Dynamic Combination of Movement and Force for Softness Discrimination

Abstract

Softness is an important source of information when interacting with remote or virtual environments (VE) via a haptic human-machine-interface. For example, in telesurgery where the surgeon operates a human-machine interface transmitting his/her actions to a robot performing actions inside the human body, tissue softness can indicate a healthy or non-healthy… (More)

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