Thomas Howard

Main information about the thesis :
Thesis start : December 2012

Thesis defense date: : 14 October 2016.
Titel : Haptic feedback for laparoscopic surgery instruments (Retours haptiques pour instruments de chirurgie laparoscopique)

Associated laboratory: : ISIR, Paris

In collaboration with LIRMM laboratory, Montpellier

Funded by the labex CAMI

The complete thesis manuscript is downloadable   here

PhD main scientific publications :

  1. Howard, T. & Szewczyk, J. (2014). Visuo-haptic feedback for 1-D Guidance in laparoscopic surgery. In 5th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (pp. 58-65). IEEE.
  2. Howard, T. & Szewczyk, J. (2014). Haptic and visuo-haptic feedback for guiding laparoscopic surgery gestures. 3rd Surgetica Conference. Chambery, France. (Conférence sans actes)
  3. Howard, T. & Szewczyk, J. (2015). Haptic and visuo-haptic feedback for guiding laparoscopic surgery gestures. in CARS 2015, Barcelona, June 24-27, 2015 (Conférence sans actes)
  4. Howard, T. & Szewczyk, J. (2016). Assisting Control of Forces in Laparoscopy Using Tactile and Visual Sensory Substitution. In New Trends in Medical and Service Robots (pp. 151-164). Springer International Publishing.
  5. Howard, T. & Szewczyk, J. (2016). Exploring the potential of haptic feedback for assisting navigation of laparoscopic surgical instruments. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 3, 37

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