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Playful Interaction with Voice Sensing Modular Robots

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This paper describes a voice sensor, suitable for modular robotic systems, which estimates the energy and fundamental frequency, F 0, of the user’s voice. Through a number of example applications and tests with children, we observe how the voice sensor facilitates playful interaction between children and two different robot configurations. In future work, we will investigate if such a system can motivate children to improve voice control and explore how to extend the sensor to detect emotions in the user’s voice.

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  • Autocorrelation Function
  • Fundamental Frequency
  • Social Robot
  • Playful Interaction
  • Modular Robot

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Heesche, B., MacDonald, E., Fogh, R., Pacheco, M., Christensen, D.J. (2013). Playful Interaction with Voice Sensing Modular Robots. In: Herrmann, G., Pearson, M.J., Lenz, A., Bremner, P., Spiers, A., Leonards, U. (eds) Social Robotics. ICSR 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 8239. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02675-6_18

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