Recent Publications (last 10 years)

  • Jones, L.A. "Haptics." Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2018.

  • Singhal, A. & Jones, L.A. "Creating thermal icons – A model-based approach." ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 15, Article 14 (22 pages), 2018.

  • Rizzo, R., Musolino, A., & Jones, L.A. Shape recognition and localization using a magnetorheological-fluid haptic display. IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 11, 317-321, 2018.

  • Jones, L.A. & Singhal, A. Vibrotactile pattern identification in a multisensory display. In D. Prattichizzo, H. Shinoda, H.Z. Tan, E. Ruffaldi, & A. Frisoli (Eds.), LNCS10893, Haptics: Science, Technology, and Applications, 401-412, 2018.

  • Jones, L.A. & Singhal, A. "Perceptual dimensions of vibrotactile actuators." IEEE Haptics Symposium, 307-312, 2018.


  • Parker, M., Jones, L.A., Hunter, I., Taberner, A., Nash, M. & Nielsen, P.  "Multidirectional in vivo characterization of skin using Wiener nonlinear stochastic system identification techniques." Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 139, 011004-1-011004-11, 2017.

  • Singhal, A. & Jones, L.A. "Perceptual interactions in thermo-tactile displays." IEEE World Haptics Conference, 90-95, 2017.

  • Jones, L. A. "Perspectives on the evolution of tactile, haptic and thermal displays." Presence, 25, pp. 247-252, 2016.
  • Jones, L. A. "Thermal touch." In T.J. Prescott, E. Ahissar and E. Izhikevich (eds.), Scholarpedia of Touch, pp. 257-262, Atlantis Press, 2016.
  • Singhal, A. & L.A. Jones. "Space-time dependencies and thermal perception." In International Conference on Human Haptic Sensing and Touch Enabled Computer Applications, pp. 291-302. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
  • Singhal, A. & L. A. Jones. "Space-time interactions and the perceived location of cold stimuli." In Proceedings of the IEEE Haptics Symposium, pp. 92-97, 2016.
  • Hunter, I. W., Chen, Y., Jones, L.A. & Hogan, N.C. "Identification Techniques and Device for Testing the Efficacy of Beauty Care Products and Cosmetics." U.S. Patent 9,265,461 B2, Feb 23, 2016.
  • Rizzo, R., Musolino, A., Tucci, M., & Jones, L.A. "Displaying shape haptically using MRF-based device." In Proceedings of the 37th Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 1164-1167, 2015.
  • Hogan, N.C., Taberner, A.J., Jones, L.A. & Hunter, I.W. "Needle-free delivery of macromolecules through the skin using controllable jet injectors." Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery 12(10), pp. 1637-1648, 2015.
  • Singhal, A. & Jones, L.A. "Dimensionality of thermal icons." In Proceedings of the IEEE World Haptics Conference, pp. 469-474, 2015.
  • Jones, L. A. & Smith, A.M. "Tactile sensory system: encoding from the periphery to the cortex." Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine, 6(3), pp. 279-287, 2014.
  • Azadi, M. & Jones, L.A. "Vibrotactile actuators: Effect of load and body site on performance." In Proceedings of the IEEE Haptics Symposium, pp. 351-356, 2014.
  • Azadi, M. & Jones, L.A. "Evaluating vibrotactile dimensions for the design of tactons." IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 7(1), pp. 14-23, 2014.
  • Jones, L. A. "The control and perception of finger forces." In R. Balasubramanian and V.J. Santos (eds.), The Human Hand as an Inspiration for Robot Hand Development, pp. 99-122. Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, 2014.
  • Sofia, K.O. & Jones, L.A. "Mechanical and psychophysical studies of surface wave propagation during vibrotactile stimulation." IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 6(3), pp. 320-329, 2013.
  • Jones, L.A. & Tan, H.Z. "Application of psychophysical techniques to haptic research." IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 6(3),  pp. 268-284, 2013.
  • Spanbauer, A., Wahab, A., Hemond, B., Hunter, I.W., & Jones, L.A. "Measurement, instrumentation, control and analysis (MICA): A modular system of wireless sensors." In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Body Sensor Networks (BSN), pp. 17-21,  2013.
  • Parker, M.D., Jones, L.A., Hunter, I.W., Taberner, A.J., & Nielsen,P.  "Use of a microrobot for variable-profile dynamic characterization of skin." Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, pp. 1-2, 2013.
  • Azadi, M. &  Jones, L.A. "Identification of vibrotactile patterns: Building blocks for tactons." In Proceedings of the IEEE World Haptics Conference, pp. 347-352, 2013.
