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Other: [Magazine articles]   [Book chapters]   [Technical reports]   [Interactive exhibition]
Thesis: [Hong Tan's PhD dissertation]


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Serial Journal Articles
  1. Hong Z. Tan, William M. Rabinowitz, and Nathaniel I. Durlach, "Analysis of a synthetic Tadoma system as a multidimensional tactile display," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 86, No. 3, pp. 981-988, Sept. 1989.   PDF
  2. Nathaniel I. Durlach, Hong Z. Tan, Neil A. Macmillan, William M. Rabinowitz, and Louis D. Braida, "Resolution in one dimension with random variations in background dimensions," Perception & Psychophysics, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 293-296, 1989.   PDF
  3. Xiao-Dong Pang, Hong Z. Tan, and Nathaniel I. Durlach, "Manual discrimination of force using active finger motion," Perception & Psychophysics, Vol. 49, No. 6, pp. 531-540, 1991.   PDF
  4. Hong Z. Tan, Nathaniel I. Durlach, G. Lee Beauregard, and Mandayam A. Srinivasan, "Manual discrimination of compliance using active pinch grasp: The roles of force and work cues," Perception & Psychophysics, Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 495-510, 1995.   PDF
  5. Hong Z. Tan, Nathaniel I. Durlach, William M. Rabinowitz, Charlotte M. Reed, and Jonathan R. Santos, "Reception of Morse code through motional, vibrotactile and auditory stimulation," Perception & Psychophysics, Vol. 59, No. 7, pp. 1004-1017, 1997.   PDF
  6. Hong Z. Tan, Nathaniel I. Durlach, William M. Rabinowitz, and Charlotte M. Reed, "Information transmission with a multi-finger tactual display," Scandinavian Audiology, Vol. 26, Suppl. 47, pp. 24-28, 1997.   PDF
  7. Hong Z. Tan and Alex Pentland, "Tactual displays for wearable computing," Personal Technologies, Vol. 1, pp. 225-230, 1997.   PDF
  8. Hong Z. Tan, Nathaniel I. Durlach, Charlotte M. Reed, and William M. Rabinowitz, "Information transmission with a multifinger tactual display," Perception & Psychophysics, Vol. 61, No. 6, pp. 993-1008, 1999.   PDF
  9. Hong Z. Tan, Lynne A. Slivovsky, and Alex Pentland, "A sensing chair using pressure distribution sensors," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 261-268, 2001.   PDF
  10. Rob Gray and Hong Z. Tan, "Dynamic and predictive links between touch and vision," Experimental Brain Research, Vol. 145, pp. 50-55, 2002.   PDF
  11. Hong Z. Tan, Rob Gray, J. Jay Young, and Ryan Traylor, "A haptic back display for attentional and directional cueing," Haptics-e: The Electronic Journal of Haptics Research, Vol. 3, No. 1, 20 pp., June 11, 2003.   PDF
  12. Hong Z. Tan, Charlotte M. Reed, Lorraine A. Delhorne, Nathaniel I. Durlach, and Natasha Wan, "Temporal masking of multidimensional tactual stimuli," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 114, No. 6, pp. 3295-3308, Dec. 2003.   PDF
  13. Seungmoon Choi and Hong Z. Tan, "Toward realistic rendering of haptic textures," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (Special Issue - Haptic Rendering Beyond Visual Computing), pp. 40-47, March/April 2004.   PDF
  14. Seungmoon Choi and Hong Z. Tan, "Perceived instability of virtual haptic texture. I. Experimental studies," Presence: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 395-415, 2004.   PDF
  15. Seungmoon Choi, Laron A. Walker, Hong Z. Tan, Scott Crittenden, and Ron Reifenberger, "Force constancy and its role on haptic perception of virtual surfaces," ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 89-105, 2005.   PDF
  16. Seungmoon Choi and Hong Z. Tan, "Perceived instability of virtual haptic texture. II. Effect of collision detection algorithm," Presence: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 463-481, 2005.   PDF
  17. Cristy Ho, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Using spatial vibrotactile cues to direct visual attention in driving scenes," Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior, Vol. 8, pp. 397-412, 2005.   PDF
  18. Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Numerosity judgments for tactile stimuli distributed over the body surface," Perception, Vol. 35, pp. 247-266, 2006.   PDF link
  19. Hong Z. Tan, Federico Barbagli, Ken Salisbury, Cristy Ho, and Charles Spence, "Force-direction discrimination is not influenced by reference force direction (Short Paper)," Haptics-e: The Electronic Journal of Haptics Research, Vol. 4, No. 1, 3-Feb-2006.   PDF
  20. Alberto Gallace, Malika Auvray, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "When visual transients impair tactile change detection: A novel case of crossmodal change blindness?," Neuroscience Letters, Vol. 398, pp. 280-285, 2006.   PDF
  21. Cristy Ho, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "The differential effect of vibrotactile and auditory cues on visual spatial attention," Ergonomics, Vol. 49, No. 7, pp. 724-738, 2006.   PDF
  22. Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Failure to detect tactile change: A tactile equivalent to the change blindness phenomenon," Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 300-303, 2006.   PDF
  23. Federico Barbagli, Kenneth Salisbury, Cristy Ho, Charles Spence, and Hong Z. Tan, "Haptic discrimination of force direction and the influence of visual information," ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 125-135, 2006.   PDF
  24. Ali Israr, Hong Z. Tan, and Charlotte M. Reed, "Frequency and amplitude discrimination along the kinesthetic-cutaneous continuum in the presence of masking stimuli," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 120, No. 5, pp. 2789-2800, 2006.   PDF
