Masahiko Gyoda

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This paper presents our on-going work in developing service robots that provide assisted-care to the elderly in multi-party settings. In typical Japanese day-care facilities, multiple caregivers and visitors are co-present in the same room and any caregiver may provide assistance to any visitor. In order to effectively work in such settings, a robot should(More)
Service robots, such as tea-serving robots, should be designed to show the order of service provision in multi-party settings. An ethnographic study we conducted at an elderly care center revealed that the gaze and bodily actions of care workers can serve this function. To test this, we developed a robot system able to utilize its gaze and other gestures in(More)
This paper presents our ongoing work developing service robots that provide assisted-care, such as serving tea to the elderly in care facilities. In multi-party settings, a robot is required to be able to deal with requests from multiple individuals simultaneously. In particular, when the service robot is concentrating on taking care of a specific person,(More)
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