The Perception of Humanoid Robot by Human
The article presents results of experiments which test acceptance level of a humanoid robot. We stated that in most cases people have tendencies to anthropomorphize machines, especially humanoid ones. Acting like this is a result of a social bias, so characteristic for our specie. We conducted two experiments in which participants during a poll were in a room with a robot observer, with active face and sound tracking implemented. By analyse of post review questionnaire and time parameters from video recording, we could point out that in some cases participants observed robot’s behaviours which had not taken place, but are quite natural for a human.
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 1.Breazeal, C.: Designing Sociable Robots. A Bradford Book, The MIT Press, Cambridge (2002)Google Scholar
- 2.Cassell, J.: Nudge nudge wink wink: Elements of face-to-face conversation for embodied conversational agents. In: Embodied Conversational Agents, pp. 1–27. The MIT Press, Cambridge (1999)Google Scholar
- 5.Yoshikawa, Y., Noda, T., Ikemoto, S., Ishiguro, H., Asada, M.: CB2: A child robot with biomimetic body for cognitive developmental robotics. In: Humanoid Robots 2007 7th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Pittsburg, pp. 557–562 (2007)Google Scholar
- 6.Colton, M., Ricks, D., Goodrich, M., Dariush, B., Fujimura, K., Fujiki, M.: Toward Therapist-in-the-Loop Assistive Robotics for Children with Autism and Specific Language Impairment. In: AISB 2009 Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, Edinburgh (2009)Google Scholar