An introduction to the required theoretical and practical background in the design and development of haptic applications. Haptic technology enables users to touch and/or manipulate virtual or remote objects in simulated environments or tele-operation systems. This course aims to cover the basics of haptics through lectures, assignments, and readings on current topics in haptics. Prerequisite(s): Recommended course background: graduate and senior undergraduate students who are enthusiastic to learn about haptics and basic familiarity with MATLAB.
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