An overview of tactile sensing

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Robot Systems Division, Center for Research on Integrated Manufacturing, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor , Ann Arbor, Mich, [Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va
Statementby Rajeev Agrawal and Ramesh Jain
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA-CR-180126
ContributionsJain, Ramesh, 1949-, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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This chapter focuses on human hand functions based on performance of manual tasks that specifically involve human tactile sensing, a form of sensing derived from cutaneous inputs arising in the skin of the human hand.

Key topics include: tactile sensitivity to electrical, mechanical, and thermal energy; the tactile spatial and temporal resolving capacity of the human hand; tactile motion on the skin; space. This book focuses on tactile sensing in robotics.

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Designing a robotic system that can successfully and safely integrate with human-centered society requires careful attention to this topic. To be as capable and aware of our environment as we are, humans use tactile information at many levels. About this book Comprehensively covers the key technologies for the development of tactile perception in minimally invasive surgery Covering the timely topic of tactile sensing and display in minimally invasive and robotic surgery, this book comprehensively explores new techniques which could dramatically reduce the need for invasive procedures.

This chapter provides an overview of force and tactile sensing, with the primary emphasis placed on tactile sensing. We begin by presenting some basic considerations in choosing a tactile sensor and then review a wide variety of sensor types, including proximity, kinematic, force, dynamic, contact, skin deflection, thermal, and pressure sensors.

We also review various transduction methods, appropriate Cited by: 7. Abstract Any device which senses information such as shape, texture, softness, temperature, vibration or shear and normal forces, by physical contact or touch, can be termed a tactile sensor.

The importance of tactile sensor technology was recognized in the s, along with a realization of the importance of computers and robotics. This review provides an overview of recent advances in tactile sensing technology, which is divided into three aspects: basic physiology associated with human tactile sensing, the requirements for the realization of viable tactile sensors, and new materials for tactile devices.

title = "Tactile sensing in dexterous robot hands - Review", abstract = "Tactile sensing is an essential element of An overview of tactile sensing book dexterous robot hand manipulation. It provides information about forces of interaction and surface properties at points of contact between the robot fingers and the objects.

Recent advancements in robot tactile sensing led to development of many computational techniques that. This book presents an in-depth analysis of various system related issues and presents the trade-offs one may face while developing an effective tactile sensing system.

For this purpose, human. We start with an overview of state-of-the-art tactile sensor technology. We then detail tactile sensors based on the novel soft capacitor fibers developed by our group and go on to introduce a theoretical model to describe the electrical response of a single capacitor fiber using an electrical ladder network model and show that such a fiber can function as a touch-sensitive sensor.

Covering the timely topic of tactile sensing and display in minimally invasive and robotic surgery, this book comprehensively explores new techniques which could dramatically reduce the need for. A significant part of our work on tactile sensing is in collaboration with the Columbia CLUE Lab.

Project highlights (in chronological order): We demonstrated a sensor that can achieve sub-millimeter contact localization accuracy over a mm 2 area using only 4 wires. The key idea is to collect and use overlapping piezoresistive signals from multiple pairs of electrodes.

Abstract. This chapter provides an overview of force and tactile sensing, with the primary emphasis placed on tactile sensing. We begin by presenting some basic considerations in choosing a tactile sensor and then review a wide variety of sensor types, including proximity, kinematic, force, dynamic, contact, skin deflection, thermal, and pressure sensors.

In this context, robotic tactile sensing is the focus of this chapter. Sensing Classification Robotic sensing can be classified as either of the noncontact or contact type [1]. Noncontact sensing involves interaction between the robot and its environment by some physical phenomenon, such as acoustic or electromagnetic waves, that interact without contact.

Tactile sensing is an essential component in many applications such as robotics, haptics, rehabilitation, electrotextiles, prosthetics and many more. In the light of greater focus on man-machine interaction, the importance of artificial tactile sensing as an important feedback tool is also growing.

Humans make considerable use of information derived through touch, and an emerging domain of robot sensing is tactile sensing.

