Tactile design for android robots
Interaction experiments between a developed child android robot and humans have been conducted to investigate how the robot affects humans to evaluate the interaction performance of the robot and to find better designs.
Causal relationships between touch sensations and personality impressions
We investigated how the difference of touch sensations of a robot part change the human’s personality impression of the robot by using factor and path analysis methods. We revealed several significant causal relationships between touch sensations and personality impressions.