Robots & Natural Language 2015

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CORPP: Commonsense Reasoning and Probabilistic Planning, as Applied to Dialog with a Mobile Robot. S Zhang, P Stone – AAAI, 2015 – Abstract In order to be fully robust and responsive to a dynamically changing real-world environment, intelligent robots will need to engage in a variety of simultaneous reasoning modalities. In particular, in this paper we consider their needs to i) reason with … Cited by 14 Related articles All 8 versions

Users’ Belief Awareness in Reinforcement Learning-Based Situated Human–Robot Dialogue Management E Ferreira, G Milliez, F Lefèvre, R Alami – Natural Language Dialog …, 2015 – Springer Abstract Others can have a different perception of the world than ours. Understanding this divergence is an ability, known as perspective taking in developmental psychology, that humans exploit in daily social interactions. A recent trend in robotics aims at endowing … Cited by 9 Related articles All 7 versions

Reinforcement-learning based dialogue system for human–robot interactions with socially-inspired rewards E Ferreira, F Lefevre – Computer Speech & Language, 2015 – Elsevier Abstract This paper investigates some conditions under which polarized user appraisals gathered throughout the course of a vocal interaction between a machine and a human can be integrated in a reinforcement learning-based dialogue manager. More specifically, we … Cited by 8 Related articles All 3 versions

Inference of human beings’ emotional states from speech in human–robot interactions L Devillers, M Tahon, MA Sehili… – International Journal of …, 2015 – Springer Abstract The challenge of this study is twofold: recognizing emotions from audio signals in naturalistic Human–Robot Interaction (HRI) environment, and using a cross-dataset recognition for robustness evaluation. The originality of this work lies in the use of six … Cited by 6 Related articles All 2 versions

Learning to Mediate Perceptual Differences in Situated Human-Robot Dialogue. C Liu, JY Chai – AAAI, 2015 – Abstract In human-robot dialogue, although a robot and its human partner are co-present in a shared environment, they have significantly mismatched perceptual capabilities (eg, recognizing objects in the surroundings). When a shared perceptual basis is missing, it … Cited by 5 Related articles All 6 versions

Speech emotion recognition in emotional feedbackfor Human-Robot Interaction JG Rázuri, D Sundgren, R Rahmani… – International Journal of …, 2015 – Abstract—For robots to plan their actions autonomously and interact with people, recognizing human emotions is crucial. For most humans nonverbal cues such as pitch, loudness, spectrum, speech rate are efficient carriers of emotions. The features of the … Cited by 4 Related articles All 6 versions

Learning to interpret natural language commands through human-robot dialog J Thomason, S Zhang, R Mooney… – Proceedings of the Twenty …, 2015 – Abstract Intelligent robots frequently need to understand requests from naive users through natural language. Previous approaches either cannot account for language variation, eg, keyword search, or require gathering large annotated corpora, which can be expensive … Cited by 8 Related articles All 11 versions

Challenges in adopting speech control for assistive robots P Panek, P Mayer – Ambient Assisted Living, 2015 – Springer Abstract This paper presents a pragmatic report about experiences gathered with the speech command interface of HOBBIT, a mobile assistive robot intended to support older persons in their private home. An outline of the associated problems and challenges in … Cited by 4 Related articles All 7 versions

A cloud robotics approach towards dialogue-oriented robot speech K Sugiura, Y Shiga, H Kawai, T Misu, C Hori – Advanced Robotics, 2015 – Taylor & Francis Robot utterances generally sound monotonous, unnatural and unfriendly because their Text-to-Speech systems are not optimized for communication but for text reading. Here, we present a non-monologue speech synthesis for robots. The key novelty lies in speech synthesis … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions

Speech-to-speech translation humanoid robot in doctor’s office S Shin, ET Matson, J Park, B Yang… – … (ICARA), 2015 6th …, 2015 – Abstract—This paper illustrates the implementation of a speech-to-speech translation humanoid robot in the domain of medical care. At this stage, the proposed system is a one- way translation that is designed to help English speaking patients describe their … Cited by 2 Related articles