  • Sandford, E., Chen, Y.,Hunter, I., Hillebrand, G., & Jones, L.A. "Capturing skin properties from dynamic mechanical analyses." Skin Research and Technology, 19(1), pp. e339-e348, 2013.
  • Hemond, Brian D., Adam Wahab, Adam Spanbauer, Ian W. Hunter, Barbara J. Hughey, and Lynette A. Jones. "MICA: an innovative approach to remote data acquisition." IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine, 15(5), pp. 22-27, 2012.
  • Jones, Lynette A., and Katherine Sofia. "Measuring surface wave propagation during vibrotactile stimulation." In Proceedings of the IEEE Haptics Symposium, pp. 457-461, 2012.
  • Lederman, Susan J., and Lynette A. Jones. "Tactile and haptic illusions." IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 4(4), pp. 273-294, 2011.
  • Jones, Lynette, and Hong Tan. "Tutorial: Psychophysical methods in haptic research." In IEEE World Haptics Conference, pp. 1-2, 2011.
  • Allan, Karla, Timothy White, Lynette Jones, James Merlo, Ellen Haas, Gary Zets, and Angus Rupert. "Getting the Buzz: What's Next for Tactile Information Delivery?" In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, vol. 54, no. 18, pp. 1331-1334. SAGE Publications, 2010.
  • Jones, Lynette A. "Temperature perception." In B. Goldstein (ed.), Encyclopedia of Perception, Vol. 2, pp. 983-987, Sage Publications, 2010.
  • Jones, Lynette A., David Held, and Ian Hunter. "Surface waves and spatial localization in vibrotactile displays." In Proceedings of the IEEE Haptics Symposium, pp. 91-94, 2010.
  • Galie, Jessica, and Lynette A. Jones. "Thermal cues and the perception of force." Experimental Brain Research, 200(1), pp. 81-90, 2010.
  • Jones, Lynette. "Thermal touch." Scholarpedia, 4, no. 5, 7955, 2009.
  • Galie, Jessica, Hsin-Ni Ho, and Lynette A. Jones. "Influence of contact conditions on thermal responses of the hand." In Third Joint World Haptics Conference, pp. 587-592, 2009.
  • Jones, Lynette A. "Haptics." In Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, pp. 1808-1811. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2009.
  • Yang, Gi-Hun, Dong-Soo Kwon, and Lynette A. Jones. "Spatial acuity and summation on the hand: The role of thermal cues in material discrimination." Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics 71, no. 1, pp. 156-163, 2009.
  • Jones, Lynette A., Jacquelyn Kunkel, and Erin Piateski. "Vibrotactile pattern recognition on the arm and back." Perception, 38(1), pp. 52-68, 2009.
  • Jones, Lynette A. "Communication via the skin: The challenge of tactile displays." In P. McDermott and L. Allender (eds.), Advanced Decision Architectures for the Warfighter: Foundations and Technology, pp. 143-160, Army Research Laboratory, 2009.  
  • Jones, Lynette A., and David A. Held. "Characterization of tactors used in vibrotactile displays." Journal of Computing and information Science in Engineering, 8(4), pp. 044501-1-5, 2008.
  • Ho, Hsin-Ni, and Lynette A. Jones. "Modeling the thermal responses of the skin surface during hand-object interactions." Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 130(2), 021005-1-8, 2008.
  • Jones, Lynette A., and Kathryn Ray. "Localization and pattern recognition with tactile displays." In Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, pp. 33-39, 2008.
  • Yang, Gi-Hun, Lynette A. Jones, and Dong-Soo Kwon. "Use of simulated thermal cues for material discrimination and identification with a multi-fingered display." Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments 17(1), pp. 29-42, 2008.
  • Jones, Lynette A., and Nadine B. Sarter. "Tactile displays: Guidance for their design and application." Human Factors, 50(1), pp. 90-111, 2008.
  • Jones, Lynette A., and Hsin-Ni Ho. "Warm or cool, large or small? The challenge of thermal displays." IEEE Transactions on Haptics 1(1), pp. 53-70, 2008.
  • Ho, Hsin-Ni, and Lynette A. Jones. "Development and evaluation of a thermal display for material identification and discrimination." ACM Transactions on Applied Perception,  4(2), pp. 1-24, 2007.
  • Jones, Lynette A., Jacquelyn Kunkel, and Edgar Torres. "Tactile vocabulary for tactile displays." In Proceedings of the IEEE Second Joint World Haptics Conference,  pp. 574-575, 2007.
  • Ho, Hsin-Ni, and Lynette A. Jones. "Infrared thermal measurement system for evaluating model-based thermal displays." In Proceedings of the IEEE Second Joint World Haptics Conference, pp. 157-163, 2007.
  • Ho, Hsin-Ni, and Lynette A. Jones. "Monitoring skin temperature during hand-object interactions." In Proceedings of InfraMation, pp. 1-8. 2007.

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