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Distributive tactile sensing using fibre Bragg grating sensors
Author(s): B. M. Cowie; A. S. Main; D. J. Webb; P. N. Brett
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Paper Abstract

We describe experiments aimed at assessing the applicability of fibre Bragg grating sensors to distributive tactile sensing. Strain signals from flexible surfaces instrumented with Bragg grating sensors are processed using neural networks so as to obtain the location, shape and orientation of objects placed on the surfaces.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 July 2007
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 6619, Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 66193T (2 July 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.738773
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B. M. Cowie, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
A. S. Main, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
D. J. Webb, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
P. N. Brett, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6619:
Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Antonello Cutolo; Brian Culshaw; José Miguel López-Higuera, Editor(s)

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