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JACIII Vol.24 No.4 pp. 543-548
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2020.p0543
(2020)

Paper:

Determining the Most Effective Way of Ensuring a Tidying-Up Behavior: Comparison of Effects of Reminders Using Oral Instruction, Posters, and Robots

Akihiro Ogasawara and Manabu Gouko

Tohoku Gakuin University
1-13-1 Chuo, Tagajo, Miyagi 985-8537, Japan

Received:
February 21, 2019
Accepted:
February 3, 2020
Published:
July 20, 2020
Keywords:
tidying up, human-robot interaction, encouragement
Abstract
Determining the Most Effective Way of Ensuring a Tidying-Up Behavior: Comparison of Effects of Reminders Using Oral Instruction, Posters, and Robots

Situation of encouragement for tidying up using a stationery-holder robot

A common method for encouraging a user to tidy up his/her office or school desk is to provide oral instructions or displaying posters. Some researchers have proposed a robot system to encourage users to tidy up. However, little attention has been paid to performing a comparative analysis of the various methods for motivating users to tidy up. In this study, we investigated the effects of motivating participants using verbal reminders, posters, and robots. Our results showed that urging users using vibrations produced by a robot is more effective than using oral instructions or posters. Particularly, using a robot is effective in reducing microslips and maintaining the motivation for tidying up.

Cite this article as:
A. Ogasawara and M. Gouko, “Determining the Most Effective Way of Ensuring a Tidying-Up Behavior: Comparison of Effects of Reminders Using Oral Instruction, Posters, and Robots,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.24, No.4, pp. 543-548, 2020.
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