Emotionally driven robot control architecture for human-robot interaction

Jekaterina Novikova, Swen Gaudl, Joanna Bryson

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Abstract

With the increasing demand for robots to assist humans in shared workspaces and environments designed for humans, research on human-robot interaction (HRI) gains more and more importance. Robots in shared environments must be safe and act in a way understandable by humans, through the way they interact and move. As visual cues such as facial expressions are important in human-human communication, research on emotion recognition, expression, and emotionally enriched communication is of great importance to HRI and has also gained increasing attention during the last two decades [1, 3, 4, 6, 8]. Most of the existing work focuses on the recognition of human emotions or mimicking their expression [1, 6] and emotional action selection [3, 5]. Less work is done on the role of emotions in influencing human behaviour in HRI [4].
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTowards Autonomous Robotic Systems
EditorsA. Natraj, S. Cameron, C. Melhuish, M. Witkowski
Place of PublicationBerlin, Germany
PublisherSpringer
Pages261-263
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9783662436448
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume8069

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