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Investigating the effect of social cues on social agency judgement

Ghazali, Aimi Shazwani and Ham, Jaap and Markopoulos, Panos P. and Barakova, Emilia (2019) Investigating the effect of social cues on social agency judgement. In: 14th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2019, 11-14 March 2019, Daegu, Korea (South), Korea (South).

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To advance the research area of social robotics, it is important to understand the effect of different social cues on the perceived social agency to a robot. This paper evaluates three sets of verbal and nonverbal social cues (emotional intonation voice, facial expression and head movement) demonstrated by a social agent delivering several messages. A convenience sample of 18 participants interacted with SociBot, a robot that can demonstrate such cues, experienced in sequence seven sets of combinations of social cues. After each interaction, participants rated the robot's social agency (assessing its resemblance to a real person, and the extent to which they judged it to be like a living creature). As expected, adding social cues led to higher social agency judgments; especially facial expression was connected to higher social agency judgments.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 9049/72621
Uncontrolled Keywords: social agency; Social cues; Social robotics
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA401 Materials of engineering and construction
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechatronics Engineering
Depositing User: Engku Norulizati Engku Aziz
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2019 09:35
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2019 09:35
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/72621

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