Facial expressions gestures
This study describes the first steps towards this goal. Facial expressions and gestures conveying emotions such as sadness, happiness, or surprise are displayed by the robot. The design of the facial expressions based on action units is presented. The participants answered a questionnaire intended to verify if these expressions with or without gestures were recognized as such in the corresponding video. Results show that participants were successfully able to recognize the emotion featured in the corresponding video, and the gestures were a valuable addition to the recognition.