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Advances in Human-Computer Interaction
Volume 2009, Article ID 901707, 6 pages
Research Article

CyARM: Haptic Sensing Device for Spatial Localization on Basis of Exploration by Arms

1Department of Info.Sys.Eng., Kanazawa University, Kakuma, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan
2International Young Researcher Empowerment Center, Shinshu University, 3-15-1 Tokida, Ueda, Nagano 386-8567, Japan
3Department of Media Architecture, 116-2 Kamedanakano, Hakodate, Hokkaido 041-8655, Japan
4Graduate School of Infomation Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, Kita 14, Nishi 9, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0814, Japan

Received 10 June 2009; Accepted 25 October 2009

Academic Editor: Sunil K. Agrawal

Copyright © 2009 Junichi Akita et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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