ewoud van West, Akio Yamamoto and Toshiro Higuchi


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36. Haptics and the Biometric Authentication Challenge

By Andrea Kanneh and Ziad Sakr


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37. Haptic virtual reality assembly – Moving towards Real Engineering Applications

By T. Lim, J.M. Ritchie, R. Sung, Z. Kosmadoudi, Y. Liu and A.G. Thin


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