Scalable Component-Based Manzai Robots as Automated Funny Content Generators
Tomohiro Umetani*, Satoshi Aoki*, Kazuhiro Akiyama*, Ryo Mashimo**, Tatsuya Kitamura*, and Akiyo Nadamoto*
*Department of Intelligence and Informatics, Konan University
8-9-1 Okamoto, Higashinada, Kobe, Hyogo 658-8501, Japan
**Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara 658-0072, Japan
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