Emotions

Emotional Meaning of Eyelid Positions on a One-Eyed 2D Avatar

By abstracting the core features in human faces for the emotions described by Ekman, et al., a single-eyed 2D avatar was designed that only moves the upper and lower eyelids.

Design and Evaluation of a Spherical Robot with Emotion-Like Feedback during Human-Robot Training

A single-eyed spherical robot was developed to study how emotion-like feedback using movement affects the training interaction of non-expert users.

Emotional Expressions in Non-Humanoid Robots

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Interior Design for Self-Driving Cars

Project done in collaboration with Toyoda Gosei to research the effects of different interior designs on the feeling of excitement in autonomous cars.