Toward robot adaptation of human speech and gesture parameters in a unified framework of proxemics and multimodal communication R Mead, MJ Mataric – … Machine Learning for Social Robots …, 2015 – Abstract—In this work, we present our unified framework of proxemics and multimodal communication based on static data-driven models of how social signals (speech and gesture) are produced and perceived by both a social robot and a human user, and … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Online speech-driven head motion generating system and evaluation on a tele-operated robot K Sakai, CT Ishi, T Minato… – Robot and Human …, 2015 – Abstract—We developed a tele-operated robot system where the head motions of the robot are controlled by combining those of the operator with the ones which are automatically generated from the operator’s voice. The head motion generation is based on dialogue act … Cited by 3 Related articles

Validation of vocal prosody modifications to communicate emotion in robot speech J Crumpton, CL Bethel – Collaboration Technologies and …, 2015 – Abstract—This research investigated the use of MARY, an open source speech synthesizer, to convey the emotional intent of a robot through the robot’s vocal prosody. The robot’s pitch, pitch range, speech rate, and volume were varied to convey anger, fear, happiness, and … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

The intelligent robot contents for children with speech-language disorder H Lee, E Hyun – Educational Technology and Society, 2015 – JSTOR ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is the development of language-intervention content,“Special Friend, iRobiQ.” The play-robot content serves various roles: The promotion of language interaction for children with speechlanguage disorders; an interlocutor friend ( … Cited by 2 Related articles All 9 versions

Command-based voice teleoperation of a mobile robot via a human-robot interface A Poncela, L Gallardo-Estrella – Robotica, 2015 – Cambridge Univ Press SUMMARY Verbal communication is the most natural way of human–robot interaction. Such an interaction is usually achieved by means of a human-robot interface (HRI). In this paper, a HRI is presented to teleoperate a robotic platform via the user’s voice. Hence, a speech … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions

Augmented Robotics Dialog System for Enhancing Human–Robot Interaction F Alonso-Martín, A Castro-González, FJFG Luengo… – Sensors, 2015 – Abstract Augmented reality, augmented television and second screen are cutting edge technologies that provide end users extra and enhanced information related to certain events in real time. This enriched information helps users better understand such events, … Cited by 2 Related articles All 10 versions

Speech Interaction with Personal Assistive Robots Supporting Aging at Home for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease F Rudzicz, R Wang, M Begum, A Mihailidis – ACM Transactions on …, 2015 – Abstract Increases in the prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are a growing challenge in many nations where healthcare infrastructures are ill-prepared for the upcoming demand for personal caregiving. To help individuals with AD live at home for … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions

Natural Language For Human Robot Interaction H Khayrallah, S Trott, J Feldman – … of the Workshop on Human-Robot …, 2015 – ABSTRACT Natural Language Understanding (NLU) was one of the main original goals of artificial intelligence and cognitive science. This has proven to be extremely challenging and was nearly abandoned for decades. We describe an implemented system that supports … Cited by 3 Related articles All 7 versions

On the Development of a Voice and Gesture Based HMI for the Control of a Mobile Robot C Moldovan, A Craciun, V Dolga… – Applied Mechanics …, 2015 – Trans Tech Publ Abstract This paper presents the development of a voice and gesture based interface (HMI– Human-Machine Interface) for the human control of a mobile robot. The application utilizes the Microsoft Kinect sensor and its Visual Studio C# libraries for voice and gestures … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Design and Architecture of a Robot-Child Speech-Controlled Game S Al Moubayed, J Lehman – … International Conference on Human-Robot …, 2015 – Abstract We describe the conceptual design, architecture, and implementation of a multimodal, robot-child dialogue system in a fast-paced, speech-controlled collaborative game. In Mole Madness, two players (a user and an anthropomorphic robot) work together … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions

Children’s Responses to Genuine Child Synthesized Speech in Child-Robot Interaction A Sandygulova, GMP O’Hare – … Conference on Human-Robot Interaction …, 2015 – Abstract This paper presents a study of children’s responses to the perceived gender and age of a humanoid robot Nao which communicated with four genuine synthesized child voices. Results indicate that manipulations are successful for all voice conditions. Also, … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Toward more natural human-robot dialogue T Williams – … ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot …, 2015 – A primary goal of the field of Human-Robot Interaction is to allow for natural human-robot interactions, and thus robot architectures must eventually be able to understand truly natural human speech. And yet, despite the abundance of research devoted to language … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Introduction for speech and language for interactive robots H Cuayáhuitl, K Komatani, G Skantze – Computer Speech & Language, 2015 – Elsevier Abstract This special issue includes research articles which apply spoken language processing to robots that interact with human users through speech, possibly combined with other modalities. Robots that can listen to human speech, understand it, interact according … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

