Motivation, Research Question, Design Concept, Hypothesis, Design Constraints, Wizard with Oz, and Measurements of Success

Motivation In Barnlund’s communication theory in “Communication: The Context of Change” article, he mentioned that inconsistency kills communication. When a person’s behaviors and speeches are inconsistent, others usually feel uncomfortable. This phenomenon exists in human-human communication. What about human-robot communication?

Motivation, Research Question, Design Concept, Hypothesis, Design Constraints, Wizard with Oz, and Measurements of Success

Motivation In Barnlund’s communication theory in “Communication: The Context of Change” article, he mentioned that inconsistency kills communication. When a person’s behaviors and speeches are inconsistent, others usually feel uncomfortable. This phenomenon exists in human-human communication. What about human-robot communication?

Game Procedure, Scripts, System Architecture, and Teleoperation User Interface

Game Procedure We design a sound mimic game for interaction. The robot asks the participant to mimic the sound that it says. The nice robot gives sounds that are easy to mimic and friendly feedback. It encourages users and gives

Game Procedure, Scripts, System Architecture, and Teleoperation User Interface

Game Procedure We design a sound mimic game for interaction. The robot asks the participant to mimic the sound that it says. The nice robot gives sounds that are easy to mimic and friendly feedback. It encourages users and gives

Witch and Santa Robot Design

Top View and Sections This is the original design of the robot’s physical structure. We change the design later by replacing the candy hole to a candy jar for giving participants rewards. 3D Rendering This is the 3D rendering of

Witch and Santa Robot Design

Top View and Sections This is the original design of the robot’s physical structure. We change the design later by replacing the candy hole to a candy jar for giving participants rewards. 3D Rendering This is the 3D rendering of

Experiment, Analysis, Results, and Discussion

Environment We conducted the experiment at the atrium in Newell Simon Hall, Carnegie Mellon University. Participants The table above shows the data of participants. Differences in Two Experiments The table above indicates the differences in two experiments. Survey Questions How

Experiment, Analysis, Results, and Discussion

Environment We conducted the experiment at the atrium in Newell Simon Hall, Carnegie Mellon University. Participants The table above shows the data of participants. Differences in Two Experiments The table above indicates the differences in two experiments. Survey Questions How