Perception of own and robot engagement in human-robot interactions and their dependence on robotics knowledge

@article{Hall2014PerceptionOO,
  title={Perception of own and robot engagement in human-robot interactions and their dependence on robotics knowledge},
  author={Joanna Hall and Terry Tritton and Angela Rowe and Anthony G. Pipe and Chris Melhuish and Ute Leonards},
  journal={Robotics and Autonomous Systems},
  year={2014},
  volume={62},
  pages={392-399}
}
Communication between socially assistive robots and humans might be facilitated by intuitively understandable mechanisms. To investigate the effects of some key nonverbal gestures on a human’s own engagement and robot engagement experienced by humans, participants read a series of instructions to a robot that responded with nods, blinks, changes in gaze direction, or a combination of these. Unbeknown to the participants, the robot had no form of speech processing or gesture recognition, but… CONTINUE READING
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