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Moveable Facial Features in a Social Mediator

  • Muhammad Sikandar Lal Khan
  • Shafiq ur RéhmanEmail author
  • Yongcui Mi
  • Usman Naeem
  • Jonas Beskow
  • Haibo Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10498)

Abstract

Human face and facial features based behavior has a major impact in human-human communications. Creating face based personality traits and its representations in a social robot is a challenging task. In this paper, we propose an approach for a robotic face presentation based on moveable 2D facial features and present a comparative study when a synthesized face is projected using three setups; 1) 3D mask, 2) 2D screen, and 3) our 2D moveable facial feature based visualization. We found that robot’s personality and character is highly influenced by the projected face quality as well as the motion of facial features.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muhammad Sikandar Lal Khan
    • 1
  • Shafiq ur Réhman
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Yongcui Mi
    • 1
  • Usman Naeem
    • 2
  • Jonas Beskow
    • 3
  • Haibo Li
    • 3
  1. 1.Umeå UniversityUmeåSweden
  2. 2.University of East LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)StockholmSweden

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