Using mixed reality agents as social interfaces for robots

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Title: Using mixed reality agents as social interfaces for robots
Authors: Dragone, Mauro
Holz, Thomas
O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4526
Date: 26-Aug-2007
Abstract: Endowing robots with a social interface is often costly and difficult. Virtual characters on the other hand are comparatively cheap and well equipped but suffer from other difficulties, most notably their inability to interact with the physical world. This paper details our wearable solution to combining physical robots and virtual characters into a mixed reality agent (MiRA) through mixed reality visualisation. It describes a pilot study demonstrating our system, and showing how such a technique can offer a viable alternative cost effective approach to enabling a rich social interface for human-robot interaction.
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: IEEE
Copyright (published version): 2007, IEEE
Keywords: Data visualisation;Human computer interaction;Robots;Software agents;User interfaces;Virtual reality
DOI: 10.1109/ROMAN.2007.4415255
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: The 16th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human interactive Communication, 2007. RO-MAN 2007
Conference Details: The 16th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication 2007 (IEEE RO-MAN 2007), Jeju Island, Korea, August, 2007
Appears in Collections:Computer Science Research Collection

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