Development of Intuitive Force Presentation Method Using Stopper Mechanism for Skill Training

  • Masamichi Sakaguchi
  • Mingoo Lee
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 529)


In skill training, there are many information and most of skill training depends on watching the skill. However the novice can not acquire the force information by watching the skill. So the trial and error process is required for the skill training. We describes some methods guiding the exerting force of novice to exert the target force at target position. The methods present spring from the target position for the novice exerting target force. Because watching the skill is also important in skill training, the presenting methods intend for presenting the force information without the visual information. The spring element makes the novice actively exerting force. And the stopper and latch element display how much pushing down the spring. The force guiding method use mechanical elements controlled by the brake linear actuator like the spring, stopper and latch. In this paper, the concept and purpose of the method and the validity of the method are described.


Skill training Skill transfer Force guiding Force presentation Robot-mediated training 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nagoya Institute of TechnologyNagoyaJapan

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