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Author Scheding, Steve ♦ Velonaki, Mari ♦ Durrant-Whyte, Hugh ♦ Rye, David
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Human-robot interaction ♦ Interactive media art ♦ Social robotics ♦ Cross-disciplinary collaboration
Abstract This article describes aspects of collaboration between a media artist (Velonaki) and robotics scientists (Scheding, Rye, Stefan Williams, and Durrant-Whyte) who have been working together over the last five years, leading to the formation of a center dedicated to cross-disciplinary research, called the Centre for Social Robotics. Both media arts and robotics have strong research directions in human-machine interaction, using computer technology as a tool to realize their visions. The article begins with a brief review of Velonaki's earlier work in media art, followed by a description of the major interactive autokinetic artwork, Fish-Bird Circle B--Movement C, that was created by the team. The technological realization of the artwork is described, as are aspects of the team's model of collaboration. Finally, the article describes some of their current projects.
Description Affiliation: The University of Sydney, Australia (Velonaki, Mari; Scheding, Steve; Rye, David; Durrant-Whyte, Hugh)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2008-03-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Computers in Entertainment (CIE) (CIE)
Volume Number 6
Issue Number 4
Page Count 12
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 12


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Source: ACM Digital Library