Room for one more? - Introducing artificial commensal companions

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dc.contributor.author Mancini, Maurizio
dc.contributor.author Niewiadomski, Radoslaw
dc.contributor.author Huisman, Gijs
dc.contributor.author Bruijnes, Merijn
dc.contributor.author Gallagher, Conor Patrick
dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-25T15:02:24Z
dc.date.available 2021-02-25T15:02:24Z
dc.date.issued 2020-04
dc.identifier.citation Mancini, M., Niewiadomski, R., Huisman, G., Bruijnes, M. and Gallagher, C. P. 'Room for one more? - Introducing Artificial Commensal Companions', 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Honolulu, HI, USA, 25-30 April, (Virtual): Association for Computing Machinery, (8 pp). doi: 10.1145/3334480.3383027 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 8 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4503-6819-3
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/11106
dc.identifier.doi 10.1145/3334480.3383027 en
dc.description.abstract Commensality is defined as "a social group that eats together" and eating in a commensality setting has a number of positive effects on humans. In this paper, we discuss how HCI and technology in general can be exploited to replicate the benefits of commensality for people who choose or are forced to eat alone. We discuss research into and the design of Artificial Commensal Companions that can provide social interactions during food consumption. We present the design of a system, consisting of a toy robot, computer vision tracking, and a simple interaction model, that can show non-verbal social behaviors to influence a user's food choice. Finally, we discuss future studies and applications of this system, and provide suggestions for future research into Artificial Commensal Companions. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland (12/RC/2289; 12/RC/2289_P2) en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Association for Computing Machinery, ACM en
dc.relation.uri https://dl.acm.org/doi/proceedings/10.1145/3334480
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dc.subject Commensality en
dc.subject Companion en
dc.subject Eating en
dc.subject Food en
dc.subject HCI en
dc.subject Interaction en
dc.subject Non-verbal en
dc.subject Robot en
dc.title Room for one more? - Introducing artificial commensal companions en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Maurizio Mancini, Computer Science, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 en
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dc.date.updated 2021-02-25T14:51:58Z
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dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.conferencelocation Honolulu HI USA (virtual) en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress m.mancini@cs.ucc.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Research Centres/12/RC/2289/IE/INSIGHT - Irelands Big Data and Analytics Research Centre/ en


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