  25. Seungmoon Choi and Hong Z. Tan, "Perceived instability of virtual haptic texture. III. Effect of update rate," Presence: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 263-278, 2007.   PDF
  26. Domenico Prattichizzo, Mauro Barni, Gloria Menegaz, Alessandro Formaglio, Hong Z. Tan, and Seungmoon Choi, "Perceptual issues in haptic digital watermarking," IEEE MultiMedia, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 84-91, 2007.   PDF
  27. Hong Z. Tan, Mandayam A. Srinivasan, Charlotte M. Reed, and Nathaniel I. Durlach, "Discrimination and identification of finger joint-angle positions using active motion," ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, Vol. 4, No. 2, Article 10, 14 pp., 2007.   PDF
  28. Hong Z. Tan, "Haptic interfaces for virtual environments: Perceptual instability and force constancy in haptic sensing of virtual surfaces," Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology: Special Issue on New Directions in Touch, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 265-275, 2007.   PDF
  29. Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Do 'mudsplashes' induce tactile change blindness?," Perception & Psychophysics, Vol. 69, No. 4, pp. 477-486, 2007.   PDF
  30. Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Multisensory numerosity judgments for visual and tactile stimuli," Perception & Psychophysics, Vol. 69, No. 4, pp. 487-501, 2007.   PDF
  31. Malika Auvray, Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Crossmodal change blindness between vision and touch," Acta Psychologica, Vol. 126, pp. 79-97, 2007.   PDF
  32. Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "The body surface as a communication system: The state of the art after 50 years," Presence: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments,, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 655-676, 2007.   PDF
  33. CHENG Zhuo, WANG Hai-sheng, MIN You-jiang, YAN Zhen-guo, Hong Z. Tan, and ZHUANG Tian-ge, "Preliminary study on force feedback of acupuncture in virtual reality based on the Visible Human," Chinese Journal of Medical Instrumentation, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 5-9, 2007.   PDF
  34. Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, Patrick Haggard, and Charles Spence, "Short term memory for tactile stimuli," Brain Research, Vol. 1190, pp. 132-142, 2008.   PDF
  35. Chanon M. Jones, Rob Gray, Charles Spence, and Hong Z. Tan, "Directing visual attention with spatially informative and spatially noninformative tactile cues," Experimental Brain Research, Vol. 186, pp. 659-669, 2008.   PDF
  36. Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Can tactile stimuli be subitized? An unresolved controversy within the literature on numerosity judgments," Perception, Vol. 37, pp. 782-800, 2008.   PDF
  37. Malika Auvray, Alberto Gallace, Jess Hartcher-O'Brien, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Tactile and visual distractors induce change blindness for tactile stimuli presented on the fingertips," Brain Research, Vol. 1213, pp. 111-119, 2008.   PDF
  38. Hong Z. Tan, Shuo Yang, Zygmunt Pizlo, Pietro Buttolo, and Matthew Johnston, "Manual Detection of Spatial and Temporal Torque Variation through a Rotary Switch," IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 96-107, 2008.   PDF
  39. Ali Israr, Peter H. Meckl, Charlotte M. Reed, and Hong Z. Tan, "Controller design and consonantal contrast coding using a multi-finger tactual display," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America,, 125(6), 3925-3935.   PDF
  40. Rob Gray, Rayka Mohebbi, and Hong Z. Tan, "The spatial resolution of crossmodal attention: Implications for the design of multimodal interfaces," ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, Vol. 6, No. 1, Article 4 (February 2009), 14 pages.   PDF
  41. Rayka Mohebbi, Rob Gray, and Hong Z. Tan, "Driver reaction time to tactile and auditory read-end collision warnings while talking on a cell phone," Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 102-110, 2009.   PDF
  42. Stacie M. Straughn, Rob Gray, and Hong Z. Tan, "To go or not to go: Stimulus-response compatibility for tactile and auditory pedestrian collision warnings," IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp.111-117, 2009.   PDF
  43. Georgiana Juravle, Heiner Deubel, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Changes in tactile sensitivity over the time-course of a goal-directed movement," Behavioural Brain Research, Vol. 208, pp. 391-401, 2010.   PDF
  44. Steven A. Cholewiak, Kwangtaek Kim, Hong Z. Tan, and Bernard D. Adelstein, "A frequency-domain analysis of haptic gratings," IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 3-14, 2010.   PDF
  45. Hong Z. Tan, Charlotte M. Reed, and Nathaniel I. Durlach, "Optimum information-transfer rates for communication through haptic and other sensory modalities," IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 98-108, 2010.   PDF
  46. Kwangtaek Kim, Mauro Barni, and Hong Z. Tan, "Roughness-adaptive 3D watermarking based on masking effect of surface roughness," IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 721-733, 2010.   PDF
  47. Jorg Trojan, Annette M. Stolle, Antonija Mrsic Carl, Dieter Kleinbohl, Hong Z. Tan, and Rupert Holzl, "Spatiotemporal integration in somatosensory perception: Effects of sensory saltation on pointing at perceived positions on the body surface," Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 1, No. 206. www.frontiersin.org (doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00206)   PDF
