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Scholarpedia of Touch

  • Provides the current scientific understanding of tactile sensing and its neural substrates in animals including man
  • Reference work for researchers in neuroscience, haptics, tactile perception, robotics, psychology and biology
  • First volume of new encyclopedia comprising multiple scientific disciplines, written and curated by top scientists, including Nobel laureates and Field medalists

Series: Scholarpedia

By: Tony Prescott(Editor), Ehud Ahissar(Editor), Eugene Izhikevich(Editor)

Atlantis Press

Hardback | Nov 2015 | #225474 | ISBN-13: 9789462391321
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About this book

Scholarpedia of Touch provides a comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed articles written by leading researchers, detailing our current scientific understanding of tactile sensing and its neural substrates in animals including humans.

Scholarpedia of Touch allows ideas and insights to be shared between researchers working on different aspects of touch and in different species, including research in synthetic touch systems. In addition, this encyclopedia raises awareness of research in tactile sensing and increases scientific and public interest in the field. The articles address subjects including tactile control, whiskered robots, vibrissal coding, the molecular basis of touch, invertebrate mechanoreception, fingertip transducers and tactile sensing.

All the articles in this encyclopedia provide in-depth and state-of-the-art scholarly treatment of the academic topics concerned, making it an excellent reference work for academics, professionals and students.

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