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Tactile Sensing—From Humans to Humanoids
Tactile sensing, focused to fingertips and hands until past decade or so, has now been extended to whole body, even though many issues remain open, and various system issues that keep tactile sensing away from widespread utility are discussed.
Directions Toward Effective Utilization of Tactile Skin: A Review
- R. Dahiya, Philipp Mittendorfer, M. Valle, G. Cheng, V. Lumelsky
- Computer ScienceIEEE Sensors Journal
- 20 August 2013
The state of the art and the research issues in tactile sensing, with the emphasis on effective utilization of tactile sensors in robotic systems are surveyed, recognizing the fact that the system performance tends to depend on how its various components are put together.
Robotic Tactile Sensing: Technologies and System
This book presents an in-depth description of the solutions available for gathering tactile data, obtaining aforementioned tactile information from the data and effectively using the same in various robotic tasks, and presents the trade-offs one may face while developing an effective tactile sensing system.
Preliminary evaluation of the tactile feedback system based on artificial skin and electrotactile stimulation
- M. Franceschi, L. Seminara, L. Pinna, S. Došen, D. Farina, M. Valle
- Engineering, Medicine37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE…
- 5 November 2015
The direction is identified at best and longitudinal lines on the patient's skin are recognized with the highest success rates and the feasibility of the artificial skin - electrostimulation system for prosthetic applications is assessed.
Electronic skin and electrocutaneous stimulation to restore the sense of touch in hand prosthetics
- L. Seminara, M. Franceschi, D. Farina
- MedicineIEEE International Symposium on Circuits and…
- 28 May 2017
The current benchtop prototype of a distributed sensing-stimulation system is presented, together with the envisaged high-fidelity solution which will be integrated into a real prosthetic hand.
A high-sensitivity tactile sensor based on piezoelectric polymer PVDF coupled to an ultra-low voltage organic transistor
Tactile Sensing Technologies
This chapter presents the state-of the-art of robotic tactile sensing technologies and analyzes the present state of research in the area tactile sensing. Various tactile sensing technologies have…
Tactile-Data Classification of Contact Materials Using Computational Intelligence
- S. Decherchi, P. Gastaldo, R. Dahiya, M. Valle, R. Zunino
- Computer ScienceIEEE Transactions on Robotics
- 1 June 2011
Experimental results indicate that the CI tools are effective in dealing with the challenging problem of material classification, and the comparative analysis shows that SVM provides the best tradeoff between classification accuracy and computational complexity of the classification algorithm.
Tactile sensing for robotic applications
Robotic devices – limited to the structured environment of manufacturing plants until few years ago – are slowly making way into human life, which has led to the emergence of interaction and learning…
POSFET devices based tactile sensing arrays
- R. Dahiya, L. Lorenzelli, G. Metta, M. Valle
- EngineeringProceedings of IEEE International Symposium on…
- 3 August 2010
Experimental results demonstrate that the POSFET tactile sensing arrays presented here are able to detect complex dynamic contact events such as rolling of an object.