  48. Neil Forrest, Sarah Baillie, Patrick Kalita, and Hong Z. Tan, "A comparative study of haptic stiffness identification by veterinarians and students," IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 78-87, 2011.   PDF
  49. Curt Salisbury, R. Brent Gillespie, Hong Z. Tan, Federico Barbagli, and J. Kenneth Salisbury, "What you can't feel won't hurt you: Evaluating haptic hardware using a haptic sensitivity contrast function," IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 134-146, 2011.   PDF
  50. Hsiang-Yu Chen, Jaeyoung Park, Steve Dai, and Hong Z. Tan, "Design and evaluation of identifiable key-click signals for mobile devices," IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 229-241, 2011.   PDF
  51. Roslizawaty Mohd Rosli, Hong Z. Tan, Robert W. Proctor, and Rob Gray, "Attentional gradient for crossmodal proximal-distal tactile cueing of visual spatial attention," ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, Vol. 8, No. 4, Article 23, 12 pp, 2011.   PDF
  52. Andrew J. Doxon, David E. Johnson, Hong Z. Tan, and William R. Provancher, "Force and contact location shading methods for use within two and three-dimensional polygonal environments," Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 505-528, 2011.   PDF
  53. Kwangtaek Kim, Mauro Barni, Domenico Prattichizzo, and Hong Z. Tan, "Visuohaptic discrimination of 3D gross shape," Seeing and Perceiving, Vol. 25, pp. 351-364, 2012.   PDF
  54. Jaeyoung Park, Andrew J. Doxon, William R. Provancher, David E. Johnson and Hong Z. Tan, "Haptic edge sharpness perception with a contact location display," IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 323-331, 2012.   PDF
  55. Matthew Kocsis, Steven Cholewiak, Ryan Traylor, Bernard Adelstein, E. Dan Hirleman, Hong Z. Tan, "Discrimination of real and virtual surfaces with sinusoidal and triangular gratings using the fingertip and stylus," IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 181-192, 2013.   PDF
  56. Rob Gray, Charles Spence, Cristy Ho, and Hong Z. Tan, ¡°Efficient multimodal cuing of spatial attention," Proceedings of IEEE, Vol. 101, pp. 2113-2122.   PDF
  57. Lynette Jones and Hong Z. Tan, "Application of psychophysical techniques to haptic research,¡± to appear in IEEE Transactions on Haptics.
  58. Andrew Doxon, David Johnson, Hong Z. Tan, and William Provancher, "Human detection and discrimination of tactile repeatability, mechanical backlash, and temporal delay in a combined tactile-kinesthetic haptic display system," to appear in IEEE Transactions on Haptics.
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Refereed Full-Length Conference Papers
  1. Zhi-Ni Zhang, Hong Zhang, and Tian-Ge Zhuang, "One-dimensional extraction of paper-written ECG image and its archiving," SPIE Proceedings: Digital Image Processing in Medicine, Vol. 845, Boston, MA, pp. 419-422, 1987.   PDF
  2. Hong Z. Tan, Xiao-Dong Pang, and Nathaniel I. Durlach, "Manual resolution of length, force, and compliance," In Proceedings of the First (1st) International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dynamic Systems and Control Division, Vol. 42, Anaheim, CA, pp. 13-18, 1992.   PDF
  3. Hong Z. Tan, Nathaniel I. Durlach, Yun Shao, and Min Wei, "Manual resolution of compliance when force and work cues are minimized," In Proceedings of the Second (2nd) International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dynamic Systems and Control Division, Vol. 49, New Orleans, LA, pp. 99-104, 1993.   PDF
  4. Hong Z. Tan, Mandayam A. Srinivasan, Brian Eberman, and Belinda Cheng, "Human factors for the design of force-reflecting haptic interfaces." In Proceedings of the Third (3rd) International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dynamic Systems and Control Division, Vol. 55(1), Chicago, IL, pp. 353-359, 1994.   PDF
  5. Hong Z. Tan and William M. Rabinowitz, "A new multi-finger tactual display," In Proceedings of the Fifth (5th) International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dynamic Systems and Control Division, Vol. 58, Atlanta, GA, pp. 515-522, 1996.   PDF
  6. Hong Z. Tan and Alex Pentland, "Tactual displays for wearable computing," Digest of the First International Symposium on Wearable Computers, Oct. 13-14, Cambridge, MA, pp. 84-89, 1997.   PDF
  7. Hong Z. Tan, "Identification of size using the PHANToM(tm): Towards a set of building blocks for rendering haptic environment," In Proceedings of the Sixth (6th) International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dynamic Systems and Control Division, Vol. 61, Dallas, TX, pp. 197-203, 1997.   PDF
  8. Sevgi Ertan, Clare Lee, Abigail Willets, Hong Tan and Alex Pentland, "A wearable haptic navigation guidance system." In Digest of the Second International Symposium on Wearable Computers, Oct. 19-20, Pittsburgh, PA, pp. 164-165, 1998.   PDF
  9. Hong Z. Tan, "A sensing chair," In Proceedings of the Eighth (8th) International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dynamic Systems and Control Division, Vol. 67, Nashville, TN, pp. 313-317, 1999.   PDF
  10. Lynne A. Slivovsky and Hong Z. Tan, "A real-time static posture classification system," Proceedings of the Ninth (9th) International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dynamic Systems and Control Division, Vol. 69-2, S. S. Nair (Ed.), Orlando, FL, pp. 1049-1056, 2000.   PDF
  11. Hong Tan, Adrian Lim, and Ryan Traylor, "A psychophysical study of sensory saltation with an open response paradigm," In Proceedings of the Ninth (9th) International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dynamic Systems and Control Division, Vol. 69-2, S. S. Nair (Ed.), Orlando, FL, pp. 1109-1115, 2000.   PDF
