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Concept and construction of a robot dance system
Author(s): Kuniya Shinozaki; Akitsugu Iwatani; Ryohei Nakatsu
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Paper Abstract

Dance is one form of entertainment where physical movement is the key factor. The main reason why robots are experiencing a kind of "boom" is that they have a physical body. We propose a robot dance system that combines these two elements. First, various factors concerning entertainment and dance are studied. Then we propose a robot dance system in which a humanoid robot achieves various dance performances by concatenating different short dance motions. Also we describe the details of the system by focusing on its software functions and show evaluation results of robot dance performances.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6794, ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials, 67942J (9 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.784499
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Kuniya Shinozaki, Kwansei Gakuin Univ. (Japan)
Akitsugu Iwatani, Universal Studios Japan (Japan)
Ryohei Nakatsu, Kwansei Gakuin Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6794:
ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials

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