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ROMAN
2007
IEEE
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9 years 10 months ago
Using Mixed Reality Agents as Social Interfaces for Robots
—Endowing robots with a social interface is often costly and difficult. Virtual characters on the other hand are comparatively cheap and well equipped but suffer from other diffi...
Mauro Dragone, Thomas Holz, Gregory M. P. O'Hare
VR
2008
IEEE
149views Virtual Reality» more  VR 2008»
9 years 10 months ago
Virtual Human + Tangible Interface = Mixed Reality Human An Initial Exploration with a Virtual Breast Exam Patient
Virtual human (VH) experiences are receiving increased attention for training real-world interpersonal scenarios. Communication in interpersonal scenarios consists of not only spe...
Aaron Kotranza, Benjamin Lok
HRI
2007
ACM
9 years 7 months ago
Robot expressionism through cartooning
We present a new technique for human-robot interaction called robot expressionism through cartooning. We suggest that robots utilise cartoon-art techniques such as simplified and ...
James Everett Young, Min Xin, Ehud Sharlin
VR
2010
IEEE
128views Virtual Reality» more  VR 2010»
9 years 2 months ago
Relating conversational expressiveness to social presence and acceptance of an assistive social robot
Exploring the relationship between social presence, conversational expressiveness, and robot acceptance, we set up an experiment with a robot in an eldercare institution, comparing...
Marcel Heerink, Ben J. A. Kröse, Vanessa Ever...
BCSHCI
2009
9 years 4 months ago
Measuring the influence of social abilities on acceptance of an interface robot and a screen agent by elderly users
Personal robots and screen agents can be equipped with social abilities to facilitate interaction. This paper describes our research on the influence of these abilities on elderly...
Marcel Heerink, Ben J. A. Kröse, Bob J. Wieli...
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