Difference of Efficiency in Human-Robot Interaction According to Condition of Experimental Environment

  • Ho Seok Ahn
  • Dong-Wook Lee
  • Dongwoon Choi
  • Duk-Yeon Lee
  • Manhong Hur
  • Hogil Lee
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7621)


Human-Robot Interaction is most important function for social robot systems. Android robot systems, which have human-like appearance, are used for interaction with humans because they have the merit of showing their emotions by similar way to humans. Lots of these robot systems are developed and verified their efficiency and performance by analyzing the experimental results from questionnaire method. However, the results from questionnaire method can be different from many conditions. In this paper, we analyze the difference of experimental results from questionnaire method by comparing three groups: the first group gains benefits by competition, the second group gains benefits without competition, and the last group does not gain anything. For these experiments, android head system EveR-4 H33, which has 33 motors inside of head to show its facial expressions, is used.


Human-Robot interaction emotional expression facial expression android system EveR series head robot system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ho Seok Ahn
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dong-Wook Lee
    • 1
  • Dongwoon Choi
    • 1
  • Duk-Yeon Lee
    • 1
  • Manhong Hur
    • 1
  • Hogil Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied Robot TechnologyKorea Institute of Industrial TechnologyAnsanRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Intelligent Robotics and Communication LaboratoriesAdvanced Telecommunications Research Institute InternationalKyotoJapan

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