Talking-Ally: Intended Persuasiveness by Utilizing Hearership and Addressivity

  • Naoki Ohshima
  • Yusuke Ohyama
  • Yuki Odahara
  • P. Ravindra S. De Silva
  • Michio Okada
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7621)

Abstract

We imagine that the future direction of persuasive robotics necessitates the exploration of how it shapes a person’s attitudes by channeling their behaviors in dynamic interactions. Moreover, it might be important to explore how robot and human behaviors (cues) and beliefs mutually influence each other in different attributes of communication. The concept of the hearership and addressivity are utilized for Talking-Ally to liking the user’s state in-order to communicate persuasively in the context of interactively disseminating the exciting news from the web. Our approach coordinates the addressee’s eye-gaze behaviors (state of hearership) to produce/adapt utterance generation (addressivity) toward communication (synchronized with bodily interactions), which is perceived as being persuasive by the addressees.

Keywords

Mutually influences hearership addressivity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naoki Ohshima
    • 1
  • Yusuke Ohyama
    • 1
  • Yuki Odahara
    • 1
  • P. Ravindra S. De Silva
    • 1
  • Michio Okada
    • 1
  1. 1.Interactions and Communication Design LabToyohashi University of TechnologyToyohashiJapan

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