Research: HENG and others,

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Abstract

HENG and others, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China, present an intelligent virtual reality environment for learning Chinese acupuncture.

Abstract: This paper presents an intelligent virtual environment for Chinese acupuncture learning and training using state-of-the-art virtual reality technology. It is the first step toward developing a comprehensive virtual human model for studying Chinese medicine. Students can learn and practise acupuncture in the proposed 3-D interactive virtual environment that supports a force feedback interface for needle insertion. Thus, students not only “see” but also “touch” the virtual patient. With high performance computers, highly informative and flexible visualization of acupuncture points of various related meridians and collateral can be highlighted to guide the students during training. A computer-based expert system using our newly proposed intelligent fuzzy petri net is designed and implemented to train the students to treat different diseases using acupuncture. Such an intelligent virtual reality system can provide an interesting and effective learning environment for Chinese acupuncture.

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References

Heng PA, Wong TT, Yang R, Chui YP, Xie YM, Leung KS, Leung PC. Intelligent inferencing and haptic simulation for Chinese acupuncture learning and training.. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine 10 (1): 28-41, Jan 2006.

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