Haptic cue of forces on tools: Investigation of multi-point cutaneous activity on skin using suction pressure stimuli

Lope Ben Porquis, Daiki Maemori, Naohisa Nagaya, Masashi Konyo, Satoshi Tadokoro

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Abstract

This paper presents an initial data that could show a possible contribution of mechanoreceptor activity to the perception of forces applied on grasped objects. Here, we obtained detailed psychophysical characteristics of perceived force-magnitude in multiple degrees of freedom (MDOF) using multi-point suction pressure stimuli. To obtain such data, we developed a multi-point stimulation method that can represent MDOF perceived force on a tool. We characterized the perceived force response of human subjects to suction pressure stimuli through psychophysical experiments. Moreover, we analyzed the strain energy density (SED) on the finger pads considering the force applied through finite element simulation. The results of the psychophysical experiments showed that multi-point stimulation method is effective for evoking MDOF perceived force on a tool. Interestingly, we found that the results of the finite element analysis agree with those of the psychophysical data. Therefore, we have verified that it is possible to use multi-point suction pressure stimulation for representing perceived force on objects held in a hand. In addition, a preliminary insight into the role of SED for perceiving force on tools is provided.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIROS 2013
Subtitle of host publicationNew Horizon, Conference Digest - 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
Pages2023-2029
Number of pages7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Dec 1
Event2013 26th IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems: New Horizon, IROS 2013 - Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 2013 Nov 32013 Nov 8

Publication series

NameIEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
ISSN (Print)2153-0858
ISSN (Electronic)2153-0866

Other

Other2013 26th IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems: New Horizon, IROS 2013
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityTokyo
Period13/11/313/11/8

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Software
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Science Applications

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