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Information 2018, 9(10), 250; https://doi.org/10.3390/info9100250

Robotic Choreography Inspired by the Method of Human Dance Creation

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Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shaoxing University, Shaoxing 312000, China
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College of Information Science and Engineering, Jishou University, Jishou 416000, China
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School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
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Academy of Arts, Shaoxing University, Shaoxing 312000, China
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Fujian Provincial Key Laboratory of Brain-like Intelligent Systems, and the Cognitive Science Department, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China
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School of Automation, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
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Received: 1 September 2018 / Revised: 16 September 2018 / Accepted: 9 October 2018 / Published: 10 October 2018
(This article belongs to the Section Artificial Intelligence)
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Abstract

In general, human dance is created by the imagination and innovativeness of human dancers, which in turn provides an inspiration for robotic choreography generation. This paper proposes a novel mechanism for a humanoid robot to create good choreography autonomously with the imagination of human dance. Such a mechanism combines innovativeness with the characteristic preservation of human dance, and enables a humanoid robot to present the characteristics of “imitation, memory, imagination, process and combination”. The proposed mechanism has been implemented on a real humanoid robot, NAO, to verify its feasibility and performance. Experimental results are presented to demonstrate good performance of the proposed mechanism. View Full-Text
Keywords: human dance imitation; robotic choreography; autonomous dance creation; human-robot interaction human dance imitation; robotic choreography; autonomous dance creation; human-robot interaction
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Peng, H.; Li, J.; Hu, H.; Zhou, C.; Ding, Y. Robotic Choreography Inspired by the Method of Human Dance Creation. Information 2018, 9, 250.

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