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An Exploratory Study on Joystick-Based Directing Interfaces for a Collocated Robot

We performed an exploratory study on new joystick-based directing interfaces for a collocated robot. We present a new framing for joystick control, based on either a human-centric, robot-centric, or human-robot-centric control mapping, and further explore the user experience impacts of having a physical cable between the user and the robot. We performed a formal qualitative study and discovered that the existence of the cable can influence user perception of animacy and safety.

Self Published, University of Manitoba Technical report. Number forthcoming.

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How to Walk a Robot (2011)

Authors

James E.Young

James E.Young

Associate Professor

As well as: , Daisuke Sakamoto