IEEE World Haptics 2017

Workshops

Locations of the workshop rooms are indicated in the conference location map  (see Seminar rooms for S1 to S6).


Morning Workshops


W.1 Electrostatic Tactile Displays (Room: Kleiner Saal)

Organisers: Mr Gholamreza Ilkhani, Prof Evren Samur

Weblink: http://haptics.boun.edu.tr/?page_id=1065

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  • Evren Samur, Prof., Bogazici University, Turkey, “Welcome and Introduction”
  • Akio Yamamoto, Prof., University of Tokyo, Japan, “Multi-touch Haptics on a Large-screen LCD using Electroadhesion”
  • Ed Colgate, Prof., Northwestern University, USA, “High Bandwidth Electroadhesion”
  • Frederic Giraud, Prof., L2EP/IRCICA, France, “Coupling Electrostatic and Vibrating Devices”
  • Gholamreza Ilkhani, Bogazici University, Turkey, “Data-Driven Texture Rendering on an Electrostatic Tactile Display”
  • Jeha Ryu, Prof., Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, “Application of Electrovibration Technology to Touch Panel Display Systems”
  • Seungmoon Choi, Prof., POSTECH, Korea, “Improving 3D Shape Perception Using Electrostatic Friction Display”
  • Yasemin Vardar, Koc University, Turkey, “Tactile Perception of Electrovibration Displayed on Touch Screens”

 


W.2 Haptics interfaces for accessibility (Room: S1)

Organizers: Dr Luca Brayda, Dr Lamia Elloumi, Prof Jan Van Erp

Weblink: http://wwwhome.cs.utwente.nl/~elloumil/haptic_interfaces_for_accessibility.html

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  • Luca Brayda – IIT, Italy – Interaction and manipulation of dynamical virtual content by visually impaired people
  • Mounia Ziat – University of North Michigan, USA – Learning Tangible Interaction from Seniors
  • Anke Brock – INRIA, France – Tangible Interaction for Visually Impaired People: why and how
  • Duvernoy Basil – UPMC, France – Tactile Communicator for Use by The Deafblind
  • Yongjae Yoo – POSTECH, Korea – TouchPhoto: Enabling Independent Photo-Related Activities for Visually-Impaired Users
  • Matteo Bianchi – Centro Piaggio, Italy – Augmented white cane performance with wearable haptics and navigation
  • Domenico Prattichizzo – University of Siena, Italy – A remote vibrotactile guidance system for blind and visually impaired
  • Lamia Elloumi – University of Twente, Netherlands – “Feeling the space”: Towards enhancement of spatial awareness for visually impaired people
  • Cecilia Gatti – University of Illinois, USA – Virtual reality test bed for haptic error augmentation in psychomotor skill development
  • Jan Van Erp – TNO, Netherlands – Perceiving tactile codes on the abdomen in dual-task conditions

 


W.3 Haptic Methods and Technologies for Virtual Assembly Simulations (Room: S5)

Organizers: Dr Thomas Hulin, Dr René Weller

Weblink: http://cgvr.informatik.uni-bremen.de/workshops/VirtualAssemblySimulationsWorkshop.shtml

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  • Ralf Rabätje, CTO of vr-on GmbH: “New Challenges in VR using Game Engines?”
  • Rene Weller, University of Bremen: “Continuous Volumetric Collision Detection and Response for Haptic Rendering”
  • Jerome Perret, CEO of Haption S.A.: “Haptic virtual assembly testing: what are the requirements for the physics engine?”
  • Thomas Hulin, German Aerospace Center (DLR): “Control in Haptics: Towards Optimal Haptic Feedback”
  • Bernhard Weber, German Aerospace Center (DLR): “Force feedback in virtual assembly scenarios: A human factors evaluation”

 


Afternoon Workshops


W.4 Wearable haptic systems: design, applications, and perspectives (Room: kleiner Saal)

Organisers: Dr Claudio Pacchierotti, Dr Stephen Sinclair, Prof Massimiliano Solazzi, Prof Antonio Frisoli, Prof Vincent Hayward, Prof Domenico Prattichizzo

Weblink: http://sirslab.diism.unisi.it/whc17-wearable-haptics/

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  • Vincent Hayward, UPMC, France, “Early tactile processing”
  • Antonio Frisoli, SSSA, Italy, “Virtual serious games and wearable haptic interfaces for neuro rehabilitation of children with movement disorders”
  • Sandra Hirche, TUM, Germany, “Wearable haptics for human-robot team interaction”
  • Domenico Prattichizzo, UNISI and IIT, Italy, “Contact deformation feedback for fingertip wearable devices”
  • Antonis Argyros, FORTH, Greece, “Markerless visual tracking in support of wearable haptics for humans and robots”
  • Matteo Bianchi, UNIPI, Italy, “Wearable haptics and affective computing: towards a novel paradigm for HRI”
  • Miguel Otaduy, URJC, Spain, “Touching virtual environments through soft hands”

 


W.5 Recent advances in modeling skin mechanics and tactile afferent responses (Room: S1)

Organisers: Dr Hannes Saal, Dr Benoit Delhaye

Weblink: https://sites.google.com/sheffield.ac.uk/wh2017/wh2017-workshop

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  • Jean-Louis Thonnard, Universite Catholique de Louvain
  • Michael Wiertlewski, Aix-Marseille University
  • Craig Shultz, Colgate Lab, Northwestern University
  • Lynette Jones, MIT
  • Greg Gerling, University of Virginia
  • Lucia Seminara, University of Genoa
  • Jinghua Tang, Liudi Jiang Lab, University of Southampton
  • Benoit Delhaye, University of Chicago

 


W.6 Haptics in Education (Room: S5)

Organisers: Mr Chad Rose, Prof Marcia O’Malley, Prof William Harwin, Dr Ozan Tokatli, Prof Faustina Hwang

Weblink: http://mahilab.rice.edu/content/ieee-world-haptics-2017-workshop-haptics-education

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  • Roger Gassert/Olivier Lambercy, ETHZ, “Haptic Paddles in Advanced Courses”
  • Volkan Patoglu, Sabancı University, “Series-Elastic Haptic Paddles”
  • Jenna Gorlewicz (to be represented), St. Louis University, “Assessments of Learning Outcomes”
  • Melisa Orta Martinez, CHARM lab Stanford University, “Haptic systems to understand math, science and engineering”
  • Karon Maclean. “An overview of haptics in education”

 


W.7 Multidisciplinary perspectives on how humans experience weight and act upon objects (Room: S6)

Organisers: Dr Gavin Buckingham

Weblink: https://sites.google.com/site/obintlab/ieee-haptics-workshop

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  • Marco Davare, University College London/Katholieke Universiteit Leuven: ‘Using virtual reality to study brain mechanisms underlying visuo-haptic integration during skilled grasp’
  • Jacob Suchoski & Allison Okamura, Stanford University: ‘Altered weight perception due to amplified skin deformation’
  • Gavin Buckingham, University of Exeter: ‘Effector-specific dissociations in real and illusory weight perception’
  • Joachim Hermsdoerfer, Technical University of Munich: ‘Memory, feedforward prediction and feedback adaptation in grip force control during object manipulation following lesions of the motor-dominant and non-dominant hemisphere’
  • Agnes Roby-Brami, Pierre et Marie Curie University Paris: ‘Force exchanges during object manipulation’
  • Jonas Schmidtler, Technical University of Munich: ‘Influence of Weight Illusions on the Design and Usability of Haptic Human-Robot Collaboration’