  12. Hong Z. Tan, Robert Gray, J. Jay Young, and Piti Irawan, "Haptic cueing of a visual change-detection task: Implications for multimodal interfaces," In Usability Evaluation and Interface Design: Cognitive Engineering, Intelligent Agents and Virtual Reality (Vol. 1 of the Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction), M. J. Smith, G. Salvendy, D. Harris, and R. J. Koubek (Eds.), Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, New Orleans, LA, pp. 678-682, 2001.   PDF
  13. Seungmoon Choi and Hong Z. Tan, "An analysis of perceptual instability during haptic texture rendering," In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, IEEE Computer Society, Orlando, FL, pp. 129-136, 2002.   PDF
  14. Ryan Traylor and Hong Z. Tan, "Development of a wearable haptic display for situation awareness in altered-gravity environment: Some initial findings," Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, IEEE Computer Society, Orlando, FL, pp. 159-164, 2002.   PDF
  15. Seungmoon Choi and Hong Z. Tan, "A study on the sources of perceptual instability during haptic texture rendering," Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2002), Washington, D.C., May 11-15, pp. 1261-1268, 2002.   PDF
  16. Rob Gray, Hong Z. Tan and J. Jay Young, "Do multimodal signals need to come from the same place? Crossmodal attentional links between proximal and distal surfaces," Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 14-16, pp. 437-441, 2002.   PDF
  17. J. Jay Young, Hong Z. Tan and Rob Gray, "Validity of haptic cues and its effect on priming visual spatial attention," Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, IEEE Computer Society, Los Angeles, CA, Mar. 22-23, pp. 166-170, 2003.   PDF
  18. Seungmoon Choi and Hong Z. Tan, "An experimental study of perceived instability during haptic texture rendering: Effects of collision detection algorithm," Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, IEEE Computer Society, Los Angeles, LA, Mar. 22-23, pp. 197-204, 2003.   PDF
  19. Manli Zhu, Aleix M. Martinez and Hong Z. Tan, "Template-based recognition of static sitting postures," Proceedings of The Workshop on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition for Human Computer Interaction, held at the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR03), IEEE Computer Society, Madison, Wisconsin, June 17, 6 pp., 2003.   PDF
  20. Shuo Yang, Hong Z. Tan, Pietro Buttolo, Matthew R. Johnston and Zygmunt Pizlo, "Thresholds for dynamic changes in a rotary switch," Proceedings of EuroHaptics 2003, July 6-9, pp. 343-350, 2003.   PDF
  21. Seungmoon Choi and Hong Z. Tan, "Aliveness: Perceived instability from a passive haptic texture rendering system," Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2003), Las Vegas, NV, pp. 2678-2683, 2003.   PDF
  22. Laron Walker and Hong Z. Tan, "A perceptual study on haptic rendering of surface topography when both surface height and stiffness vary," Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, IEEE Computer Society, Chicago, IL, pp. 138-145, Mar. 27-28, 2004.   PDF
  23. Shuo Yang, Hong Z. Tan, Pietro Buttolo, and Matthew R. Johnston, "Detection of torque vibrations transmitted through a passively-held rotary switch," Proceedings of EuroHaptics 2004, Munich, Germany, pp. 217-222, June 5-7, 2004.   PDF
  24. Annette M. Stolle, Rupert Holzl, Dieter Kleinbohl, Antonija Mrsic, and Hong Z. Tan, "Measuring point localization errors in spatiotemporal tactile stimulus patterns," Proceedings of EuroHaptics 2004, Munich, Germany, pp. 512-515, June 5-7, 2004.   PDF
  25. Seungmoon Choi and Hong Z. Tan, "Effect of update rate on perceived instability of virtual haptic texture," Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2004), Sendai, Japan, pp. 3577-3582, Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2004.   PDF
  26. Ali Israr, Peter H. Meckl, and Hong Z. Tan, "A two DOF controller for a multi-finger tactual display using a loop-shaping technique," Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE04), Anaheim, CA, pp. 1083-1089, Nov. 13-20, 2004.   PDF
  27. Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Tactile change detection," Proceedings of the 2005 World Haptics Conference (WHC05): The First Joint EuroHaptics Conference and the Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Pisa, Italy, pp. 12-16, Mar. 18-20, 2005.   PDF
  28. Domenico Prattichizzo, Mauro Barni, Hong Z. Tan, and Seungmoon Choi, "Perceptibility of haptic digital watermarking of virtual textures," Proceedings of the 2005 World Haptics Conference (WHC05): The First Joint EuroHaptics Conference and the Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Pisa, Italy, pp. 50-55, Mar. 18-20, 2005.   PDF
  29. Anu Bhargava, Michael Scott, Ryan Traylor, Roy Chung, Kimberly Mrozek, Jonathan Wolter, and Hong Z. Tan, "Effect of cognitive load on tactor location identification in zero-g," Proceedings of the 2005 World Haptics Conference (WHC05): The First Joint EuroHaptics Conference and the Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Pisa, Italy, pp. 56-62, Mar. 18-20, 2005.   PDF
  30. Seungmoon Choi and Hong Z. Tan, "Discrimination of virtual haptic textures rendered with different update rates," Proceedings of the 2005 World Haptics Conference (WHC05): The First Joint EuroHaptics Conference and the Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Pisa, Italy, pp. 114-119, Mar. 18-20, 2005.   PDF
