Analysis on Children Robot Interaction with Dramatic Playes for Better Augmented Reality

어린이 극놀이 증강현실감을 위한 아동로봇상호작용 분석

  • Han, Jeong-Hye (Dept. of Computer Education, Cheongju National University of Education)
  • Received : 2016.12.10
  • Accepted : 2016.12.30
  • Published : 2016.12.31


This study highlights the effectiveness of analyzing the feelings children have when interacting with robots in a dramatic play setting using augmented reality in Human Robot Interaction (HRI). Existing dramatic play activities using robots by QR-markers were edited, and their weaknesses have been corrected so that children could interact more effectively with robots. Additionally, children's levels of interest and engagement in dramatic play activities, the accuracy of robotic props, and the smartness of robots were analyzed throughout children's interactions during such activities using augmented reality. Younger participants were more likely to find robots interesting and intelligent, and participants with no previous experience with robots had relatively higher levels of interest in robots and tended to notice changes in robots' costumes.


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