, Volume 17, Issue 3-4, pp 362-366
Date: 15 Nov 2012

EMG analysis accompanied by tactile apparent movement

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Abstract

Tactile apparent movement recognition is normally considered as a subjective sense of humans. Applying the tactile apparent movement to an engineering system, a quantitative evaluation study becomes necessary. In previous studies, finding the body-sway caused by the tactile apparent movement in a fixed experimental condition became possible. However, characteristic of the body-sway was not thoroughly investigated. In this study, investigating the body-sway caused by tactile apparent movement in a fixed experimental condition was aimed. Therefore, we focused on biological information, the body-sway and the comparison between the apparent movement recognized trials and the non-recognized trials. The findings of this research will be conducive to optimize the performance of the systems that are using the tactile apparent movement.

This work was presented in part at the 17th International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics, Oita, Japan, January 19–21, 2012.