Emotional speech in the context of entertainment robots. The effect of different emotions on users' perceptions.

AutorOlaf Kroll-Peters, Simon Rauterberg, Ugur Sürücü, Andreas Unterstein and Mathias Wilhelm
QuelleIEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2008) 

We examined if entertainment-robots should use emotions. In an experiment we presented jokes to participants to find out if different emotions have different effects on their pleasure. We found out that emotions do have an impact on users' perceptions when using entertainment robots.