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JACIII Vol.11 No.3 pp. 276-281
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2007.p0276
(2007)

Paper:

Toward Natural Communication: Human-Robot Gestural Interaction Using Pointing

Eri Sato*, Aika Nakajima**, Jun Nakazato**, and Toru Yamaguchi**

*Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, Yamaguchi Lab., 6-6 Asahigaoka, Hino, Tokyo 191-0065, Japan

**Tokyo Metropolitan University, Yamaguchi Lab., 6-6 Asahigaoka, Hino, Tokyo 191-0065, Japan

Received:
April 19, 2006
Accepted:
July 29, 2006
Published:
March 20, 2007
Keywords:
gestural interface, human-machine interaction, pointing, behavior
Abstract

We are studying human and robot interaction based on interpersonal communication, focusing on pointing. Pointing, while useful in communicating with others, is highly context-dependent, making it difficult for robots to interpret accurately. We conducted three experiments on robot behavior, creating basic motion using a virtual robot because using a real robot requires much time. We then had the virtual robot interact with two real robots having different degrees of freedom and ranges of movement.

Cite this article as:
Eri Sato, Aika Nakajima, Jun Nakazato, and Toru Yamaguchi, “Toward Natural Communication: Human-Robot Gestural Interaction Using Pointing,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.11, No.3, pp. 276-281, 2007.
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