This book considers various aspects of tactile sensing, from hardware design through to the use of tactile data in exploratory situations using a multi-fingered robot hand. This chapter provides an overview of tactile se nsing in robotics. This chapter is an attempt to answer three basic questions: x What is meant by Tactile Sensing.

x Why Tactile Sensing is important. x How Tactile Sensing is achieved. The chapter is organized to. Comprehensively covers the key technologies for the development of tactile perception in minimally invasive surgery. Covering the timely topic of tactile sensing and display in minimally invasive and robotic surgery, this book comprehensively explores new techniques which could dramatically reduce the need for invasive procedures.

Touch and tactile sensor are devices which measures the parameters of a contact between the sensor and an object.

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This interaction obtained is confined to a small defined region. This contrasts with a force and torque sensor that measures the total forces being applied to an object. Robotic Tactile Sensing: Technologies and System eBook: Dahiya, Ravinder S., Valle, Maurizio: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Ravinder S.

Dahiya, Maurizio Valle. This document presents a summary of current research that has investigated the quantification of human tactile and kinesthetic sensing capabilities. This information is presented in three layers of detail: a Summary table, a Detailed Table and Notes.

The Notes section at the end summarizes the main points from each of the works surveyed. Artificial Tactile Sensing in Biomedical Engineering explains the fundamentals of the human sense of touch and the latest techniques for artificially replicating it.

The book describes the mechanistic principles of static and dynamic tactile sensors and discusses cutting-edge biomedical applications, including minimally invasive surgery, tumor Price: $ Summary.

An accessible, nontechnical overview of active touch sensing, from sensory receptors in the skin to tactile surfaces on flat screen displays. Haptics, or haptic sensing, refers to the ability to identify and perceive objects through touch.

This is active touch, involving exploration of an object with the hand rather than the passive sensing of a vibration or force on the skin. Buy Robotic Tactile Sensing: Technologies and System by Dahiya, Ravinder S., Valle, Maurizio (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Ravinder S. Dahiya, Maurizio Valle. Summary This chapter contains sections titled: Constitutive Equations of Crystals IEEE Notation Fundamentals of PVDF Mechanical Characterization of Piezoelectric Polyvinylidene Fluoride.

A tactile image sensor employing a camera is capable of obtaining rich tactile information through image sequences with high spatial resolution. There have been many studies on the tactile image sensors from more than 30 years ago, and, recently, they have been applied in the field of robotics.

Tactile image sensors can be classified into three typical categories according to the method of. Overview: What is Tactile Sensor. Analogy with the Human Touch Tactile Sensing: How. A Case Study Robotic Applications Directions for Future Research 4.

What is Tactile Sensor. A tactile sensor is a device that measures information arising from physical interaction with its environment. • What does it sense. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: 1. Introduction to Tactile Sensing / Howard R. Nicholls Tactile Sensor Designs / Howard R.

Nicholls Processing and Using Tactile Sensor Data / Howard R. Nicholls Planar Elasticity for Tactile Sensing / Ronald S. Fearing Tactile sensing is a field that is rapidly progressing and becoming more useful. One major use of tactile sensing is minimally invasive surgery.

This technology will allow surgeons to make smaller incisions and use sensors to virtually feel and look at the internal organs of a patient. A highly developed tactile.

Tactile sensing can provide information about mechanical properties such as compliance, friction, and mass. Knowledge of these parameters is essential if robots are to reliably handle unknown objects in unstructured environments.

Although touch sensing is the basis of dextrous manipulation, early work in tactile sensing.

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Pressure Distribution Sensing. Modeled after humans’ sense of touch, tactile sensor systems enable certain technical elements to perceive mechanical contact. This makes it possible to sense both isolated contact and pressure distributed over a large-area with a spatial resolution.The concept of semiconductor devices based sensors or solid-state sensorss is an interesting one, as it allows compact and fast tactile sensing systems with capabilities such as human-like spatio-temporal resolution.

This book presents a comprehensive description of semiconductor devices based tactile sensing.An Overview on Tactile Display, Haptic Investigation towards Beneficial for Blind Person Mr. Anirudha Ray, Miss. Swati Ghosh, Dr.

Biswarup Neogi Abstract— This paper presents the intellectual issue with proper information of several improvements on tactile display and haptic oriented research.