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The Human Role in Telerobotics

  • Rafael Aracil
  • Martin Buss
  • Salvador Cobos
  • Manuel Ferre
  • Sandra Hirche
  • Martin Kuschel
  • Angelika Peer
Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 31)

Summary

This chapter introduces the main topics of a telerobotic system. It describes the architecture of such a system from a general point of view and emphasizes the interaction between a human operator and a robot that performs the task in the remote environment. Furthermore it focuses on multi-modal human system interfaces and explains the main features of haptic, auditory, and visual interfaces. Finally important issues for the measurement and evaluation of the attribute telepresence are described.

Keywords

Virtual Environment Haptic Device Stereoscopic Image Haptic Interface Remote Environment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafael Aracil
    • 1
  • Martin Buss
    • 2
  • Salvador Cobos
    • 1
  • Manuel Ferre
    • 1
  • Sandra Hirche
    • 2
  • Martin Kuschel
    • 2
  • Angelika Peer
    • 2
  1. 1.Dpto. de Automática, Ingeniería Electrónica e Informática IndustrialUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Institute of Automatic Control Engineering (LSR)Technische Universität MünchenMunichGermany

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