MICbots: collecting large realistic datasets for speech and audio research using mobile robots J Le Roux, E Vincent, JR Hershey… – … on Acoustics, Speech …, 2015 – ABSTRACT Speech and audio signal processing research is a tale of data collection efforts and evaluation campaigns. Large benchmark datasets for automatic speech recognition (ASR) have been instrumental in the advancement of speech recognition technologies. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 12 versions

Exploring Children’s Verbal and Acoustic Synchrony: Towards Promoting Engagement in Speech-Controlled Robot-Companion Games T Chaspari, S Al Moubayed… – Proceedings of the 1st …, 2015 – Abstract Children’s interpersonal synchrony has been related to various benefits in social, mental and emotional development. We explore verbal and acoustic synchrony patterns between pairs of children playing a speech-controlled video game. Verbal features … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

Toward an argumentation-based dialogue framework for human-robot collaboration MQ Azhar – 2015 – Abstract Successful human-robot collaboration with a common goal requires peer interaction in which humans and robots cooperate and complement each other’s expertise. Formal human-robot dialogue in which there is peer interaction is still in its infancy, though … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

A Robust Human-Robot Communication System Using Natural Language for HARMS AR Wagoner, ET Matson – Procedia Computer Science, 2015 – Elsevier Abstract This paper presents a robust human-robot communication system using natural language for HARMS (Human, Agent, Robot, Machine, Sensor). HARMS is a unique model designed for multi-agent systems. The human-robot communication system focuses … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Argumentation-Based Dialogue Games for Shared Control in Human-Robot Systems EI Sklar, MQ Azhar – Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 2015 – Abstract Dialogue can support exchange of ideas and discussion of options as a means to enable shared decision making for human-robot collaboration. However, dialogue that supports dynamic, evidence-backed exchange of ideas is a major challenge for today’s … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Toward a quizmaster robot for speech-based multiparty interaction I Nishimuta, K Itoyama, K Yoshii, HG Okuno – Advanced Robotics, 2015 – Taylor & Francis This paper presents an interactive quizmaster robot that can manage a multiparty speech-based quiz game. The basic flow of the quiz game is that (1) the robot reads a question, (2) one or more players answer it, and (3) the robot judges the correctness of the answers. We categorize … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Multi-mode Natural Language Processing for human-robot interaction J Xie, X Chen, J Ji – Web Intelligence, 2015 – Abstract As more and more open knowledge resources become available, it is interesting to explore opportunities of enhancing autonomous agents’ capacities by utilizing the knowledge in these resources, instead of hand-coding knowledge for agents. A major … Cited by 1 Related articles

Voice robot control using advanced fuzzy control techniques M Elsayed, MI Sokar, SA Rabbo, M El_Arabi – Abstract—nowadays, mobile robots has a significant status in real life and industrial applications. A mathematical model of the Tricycle Mobile Robot (TMR) as a closed loop transfer function is introduced. A prototype of TMR with steering wheel was established. … Related articles All 3 versions

Arduino Based Voice Controlled Robot K Kannan, J Selvakumar – 2015 – Abstract—Voice Controlled Robot (VCR) is a mobile robot whose motions can be controlled by the user by giving specific voice commands. The speech is received by a microphone and processed by the voice module. When a command for the robot is recognized, then … All 3 versions

Dialog with Robots to Support Symbiotic Autonomy D Nardi, R Basili, E Bastianelli, D Croce, G Gemignani… – Robots are expected to support human activities in everyday environments, interacting with different kinds of users. In particular, domestic robots (ie domestic robots operating in our homes) have already entered the market, for example as cleaning robots or telepresence … Related articles

Temporal smearing compensation in reverberant environment for speech-based human-robot interaction R Gomez, K Nakamura, T Mizumoto… – … on Robotics and …, 2015 – Abstract—Speech-based human-robot interaction is often plagued with issues such as reverberation and changes in speaker position that impacts overall performance. In this paper, we show a method in compensating the joint effects of reverberation and the … Cited by 1 Related articles

