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Dr Yinghui Zhang: haptics and virtual reality

Dr Zhang research interests include haptics, virtual reality, argumented reality and GPGPUs, Computer Graphics, Virtual Environment

Sample Publications

Padillia I, Zhang Y (2012)Developing a haptic interface to manipulate and section high polygon models from x-ray data,  international conference on electrical engineering and computer science (EECS201)
For more detail: http://computingnorthampton.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/developing-haptic-interface-to.html 



Zhang Y (2010) A Multi-asperity Surface Contact Model for the Simulation of Friction in Virtual Environments, Proceedings of Virtual Reality International Conference (VRIC 2010), 7-9 April 2010, Laval, France. RICHIR Simon, SHIRAI Akihiko Editors.
For related work: http://www.academia.edu/181641/Multi-asperity_based_friction_modelling_and_haptic_rendering_in_virtual_environments



Zhao F, Turner S, Hill G, Dravid R, Zhang Y (2010) A Virtual Environment Training System for Haptic Laparoscopic Surgery 16th International Conference on Automation and Computing, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, 11 September 2010
For more detail: http://nectar.northampton.ac.uk/3271/


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Social Analysis of Publications

The Computing staff's network of co-authors, at the University of Northampton, based on the University's  research repository NECTAR - http://nectar.northampton.ac.uk/view/divisions/SSTCT.html on 12th November 2016. The data goes back to 2010.




The data was analysed using the software VOSviewer - http://www.vosviewer.com/ free software for visualising networks. Differences in colours represents, the clusters of publications with those authors picked out by the software. The relative size of the circles is the relative number of publications listed; so for the two biggest circles/hubs it relates to 55 and 34 publications in this time period. Some relatively new authors, to the University but not to research, explains some of the 'islands' and the number of publications within it - it only reflects publications whilst at the University of Northampton.

To dig a little deeper, going to  look at the two biggest 'hubs' through their NECTAR records, so potentially going …

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Taken from: http://www.northampton.ac.uk/news/computer-lecturers-research-helps-improve-the-next-generation-of-technology/ A computing lecturer at the University of Northampton, who is researching into how the efficiency of our everyday devices, such as mobile phones, can be improved, has been awarded the best paper at two recent conferences. Dr Michael Opoku Agyeman has written several journal papers focusing on how the next generation of technology can meet the ever increasing demands from consumers. He was invited to present his work at the 19th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design in Cyprus and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ 14th International Conference in Paris. Part of his research concentrates on whether several processing elements can be incorporated on a single chip, known as System-On-Chip, to improve the efficiency and speed of the computing systems that we use every day, from mobile phones to video-game consoles and even medical equipment…