2009 Robles-De-La-Torre G. "Virtual Reality: Touch / Haptics". Invited article in Goldstein B (Ed.), "SAGE Encyclopedia of Perception". Sage Publications,Thousand Oaks, CA.  Purchase the book at Amazon.com Legal notice

2008 Robles-De-La-Torre G. "Principles of Haptic Perception in Virtual Environments". Invited book chapter in Grunwald M (Ed.), "Human Haptic Perception", Birkhäuser Verlag.  Purchase the book at Amazon.com Legal notice

2008 Rizzo A, Robles-De-La-Torre G. "Cybersightings". Invited editor, column on WWW haptics resources.  CyberPsychology & Behavior,  11(4): 519-524.

2006 Robles-De-La-Torre G. "The Importance of the Sense of Touch in Virtual and Real Environments". IEEE Multimedia 13(3), Special issue on Haptic User Interfaces for Multimedia Systems, pp. 24-30. Abstract.
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2006 Portillo-Rodriguez O, Avizzano CA, Bergamasco M & Robles-De-La-Torre, G. "Haptic rendering of sharp objects using lateral forces ". Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN06), Hatfield, UK, September 6-8,  pp. 431-436. Abstract 
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2004 Robles-De-La-Torre G. & Sekuler R. Numerically Estimating Internal Models of Dynamic Virtual Objects ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 1(2), October 2004,  pp. 102117.

2004 Hayward V, Astley OR, Cruz-Hernandez M, Grant D, Robles-De-La-Torre G. "Haptic Interfaces and Devices". Sensor Review 24(1), pp. 16-29. 

2003 Howarth P, Clemes S, Hodder S,  Moffitt  K, Robles-De-La-Torre G, Ruddle R, Steed A. Review of the "Handbook of Virtual Environments: Design, Implementation, and Applications", Stanney, KM (Ed.). Presence, Vol. 12, April 2003, pp 231-236.

2002 Robles-De-La-Torre G. "Comparing the Role of Lateral Force During Active and Passive Touch: Lateral Force and its Correlates are Inherently Ambiguous Cues for Shape Perception under Passive Touch Conditions"Proceedings of Eurohaptics 2002, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, pp. 159-164.

2001 Robles-De-La-Torre G & Hayward V."La force au bout des doigts". Pour la Science (French edition  of Scientific American). Invited paper, October issue. 

2001 Robles-De-La-Torre G. & Hayward V. Force Can Overcome Object Geometry In the perception of Shape Through Active Touch. Nature 412 (6845):445-8. Supplementary information
Reviewed in "Neurobiology: Feeling bumps and holes" by J.R. Flanagan and S.J. Lederman , News and Views, Nature, 2001 Jul 26;412(6845):389-91.
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2000 Robles-De-La-Torre G & Hayward  V. "Virtual Surfaces and Haptic Shape Perception".Proceedings of the Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems Symposium, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition 2000, Orlando, Florida, USA.

1997 Robles-De-La-Torre G & Sekuler R. "Learning a Virtual Object's Dynamics: Spectral Analysis of Human Subject's Internal Representation". Abstract, Proceedings of the International Conference on Vision, Recognition, Action: Neural Models of Mind and Machine, Boston University, USA. 

1996 Robles-De-La-Torre G & Sekuler R.  "Learning the Dynamics of a Virtual Object: Practice Builds an.Internal Model". Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, USA. 

1993 Robles-De-La-Torre  G. & Fernández G. "Optimum Polytopal Vector Quantization with Computed Progressive Decoding". Proceedings of the IEEE-CIE International Conference on Signal Processing, Beijing, China. 

1992 Robles-De-La-Torre  G. "A Tree-Structured Vector Quantizer Design Technique for Optimum Encoding and Reduced Memory Decoding Using the Perceptron Convergence Theorem". IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Undergraduate Student Research Papers, San Diego, USA. 
 
 

2007 New York Academy of Sciences, USA. The recorded lecture (audio and slides) is available here.

2007 ISIR, Universitè Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.

2007 Italian Institute of Technology, Genova.

2005 School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa, Canada.

2004 The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience, Krieger Mind/Brain Institute, Johns Hopkins University.

2004 Department of Psychology, Queen's University, Canada.

2004 Department of Computer Science, University College London, U.K.

2004 Sensory Motor Neuroscience Center, University of Birmingham, U.K.

2004 School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, U.K.

2004 Inter-Departmental Center "Enrico Piaggio", University of Pisa, Italy.

2004 Department of Information Engineering, University of Siena, Italy.

2003 Session chairman, Eurohaptics 2003, Trinity College, Dublin,  Ireland.

2003 National Polytechnic Institute, School of Business Administration, México City, México.

2002 University of Birmingham,   United Kingdom.

2002 Latin American Conference on Biomathematics, Guanajuato, México.

2001 Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Psychophysics Department, Tübingen, Germany.

2001 National Polytechnic Institute, Center for Research and Advanced Study, México City, México.

2001 Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo (The Petroleum Institute of México), México City, México.

2001 Universidad Iberoamericana, México City, México.

1999  Center for Intelligent Machines, McGill University, Montréal, Canada.

1998 Queen's University, Department of Psychology, Kingston, Canada.

1998 York University, Center for Vision Research, Toronto, Canada.
 

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