Improving Speech-Based Human Robot Interaction with Emotion Recognition B De Carolis, S Ferilli, G Palestra – International Symposium on …, 2015 – Springer Abstract Several studies report successful results on how social assistive robots can be employed as interface in the assisted living domain. In this domain, a natural way to interact with robots is to use a speech. However, humans often use particular intonation in the … Related articles All 3 versions

Parameter tuning of robot audition using speech recognition system as evaluation function M Matsumoto – Advanced Technologies for Communications ( …, 2015 –

A mobile agents based distributed speech recognition engine for controlling multiple robots M Gupta, P Verma, T Bhattacharya… – Proceedings of the 2015 …, 2015 – Abstract Interaction with a robot has been an active area of research since the inception of robotics. Talking to a robot has always been considered the most natural way to communicate with it. But it is not always possible to have a full-fledged, standalone … Related articles

An automatic speech detection architecture for social robot oral interaction EG Tsardoulias, AL Symeonidis, PA Mitkas – Proceedings of the Audio …, 2015 – Abstract Social robotics have become a trend in contemporary robotics research, since they can be successfully used in a wide range of applications. One of the most fundamental communication skills a robot must have is the oral interaction with a human, in order to … Cited by 1 Related articles

Bilingual robots: Extracting robot program statements from Swedish natural language instructions M Stenmark – 13th Scandinavian Conference on Artificial Intelligence …, 2015 – In the English-speaking world, the idea of human-robot interaction in natural language has been well established. The tools for other languages are lacking, more specifically, Scandinavian languages are not supported by robot programming environments. The …

Design and Implementation of Voice Controlled Robot Using Arduino MMH Mahgoub – 2015 – Speech recognition is a technology where the system understands the words given through speech and it’s an ideal method for robotic control and communication. The objectives of this research is to design robotic vehicle which could be controlled using voice commands. … All 3 versions

Espionage: A voice guided surveillance robot with DTMF control and web based control MT Rashid, P Chowdhury, MK Rhaman – Abstract—This paper proposes a research that was taken up in the wake of increasing awareness of security crisis all over the world. An effort has been made to briefly demonstrate the proof of concept of using a mobile surveillance system based on the … Related articles

Exception Handling for Natural Language Control of Robots L She, Y Jia, N Xi, JY Chai – … International Conference on Human-Robot …, 2015 – Abstract Enabling natural language control of robots is challenging, since human users are often not familiar with the underlying robotic system, and its capabilities and limitations. Many exceptions may occur when natural language commands are translated into lower- … Related articles

Voice Controlled BOEbot using PointBug Algorithm for Human Robot Interaction using Android Technology N Choudhury, CT Singh – International Journal of Computer …, 2015 – Abstract This paper deals with the research that led to the development of a robotic guide or a robot which would act as an aid for the aged category of the society. The robot is developed in such a way that it can be controlled and maneuvered by any device that is … Related articles All 6 versions

Research and development of the social robot using speech recognition and image sensing technology Y Miura, H Yihao, S Kuchii… – 2015 7th International …, 2015 – Abstract—In recent years, there are many studies being performed in order to solve the problem of social robot, it is predicted that social robot will co-exist with people to expand the robot market in the future. The user-friendly robot which would be able to express emotion … Related articles

A Machine Learning Approach to Dialogue Act Classification in Human-Robot Conversations: Evaluation of dialogue act classification with the robot Furhat and an … N Olofsson, N Fakih – 2015 – Abstract The interest in social robots has grown dramatically in the last decade. Several studies have investigated the potential markets for such robots and how to enhance their human-like abilities. Both of these subjects have been investigated in this thesis using the … Related articles

Development of a Speech Controlled Robot in an Engineering Design Class A Xiao, AS Zhang – ASME 2015 International …, 2015 – … abstract Project based learning (PBL) is a dynamic classroom approach in which students actively explore solving real world problems and gaining knowledge and skills through developing real products. In this paper, we introduce a student project that focuses on the … Related articles

