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Style by Demonstration for Interactive Robot Motion

In this project we present a multi-part research project and evaluation of the style-by-demonstration (SBD) approach to creating interactive robot behaviors: enabling people to design the style of interactive robot behaviors by providing an exemplar. We present several projects in this vein: Puppet Dancer, teaching interactive dance to robots, Robotic Puppet Master, teaching interactive locomotion style to disc robots, and Animation Puppet Master, teaching paired behaviors to animated entities. We have conducted several studies through these projects, with the primary goal of building understanding of how people engage and use SBD systems. 

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Jeffrey allen, James E. Young, Daisuke Sakamoto, and Takeo Igarashi. Style by Demonstration for Interactive robot Motion. In proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Designing Interactive Systems 2012, DIS '12, 592-601. ACM

Bibtext Entry

author = {Allen, Jeffrey and Young, James E. and Sakamoto, Daisuke and Igarashi, Takeo},
title = {Style by demonstration for interactive robot motion},
booktitle = {Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Systems Conference},
series = {DIS '12},
year = {2012},
isbn = {978-1-4503-1210-3},
location = {Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom},
pages = {592--601},
numpages = {10},
url = {http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2317956.2318045},
doi = {10.1145/2317956.2318045},
acmid = {2318045},
publisher = {ACM},
address = {New York, NY, USA},
keywords = {human-computer interaction, human-robot interaction, qualitative evaluation, style by demonstration}


James E.Young

James E.Young

Associate Professor

As well as: Jeffery Allen, Daisuke Sakamoto, and Takeo Igarashi