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This e-book constitutes the refereed court cases of the second one ecu convention on Ambient Intelligence, AmI 2008, held in Nuremberg, Germany, in November 2008.
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The results of the ﬁrst row (human centered AmI) are averaged over the three sub-groups with diﬀerent experimental conditions. According to standard ANOVA presentations and for completeness also ﬁgures for random error and total are given. In the second table the descriptive statistics are given separately for the three sub-groups. 1 It can be seen that the introduction of human services does not change the perceived complexity of the task – which justiﬁes the overall evaluation approach. The results obtained from control group experiments and those obtained when human services are activated are, thus, directly comparable.
Dynamic vs. Static Recognition of Facial Expressions 23 have used an AIBO robot which has the advantage of being speciﬁcally designed for interaction with people. Among its communication mechanisms, it is endowed with the ability of displaying ’facial expressions’ (according to its inner state) through a set of colored LEDs located in the frontal part of the head (see ﬁgure 3). From its concept design, AIBO’s aﬀective states are triggered by an emotion generator engine. This occurs as a response to its internal state representation, captured through a multi-sensorial mechanism (vision, audio, and touch).
Basically, diﬀerent experimental conditions are compared aiming for the analysis of the eﬀectiveness of the proposed human services. By means of the analysis of certain statistical measures diﬀerences between the experiments performed by the three sub-groups are investigated. In this case-study the group conditions diﬀer in presence or absence of the proposed human centered AmI (see previous section). Thus, results are analyzed by means of one-factor ANOVA. In the following the results for the evaluation of both the complexity of the task itself and for the control task results are given.