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The effect of indentation force and displacement on visual perception of compliance

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dc.contributor.author Fakhoury, Evan
dc.contributor.author Culmer, Peter R.
dc.contributor.author Henson, Brian
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-20T07:53:55Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-20T07:53:55Z
dc.date.copyright 2015 en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4799-6624-0 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/6640
dc.description.abstract This paper investigates the effect of maximum indentation force and depth on people's ability to accurately discriminate compliance using indirect visual information only. Participants took part in two psychophysical experiments in which they were asked to choose the `softest' sample out of a series of presented sample pairs. In the experiments, participants observed a computer-actuated tip indent the sample pairs to one of two conditions; maximum depth (10mm) or maximum force (4N). This indentation process simulates tool operated palpation in laparoscopic surgery. Results were used to plot psychometric functions as a measure of accuracy of compliance discriminability. A comparison indicated that participants performed best in the task where they judged samples being indented to a pre-set maximum force relying solely on visual cues, which demonstrates the effect of visual information on compliance discrimination. Results also show that indentation cues such as force and deformation depth have different effects on our ability to visually discriminate compliance. These findings will inform future work on designing a haptic feedback system capable of augmenting visual and haptic information independently for optimal compliance discrimination performance. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IEEE en_US
dc.title The effect of indentation force and displacement on visual perception of compliance en_US
dc.type Conference Paper / Proceeding en_US
dc.author.school SOE en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200501678 en_US
dc.author.department Industrial And Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.keywords Force en_US
dc.keywords Visualization en_US
dc.keywords Haptic interfaces en_US
dc.keywords Actuators en_US
dc.keywords Minimally invasive surgery en_US
dc.keywords Robots en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WHC.2015.7177696 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Fakhoury, E., Culmer, P. R., & Henson, B. (2015, June). The effect of indentation force and displacement on visual perception of compliance. In World Haptics Conference (WHC), 2015 IEEE (pp. 88-93). IEEE. en_US
dc.author.email evan.fakhoury@lau.edu en_US
dc.conference.date 22-26 June 2015 en_US
dc.conference.pages 88-93 en_US
dc.conference.place Evanston, IL, USA en_US
dc.conference.title 2015 IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC) en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7177696/ en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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