The paper introduces Shimon: a socially interactive and improvisational robotic marimba player. It presents the interaction schemes used by Shimon in the realization of an interactive musical jam session among human and robotic musicians.
This paper presents an interactive and improvisational jam session, including human players and two robotic musicians. The project was developed in an effort to create novel and inspiring music through human-robot collaboration. The jam session incorporates Shimon, a newly-developed socially-interactive robotic marimba player, and Haile, a perceptual… (More)
Cloud computing as a disruptive technology has given a chance to explore computing as a utility. The pay as you go model provides a flexible model to optimize cost. For different needs, cloud computing offers different models and services to balance the cost, time and resources. Faster communication is the need of each academic institute today to facilitate… (More)
Healthcare delivery is a complex issue and better planning of resources is important. The Indian Government suggested the requirement of developing a healthcare framework for providing easily accessible, affordable healthcare and universal health coverage to all citizens in India. The Health Management Information System (HMIS) at Tamil Nadu was… (More)
Enterprise Information systems implementation is one of the most challenging parts of IT strategy for an organization, since implementation brings in efficiency in the system and justifies the investments made. Therefore, it becomes increasingly important to study the perspectives of implementation to understand the current dynamics. The purpose of this… (More)