  31. Hong Z. Tan, Laron Walker, Ron Reifenberger, Sorubh Mahadoo, George Chiu, Arvind Raman, Aron Helser, and Pablo Colilla, "A haptic interface for human-in-the-loop manipulation at the nanoscale," Proceedings of the 2005 World Haptics Conference (WHC05): The First Joint EuroHaptics Conference and the Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Pisa, Italy, pp. 271-276, Mar. 18-20, 2005.   PDF(extended)
  32. Ross Maciejewski, Seungmoon Choi, David S. Ebert, and Hong Z. Tan, "Multi-modal perceptualization of volumetric data and its application to molecular docking," Proceedings of the 2005 World Haptics Conference (WHC05): The First Joint EuroHaptics Conference and the Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Pisa, Italy, pp. 511-514, Mar. 18-20, 2005.   Paper   Poster
  33. Ryan Traylor, Danny Wilhelm, Bernard D. Adelstein, and Hong Z. Tan, "Design considerations for stand-alone haptic interfaces communicating via UDP protocol," Proceedings of the 2005 World Haptics Conference (WHC05): The First Joint EuroHaptics Conference and the Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Pisa, Italy, pp. 563-564, Mar. 18-20, 2005.   Paper   Paper(extended)   Poster
  34. Hong Z. Tan, Bernard D. Adelstein, Ryan Traylor, Matthew Kocsis, and E. Dan Hirleman, "Discrimination of real and virtual high-definition textured surfaces," Proceedings of the International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Alexandria, VA, pp. 3-9, Mar. 25-26, 2006.   PDF
  35. Ali Israr, Hong Z. Tan, and Charlotte M. Reed, "Tactual frequency and amplitude discrimination with fixed and roving background," Proceedings of the International Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Alexandria, VA, pp. 383-385, Mar. 25-26, 2006.   PDF
  36. Alessandro Formaglio, Sara Belloni, Gloria Menegaz, Hong Z. Tan, Domenico Prattichizzo, and Mauro Barni, "Perceptibility of digital watermarking in haptically enabled 3D meshes," Proceedings of the EuroHaptics Conference 2006, Paris, France, pp. 407-412, July 3-6, 2006.   PDF
  37. Cristy Ho, Hong Z. Tan, Federico Barbagli, Ken Salisbury, and Charles Spence, "Isotropy and visual modulation of haptic force direction discrimination on the human finger," Proceedings of the EuroHaptics Conference 2006, Paris, France, pp. 483-486, July 3-6, 2006.   PDF
  38. Ali Israr, Seungmoon Choi, and Hong Z. Tan, "Detection threshold and mechanical impedance of the hand in a pen-hold posture," Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2006), Beijing, China, pp. 472-477, Oct. 9-15, 2006.   PDF
  39. Ali Israr, Seungmoon Choi, and Hong Z. Tan, "Mechanical impedance of the hand holding a spherical tool at threshold and suprathreshold stimulation levels," Proceedings of the 2007 World Haptics Conference (WHC07): The Second Joint EuroHaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 56-60, Mar. 22-24, 2007.   PDF
  40. Matthew Kocsis, Hong Z. Tan, and Bernard D. Adelstein, "Discriminability of real and virtual surfaces with triangular gratings," Proceedings of the 2007 World Haptics Conference (WHC07): The Second Joint EuroHaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 348-353, Mar. 22-24, 2007.   PDF
  41. Dan Morris, Hong Z. Tan, Federico Barbagli, Timothy Chang, and Kenneth Salisbury, "Haptic feedback enhances force skill learning," Proceedings of the 2007 World Haptics Conference (WHC07): The Second Joint EuroHaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 21-26, Mar. 22-24, 2007. (Winner of the Best Paper Award)   PDF
  42. William R. Provancher, Brandt Erickson, Federico Barbagli, and Hong Z. Tan, "Tactile perception of rotational sliding," Proceedings of the 2007 World Haptics Conference (WHC07): The Second Joint EuroHaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 127-132, Mar. 22-24, 2007.   PDF
  43. Steven Cholewiak and Hong Z. Tan, "Frequency analysis of the detectability of virtual haptic gratings," Proceedings of the 2007 World Haptics Conference (WHC07): The Second Joint EuroHaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 27-32, Mar. 22-24, 2007.   PDF
  44. Ali Israr, James Mynderse, George T.-C. Chiu, and Hong Z. Tan, "A psychophysical model of motorcycle handlebar vibrations," Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2007), Seattle, Washington, Nov. 11-15, 2007.   PDF
  45. Ali Israr, Charlotte M. Reed, and Hong Z. Tan, "Discrimination of vowels with a multi-finger tactual display," Proceedings of the Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Reno, NV, Mar. 13-14, pp. 17-24, 2008.   PDF
  46. Steve A. Cholewiak, Hong Z. Tan, and David S. Ebert, "Haptic identification of stiffness and force magnitude," Proceedings of the Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Reno, NV, Mar. 13-14, pp. 87-91, 2008.   PDF
  47. Sumanth Peddamatham, William Peine, and Hong Z. Tan, "Assessment of vibrotactile feedback in a needle-insertion task using a surgical robot," Proceedings of the Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Reno, NV, Mar. 13-14, pp. 93-99, 2008.   PDF
  48. Hsiang-Yu Chen, Joseph Santos, Matthew Graves, Kwangtaek Kim, and Hong Z. Tan, "Tactor localization at the wrist," Proceedings of the EuroHaptics 2008 Conference, Madrid, Spain, June 10-13, pp. 209-218, 2008.   PDF
  49. Curt Salisbury, R. Brent Gillespie, Hong Z. Tan, Federico Barbagli, and J. Kenneth Salisbury, "Effects of haptic device attributes on vibration detection thresholds," Proceedings of the 2009 World Haptics Conference (WHC09): The Third Joint EuroHaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Salt Lake City, UT, pp. 115-120, Mar. 18-20, 2009.   PDF
  50. Neil Forrest, Sarah Baillie, and Hong Z. Tan, "Haptic stiffness identification by veterinarians and novices: A comparison," Proceedings of the 2009 World Haptics Conference (WHC09): The Third Joint EuroHaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Salt Lake City, UT, pp. 646-651, Mar. 18-20, 2009.   PDF
