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Table 3 Comparison of frequencies for dominant groups of finger sensors

From: Sensing form - finger gaiting as key to tactile object exploration - a data glove analysis of a prototypical daily task

Sensor groups Left hand (n = 105 runs) Right hand (n = 98 runs) p-value
left vs right
(Mann-Whitney-U-Test)
mean ± SD mean ± SD
Thumb (4 sensors, incl. Palm Arch) 1.01 0.10 1.04 0.13 0.20
MCP (4 sensors) 1.01 0.13 1.01 0.12 0.98
PIP (4 sensors) 1.01 0.11 1.02 0.13 0.17
p-value
Friedman’s Test within one hand (thumb, MCP, PIP)
0.78 0.17  
  1. Of the the 19 relevant sensors, the 12 most prominent sensors are grouped as Thumb (IP, MCP, Thumb Cross and Palm Arch), MCP (of fingers) and PIP (of fingers) sensors