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Use of a haptic device by blind and sighted people : perception of virtual textures and objects

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Use of a haptic device by blind and sighted people : perception of virtual textures and objects. / Colwell, C.; Petrie, H.; Kornbrot, D.; Hardwick, A.; Furner, S.

Improving the Quality of Life for the European Citizen: Technology for Inclusive Design and Equality. ed. / I.B. Placencia; E. Porrero. IOS Press, 1998.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Harvard

Colwell, C, Petrie, H, Kornbrot, D, Hardwick, A & Furner, S 1998, Use of a haptic device by blind and sighted people : perception of virtual textures and objects. in IB Placencia & E Porrero (eds), Improving the Quality of Life for the European Citizen: Technology for Inclusive Design and Equality. IOS Press.

APA

Colwell, C., Petrie, H., Kornbrot, D., Hardwick, A., & Furner, S. (1998). Use of a haptic device by blind and sighted people : perception of virtual textures and objects. In I. B. Placencia, & E. Porrero (Eds.), Improving the Quality of Life for the European Citizen: Technology for Inclusive Design and Equality IOS Press.

Vancouver

Colwell C, Petrie H, Kornbrot D, Hardwick A, Furner S. Use of a haptic device by blind and sighted people : perception of virtual textures and objects. In Placencia IB, Porrero E, editors, Improving the Quality of Life for the European Citizen: Technology for Inclusive Design and Equality. IOS Press. 1998

Author

Colwell, C. ; Petrie, H. ; Kornbrot, D. ; Hardwick, A. ; Furner, S. / Use of a haptic device by blind and sighted people : perception of virtual textures and objects. Improving the Quality of Life for the European Citizen: Technology for Inclusive Design and Equality. editor / I.B. Placencia ; E. Porrero. IOS Press, 1998.

Bibtex

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