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[robotics-worldwide] [journals] CFP: Special Issue on Tactile Sensors and Applications in /Sensors/ - an open access journal by MDPI

Fancy Chai / MDPI
Dear Colleagues,

The journal Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220) is currently running a
Special Issue entitled "Tactile Sensors and Applications". Prof.
Pedro Silva Girão(Instituto de Telecomunicações DEEC/IST), Assoc. Prof.
Pedro Ramos(Instituto de Telecomunicações DEEC/IST), Dr. Perla Maiolino
(University of Cambridge) and Assoc. Prof. Giorgio Cannata (University
of Genova) are serving as Guest Editors for this issue.

Touch is one of the main senses that humans use. The contact of external
objects or forces with the body, especially the hands, is one of the
main ways for humans to interact with the environment and explore their
surroundings. Different types of touch receptors are located in
different layers of the skin. They are responsible for conveying to the
brain, not only tactile, but also haptic and temperature information[...]

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Kind regards,

Ms. Fancy Chai
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