“Interactive haptic modeling of tensegrities and network structures”

  • ©M. Brady, K. Jung, H. T. Nguyen, R. Mullick, W. Lawton, T. Poston, S. R. Ranjan, K. Schulz, S. Venkataraman, R. Viswanathan, Y. Yu, G. Zhu, and R. Raghavan

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    Interaction

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    Interactive haptic modeling of tensegrities and network structures

Session/Category Title:   Haptic Feedback Techniques


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    This integration of haptics with a reach-in environment for dextrous work with virtual objects includes approximation techniques for interactive modeling of deformable objects, specifically tensegrity structures.

References:


    1.T. Poston.The Virtual Workbench: A Path to Use of VR, CieMed Technical Report, Sept. 1993. Reprinted with added references:The Industrial Electronics Handbook, J. D. Irwin ed., CRC Press and IEEE Press, pp. 1390-3, 1997.
    2. D. Ingber.The Architecture of Life, Sci. Amer., Jan. 1998.
    3. R. W. Lawton, R. Raghavan, S. R. Ranjan, and R. R. Viswanathan.Tubes In Tubes: Catheter Navigation in Blood Vessels and Its Applications, Intl. J. of Solids and Structures, to appear.


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