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Precision timing in human-robot interaction: coordination of head movement and utterance
We developed a museum guide robot that moves its head at interactionally significant points during its explanation of an exhibit. Expand
Socializing politeness routines: Action, other-orientation, and embodiment in a Japanese preschool
Abstract This article explores children's socialization into politeness routines in a preschool in Japan. In particular, it analyzes the verbal and non-verbal strategies that teachers deploy inExpand
Prior-to-request and request behaviors within elderly day care: Implications for developing service robots for use in multiparty settings
The rapidly expanding elderly population in Japan and other industrialized countries has posed an enormous challenge to the systems of healthcare that serve eld- erly citizens. Expand
“She thinks you’re kawaii”: Socializing affect, gender, and relationships in a Japanese preschool
ABSTRACT Kawaii, an adjective meaning ‘cute’, ‘adorable’, and ‘lovable’, is an important aspect of Japanese material culture and a key affect word used to describe things that are small, delicate,Expand
Socializing Children to Honorifics in Japanese: Identity and Stance in Interaction.
This paper examines socialization of honorifics in Japanese. Drawing upon audiovisual recordings of interaction in households and a preschool, the paper details ways caregivers use honorifics withExpand
Storytelling in guided tours: Practices, engagement, and identity at a Japanese American museum
This article examines storytelling (narratives) in interaction at a Japanese American museum. The analysis draws upon audiovisual recordings of tours led by older, male Japanese American docents. ItExpand
Formulaic Language in Language Socialization
This article reviews recent research on the roles of formulaic language in language socialization theory and research from the point of view that formulaic language is a chunk of language (e.g., oneExpand
Coordination of verbal and non-verbal actions in human―robot interaction at museums and exhibitions
Abstract In this article we analyze videotaped data in Japanese of naturally occurring human–human and experimental human–robot interaction in museums and exhibitions with the goal of developing aExpand
“I’m sorry, flower”: Socializing apology, relationships, and empathy in Japan
Apologies have long been considered an important social action in many languages for dealing with frictions of everyday interaction and restoring interpersonal harmony in response to an offense.Expand
Interactions between a quiz robot and multiple participants: Focusing on speech, gaze and bodily conduct in Japanese and English speakers
This paper reports on a quiz robot experiment in which we explore similarities and differences in human participant speech, gaze, and bodily conduct in responding to a robot’s speech, gaze, andExpand