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Scholarpedia of Touch

Editors: Prescott, Tony J., Ahissar, Ehud, Izhikevich, Eugene (Eds.)

  • Provides the current scientific understanding of tactile sensing and its neural substrates in animals including man
  • Reference work for researchers in neuroscience, haptics, tactile perception, robotics, psychology and biology
  • First volume of new encyclopedia comprising multiple scientific disciplines, written and curated by top scientists, including Nobel laureates and Field medalists  
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About this book

Scholarpedia’s Encyclopedia of Touch provides a comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed articles written by leading researchers, detailing our current scientific understanding of tactile sensing and its neural substrates in animals including humans. The encyclopedia allows ideas and insights to be shared between researchers working on different aspects of touch and in different species, including research in synthetic touch systems. In addition, this encyclopedia raises awareness of research in tactile sensing and increases scientific and public interest in the field.

The articles address subjects including tactile control, whiskered robots, vibrissal coding, the molecular basis of touch, invertebrate mechanoreception, fingertip transducers and tactile sensing.

All the articles in this encyclopedia provide in-depth and state-of-the-art scholarly treatment of the academic topics concerned, making it an excellent reference work for academics, professionals and students.

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Table of contents (62 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 118,99 €
price for France (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-6239-133-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 147,69 €
price for France (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-6239-132-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Scholarpedia of Touch
Editors
  • Tony J. Prescott
  • Ehud Ahissar
  • Eugene Izhikevich
Series Title
Scholarpedia
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Atlantis Press
Copyright Holder
Atlantis Press and the author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-94-6239-133-8
DOI
10.2991/978-94-6239-133-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-6239-132-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 827
Number of Illustrations and Tables
78 b/w illustrations, 188 illustrations in colour
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