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ISSN: 1690-4524 (Online)


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William Lesso

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Nagib C. Callaos


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A Proposal for Stress Management Using Serious Games Associated to Virtual and Augmented Reality
Renato de Aquino Lopes, Alexandre Cardoso, Edgard A. Lamounier Júnior, Ederaldo José Lopes
(pages: 1-7)

Comparative Student Success Analysis of Distance Education and Traditional Education in Associate Degree Programs
Gizem Ilyas, Sinan Ilyas, Hayrettin Evirgen
(pages: 8-12)

Proposal for a Similar Question Search System on a Q&A Site
Katsutoshi Kanamori, Akinori Kanda, Hayato Ohwada
(pages: 13-16)

Discovering Interdisciplinary Uses of Online Technologies in Higher Education
Mary Caton-Rosser, Barbara Looney, Kaitlin Schneider
(pages: 17-21)

Recognizing the Need for Rich Contextualization in the Classroom and Applying it with Modified Bloom's Cognitive Domain Taxonomy for Successful Teaching of Physics 106 (Physics II – Electricity, Magnetism and Light)
Matthew E. Edwards
(pages: 22-28)

Democracy, Political Perceptions, and New Media
Houman Sadri, Madelyn Flammia
(pages: 29-33)

Empirical Studies of Agile Software Development to Learn Programming Skills
Yasuyo Kofune, Takahiro Koita
(pages: 34-37)

Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) to Education
Joseph M. Woodside, Shahram Amiri
(pages: 38-40)

Detect of Sublethal Damage with Cyclic Deformation of Erythrocyte in Shear Flow
Shigehiro Hashimoto
(pages: 41-46)

Effect of Micro Ridges on Orientation of Cultured Cell
Haruka Hino, Shigehiro Hashimoto, Fumihiko Sato
(pages: 47-53)

Improvement of the Response Time in an Open Source Audioconference Architecture Based on SIP Multicast Implemented with JainSIP, JainSDP and JGAP Libraries
Carlos M. Moreno, Maribel Álvarez
(pages: 54-59)

Online Teaching and Learning at the Graduate School Level: Student Perceptions on Discussion Boards v. Synchronous Communication
Christopher N. Amos Sr.
(pages: 60-65)

New CA Based Image Encryption-Scaling Scheme Using Wavelet Transform
Bala Suyambu Jeyaram, Rama Raghavan
(pages: 66-71)

New Optoelectronic Technology Simplified for Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED)
Andre F. S. Guedes, Vilmar P. Guedes, Simone Tartari, Mônica L. Souza, Idaulo J. Cunha
(pages: 72-74)

Interprofessional Collaborative Practice to Improve Patient Outcomes: A Pilot Study
Jennifer Styron, Catherine Dearman, Sheila Whitworth, Henrietta Brown
(pages: 75-81)

Corporate Governance as a Crucial Factor in Achieving Sustainable Corporate Performance
Julija Bistrova, Natalja Lace, Manuela Tvaronaviciene
(pages: 82-88)


 

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Universal Robot Hand Equipped with Tactile and Joint Torque Sensors: Development and Experiments on Stiffness Control and Object Recognition

Hiroyuki NAKAMOTO, Futoshi KOBAYASHI, Nobuaki IMAMURA, Hidenori SHIRASAWA, Fumio KOJIMA


Various humanoid robots have been developed and multifunction robot hands which are able to attach those robots like human hand is needed. But a useful robot hand has not been depeveloped, because there are a lot of problems such as control method of many degrees of freedom and processing method of enormous sensor outputs. Realizing such robot hand, we have developed five-finger robot hand. In this paper, the detailed structure of developed robot hand is described. The robot hand we developed has five fingers of multi-joint that is equipped with joint torque sensors and tactile sensors. We report experimental results of a stiffness control with the developed robot hand. Those results show that it is possible to change the stiffness of joints. Moreover we propose an object recognition method with the tactile sensor. The validity of that method is assured by experimental results.

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