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Title: Encoding Cultures in Robot Emotion Representation
Authors: Dang, Thi Le Quyen
Tuyen, Nguyen Tan Viet
Jeong, Sungmoon
Chong, Nak Young
Keywords: Human robot interaction
Robot emotion
Cognitive memory
Culture aware robotics
Developmental robotics
Issue Date: 2017-08-28
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Magazine name: 2017 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN)
Start page: 547
End page: 552
DOI: 10.1109/ROMAN.2017.8172356
Abstract: Cultural differences may influence interactions between humans with different social norms and cultural traits, incurring different emotional and behavioral responses. The same applies to human-robot interaction (HRI). We believe that controlling robot emotions based on the cultural context can help robots adapt to humans from culturally diverse backgrounds. Such culturally aligned robots are expected to be easily accepted by humans as part of daily life. In this paper, we aim at investigating the role of culture in representing robot emotions which are injected by humans during its early stage of development and subject to change through their own experience thereafter. Several public data sets of pictures labeled with affective ratings by Indian, American, and European subjects are presented to social humanoid Pepper robots. The result shows that robots can learn to behave socially in alignment with an individual’s cultural background. Moreover, we have demonstrated that robots under the effect of different cultures can generate different behavioral responses to the same stimuli, which is considered one of the most important issues in socially assitive robotics.
Rights: This is the author's version of the work. Copyright (C) 2017 IEEE. 2017 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), 2017, 547-552. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10119/15257
Material Type: author
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