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Journal of Robotics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 412816, 14 pages
Review Article

Advances in Haptics, Tactile Sensing, and Manipulation for Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery, Noninvasive Surgery, and Diagnosis

1Department of Advanced Robotics, Chiba Institute of Technology, 2-17-1 Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 285-0016, Japan
2Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
3Department of Bioengineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117575
4Driftmier Engineering Center, College of Engineering, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
5Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
6Advanced Therapeutic and Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Suite No. 83A3, Building No. 2, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
7Advanced Material Institute, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518055, China

Received 11 March 2012; Accepted 11 September 2012

Academic Editor: Yangmin Li

Copyright © 2012 Abbi Hamed 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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