Allocentric Emotional Affordances in HRI: The Multimodal Binding
AbstractThe concept of affordance perception is one of the distinctive traits of human cognition; and its application to robots can dramatically improve the quality of human-robot interaction (HRI). In this paper we explore and discuss the idea of “emotional affordances” by proposing a viable model for implementation into HRI; which considers allocentric and multimodal perception. We consider “2-ways” affordances: perceived object triggering an emotion; and perceived human emotion expression triggering an action. In order to make the implementation generic; the proposed model includes a library that can be customised depending on the specific robot and application scenario. We present the AAA (Affordance-Appraisal-Arousal) model; which incorporates Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions; and we outline some numerical examples of how it can be used in different scenarios. View Full-Text
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Vallverdú, J.; Trovato, G.; Jamone, L. Allocentric Emotional Affordances in HRI: The Multimodal Binding. Multimodal Technologies Interact. 2018, 2, 78.
Vallverdú J, Trovato G, Jamone L. Allocentric Emotional Affordances in HRI: The Multimodal Binding. Multimodal Technologies and Interaction. 2018; 2(4):78.Chicago/Turabian Style
Vallverdú, Jordi; Trovato, Gabriele; Jamone, Lorenzo. 2018. "Allocentric Emotional Affordances in HRI: The Multimodal Binding." Multimodal Technologies Interact. 2, no. 4: 78.
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