Human-Robot interactions in the performing arts
Tesi esterna in azienda
Gruppi di ricerca DAUIN - GR-09 - GRAphics and INtelligent Systems - GRAINS
Descrizione In recent years, social robots have been widely adopted in different application domains due to the development of electronic hardware and artificial intelligence systems. Even in the context of public exhibitions and theatrical performances, several studies have focused on experiences that involve the interactions and/or collaboration between robots and the audience. Involving robots in this field opens to several research directions, such as: exploring novel interaction paradigms (e.g. based on voice or gestures) between humans and robots; making engaging and human-like robots? responses to users? inputs; studying the impact that robots can have on live performances from the point of view of the audience and the actors who interact with them; designing new experiences to complement the theatrical performance (e.g. to entertain the audience before and after the show), and leveraging the presence of the robots in the theater for edutainment.
The objective of this thesis, developed in collaboration with :-PINDARICA ? Theatre Multimedia Edutainment company , is to design and develop an interactive application that includes human-robot interactions to be hosted or complement a theatrical show. The thesis may also include the design and development of chatbots that emulate theater characters and interact with the audience.
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