27 Feb '15, 4pm

Video Friday: AI Arcade, iCub on One Leg, and Robot Head in Your Kitchen

Video Friday: AI Arcade, iCub on One Leg, and Robot Head in Your Kitchen

What are the nonverbal behaviors that constitute a signal related to the trustworthiness of a novel person? The psychology department at Northeastern University (NEU) identified a candidate set of nonverbal cues–face touching, arms crossed, leaning backward, and hand touching–that was hypothesized to be indicative of untrustworthy behavior. However, in order to confirm and further validate such findings, a common practice in social psychology is to employ a human actor to perform certain nonverbal cues and study their effects in a human-subjects experiment. A fundamental challenge inherent in this research design is that people regularly emit cues outside of their own awareness, which makes it difficult even for trained professional actors to express specific cues in a reliable fashion. Our strategy for meeting this challenge was to employ a social robotics platform. By ut...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hard...

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