  51. Kwangtaek Kim, Mauro Barni, and Hong Z. Tan, "Roughness-adaptive 3D watermarking of polygonal meshes," Proceedings of Information Hiding: 11th International Workshop (IH2009), Darmstadt, Germany, pp. 191-205, June 8-10, 2009. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science ISBN#978-3-642-04430-4)   PDF
  52. Hsiang-Yu Chen, Jaeyoung Park, Hong Z. Tan, and Steve Dai, "Redundant coding of simulated tactile key clicks with audio signals," Proceedings of Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Waltham, MA, pp. 29-34, March 25-26, 2010.   PDF
  53. Andrew J. Doxon, David E. Johnson, Hong Z. Tan, and William R. Provancher, "Force and contact location shading thresholds for smoothly rendering polygonal models," Proceedings of Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Waltham, MA, , pp. 183-190, March 25-26, 2010.   PDF
  54. Jaeyoung Park, Kwangtaek Kim, Hong Z. Tan, Ron Reifenberger, Gary Bertoline, Tallulah Hoberman, and Deborah Bennett, "An Initial Study of Visuohaptic Simulation of Point-charge Interactions," Proceedings of Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Waltham, MA, pp. 425-430, March 25-26, 2010.   PDF
  55. Jaeyoung Park, Andrew J. Doxon, William R. Provancher, David E. Johnson, and Hong Z. Tan, "Edge sharpness perception with force and contact location information," Proceedings of the IEEE World Haptics Conference 2011, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 517-522, June 21-24, 2011. (Winner of the Best Poster Award)   PDF
  56. J. Jay Young, Carolyn Stolfi, Hong Z. Tan, Joel Chevrier, Brien Dick, and Gary Bertoline, "Learning force concepts using visual trajectory and haptic force information at the elementary school level," Proceedings of the IEEE World Haptics Conference 2011, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 391-396, June 21-24, 2011.   PDF
  57. Hong Z. Tan, Deborah Bennett, Gary Bertoline, Joel Chevrier, Gail Jones, and Ron Reifenberger, "The role of visuohaptic simulations in conceptualizing non-contact electrostatic forces," Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA 2011), Lyon, France, September 5-9, 2011.
  58. Jin Ryong Kim, Xiaowei Dai, Xiang Cao, Carl Picciotto, Desney Tan, and Hong Z. Tan, "A masking study of key-click feedback signals on a virtual keyboard," P. Isokoski and J. Springare (Eds.), Proceedings of EuroHaptics 2012, Part I, LNCS 7282, pp. 247-257, 2012.   PDF
  59. Jaeyoung Park, William Provancher, David Johnson, and Hong Tan, "Haptic contour following and feature detection with a contact location display," Proceedings of IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC 2013) ¨C The 5th Joint Eurohaptics Conference and IEEE Haptics Symposium, Daejeon, Korea, pp. 7-12, April 14-17, 2013.   PDF
  60. Muhammad Yazdian, Andrew Doxon, David Johnson, Hong Tan, and William Provancher, "2-DOF contact location display for manipulating virtual objects," Proceedings of IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC 2013) ¨C The 5th Joint Eurohaptics Conference and IEEE Haptics Symposium, Daejeon, Korea, pp. 443-448, April 14-17, 2013.   PDF
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Invited Full-Length Conference Papers
  1. Hong Z. Tan, Robert Gray, Charles Spence, Chanon M. Jones, and Roslizawaty Mohd Rosli, "The haptic cuing of visual spatial attention: Evidence of a spotlight effect," (invited paper for special session on Haptics), Proceedings of SPIE-IS&T Electronic Imaging, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XIV, B. E. Rogowitz & T. N. Pappas (Eds.), SPIE Vol. 7240-72400I, San Jose, CA, 12 pp., Jan. 18–22, 2009.   PDF
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Non-Refereed Conference Papers & Refereed Abstracts and Posters
  1. Hong Z. Tan, Robert R. Ebert, David M. Horowitz, and Corine A. Bickley, "A comprehensive speech recognition service delivery model illustrated with case studies," In Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Conference on Technology and Persons with Disabilities, Los Angeles, CA, pp. 535-539, 1992.   PDF
  2. Hong Z. Tan and David M. Horowitz, "Utilizing speech recognition technology to increase productivity," In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, pp. 61-63, 1992.   PDF
  3. Corine Bickley, Christopher S. Jones, Janet Wang, Hong Z. Tan, Robert Ebert, and David M. Horowitz, "Case study of voice control of AutoCAD, In Proceedings of ECART2, The Swedish Handicap Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 7.3, 1992.   PDF
  4. Corine Bickley, Hong Tan, and David Horowitz, "Voice input for graphics and text creation: A case study," In Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Conference on Technology and Persons with Disabilities, Los Angeles, CA, pp. 32-36, 1993.   PDF
  5. Hong Z. Tan, David M. Horowitz, Aaron Kleiner, and Joe Murphy, "Kurzweil VOICE(tm): Speech recognition for hands-free computing," In Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Conference on Technology and Persons with Disabilities, Los Angeles, CA, pp. 226-229, 1993.   PDF
  6. David V. Pynadath, Hong Z. Tan, and David M. Horowitz, "A study of the information capacity of human eye movement for augmentative communication," In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 96-98, 1993.   PDF
  7. Hong Z. Tan, "Preliminary Design Specifications for Haptic Interfaces." Image Special Interest Group Symposia: Perception and Human Factors, June 22-24, Tucson, AZ, 1993. (Oral presentation only.)
