Tactile Afferent Simulation from Pressure Arrays

  • Rosana Matuk Herrera
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6856)


At present, autonomous, robotic dexterous manipulation in unknown environments still eludes us. Children only a few years old lift and manipulate unfamiliar objects more dexterously than today’s robots. Thus, robotics researchers increasingly agree that ideas from biology can strongly benefit the design of autonomous robots.


Autonomous Robot Glabrous Skin Unfamiliar Object Lift Task Tactile Signal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosana Matuk Herrera
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  1. 1.Department of Computer Science, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y NaturalesUniversidad de Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina

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