Analysis of Bluffing Behavior in Human-Humanoid Poker Game

  • Min-Gyu Kim
  • Kenji Suzuki
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7072)


This paper presents the analysis of human nonverbal responses and betting decision in terms of bluffing and the comparison between human-human poker game and human-robot poker game. According to a given situation manipulated with the card hand strength, we explored how different the participants change bluff decision between strong hand and weak hand and how different the participants use a bluff between a human-human and human-robot poker game. Furthermore, we analyzed the significant correlation between the card hand strength and human behaviors and obtained the regression model to predict the card hand strength from nonverbal behaviors and bluff decision.


Human-robot social interaction Humanoid playmate Poker game Bluff analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Min-Gyu Kim
    • 1
  • Kenji Suzuki
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Intelligent Interaction TechnologiesUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan
  2. 2.PRESTOJapan Science and Technology AgencyJapan

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