Persuasive Robots - Exploring Behavioural Styles

Context Social robots are foreseen to be encountered in our everyday life, playing assistant or companion roles. Recent studies showed the potential overtrust towards social robots [1], which can be in the end armful for the user, as robots may collect sensitive information. Behavioural styles, propose a way to vary robot’s express itself within the same context. Given a gesture, it allows to manipulate the keyframes in order to generate variation of this gesture.