Mastication Robots: Biological Inspiration to Implementation by Weilang XuMastication Robots: Biological Inspiration to Implementation by Weilang Xu

Mastication Robots: Biological Inspiration to Implementation

byWeilang Xu, John E. Bronlund

Hardcover | July 29, 2010

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Mastication Robotics: Biological Inspiration to Implementation is the first book in the special field of masticatory robots for applications including foods texture analysis, dental training and speech therapy. It is a collection of the efforts we have made in the field at Massey University, New Zealand. The book provides a thorough review of the human masticatory system, and presents principles, analysis, design, simulations and experiments of a number of masticatory robots developed by the authors. This book is a valuable reference for researchers, engineers and graduates in the field of robotics, mechatronics, automatic control, artificial intelligence and food sciences.

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Title:Mastication Robots: Biological Inspiration to ImplementationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:295 pagesPublished:July 29, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540939024

ISBN - 13:9783540939023

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Robotic Models of the Masticatory System.- Mastication Robot of Linear Actuation.- Mastication Robot of Crank Actuation.- Mastication Robot of a Crank-Slider Linkage.- Measurement and Reproduction of Mastication Movement.- Robotic Chewing Experiments.- Understanding Food Texture Using Masticatory Robots.- Neural Control of a Mastication Robot.- Knowledge System of Human Chewing Behaviours.