Development of a Human-like Head Robot for Emotional Communication with Human (1 st Report, Development of Facial Expressions and Visual Sensation)

Hiroyasu Miwa, Hideaki Takanobu, Atsuo Takanishi

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    Abstract

    The authors developed a human-like head robot WE-3 RV (Waseda Eye No. 3 Refined V). It realized the pursuing motion in 3 D space using coordinated head-eye motion with V. 0. R. (Vestibular-Ocular Reflex) as well as pursuing a motion in depth direction using the angle of convergence between the two eyes. Moreover, it can express human like facial expressions using eyebrows, eyelids, lips, jaw, facial color and voice.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3355-3360
    Number of pages6
    JournalNihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, C Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part C
    Volume68
    Issue number675
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jan 1

    Keywords

    • Eyes
    • Facial Expression
    • Humanoid Robot
    • Sensation

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Mechanics of Materials
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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