Development of an integrated haptic system for simulating upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

@article{Chakravarthy2018DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of an integrated haptic system for simulating upper gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  author={Shanthanu Chakravarthy and Mythra V. Balakuntala and Ashwin Mairpady Rao and Ravi Kumar Thakur and Gondi Kondaiah Ananthasuresh},
  journal={Mechatronics},
  year={2018}
}
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