Uncanny valley

Known as: Eerie valley, Bukimi no tani, The Uncanny Valley 
In aesthetics, the uncanny valley is the hypothesis that human replicas that appear almost, but not exactly, like real human beings elicit feelings… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The Uncanny Valley hypothesis has been widely used in the areas of computer graphics and Human-Robot Interaction to motivate… (More)
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2009
2009
The term “uncanny valley” goes back to an article of the Japanese roboticist Masahiro Mori (Mori 1970, 2005). He put forward the… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
The eerie feeling attributed to human-looking robots and animated characters may be a key factor in our perceptual and cognitive… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The uncanny valley theory proposed by Mori in 1970 has been a hot topic in human robot interaction research, in particular since… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Roboticists believe that people will have an unpleasant impression of a humanoid robot that has an almost, but not perfectly… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Masahiro Mori observed that as robots come to look more humanlike, they seem more familiar, until a point is reached at which… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The ‘Uncanny Valley’ refers to a sense of unease and discomfort when people look at increasingly realistic virtual humans… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Although robotics researchers commonly contend that robots should not look too humanlike, many artforms have successfully… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Abstract. It seems natural to assume that the more It seems natural to assume that the more closely robots come to resemble… (More)
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2005
2005
The 'uncanny valley"'was conceived in 1970 by Prof Masahiro Mori and details a possible relationship between an object's… (More)
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