Human Perception of Intrinsically Motivated Autonomy in Human-Robot Interaction

  title={Human Perception of Intrinsically Motivated Autonomy in Human-Robot Interaction},
  author={Marcus M. Scheunemann and Christoph Salge and Daniel Polani and Kerstin Dautenhahn},
A challenge in using robots in human-inhabited environments is to design behavior that is engaging, yet robust to the perturbations induced by human interaction. Our idea is to imbue the robot with intrinsic motivation (IM) so that it can handle new situations and appears as a genuine social other to humans and thus be of more interest to a human interaction partner. Human-robot interaction (HRI) experiments mainly focus on scripted or teleoperated robots, that mimic characteristics such as IM… 

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