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Spatial-Temporal Characteristics of Multisensory Integration


Abstract We experience spatial separation and temporal asynchrony between visual and

haptic information in many virtual-reality, augmented-reality, or teleoperation systems.

Three studies were conducted to examine the spatial and temporal characteristic of

multisensory integration. Participants interacted with virtual springs using both visual and

haptic senses, and their perception of stiffness and ability to differentiate stiffness were

measured. The results revealed that a constant visual delay increased the perceived stiffness,

while a variable visual delay made participants depend more on the haptic sensations in

stiffness perception. We also found that participants judged stiffness stiffer when they

interact with virtual springs at fas... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Sim, Sung Hun (Author) / Wu, Bing (Advisor) / Cooke, Nancy (Committee member) / Gray, Robert (Committee member) / Branaghan, Russell (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology / Engineering / interaction speed / spatial separation / stiffness / temporal delay / visual-haptic
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 115 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Human Systems Engineering 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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