Thinking head framework: An open architecture for human centred robotics

Damith C. Herath, Zhengzi Zhang, Nitin Yadav

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Abstract

Thinking Head Framework is the software architecture developed as part of a multidisciplinary research project 'Thinking Head' aimed at building and evaluating intelligent agents for human machine interaction. Firstly, the framework was designed to make the software accessible to non expert users as in the case of this project where large number of users come from a non-software engineering background. Secondly, the framework caters for both multimodal dialogue type communication between components and humans as well as high speed communication between sensors and robotic components. The framework implements a multi-threaded server and client architecture with TCP socket connections and allows components to be written in a host of popular programming languages including C++, Java and Matlab.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2010 5th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, ICIAfS 2010
Pages527-532
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event2010 5th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, ICIAfS 2010 - Colombo, Sri Lanka
Duration: 17 Dec 201019 Dec 2010

Conference

Conference2010 5th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, ICIAfS 2010
CountrySri Lanka
CityColombo
Period17/12/1019/12/10

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    Herath, D. C., Zhang, Z., & Yadav, N. (2010). Thinking head framework: An open architecture for human centred robotics. In Proceedings of the 2010 5th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, ICIAfS 2010 (pp. 527-532). [5715718] https://doi.org/10.1109/ICIAFS.2010.5715718