Development of an Android Robot for Studying Human-Robot Interaction

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3029)


Behavior or Appearance? This is fundamental problem in robot development. Namely, not only the behavior but also the appearance of a robot influences human-robot interaction. There is, however, no research approach to tackling this problem. In order to state the problem, we have developed an android robot that has similar appearance as humans and several actuators generating micro behaviors. This paper proposes a new research direction based on the android robot.


Humanoid Robot Synergy Effect Robot Behavior Contingent Motion Alphabetic Character 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of EngineeringOsaka UniversityOsakaJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of LettersKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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