186views Control Systems» more  CDC 2010»
13 years 19 days ago
Contact based robot control through tactile maps
This paper deals with the problem of controlling a robot during a physical interaction through a representation of its tactile system. Although the force feedback has been widely u...
Giorgio Cannata, Simone Denei, Fulvio Mastrogiovan...
163views Robotics» more  ICRA 2009»
13 years 3 months ago
Object handling tasks based on active tactile and slippage sensations in a multi-fingered humanoid robot arm
This paper presents a new algorithm for object handling tasks based on active tactile and slippage sensations using a humanoid robot multi-fingered arm for an object that exists at...
Hanafiah B. Yussof, Jiro Wada, Masahiro Ohka
114views more  TROB 2010»
13 years 4 months ago
Tactile Sensing - From Humans to Humanoids
—Starting from human ‘sense of touch’, this work reviews the state of tactile sensing in robotics. Following a brief discussion on the physiology, coding, tactile data transf...
R. S. Dahiya, Giorgio Metta, M. Valle, Giulio Sand...
13 years 4 months ago
Verbally Annotated Tactile Maps - Challenges and Approaches
Survey knowledge of spatial environments can be successfully conveyed by visual maps. For visually impaired people, tactile maps have been proposed as a substitute. The latter are ...
Christian Graf
118views Robotics» more  ICRA 2010»
13 years 4 months ago
Tactile object class and internal state recognition for mobile manipulation
— Tactile information is valuable in determining properties of objects that are inaccessible from visual perception. In this work, we present a tactile perception strategy that a...
Sachin Chitta, Matthew Piccoli, Jürgen Sturm
121views more  PRESENCE 2007»
13 years 5 months ago
The Body Surface as a Communication System: The State of the Art after 50 Years
The suggestion that the body surface might be used as an additional means of presenting information to human-machine operators has been around in the literature for nearly 50 year...
Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, Charles Spence
109views more  IJRR 2000»
13 years 5 months ago
Tactile Sensing: New Directions, New Challenges
Over the past three decades, tactile sensing has developed into a sophisticated technology. There has been a longstanding and widely held expectation that tactile sensors would ha...
Mark H. Lee
95views more  BC 2004»
13 years 5 months ago
Tactile efficiency of insect antennae with two hinge joints
Antennae are the main organs of the arthropod tactile sense. In contrast to other senses that are capable of retrieving spatial information, e.g. vision, spatial sampling of tactil...
André Frank Krause, Volker Dürr
81views more  TOH 2008»
13 years 5 months ago
Tactile and Multisensory Spatial Warning Signals for Drivers
The last few years have seen many exciting developments in the area of tactile and multisensory interface design. One of the most rapidly moving practical application areas for the...
Charles Spence, Cristy Ho
110views more  ENGL 2008»
13 years 5 months ago
Tactile Sensing-Based Control Architecture in Multi-Fingered Arm for Object Manipulation
This report presents the development of tactile sensing-based control architecture in a multi-fingered humanoid robot arm for object manipulation tasks. With the aim to enhance the...
Hanafiah B. Yussof, Masahiro Ohka, Hirofumi Suzuki...