Reformulation Strategies of Repeated References in the Context of Robot Perception Errors in Situated Dialogue N Schutte, J Kelleher, B Mac Namee – 2015 – Abstract We performed an experiment in which human participants interacted through a natural language dialogue interface with a simulated robot to fulfil a series of object manipulation tasks. We introduced errors into the robot’s perception, and observed the … Related articles All 2 versions

Using gesture and voice commands for the tribot robot control P Czekalski, M Golenia, ? Lipka… – Studia …, 2015 – Abstract Presented project integrates seamlessly modern device control methods into one, solid solution. The Project is in touch-less control algorithm to the robotics, considered as a technology sampler for feature industrial usage. It implements gesture and voice … Related articles All 3 versions

A Talking Robot and Its Autonomous Learning of Speech Articulation for Producing Expressive Speech H Sawada – Emergent Trends in Robotics and Intelligent Systems, 2015 – Springer Abstract The author is developing a talking robot by reconstructing a human vocal system mechanically based on the physical model of human vocal organs. The robotic system consists of motor-controlled vocal organs such as vocal cords, a vocal tract and a nasal … Related articles All 3 versions

Distributed, reconfigurable architecture for robot companions exemplified by a voice-mail application M Figat, T Kornuta, M Szlenk… – Methods and Models in …, 2015 – Abstract—The limitations of the computational capabilities of robots’ on-board computers necessitate the distribution of their control software in a cloud. This paper presents a distributed, reconfigurable control architecture based on the decomposition into agents, … Related articles

A Voice User Interface for Human-Robot Interaction on a Service Robot M Simonic – Abstract. Human-robot interaction is an important area of robotics. Traditional humanmachine and human-computer interfaces do not suffice for all use cases of mobile robots, and in particular humanoid robots. Multimodal interfaces address these needs by … Related articles All 3 versions

Multimodal Human-Robot Interaction from the Perspective of a Speech Scientist G Rigoll – International Conference on Speech and Computer, 2015 – Springer Abstract Human-Robot-Interaction (HRI) is a research area that developed steadily during the last years. While robots in the last decades of the 20th century have been mostly constructed to work autonomously, the rise of service robots during the last 20 years has … Cited by 1 Related articles

An Intelligent Control of Mobile Robot based on Voice Recognition ???? ???? ???? ???? ??? – We propose an approach of efficient integrating control for voice recognition and navigation system capable of performing autonomous navigation in unknown environments. The experimental results show that the mobile robot with the complete voice recognition and … All 2 versions

A speech interface for a mobile robot G Pizzuto – 2015 – Robotics is increasingly spanning every aspect of our lives, from domestic tasks to advanced military applications. Research has been carried out to integrate anthropomorphic characteristics to robots; to develop machines with human-like perception, hearing and …

Speech Recognition For Humanoid Robot A Joshuva, V Sugumaran – International Journal of Applied Engineering … – Abstract—Speaking is communicating with each other to share or gain needed information. The speaking is mostly manto-man, where they can interact with themselves. The manmachine communication is carried out between machine and man where they can … Related articles All 2 versions

On the Use of the Humanoid Bioloid System for Robot-Assisted Transcription of Mexican Spanish Speech SO Caballero-Morales – Applied Sciences, 2015 – Abstract: Within the context of service robotics (SR), the development of assistive technologies has become an important research field. However, the accomplishment of assistive tasks requires precise and fine control of the mechanic systems that integrate the … Related articles All 6 versions

Constructing the Corpus of Infant-Directed Speech and Infant-Like Robot-Directed Speech R Nakamura, K Miyazawa, H Ishihara… – Proceedings of the 3rd …, 2015 – Abstract The characteristics of the spoken language used to address infants have been eagerly studied as a part of the language acquisition research. Because of the uncontrollability factor with regard to the infants, the features and roles of infant-directed … Related articles All 2 versions

A robot’s slip of the tongue: Effect of speech error on the familiarity of a humanoid robot T Gompei, H Umemuro – Robot and Human Interactive …, 2015 – Abstract—This study investigated the effect of speech errors made by a robot on people’s perception of the familiarity of the robot. Four types of speech errors were implemented for a communicating robot. Subjects’ perception of the familiarity of the robot, along with other … Related articles All 2 versions

