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Micromanipulation accuracy in pointing and tracing investigated with a contact-free measurement system.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19964328     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study examines micromanipulation accuracy in pointing and in tracing a circle, using a novel contact-free measurement system. Three groups of subjects enable us to investigate the influence of age and micromanipulation expertise. The results show that, for all groups of subjects, a 10x magnification increases accuracy, but larger magnification does not improve it further. Expertise leads to reduced error, and grip force does not affect accuracy in the magnified condition.
Authors:
Eileen Lee Ming Su; Tun Latt Win; Wei Tech Ang; Thiam Chye Lim; Chee Leong Teo; Etienne Burdet
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference     Volume:  2009     ISSN:  1557-170X     ISO Abbreviation:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-07     Completed Date:  2010-04-22     Revised Date:  2014-08-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101243413     Medline TA:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3960-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Age Factors
Algorithms
Biomechanical Phenomena
Equipment Design
Female
Hand / physiology
Hand Strength*
Humans
Male
Micromanipulation*
Motion
Psychomotor Performance*
Reproducibility of Results
User-Computer Interface

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