“Haptics: From Basic Principles to Advanced Applications” by Avila, Basdogan, Massie, Staples, Ruspini, et al. …

  • ©Ricardo (Rick) Avila, Cagatay Basdogan, Thomas Massie, Dan Staples, Diego Ruspini, Kenneth (Kenn) Salisbury, and Russell (Russ) M. Taylor



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    Haptics: From Basic Principles to Advanced Applications

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    A thorough introduction to haptics: its history, techniques, and recent advances, with a particular emphasis on applications. The first half of the course was a basic introduction to haptic devices, human psychophysics, haptic rendering techniques, and implementation issues. The second half covered several advanced application areas, including assembly and path planning, modeling deformable objects, telemanipulation, scientific applications, and modeling and rendering volumetric objects. The morning and afternoon sessions concluded with hands-on demonstrations.

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