Intelligent service robot with voice recognition and telepresence capabilities W Budiharto, D Suhartono – SAI Intelligent Systems …, 2015 – Abstract—The objective of this paper is to propose an intelligent service robot in indoor environment with voice recognition and telepresence capabilities. We have assumed that this model of service robot is used to deliver a drinking cup to the recognized customer … Related articles

Voice-controlled object tracking smart robot K Kumar, S Nandan, A Mishra… – … and Control (ISPCC), …, 2015 – Abstract—Object tracking robots, if can be controlled smartly through voice, can be of tremendous help for the physically handicapped people. In this paper, we try to implement a voicecontrolled object tracking robot. A speech recognition system is used to recognize a … Cited by 1 Related articles

Biometric Authenticated Voice Operated Robot KG Purohit, RJ Bhiwani – Abstract–Robotics and Automation are vast fields in industrial world which are needed in maintaining difficult job into simplest way. Today’s world is getting highly automated and technologically more advanced; hence the security is one of the important factor for getting … Related articles All 2 versions

Designing a receptionist robot: effect of voice and appearance on anthropomorphism G Trovato, JG Ramos, H Azevedo… – Robot and Human …, 2015 – Abstract—Robots are possible candidates for performing tasks as helpers in activities of daily living in the future: working as a receptionist is one possible employment. However, the way the receptionist robot should appear, sound and behave needs to be investigated … Related articles All 3 versions

A voice-controlled personal assistant robot A Mishra, P Makula, A Kumar, K Karan… – … and Control (ICIC), …, 2015 – Abstract—Personal robotic assistants help reducing the manual efforts being put by humans in their day-to-day tasks. In this paper, we develop a voice-controlled personal assistant robot. The human voice commands are given to the robotic assistant remotely, by using a … Cited by 1 Related articles

Compensating changes in speaker position for improved voice-based human-robot communication R Gomez, K Nakamura, T Mizumoto… – Humanoid Robots ( …, 2015 – Abstract—Acoustic perturbation due to reverberation and the changes in speaker position are detrimental to seamless human-robot speech-based communication. These cause a mismatch between the speech features at runtime condition and the acoustic model ( … Related articles

A study on travelling control of Mobile robot by voice commend Y Koo, GB Kim, SC Jang, WS Lee… – … and Systems (ICCAS …, 2015 – Abstract: In this paper, we describe an voice recognition control technology for Mobile robot system which can robustly recognize voice by adults and children in noisy environments. We evaluate the performance of robot control system in a communication robot placed in a … Related articles

Investigating the effects of robot affect and embodiment on attention and natural language of human teammates TJ Donahue, M Scheutz – … (CogInfoCom), 2015 6th IEEE …, 2015 – Abstract—HRI studies investigating human-robot interactions in mixed initiative teams typically only look at macro-level behaviors. Yet, an investigation of micro-level behaviors such as eye gaze fixations, attentional shifts, communicative acts, and others is often … Related articles All 3 versions

Effects of Culture on the Credibility of Robot Speech: A Comparison between English and Arabic S Andrist, M Ziadee, H Boukaram, B Mutlu… – … on Human-Robot …, 2015 – Abstract As social robots begin to enter our lives as providers of information, assistance, companionship, and motivation, it becomes increasingly important that these robots are capable of interacting effectively with human users across different cultural settings … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Human Compliance with Task-Oriented Dialog in Social Robot Interaction E Kim, JS Lee, S Choi, O Kwon – … Conference on Human-Robot …, 2015 – Abstract This study empirically investigates the factors affecting compliance with robot requests in task-oriented environments such as registration guide services in a hospital setting in which compliance is important for patient treatment. We examine the relative … Related articles

Evaluating multiparty gaze-based turn taking behavior for a robot in situated dialog M Spiegels – 2015 – ABSTRACT Advances in artificial intelligence and robotics has increased the interest to develop robots that are designed to interact with people. Nonindustrial or social robots should therefore be capable of human communication traits if they are to be deployed in … Related articles All 2 versions

Voice Control Robot using Android Application M Narayana, A Alishety, H Chapala – IJEIR, 2015 – Abstract: This paper proposes a system whereby the human voice become a specific key to manipulate a robot, but nowhere a speech recognition module is used. In this system an android application is used to recognize human voice and is converted to text. This text is …

