Title Mako-no-Te: To Explore Side-to-Side Communication through the Intersubjectectivity
Authors Naoki Yamamoto (Toyohashi University of Technology)
Kenta Fukamachi (Toyohashi University of Technology)
Yasutaka Takeda (Toyohashi University of Technology)
P. Ravindra S De Silva (Toyohashi University of Technology)
Michio Okada (Toyohashi University of Technology)
Abstract This study is motivated to build-up the concept of side-to-side communication when robot and human walking together with takes the hand of each other. The above context, robot and human have to communicate with by side-to-side to adjusting (non-verbal behaviors, directions, speed, distance etc) their interactions (intersubjectivity) within the comfort-zone. Therefore, we incite to explore what kinds of factors are essential for side-to-side communication and also examine how robot and human improving intersubjectivity toward side-to-side communication based in several interactive trials.
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