Motion design of an interactive small humanoid robot with visual illusion

@inproceedings{Sumioka2012MotionDO,
  title={Motion design of an interactive small humanoid robot with visual illusion},
  author={Hidenobu Sumioka and Takashi Minato and Kurima Sakai and Shuichi Nishio and Hiroshi Ishiguro},
  booktitle={APCHI},
  year={2012}
}
We propose a method that enables users to convey nonverbal information, especially their gestures, through portable robot avatar based on illusory motion. The illusory motion of head nodding is realized with blinking lights for a human-like mobile phone called Elfoid. Two blinking patterns of LEDs are designed based on biological motion and illusory motion… CONTINUE READING