Contextual Non-verbal Behaviour Generation for Humanoid Robot Using Text Sentiment

Deshmukh, A. , Mazel, A. and Foster, M. E. (2019) Contextual Non-verbal Behaviour Generation for Humanoid Robot Using Text Sentiment. 28th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2019), New Delhi, India, 14-18 Oct 2019.

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Abstract

This paper describes an approach to synthesise non-verbal behaviours for a humanoid robot Pepper using spoken text. Our approach takes into account the sentiment of the spoken text and maps the appropriate gesture and sound relevant to that text in a parameterised manner. This work forms a basis for our planned user study where we will evaluate this approach.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Additional Information:Conference poster.
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Deshmukh, Dr Amol and Foster, Dr Mary Ellen
Authors: Deshmukh, A., Mazel, A., and Foster, M. E.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology
College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2019 IEEE
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy
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