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Author Najjārīyān, Siyāmik.

Title Artificial tactile sensing in biomedical engineering / Siamak Najarian, Javad Dargahi, Ali Abouei Mehrizi
Published New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 242 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Series McGraw-Hill biophotonics
McGraw-Hill biophotonics.
Contents The four senses in humans : sight, hearing, smell, and taste -- The sense of touch -- Introduction to tactile sensing and tactile sensors -- Introduction to tactile sensing technologies -- Strain gauge sensors -- Piezoelectric sensors -- Application of tactile sensing in surgery -- Tactile image information -- Application and recent developments of tactile sensing in tumor detection -- Determination of mechanical properties of biological tissues including stiffness and hardness -- Application of tactile sensing in robotic surgery -- Haptics application in surgical simulation
Summary "Comprehensive information on artificial tactile sensing design for minimally invasive surgery (MIS). This innovative guide focuses on the artificial sense of touch and its application in medicine and surgery. It explains the five natural senses in human beings and then explores the variety of tactile sensors and their potential for medicine."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures -- instrumentation.
Touch Perception.
Biomedical Engineering.
Robotics in medicine.
Tactile sensors.
MEDICAL -- Instruments & Supplies.
Robotics in medicine.
Tactile sensors.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Internet resources.
Form Electronic book
Author Dargahi, Javad.
Mehrizi, Ali Abouei.
LC no. 2009010122
ISBN 007160152X