JRM Vol.16 No.1 pp. 39-43
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2004.p0039


Transmission of Human Intention by Impulsive Sound

Kazue Nishihara, Noriyuki Kawarazaki, and Tadashi Yoshidame

Kanagawa Institute of Technology, 1030 Shimo-Ogino, Atsugi-Shi 243-0292, Japan

August 26, 2003
November 18, 2003
February 20, 2004
wavelet analysis, impulsive sound, tapping, sound icon, human intention

We discuss a basic human-machine interface for transmitting human intention to a machine via impulsive sound, using wavelet analysis to determine whether impulsive sound is recognized. We found that tapping transmits indicates human intention to a machine, if we choose an appropriate analysis wavelet and its scaling parameter. We found that Daubechies wavelet function parameters were feasible for our purpose at N=3 (order) and j=8 (scaling parameter). This interface should prove useful for orders in regular work and emergency stoppage.

Cite this article as:
Kazue Nishihara, Noriyuki Kawarazaki, and Tadashi Yoshidame, “Transmission of Human Intention by Impulsive Sound,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.16, No.1, pp. 39-43, 2004.
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