1. Introduction to Tactile Sensing and Display

  1. Saeed Sokhanvar1,
  2. Javad Dargahi2,
  3. Siamak Najarian3 and
  4. Siamak Arbatani2

Published Online: 6 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118357989.ch1

Tactile Sensing and Displays: Haptic Feedback for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics

Tactile Sensing and Displays: Haptic Feedback for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics

How to Cite

Sokhanvar, S., Dargahi, J., Najarian, S. and Arbatani, S. (2012) Introduction to Tactile Sensing and Display, in Tactile Sensing and Displays: Haptic Feedback for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118357989.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Helbling Precision Engineering Inc., USA

  2. 2

    Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

  3. 3

    Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119972495

Online ISBN: 9781118357989

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Keywords:

  • tactile sensing and display in robotics, MIS, MIRS;
  • haptical/tactile sensing, tactile sensors in force sensing;
  • visual/auditory/tactile cutaneous/kinesthetic, as haptic perception;
  • touch-based hand/fingertips and receptor, deriving information;
  • hazardous/life-threatening, use of remote tactile sensors;
  • tactile sensing challenges in MIS/RMIS, and novel tactile sensing;
  • MIS and SAID, robots and lack of tactile sensing;
  • robotics smart endoscopic, teletaction and lost tactile perception;
  • haptic devices and realistic feedback, combining kinesthetic/tactile;
  • humanoid robots simulating humans, for understanding human processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Conventional and Modern Surgical Techniques

  • Motivation

  • Tactile Sensing

  • Force Sensing

  • Force Position

  • Softness Sensing

  • Lump Detection

  • Tactile Sensing in Humans

  • Haptic Sense

  • Tactile Display Requirements

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)

  • Robotics

  • Applications

  • References