Experimental study toward modeling of the uncanny valley based on eye movements on human/non-human faces

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    Abstract

    In the research field of human-agent interaction, it is a crucial issue to clarify the effect of agent appearances on human impressions. The uncanny valley is one crucial topic. We hypothesize that people can perceive a humanlike agent as human at an earlier stage in interaction even if they finally notice it as non-human and such contradictory perceptions are related to the uncanny valley. We conducted an experiment where participants were asked to judge whether faces presented on a PC monitor were human or not. The faces were a doll, a CG-modeled human image fairly similar to real human, an android robot, another image highly similar and a person. Eyes of the participants were recorded during watching the faces and changes in observing the faces were studied. The results indicate that eye data did not initially differ between the person and CG fairly similar, whereas differences emerged after several seconds. We then proposed a model of the uncanny valley based on dual pathway of emotion.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
    Pages398-407
    Number of pages10
    Volume8007 LNCS
    EditionPART 4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    Event15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International 2013 - Las Vegas, NV
    Duration: 2013 Jul 212013 Jul 26

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
    NumberPART 4
    Volume8007 LNCS
    ISSN (Print)03029743
    ISSN (Electronic)16113349

    Other

    Other15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International 2013
    CityLas Vegas, NV
    Period13/7/2113/7/26

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    Keywords

    • dual pathway of emotion
    • eye movements
    • humanlike agent
    • The uncanny valley

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Computer Science(all)
    • Theoretical Computer Science

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    Tawatsuji, Y., Kojima, K., & Matsui, T. (2013). Experimental study toward modeling of the uncanny valley based on eye movements on human/non-human faces. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) (PART 4 ed., Vol. 8007 LNCS, pp. 398-407). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 8007 LNCS, No. PART 4). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39330-3_42

    Experimental study toward modeling of the uncanny valley based on eye movements on human/non-human faces. / Tawatsuji, Yoshimasa; Kojima, Kazuaki; Matsui, Tatsunori.

    Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 8007 LNCS PART 4. ed. 2013. p. 398-407 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 8007 LNCS, No. PART 4).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Tawatsuji, Y, Kojima, K & Matsui, T 2013, Experimental study toward modeling of the uncanny valley based on eye movements on human/non-human faces. in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). PART 4 edn, vol. 8007 LNCS, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), no. PART 4, vol. 8007 LNCS, pp. 398-407, 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International 2013, Las Vegas, NV, 13/7/21. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39330-3_42
    Tawatsuji Y, Kojima K, Matsui T. Experimental study toward modeling of the uncanny valley based on eye movements on human/non-human faces. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). PART 4 ed. Vol. 8007 LNCS. 2013. p. 398-407. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); PART 4). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39330-3_42
    Tawatsuji, Yoshimasa ; Kojima, Kazuaki ; Matsui, Tatsunori. / Experimental study toward modeling of the uncanny valley based on eye movements on human/non-human faces. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 8007 LNCS PART 4. ed. 2013. pp. 398-407 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); PART 4).
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