Interacting with curious agents: user experience with interactive sculptural systems

Matthew T.K. Chan, Rob Gorbet, Philip Beesley, Dana Kulic

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Abstract

To enable long term, engaging social human-machine interaction, robots and other autonomous systems must be able to move beyond purely reactive interaction control strategies, and engage in shared-initiative interaction. In this paper, we describe an implementation of an interactive art sculpture which generates interactive behaviours using curiosity-based learning. Using its own internal motivation formulated as a curiosity drive, the system initiates interaction with and responds to human visitors, generating continuously evolving interactive behaviours. The proposed system was tested in a user study with a prototype interactive sculpture installation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 25th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2016)
EditorsBilge Mutlu
Place of PublicationPiscataway NJ USA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages151-158
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781509039296
ISBN (Print)9781509039302
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE/RSJ International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication 2016 - New York, United States of America
Duration: 26 Aug 201631 Aug 2016
Conference number: 25th

Conference

ConferenceIEEE/RSJ International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication 2016
Abbreviated titleRO-MAN 2016
CountryUnited States of America
CityNew York
Period26/08/1631/08/16

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