A Haptic Needle Manipulation Simulator for Chinese Acupuncture Learning and Training
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AbstractThis paper presents a haptic needle manipulation simulator for Chinese acupuncture learning and training. Students can learn and practise acupuncture in the proposed 3D interactive virtual environment that supports force feedback interface for needle insertion. So that, students not only "see" but also "touch" the virtual patient. With the high performance computers, highly informative and flexible visualization of acupuncture points of various related meridian and collateral can be highlighted to guide the students during training. Such a virtual reality system can provide an interesting and effective learning environment for Chinese acupuncture.
All Author(s) ListHENG Pheng Ann, WONG Tien Tsin, LEUNG Ka Man, CHUI Yim Pan, SUN Hanqiu
Journal nameInternational Journal of Image and Graphics
Volume Number6
Issue Number2
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Company
Pages205 - 230
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsVirtual Reality, Simulation Haptics, Chinese Acupuncture

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