Development of a sensor system for measuring tactile sensation

Yoshihiro Tanaka, Mami Tanaka, Seiji Chonan

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Abstract

This paper presents the development of a sensor system for measuring tactile sensation. First, various tactile feelings of fabrics are collected through questionnaires and the factor analysis is introduced to classify the feelings. Next, an active sensing system using the piezoelectric effect and the pyroelectric effect of a PVDF (Polyvinylidene Fluoride) film is assembled. The sensor's surface is heated and two kinds of active sensing, contact and slide, are introduced to collect tactile information. Measurement is done on the sample fabrics and features of the collected data are extracted as the sensor outputs. Comparison with tactile feelings shows that the sensor system well describes human tactile perception.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2006 5th IEEE Conference on Sensors
Pages554-557
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 1
Event2006 5th IEEE Conference on Sensors - Daegu, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2006 Oct 222006 Oct 25

Publication series

NameProceedings of IEEE Sensors

Other

Other2006 5th IEEE Conference on Sensors
CountryKorea, Republic of
CityDaegu
Period06/10/2206/10/25

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Tanaka, Y., Tanaka, M., & Chonan, S. (2006). Development of a sensor system for measuring tactile sensation. In 2006 5th IEEE Conference on Sensors (pp. 554-557). [4178680] (Proceedings of IEEE Sensors). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSENS.2007.355528