Shapes for vision and haptic experiments
The following objects were scanned from the original casts used in Norman et al. (2004). We used a NextEngine laser scanner to obtain high-resolution scans of these objects. The resulting files were cleaned and optimized using software written using Wolfram Mathematica and prepared for 3D printing with Autodesk Meshmixer.
We are making the scan data available here, for research use by the research community. Please cite our dataset —
- Norman, JF and Phillips F. (2016). Bell Peppers (v1.1) [3D Object Files]. Retrieved from http://www.skidmore.edu/~flip
As well as any of the following that seem useful
- Norman, J. F., Norman, H. F., Clayton, A. M., Lianekhammy, J., & Zielke, G. (2004). The visual and haptic perception of natural object shape. Perception & Psychophysics, 66(2), 342–351. http://doi.org/10.3758/BF03194883
- Norman, J. F., Phillips, F., Holmin, J. S., Norman, H. F., Beers, A., Boswell, A. M., et al. (2012). Solid shape discrimination from vision and haptics: natural objects (Capsicum annuum) and Gibson’s “feelies.” Experimental Brain Research, 222(3), 321–332. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00221-012-3220-7
- Norman, J. F., Phillips, F., Cheeseman, J. R., Thomason, K. E., Ronning, C., Behari, K., et al. (2016). Perceiving Object Shape from Specular Highlight Deformation, Boundary Contour Deformation, and Active Haptic Manipulation. PLoS ONE, 11(2), e0149058. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0149058
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