Study of Humanoid Robot Voice Q & A System Based on Cloud T Chunya, Z Qiubo – Open Cybernetics & Systemics Journal, 2015 – Abstract: As voice technology receives wide application in our daily lives, Question-and- answer service is taking shape in the research of humanoid robot. This paper designs a humanoid robot Voice Q & A system based on cloud. After the robot collects voice signals, … Related articles

Li-Fi based Voice Controlled Robot M Patil, N Joshi, A Tilekar, P Shinde – Citeseer ABSTRACT Li-Fi is a light feidility. This is a technique use for transmission of data at very high speed through light, which transfers data by varying its intensity. This variation in light provides us binary 1 and binary 0 of data which transmit information wirelessly through …

Human-voice enhancement based on online RPCA for a hose-shaped rescue robot with a microphone array Y Bando, K Itoyama, M Konyo… – … on Safety, Security, …, 2015 – Abstract—This paper presents an online real-time method that enhances human voices included in severely noisy audio signals captured by microphones of a hose-shaped rescue robot. To help a remote operator of such a robot pick up a weak voice of a human buried … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Modeling speech development in robots: the transition from interactive learning of vocalizations to the discovery that speech sounds can be used as tools to act … S Forestier – 2015 – During their first years of life, infants progressively learn to make complex arm gestures and finger movements to interact with the objects of the environment. At the same time, they also learn to produce physical effects on the world with another mean. They discover that some … Related articles

A Talking Robot and the Expressive Speech Communication with Human H SAWADA – International Journal of Affective Engineering, 2015 – Various vocal sounds are generated by the complex articulations of human vocal organs under the feedback control mechanisms using the auditory system. By reconstructing a human vocal system mechanically, the authors have developed a talking robot based on … Related articles All 2 versions

Utilizing visual cues in robot audition for sound source discrimination in speech-based human-robot communication R Gomez, L Ivanchuk, K Nakamura… – Intelligent Robots …, 2015 – Abstract—It is easy for human beings to discern whether an observed acoustic signal is a direct speech, reflected speech or noise through simple listening. Relying purely on acoustic cues is enough for human beings to discriminate between the different kinds of sound … Related articles

Vietnamese speech recognition applied to robot communications T Le-Tien, HD Chien – 2015 – Abstract This paper presents an application of the wavelet-neural network based method for Vietnamese speech recognition. The wavelet transform is used to extract features of analyzed speech signals that are related to the formants and pitch periods of speech … All 4 versions

Towards the Consideration of Dialogue Activities in Engagement Measures for Human-Robot Social Interaction GD Duplessis, L Devillers – … on Intelligent Robots and …, 2015 – This paper addresses the problem of evaluating Human-Robot spoken interactions in a social context by considering the engagement of the human participant. We present an activity model for Human-Robot social dialogue, and show that it offers a convenient local … Related articles All 3 versions

Voice Recognition Robot Guides Visually Impaired People C Princy, J Elumalai – Abstract A smart multipurpose human assistance robot is designed that needs zero maintenance. The purpose is to guide the visually impaired people to avoid obstacles and traffic. It acts as an advanced multipurpose human assistance and service robot that … Related articles All 2 versions

PC Driven Speech Recognition Based Wireless Multipurpose Robot HA Devaram, SP Naresh – ABSTRACT The project aims in designing a multi-purpose surveillance robot. This robot helps in watching the premises of industries and also alerting for different industry related security risks. The proposed robot is capable of detecting obstacles, light intensity, … Related articles

Multimodal Arabic Speech Recognition for Human-Robot Interaction Applications A Sagheer – Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences, 2015 – Abstract By the earliest motivation of building humanoid robot to take care of human being in the daily life, the researches of robotics have been developed several systems over the recent decades. In this paper, the authors propose a novel multimodal speech recognition … Related articles All 5 versions

Research of Natural Language Understanding in Human-Service Robot Interaction W Wen, Z Qunfei, Z Tehao – Microcomputer Applications, 2015 – Aiming at unconstrained natural language instructions for interacting with a service robot, a classification and understanding method based on maximum entropy is proposed. Firstly, a series of effective robot control commands are designed by collecting corpus on home …

