EuroHaptics 2012
June 12-15, 2012
Hotel Rosendahl
Tampere, Finland

February 19, 2012:
    All submissions due
April 2, 2012:
    Notifications for acceptance
April 16, 2012:
    Camera-ready papers due
April 20, 2012:
    Early registration deadline

June 12, 2012:
June 13-15, 2012:
    The main conference

Click here to see invited speakers.
Tampere old factory area
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Day 1


  • A peer-to-peer Trilateral Passivity Control for delayed collaborative Teleoperation
       Michael Panzirsch, Jordi Artigas-Esclusa, Andreas Tobergte, Paul Kotyczka, Carsten Preusche, Alin Albu-Schaeffer & Gerd Hirzinger

  • Haptic communication tools for collaborative deformation of molecules
       Jean Simard & Mehdi Ammi

  • Perceptually Robust Traffic Control in Distributed Haptic Virtual Environments
       Clemens Schuwerk, Rahul Chaudhari & Eckehard Steinbach

  • Error-resilient Perceptual Haptic Data Communication based on Probabilistic Receiver State Estimation
       Julius Kammerl, Fernanda Brandi, Florian Schweiger & Eckehard Steinbach

  • Spectral Subtraction of Robot Motion Noise for Improved Vibrotactile Event Detection
       William McMahan & Katherine Kuchenbecker

  • Contact Force and Finger Angles Estimation for Touch Panel by Detecting Transmitted Light on Fingernail
       Yoichi Watanabe, Yasutoshi Makino & Katsunari Sato

  • 16:00-17:30

  • Transparency Improvement in Haptic Devices with a Torque Compensator Using Motor Current
       Ozgur Baser, Erhan ilhan Konukseven & Hakan Gurocak

  • Novel Thin Electromagnetic System for creating Pushbutton Feedback in Automotive Applications
       Ingo Zoller, Peter Lotz & Thorsten Kern

  • Dynamics Modeling of an Encountered Haptic Interface for Ball Catching and Impact Tasks Simulation
    '    Massimiliano Solazzi, Dario Pellegrinetti, Paolo Tripicchio, Antonio Frisoli & Massimo Bergamasco

  • Development and applications of High-Density Tactile Sensing Glove
       Takashi Sagisaka, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Akihiko Nagakubo & Kazuyuki Ozaki

  • Development of an Impact-Resonant Actuator for Mobile Devices
       Dongbum Pyo, Tae-Heon Yang, Semin Ryu, Byung-Kil Han, Jun Seok Park & Dong-Soo Kwon

  • Haptic Rendering of Cultural Heritage Objects at Different Scales
       Sreeni Kamalalayam Gopalan, Priyadarshini Kumari, Praseedha Krishnan & Subhasis Chaudhuri

  • Day 2


  • Tradeoffs In The Application of Time-Reversed Acoustics to Tactile Stimulation
       Charles Hudin, José Lozada, Michael Wiertlewski & Vincent Hayward

  • Finite Element Modeling of a Vibrating Touch Screen Actuated by Piezo Patches for Haptic Feedback
       Buket Baylan, Ugur Aridogan & Cagatay Basdogan

  • Presentation of Sudden Temperature Change using Spatially Divided Warm and Cool Stimuli
       Katsunari Sato & Takashi Maeno

  • A Novel Approach for Pseudo-Haptic Textures Based on Curvature Information
       Ferran Argelaguet, David Antonio Gómez Jáuregui, Maud Marchal & Anatole Lécuyer

  • Indicating Wind Direction Using a Fan-Based Wind Display
       Takuya Nakano, Shota Saji & Yasuyuki Yanagida

  • Electrostatic Modulated Friction as Tactile Feedback: Intensity Perception
       Dinesh Wijekoon, Marta Cecchinato, Eve Hoggan & Jukka Linjama

  • 15:30-17:00

  • What feels parallel strongly depends on hand orientation
       Astrid Kappers & Bart Liefers

  • On the Perceptual Artifacts Introduced by Packet Losses on the Forward Channel of Haptic Telemanipulation Sessions
       Fernanda Brandi, Burak Cizmeci & Eckehard Steinbach

  • Masking of Key-Click Feedback Signals on Two Fingers using Simple Clicks
       Jin Ryong Kim, Xiaowei Dai, Xiang Cao, Carl Picciotto, Desney Tan & Hong Tan

  • Modifying an Identified Angle of Edged Shapes Using Pseudo-Haptic Effects
       Yuki Ban, Takashi Kajinami, Takuji Narumi, Tomohiro Tanikawa & Michitaka Hirose

  • The Effect of the Stiffness Gradient on the Just Noticeable Difference Between Surface Regions
       Umut Kocak, Karljohan Lundin Palmerius, Camilla Forsell & Matthew Cooper

  • Two hands perceive better than one
       Myrthe A. Plaisier & Marc O. Ernst

  • Day 3


  • A Closed-loop Neurorobotic System for Investigating Braille-reading Finger Kinematics
       Jeremie Pinoteau, Luca Leonardo Bologna, Jesús Alberto Garrido & Angelo Arleo

  • Combining Brain-Computer and Haptic Interfaces: Detecting Mental Workload to Adapt Force-Feedback
       Laurent George, Maud Marchal, Loeiz GLONDU & Anatole Lécuyer

  • Cognitive load can explain differences in active and passive touch
       George Van Doorn, Vladimir Dubaj, Dianne Wuillemin, Barry Richardson & Mark Symmons

  • Discrimination of Springs with Vision, Proprioception, and Artificial Skin Stretch Cues
       Netta Gurari, Jason Wheeler, Amy Shelton & Allison Okamura

  • Tactile sensibility through tactile display: effect of the array density and clinical use
       Massimiliano Valente, Ferdinando Cannella, Lorenzo Scalise, Mariacarla Memeo, Paolo Liberini & Darwin Caldwell

  • Tactile Emotions: A Vibrotactile Tactile Gamepad for Transmitting Emotional Messages to Children with Autism
       Gwénaël Changeon, Delphine Graeff, Margarita Anastassova & José Lozada

  • 14:00-15:00

  • Two finger grasping simulation with cutaneous and kinesthetic force feedback
       Claudio Pacchierotti, Francesco Chinello, Monica Malvezzi, Leonardo Meli & Domenico Prattichizzo

  • Stable and Transparent Bimanual Six-Degree-of-Freedom Haptic Rendering Using Trust Region Optimization
       Thomas Knott, Yuen Law & Torsten Kuhlen

  • Feel the Static and Kinetic Friction
       Felix Hamza-Lup & William Baird

  • Inside the boundaries of the physical world: audio-haptic feedback as support for the navigation in virtual enviroments
       Luca Turchet, Niels Nilsson & Stefania Serafin

  • UTA TTY Nokia