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All robots are not created equal

Carl F. DiSalvo, Francine Gemperle, Jodi Forlizzi, Sara Kiesler
2002 Proceedings of the conference on Designing interactive systems processes, practices, methods, and techniques - DIS '02  
This paper presents our findings and initial guidelines for the design of humanoid robot heads.  ...  Through our research we found that the presence of certain features, the dimensions of the head, and the total number of facial features heavily influence the perception of humanness in robot heads.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: We would like to thank Jen Goetz and Kyle Kirby for their help and support with this study.  ... 
doi:10.1145/778751.778756 fatcat:tphhhwgq6fdida4vuhgmlawyve

All robots are not created equal

Carl F. DiSalvo, Francine Gemperle, Jodi Forlizzi, Sara Kiesler
2002 Proceedings of the conference on Designing interactive systems processes, practices, methods, and techniques - DIS '02  
This paper presents our findings and initial guidelines for the design of humanoid robot heads.  ...  Through our research we found that the presence of certain features, the dimensions of the head, and the total number of facial features heavily influence the perception of humanness in robot heads.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: We would like to thank Jen Goetz and Kyle Kirby for their help and support with this study.  ... 
doi:10.1145/778712.778756 dblp:conf/ACMdis/DiSalvoGFK02 fatcat:esgou5dntjfxxlmfvntflnyynq

Abel: Integrating Humanoid Body, Emotions, and Time Perception to Investigate Social Interaction and Human Cognition

Lorenzo Cominelli, Gustav Hoegen, Danilo De Rossi
2021 Applied Sciences  
Driven by the aim of creating a believable robot for interactive applications, as well as a research platform for investigating human cognition and emotion, we are constructing a new humanoid social robot  ...  , and human-like perception of time.  ...  Acknowledgments: In addition to the authors, other researchers and professors of the E. Piaggio Research Center contributed to the collaboration with Gustav Hoegen and to the creation and  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11031070 fatcat:nv7kyfkcjbfabg3abe54qrcj64

Cost Oriented Humanoid Robots [chapter]

P. Kopacek
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
They are expensive and not available on the market. Research humanoid robots: The robots in this category are usually prototypes developed by scientists to implement and test new ideas.  ...  Humanoid "Toy" robots: There are a lot of humanoid toy robots, mostly developed by small or medium sized companies, available on the market.  ...  The use of such kind of components may decrease the complexity of design. Therefore, low-cost components are a very good expedient for reducing the cost and time of designing humanoid robots.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-27549-4_3 fatcat:qtkiuh56uzb7dcobwc2ojno6xe

Cost Oriented Humanoid Robots

P. Kopacek
2011 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
They are expensive and not available on the market. Research humanoid robots: The robots in this category are usually prototypes developed by scientists to implement and test new ideas.  ...  Humanoid "Toy" robots: There are a lot of humanoid toy robots, mostly developed by small or medium sized companies, available on the market.  ...  The use of such kind of components may decrease the complexity of design. Therefore, low-cost components are a very good expedient for reducing the cost and time of designing humanoid robots.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20110828-6-it-1002.01056 fatcat:gnlxx4umjva43dbiuvzrwmipze

Robotics and nature: from primitive creatures to human intelligence

Masoud Ghaffari, Ernest L. Hall, David P. Casasent, Ernest L. Hall, Juha Roning
2004 Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XXII: Algorithms, Techniques, and Active Vision  
The significance of this work is that it provides an understanding of the importance of perception in the design of a robot controller.  ...  It also focuses on human perception and potentials for perception based robotics.  ...  Humanoid robots are among the greatest challenges to overcome since this time human is trying to create a nature like companion for its complex social needs and not necessarily the physical needs.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.571381 fatcat:xrlgbjwxsjbpnceyywmxi73qiu

Perceiving Objects and Movements to Generate Actions on a Humanoid Robot [chapter]

Tamim Asfour, Kai Welke, Aleš Ude, Pedram Azad, Rüdiger Dillmann
2008 Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering  
of computer vision and the other in AI/robotics under the heading of behavior-based robotics.  ...  In recent years there are renewed efforts to develop autonomous systems and especially humanoid robots (see [7, 1, 11, 14, 12, 3] ), i.e.  ...  Active Humanoid Head The humanoid robot ARMAR III has been designed under a comprehensive view so that it can perform a wide range of tasks and not only a particular task.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-75523-6_4 fatcat:igidre5dz5bezdjchz27bnryge

HYDROïD Humanoid Robot Head with Perception and Emotion Capabilities: Modeling, Design, and Experimental Results

Samer Alfayad, Mohamad El Asswad, A. Abdellatif, Fethi B. Ouezdou, Arnaud Blanchard, Nils Beaussé, Philippe Gaussier
2016 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
In the framework of the HYDROïD humanoid robot project, this paper describes the modeling and design of an electrically actuated head mechanism.  ...  Perception and emotion capabilities are considered in the design process.  ...  AUTHOR CONTRIBUTIONS All authors contributed equally to this work. SA, ME, AA, and FO have conducted the state of the art, the mechanical design, the mathematical modeling, and the simulations.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2016.00015 fatcat:bsrtq3pvr5bntef6ozfpcx7cka

