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JRM Vol.21 No.5 pp. 657-664
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2009.p0657
(2009)

Paper:

Intelligent Ambience that can Influence Robot Behavior

Shinichi Tsunoo*,**, Takeshi Sakaguchi**, Kazuhito Yokoi**, and Kazuyoshi Wada*

*Graduate School of System Design, Tokyo Metropolitan University
6-6 Asahigaoka, Hino, Tokyo 191-0065, Japan

**National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
AIST Central 2, 1-1-1 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8568, Japan

Received:
February 24, 2009
Accepted:
August 18, 2009
Published:
October 20, 2009
Keywords:
intelligent ambience, kukanchi, robot
Abstract

In order for robots to execute several tasks at the office or at home, they need enormous amounts of information. If we put a small amount of intelligence into each item that is part of the ambience, the ambience itself can simply cause the robots to change their state as it requests. We call such an ambience “Intelligent Ambience (IA).” In this paper, a design of IA is described. We have constructed an example of an IA and verified its effectiveness through experimentation.

Cite this article as:
Shinichi Tsunoo, Takeshi Sakaguchi, Kazuhito Yokoi, and Kazuyoshi Wada, “Intelligent Ambience that can Influence Robot Behavior,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.21, No.5, pp. 657-664, 2009.
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