Controlling a Robot Using Small Database Speech Recognition T Phanprasit – ?????? ????? ? ??. ???????, 2015 – Abstract Control the movement of the robot in order to obtain maximum efficiency must be considered response functions and the highest level of security as set designer. This paper presents results of testing industrial robots by using small database speech recognition. … Related articles

Review of Voice Control Robot Applications N Manish, BJ Reddy – Int. J. Adv. Eng, 2015 – Abstract-Speech is the most used way of communication for people. By the development of communication technologies in the last era, speech starts to be an important interface for many systems. In the recent years, robots are penetrating human lives and carry out many … All 2 versions

Application of Mobile Robots by Using Speech Recognition in Engineering PVLN Rao, PS Abhilash – Cyber-Physical Systems: A …, 2015 – Since a human usually communicates with each other by talking, it is very convenient if voice is used to command robots A wheelchair is an important vehicle for the physically handicapped persons However, for injured persons who suffer from spasms and … Related articles All 3 versions

Connecting natural language to task demonstrations and low-level control of industrial robots M Stenmark, J Malec – Abstract—Industrial robotics is a complex domain, not easily amenable to formalization using semantic technologies. It involves such disparate aspects of the real world as geometry, dynamics, constraint-satisfaction, planning and scheduling, real-time control, … Related articles All 2 versions

Multi-purpose natural language understanding linked to sensorimotor experience in humanoid robots E Ovchinnikova, M Wachter… – Humanoid Robots ( …, 2015 – Abstract—Humans have an amazing ability to bootstrap new knowledge. The concept of structural bootstrapping refers to mechanisms relying on prior knowledge, sensorimotor experience, and inference that can be implemented in robotic systems and employed to … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions

Grammar Representation Forms in Natural Language Interface for Robot Controlling L Kovács, P Barabás – Emergent Trends in Robotics and Intelligent …, 2015 – Springer Abstract Grammar parsing and transformation of the incoming sentence into a corresponding semantic model are the kernel modules in natural language interface engines. This paper presents an analysis of the candidate grammar representation forms. … Related articles All 3 versions

Using Semantic Models for Robust Natural Language Human Robot Interaction E Bastianelli, D Croce, R Basili, D Nardi – Congress of the Italian …, 2015 – Springer Abstract While robotic platforms are moving from industrial to consumer applications, the need of flexible and intuitive interfaces becomes more critical and the capability of governing the variability of human language a strict requirement. Grounding of lexical expressions, ie … Cited by 3 Related articles

Natural Language Processing Research with NAO Robots J De Smedt – In the last couple of years, social robots have appeared more and more often in Belgian news broadcasts. NAO, as one of the most popular models, is increasingly used in medical settings as a therapeutic companion for autistic children and the elderly. His cute … Related articles

A system for recognizing human emotions based on speech analysis and facial feature extraction: applications to Human-Robot Interaction M Rabiei – 2015 – With the advance in Artificial Intelligence, humanoid robots start to interact with ordinary people based on the growing understanding of psychological processes. Accumulating evidences in Human Robot Interaction (HRI) suggest that researches are focusing on … Related articles All 2 versions

Natural Language Direction Following for Robots in Unstructured Unknown Environments F Duvallet – 2015 – Abstract Robots are increasingly performing collaborative tasks with people in homes, workplaces, and outdoors, and with this increase in interaction comes a need for efficient communication between human and robot teammates. One way to achieve this … Related articles All 4 versions

Feedback of robot states for object detection in natural language controlled robotic systems J Bao, Y Jia, Y Cheng, H Tang… – 2015 IEEE International …, 2015 – Abstract—Controlling robots with natural language enables untrained users to interact with them more easily. A significant challenge for such systems is the mismatched visual perceptual capabilities between humans and robots. Most existing methods try to improve … Related articles

Evaluation of a spatial language interpretation framework for natural human-robot interaction with older adults J Fasola, MJ Matari? – Robot and Human Interactive …, 2015 – … Thus, the interaction is characterized by human- robot dialogue, with the speech of the robot being generated by the NeoSpeech text-to-speech engine [13]. … Commands are issued by the user to the robot using natural language speech, and the spoken instructions are … Related articles All 2 versions