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Virtual sectioning and haptic exploration of volumetric shapes in the absence of visual feedback

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Virtual sectioning and haptic exploration of volumetric shapes in the absence of visual feedback. / Evreinova, Tatiana V.; Evreinov, Grigori; Raisamo, Roope.

In: Advances in Human Computer Interaction, Vol. 2013, 740324, 2013.

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Evreinova, TV, Evreinov, G & Raisamo, R 2013, 'Virtual sectioning and haptic exploration of volumetric shapes in the absence of visual feedback', Advances in Human Computer Interaction, vol. 2013, 740324. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/740324

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Evreinova, T. V., Evreinov, G., & Raisamo, R. (2013). Virtual sectioning and haptic exploration of volumetric shapes in the absence of visual feedback. Advances in Human Computer Interaction, 2013, [740324]. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/740324

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Evreinova TV, Evreinov G, Raisamo R. Virtual sectioning and haptic exploration of volumetric shapes in the absence of visual feedback. Advances in Human Computer Interaction. 2013;2013. 740324. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/740324

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Evreinova, Tatiana V. ; Evreinov, Grigori ; Raisamo, Roope. / Virtual sectioning and haptic exploration of volumetric shapes in the absence of visual feedback. In: Advances in Human Computer Interaction. 2013 ; Vol. 2013.

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