  8. Showna Chang, Hong Z. Tan, Brian Eberman, and Beth Marcus, "Sensing, perception, and feedback for VR," Proceedings of the Virtual Reality Systems Fall 1993 Conference, Oct. 18-21, New York, NY, 1993.   PDF
  9. Gerald L. Beauregard, William M. Rabinowitz, Hong Z. Tan, and Nathaniel I. Durlach, "Amplitude (and frequency) resolution for motional stimulation." In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Tactile Aids, Hearing Aids, and Cochlear Implants, May 2-5, Miami, FL, pp. 20, 1994. (Abstract only)   PDF
  10. Hong Z. Tan and Nathaniel I. Durlach, "A study of the tactual perception of motor input sequences." In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Tactile Aids, Hearing Aids, and Cochlear Implants, May 2-5, Miami, FL, pp. 23, 1994. (Abstract only)   PDF
  11. Hong Z. Tan, Nathaniel I. Durlach, William M. Rabinowitz, and Charlotte M. Reed, "Tactual performance with motional stimulation of the index finger," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 95, No. 5, Pt. 2, pp. 2986-2987, 1994.   Abstract
  12. Hong Z. Tan, Nathaniel I. Durlach, William M. Rabinowitz, and Charlotte M. Reed, "Information transmission with a multi-finger tactual display," In Proceedings of International Sensory Aid Conference, May 28-31, Sint-Michielsgestel, The Netherlands, p. 15, 1996.   PDF
  13. Hong Z. Tan and William M. Rabinowitz, "A new multi-finger tactual display," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 99, No. 4, Pt. 2, pp. 2477, 1996.   Abstract
  14. Hong Z. Tan, Nathaniel I. Durlach, William M. Rabinowitz, and Charlotte M. Reed, "Information transmission with a multi-finger tactual stimulator," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 99, No. 4, Pt. 2, pp. 2477, 1996.   Abstract
  15. Hong Z. Tan, Ifung Lu, and Alex Pentland, "The chair as a novel haptic user interface," In Proceedings of the Workshop on Perceptual User Interfaces, Oct. 19-21, Banff, Alberta, Canada, pp. 56-57, 1997.   PDF
  16. Hong Z. Tan, Natasha F. Wan, and Charlotte M. Reed, "Masking and temporal integration with a multi-finger tactual display." In Proceedings of the International Sensory Aids Conference, May 11-13, Portland, ME, pp. 45-46, 1998. (Extended abstract.)   PDF
  17. Seungmoon Choi and Hong Z. Tan, "A parameter space for perceptually stable haptic texture rendering," In Proceedings of the Fifth PHANToM Users Group Workshop (PUG2000), J. K. Salisbury and M. A. Srinivasan (Eds.), Oct. 28-30, Aspen, CO, 4 pp., 2000.   PDF
  18. Robert Gray and Hong Z. Tan, "Dynamic spatial mapping between vision and touch," Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, Vol. 5, pp. 38, 2000.   Abstract
  19. Hong Z. Tan, David S. Ebert, Lynne A. Slivovsky, Nikolai Svakhine, and John Leimgruber III, "sensingChair," In SIGGRAPH 2002 Conference Abstracts and Applications, Los Angeles, CA, Aug. 12-17, p. 135, 2001.   Abstract
  20. Charlotte M. Reed, Lorraine A. Delhorne, Andy Brughera, Nat Durlach, Hong Z. Tan and A. Wong, "Information-transfer rates for sequences of multidimensional tactual signals," presented at The 7th International Sensory Aids Conference, Portland, ME, May 8, 2003. (Abstract only.)
  21. Rob Gray and Hong Tan, "Combination of visual and tactile information about moving objects," Proceedings of Fall Vision Meeting (FVM) (in cooperation with the Optical Society of America), Tucson, AZ, October 4-6, 2003. (Abstract only.)   pdf
  22. Antonija Mrsic, Rupert Holzl, Dieter Kleinbohl, Annette M. Stolle, and Hong Z. Tan, "Sensory saltation on the abdomen," Proceedings of the 7th Tubingen Perception Conference (TWK 2004), H. H. Bulthoff, H. A. Mallot, R. D. Ulrich, and F. A. Wichmann (Eds.), Kirchentellinsfurt: Knirsch Verlag (ISBN 3-927091-68-5). Tubingen, Germany, p. 110, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2004. (Abstract only.)   pdf
  23. Laron Walker, Hong Z. Tan, Sorabh Mahadoo, Stephen Brown, and Ron Reifenberger, "A scanning probe nanomanipulator," Proceedings of the Workshop on Scanning Probe Microscopy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Feb. 9, 2004. (Abstract only.)   pdf
  24. Federico Barbagli, Cristy Ho, Charles Spence, Hong Z. Tan, and Kenneth Salisbury, "Force-direction discrimination: Effect of the congruency of visual information," peer reviewed poster, presented at The 2005 World Haptics Conference (WHC05): The First Joint EuroHaptics Conference and the Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Pisa, Italy, Mar. 18-20, 2005.   Poster
  25. Enkhtuvshin Dorigotov, Seungmoon Choi, Laura Arns, Raj Arangarasan, Steven R. Dunlop, Gary R. Bertoline, and Hong Z. Tan, "Purdue portable haptic display for large immersive virtual environments," peer reviewed poster, presented at The 2005 World Haptics Conference (WHC05): The First Joint EuroHaptics Conference and the Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Pisa, Italy, Mar. 18-20, 2005.   Poster
  26. Cristy Ho, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Investigating the crossmodal spatial cuing of driving attention," poster presented at The 6th Annual Meeting of the International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF05), Rovereto, Italy, June 5-9, 2005.   Poster
  27. Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Unimodal and bimodal numerosity judgments," poster presented at The 6th Annual Meeting of the International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF05), Rovereto, Italy, June 5-9, 2005.   Poster
