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Human-Robot Interaction Optical Illusion Gaze HRI 2017
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Improving impression by switching direct and averted gaze using optical illusion

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Transgazer is a system of robotic eyes that can send averted or direct gazes simultaneously to multiple recipients by switching between convex and hollow eye shapes. Convex eyes can convey gaze direction more correctly whereas hollow eyes can direct a gaze more broadly and eye contact with many people when there is a large audience.


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  • Yuki Kinoshita, Masanori Yokoyama, Shigeo Yoshida, Takayoshi Mochizuki, Tomohiro Yamada, Takuji Narumi, Tomohiro Tanikawa, and Michitaka Hirose. 2017. Transgazer: Improving Impression by Switching Direct and Averted Gaze Using Optical Illusion. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’17). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 53–62.