Design of an Intelligent Interface for the Software Mobile Agents using Augmented Reality

Kazuto Kurane, Munehiro Takimoto, Yasushi Kambayashi

Abstract

In this paper we propose an intelligent interface for the mobile software agent systems that we have developed. The interface has two roles. One is to visualize the mobile software agents using augmented reality (AR) and the other is to give human users a means to control the mobile software agents by gesture using a motion capture camera. Through the interface we human beings can intuitively grasp the activities of the mobile agents, i.e. through augmented reality. In order to provide proactive inputs from user, we utilize a Kinect motion capture camera to recognize the human users’ will. The Kinect motion capture camera is mounted under the ceiling of the room, and they monitor the user as well as robots. When the user points at a certain AR image, and then points at another robot through gesture, the monitoring software recognizes the will of the user and conveys instructions to the mobile agent based on the information from the Kinect. The mobile agent that is represented by the image moves to the robot that was pointed. This paper reports the development of the intelligent user interface described above.

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Kurane K., Takimoto M. and Kambayashi Y. (2013). Design of an Intelligent Interface for the Software Mobile Agents using Augmented Reality . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8565-38-9, pages 439-442. DOI: 10.5220/0004331304390442


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@conference{icaart13,
author={Kazuto Kurane and Munehiro Takimoto and Yasushi Kambayashi},
title={Design of an Intelligent Interface for the Software Mobile Agents using Augmented Reality},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},
year={2013},
pages={439-442},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004331304390442},
isbn={978-989-8565-38-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - Design of an Intelligent Interface for the Software Mobile Agents using Augmented Reality
SN - 978-989-8565-38-9
AU - Kurane K.
AU - Takimoto M.
AU - Kambayashi Y.
PY - 2013
SP - 439
EP - 442
DO - 10.5220/0004331304390442