Evaluation of multilayered pain sensor model of human skin

Matsunaga N., Zengin A. T., Kawaji S.

ICROS-SICE International Joint Conference 2009, ICCAS-SICE 2009, Fukuoka, Japan, 18 - 21 August 2009, pp.3840-3845 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Fukuoka
  • Country: Japan
  • Page Numbers: pp.3840-3845
  • Keywords: Multilayered sensor, Pain, Sensory feeling, Skin
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


In the coexistence circumstance with humans and robots, sensory and emotional feelings of human should be considered in case of interaction. A typical unpleasant feeling that stems from this interaction is pain. We have developed a new multi-layered pain sensor similar to the laminated structure of human skin, to clarify this feeling which is abstract for robots. The dynamical characteristics of this sensor in either cases of slow and fast stimuli were evaluated in experiments. For both cases, the pain sensor showed a similar reaction with real human measurements. © 2009 SICE.