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Study of Dance Entertainment Using Robots

  • Kuniya Shinozaki
  • Yousuke Oda
  • Satoshi Tsuda
  • Ryohei Nakatsu
  • Akitsugu Iwatani
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3942)

Abstract

Dance is one of the entertainments where the physical movement is the key factor. On the other hand, the main reason why robots are kind of boom is that they have physical body. Combining there two element, a concept of a dancing robot is proposed. First, various kind of factors concerning entertainment and dance is studied. Also we describe the functions required for robots to achieve dancing. Then we describe one of the dancing robot we have developed focusing its hardware functions and show several examples of dance performance we have developed.

Keywords

Humanoid Robot Nonverbal Communication Dance Therapy Dance Action Dance Motion 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kuniya Shinozaki
    • 1
  • Yousuke Oda
    • 1
  • Satoshi Tsuda
    • 1
  • Ryohei Nakatsu
    • 1
  • Akitsugu Iwatani
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Science and TechnologyKwansei Gakuin UniversitySandaJapan
  2. 2.Universal Studios JapanOsakaJapan

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