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Author Mullins, James Alexander

Title Haptically simulating soft tissue using spherical voxel and reactive agents / by James Alexander Mullins
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009


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 W'PONDS  610.2840113 Mul/Hss  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 153 leaves : illustrations ; 30 cm
Summary This thesis describes technology developed by the author enabling trainee surgeons to perform needle insertion procedures with force feedback (haptics) on a virtual patient. Addition of the sense of touch to medical simulation is arguably the most important step forward in the evolution of haptic technology to this day
Notes Submitted to the School of Engineering of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (leaves 143-153)
Subject Touch -- Computer simulation.
Injections, Hypodermic -- Computer simulation.
Virtual reality in medicine.
Simulated environment (Teaching method)
Needle biopsy -- Computer simulation.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Science and Technology.
Deakin University. School of Engineering