RoboCup Soccer Leagues

Daniele Nardi, Itsuk Noda, Fernando Ribeiro, Peter Stone, Oskar Von Stryk, Manuela Veloso
2014 The AI Magazine  
RoboCup was created in 1996 by a group of Japanese, American, and European artificial intelligence and robotics researchers with a formidable, visionary long-term challenge: By 2050 a team of robot soccer  ...  Full details on the status of the RoboCup soccer leagues, including league history and past results, upcoming competitions, and detailed rules and specifications are available from the league homepages  ...  To cope with high uncertainty in perceiving the state of the world, a humanoid robot must be able to coordinate visual perception with body motions to search for and track objects properly, all the while  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v35i3.2549 fatcat:63h2luvzdbhqhdcn5ltv4l7qc4

Emotional gait: Effects on humans' perception of humanoid robots

Matthieu Destephe, Martim Brandao, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Massimiliano Zecca, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi
2014 The 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication  
We found that emotional gait patterns affect the perception of the robot after being shown to the subjects. The implications of the current results for Human Robot Interaction (HRI) are discussed.  ...  In this paper we propose to study the effects of emotional gaits from our biped humanoid robot on the subjects' perception of the robot (recognition rate of the emotions, reaction time, anthropomorphism  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This study was conducted as part of the Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Waseda University, and as part of the humanoid project at the Humanoid Robotics Institute, Waseda  ... 
doi:10.1109/roman.2014.6926263 dblp:conf/ro-man/DestepheBKZHT14 fatcat:bcw4wsmtmnbbbpppvkpxnymzku

A review on humanoid robots

Rabbia Mahum, Faisal Shafique Butt, Kashif Ayyub, Seema Islam, Marriam Nawaz, Daud Abdullah
2017 International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences  
Humanoid robots with artificial intelligence is very captivating field for people, since the robots are introduced.  ...  For humanoid robots we can introduce new ideas without any limitations and constraints but in reality there are limitations to implement them.  ...  Last but not the least humanoid robots are built to understand the intelligence of humans and act accordingly.  ... 
doi:10.21833/ijaas.2017.02.015 fatcat:rm4rt2bd2rcnpgtfp6xro2642e

A Mass-Produced Sociable Humanoid Robot: Pepper: The First Machine of Its Kind

Amit Kumar Pandey, Rodolphe Gelin
2018 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
The Pepper robot, developed by SoftBank Robotics, is one such robot created with the goal of achieving this vision.  ...  A Business-to-Everything Robot There is no doubt that robots are becoming commonplace: robotic machines of all shapes and sizes are now entering our day-to-day life, and we witness them assisting, working  ...  Two areas are equally crucial to pursue: 1) creating a general awareness and a bridge among industry, academics, research organizations, end users, and policy makers and 2) advancing the state of the art  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2018.2833157 fatcat:dppp4yvxircdpgjijtijhxsw3y

A Multi-Modal Panoramic Attentional Model for Robots and Applications [chapter]

Ravi Sarvadevabhatla, Victor Ng-Thow-Hing
2012 The Future of Humanoid Robots - Research and Applications  
Introduction Humanoid robots are becoming increasingly competent in perception of their surroundings and in providing intelligent responses to worldly events.  ...  The term saccade in this chapter refers to head movement since the humanoid used does not have a foveated vision control mechanism.214 The Future of Humanoid Robots -Research and Applications www.intechopen.com  ... 
doi:10.5772/27023 fatcat:fbcrg7y57ncaliezxytnczceqa

Socially Believable Robots [chapter]

Momina Moetesum, Imran Siddiqi
2018 Human-Robot Interaction - Theory and Application  
With the advent of artificial intelligence, we have indeed stepped into an era of socially believable robots or humanoids.  ...  It will further shed light on how different social settings require different levels of social intelligence and what are the implications of integrating a socially and emotionally believable machine in  ...  Humanoid head The most effective anthropomorphic feature of a robot is its head.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.71375 fatcat:gfmnzn7455huzifk3n7lw7b26e

Humanoids [chapter]

Paul Fitzpatrick, Kensuke Harada, Charles C. Kemp, Yoshio Matsumoto, Kazuhito Yokoi, Eiichi Yoshida
2016 Springer Handbook of Robotics  
The literalminded approach of creating humanoid robots may not be the best way to achieve some human-like capabilities (Chap. 65).  ...  Heads for humanoid robots are an especially important example of these overlapping roles, and have had an important impact on humanoid robotics and robotics in general [67.124] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-32552-1_67 fatcat:xgkavbgzmbae7mo4wjdrmivkdu
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