  28. Robert W. Proctor, Hong Z. Tan, Kim-Phuong L. Vu, Rob Gray, and Charles Spence, "Implications of compatibility and cuing effects for multimodal interfaces," In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Vol. 11 - Foundations of Augmented Cognition), Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 22-27, 2005.   PDF
  29. Cristy Ho, Charles Spence, and Hong Z. Tan, "Warning signals go multisensory," In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Vol. 9 - Advances in Virtual Environments Technology: Musings on Design, Evaluation, & Applications), Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 22-27, 2005.   PDF
  30. Cristy Ho, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Capturing driver attention," Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, Vol. 10, p. 14, 2005.   Abstract
  31. Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "Change blindness as a multisensory phenomenon: Evidence from tactile change detection," Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, Vol. 10, p. 89, 2005.   Abstract
  32. Charlotte M. Reed, Nathaniel I. Durlach, and Hong Z. Tan, "Optimizing information-transfer rates for human communication," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 119, p. 3237, 2006.   Abstract
  33. Hong Z. Tan and Rob Gray, "The cross-modal spotlight of attention," Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, Vol. 11, p. 14, November 2006.   Abstract
  34. Chanon M. Jones, J. Jay Young, Rob Gray, Charles Spence, and Hong Z. Tan, "An eyetracker study of the haptic cuing of visual attention," peer reviewed extended abstract, Proceedings of the 2007 World Haptics Conference (WHC07): The Second Joint EuroHaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 557-558, Mar. 22-24, 2007.   PDF
  35. Christopher Sewell, Nikolas H. Blevins, Sumanth Peddamatham, Hong Z. Tan, Dan Morris, and Kenneth Salisbury, "The effect of virtual haptic training on real surgical drilling proficiency," peer reviewed extended abstract, Proceedings of the 2007 World Haptics Conference (WHC07): The Second Joint EuroHaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 601-603, Mar. 22-24, 2007.   PDF
  36. Alberto Gallace, Hong Z. Tan, Patrick Haggard, and Charles Spence, "Transient short term representations of tactile stimuli contain more information than can be reported explicitly: Evidence from the partial report paradigm," poster presented at the 2007 Experimental Psychology Society Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, PS2:31, July 4-7, 2007. (Abstract only.)   PDF
  37. Alberto Gallace, Malika Auvray, Jessica Hartcher-O'Brien, Hong Z. Tan, and Charles Spence, "The effect of visual, auditory, and tactile distractors on people's awareness of tactile change," Body Representation Workshop, Rovereto, Italy, Oct. 8-10, 2007.   PDF
  38. Steven A. Cholewiak and Hong Z. Tan, "Haptic stiffness identification and information transfer," Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, Vol. 12, p. 83 (no.2101), 2007.   PDF
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Magazine Article
  1. Hong Z. Tan, "Haptic Interfaces," Communications of the ACM (with a special section on Perceptual User Interfaces), Vol. 43, pp. 40-41, 2000.   PDF
  2. Hong Z. Tan, "The Technical Committee on Haptics," IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, p. 16, March 2008.   PDF
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Book Chapters
  1. Hong Z. Tan and Alex Pentland, "Tactual Displays for Sensory Substitution and Wearable Computers," in Fundamentals of Wearable Computers and Augmented Reality, edited by Woodrow Barfield and Thomas Caudell, Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, pp. 579-598 (Chap. 18), 2001.   PDF
  2. Hong Z. Tan, Alex Pentland, and Lynne A. Slivovsky, "Sensing Chair and Floor Using Distributed Contact Sensors," in Sensors in Intelligent Buildings, edited by O. Gassmann and H. Meixner, Weinheim, Germany: WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH, pp. 293-304 (Chap. 3.4), 2001.   PDF
  3. Charles Spence, Mary K. Ngo, Ju-Hwan Lee and Hong Z. Tan, “Chapter 3: Solving the Correspondence Problem in Haptic/Multisensory Interface Design,” in Advances in Haptics, M. H. Zadeh (Ed.), Intech.   PDF
    (This is an open access book. Please see URL)
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Technical Reports
  1. Hong Z. Tan, Mandayam A. Srinivasan, Belinda Cheng, & Brian Eberman, "Psychophysical experiments for the SAFiRE(tm) and EAM(tm) projects," Feb., 1993. Internal confidential report of EXOS Inc. to NASA sponsors, 42 pp.
  2. Lynne A. Slivovsky and Hong Z. Tan, "A real-time sitting posture tracking system," Purdue University, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technical Report No. TR-ECE 00-1, Jan. 2000, 82 pp.
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Refereed Interactive Exhibition
  1. Hong Z. Tan, David S. Ebert, XiaoDong Li, Lynne A. Slivovsky, Nikolai Svakhine, and John Leimgruber III, "sensingChair," Emerging Technologies, SIGGRAPH2001, Los Angeles, CA, Aug. 12-17, 2001. (One of 23 juried interactive exhibitions showcasing the most promising technological inventions.)
  2. Xiaowei Dai, Jiawei Gu, Xiang Cao, J. Edward Colgate, and Hong Z. Tan, "SlickFeel: sliding and clicking haptic feedback on a touchscreen," UIST Adjunct Proceedings '12: Adjunct proceedings of the 25th annual ACM symposium on user interface software and technology, pp. 21-22, 2012.   PDF
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