Touching an Android robot: Would you do it and how?

Kerstin Sophie Haring, Katsumi Watanabe, David Silvera-Tawil, Mari Velonaki, Yoshio Matsumoto

研究成果: Conference contribution

5 被引用数 (Scopus)

抄録

As the presence of robots in everyday life becomes more common, it is expected that interactions between humans and robots will include the modality of touch. To date, however, little research has been conducted on tactile interactions between humans and anthropomorphic robots. This study investigates human induced tactile interaction with an android robot. To facilitate data analysis, existing touch dictionaries were revised and adapted for the specifics of human-android interaction. By measuring the participants' personality traits and their perception of the robot, it was found that some tactile gestures are related to participants' personality traits, such as neuroticism and extroversion, and others to robot attributes such as anthropomorphism and animacy. To the best of our knowledge this is the first study to report on how people touch an android robot, and the correlation that exists between the tactile gestures used and the participants' personality traits. Possible implications are discussed.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルProceedings - 2015 International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics, ICCAR 2015
出版社Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ページ8-13
ページ数6
ISBN(印刷版)9781467375238
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2015 7 23
外部発表はい
イベントInternational Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics, ICCAR 2015 - Singapore, Singapore
継続期間: 2015 5 202015 5 22

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics, ICCAR 2015
CountrySingapore
CitySingapore
Period15/5/2015/5/22

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Control and Systems Engineering

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