Roboshop: Multi-layered sketching interface for robot housework assignment and management

Kexi Liu, Daisuke Sakamoto, Masahiko Inami, Takeo Igarashi

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Abstract

As various home robots come into homes, the need for efficient robot task management tools is arising. Current tools are designed for controlling individual robots independently, so they are not ideally suitable for assigning coordinated action among multiple robots. To address this problem, we developed a management tool for home robots with a graphical editing interface. The user assigns instructions by selecting a tool from a toolbox and sketching on a bird's-eye view of the environment. Layering supports the management of multiple tasks in the same room. Layered graphical representation gives a quick overview of and access to rich information tied to the physical environment. This paper describes the prototype system and reports on our evaluation of the system.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCHI 2011 - 29th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Conference Proceedings and Extended Abstracts
Pages647-656
Number of pages10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jun 13
Event29th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2011 - Vancouver, BC, Canada
Duration: 2011 May 72011 May 12

Publication series

NameConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings

Other

Other29th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2011
CountryCanada
CityVancouver, BC
Period11/5/711/5/12

Keywords

  • Graphical user interface
  • Home robots
  • Housework management
  • Human-robot interaction
  • Sketching interface

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design

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    Liu, K., Sakamoto, D., Inami, M., & Igarashi, T. (2011). Roboshop: Multi-layered sketching interface for robot housework assignment and management. In CHI 2011 - 29th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Conference Proceedings and Extended Abstracts (pp. 647-656). (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1145/1978942.1979035