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2021 Zenodo  
The review continued to reveal the elements of a framework for enhancing existing robot technology with recognition features to provide effective automated assistive learning technology for ASD education  ...  a framework for enhancing existing robot technology and recognition features to provide effective automated assistive learning technology for ASD education.  ...  This new concept of learning also can be applied to special education for ASD children.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5353321 fatcat:rgbsp6tkjbauzgljdnt6jqab3m

Computer Vision Meets Educational Robotics

Aphrodite Sophokleous, Panayiotis Christodoulou, Lefteris Doitsidis, Savvas A. Chatzichristofis
2021 Electronics  
Educational robotics has gained a lot of attention in the past few years in K-12 education.  ...  However, still, the number of articles that connect computer vision with educational robotics remains limited.  ...  an action.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics10060730 fatcat:czxxphzuzjgfrfb5nklzwbax5m

Ontology-Based Knowledge Representation in Robotic Systems: A Survey Oriented toward Applications

Sumaira Manzoor, Yuri Goncalves Rocha, Sung-Hyeon Joo, Sang-Hyeon Bae, Eun-Jin Kim, Kyeong-Jin Joo, Tae-Yong Kuc
2021 Applied Sciences  
For active assistance, these robots must process semantic knowledge to perform the task more efficiently.  ...  Knowledge representation in autonomous robots with social roles has steadily gained importance through their supportive task assistance in domestic, hospital, and industrial activities.  ...  Social robots are autonomous systems capable of human-robot interaction (HRI) in a socially acceptable fashion and act as assistants at workplaces and homes.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11104324 fatcat:6jb3pmzhjnhcxpwvgf4ttkmyga

A Low-Cost Assistive Robot for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders to Aid in Daily Living Activities

Roberto J. López-Sastre, Marcos Baptista-Ríos, Francisco Javier Acevedo-Rodríguez, Soraya Pacheco-da-Costa, Saturnino Maldonado-Bascón, Sergio Lafuente-Arroyo
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
In order to support the children and youth with both the sequencing and learning of everyday living tasks, our robotic platform incorporates a sophisticated online action detection module that is capable  ...  We present this work as a proof of concept, which will enable an assessment of the impact that the developed technology may have on the collective of children and youth with neurodevelopmental disorders  ...  Socially assistive robotics are emerging in the pediatric field [11] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18083974 pmid:33918839 pmcid:PMC8069234 fatcat:t3sxlz2t2ffj7busgdykfdeuwq

Artificial Intelligence in Intelligent Tutoring Robots: A Systematic Review and Design Guidelines

Yang, Zhang
2019 Applied Sciences  
We first analyze the environment of the ITR and propose a relationship model for describing interactions of ITR with the students, the social milieu, and the curriculum.  ...  This article provides insights on promoting a human-robot teaching-learning process and AI-assisted educational techniques, which illustrates the design guidelines and future research perspectives in intelligent  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9102078 fatcat:323uvy2okrhc7bmnklh3e2ay4m

Robo therapist: a sustainable approach to teach basic expressions for special needs children in Malaysia

Muhammad Zharif Amin, Norshuhani Zamin, Hazrita Ab Rahim, Nurmala Irdawaty Hassan, Nur Diyana Kamarudin
2018 International Journal of Engineering & Technology  
Malaysia has also address it concerns on sustainable education for all spectrum of communities.  ...  Social interaction is an essential component for development of both normal and special needs children.  ...  Existing robotic tools Previous studies proposed robotic approach as an assistive tool [22] to teach the special needs children as a sustainable approach.  ... 
doi:10.14419/ijet.v7i3.29.18533 fatcat:ogk2amxv3vdl3nscpw72vhx6fe

Editorial: Robot-Assisted Learning and Education

Agnese Augello, Linda Daniela, Manuel Gentile, Dirk Ifenthaler, Giovanni Pilato
2020 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
Scaradozzi et al. apply machine learning techniques for the identification of different problem-solving pathways.  ...  The development of cognitive strategies for the transition from exploratory actions toward intentional problem-solving in children is in the center of the development of human cognition.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2020.591319 pmid:33501349 pmcid:PMC7806105 fatcat:kt4bmrgnizgtdk66iz5xzccse4

A Framework for Using Humanoid Robots in the School Learning Environment

Deepti Mishra, Karen Parish, Ricardo Gregorio Lugo, Hao Wang
2021 Electronics  
of automation and education must be at the center of this long-term strategy.  ...  Further, this paper presents a proposed application, evaluation and a case study of how the framework can be used.  ...  Ethical Development We recognize the need for applied ethical engagement when it comes to the use of humanoid robots in social settings such as learning environments.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics10060756 fatcat:rn7jfz2sxvfc3giyae3mv6tuuq

Artificial Intelligence in Intelligent Tutoring Robots: A Systematic Review and Design Guidelines [article]

Jinyu Yang, Bo Zhang
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We first analyse the environment of the ITR and propose a relationship model for describing interactions of ITR with the students, the social milieu and the curriculum.  ...  Then, we transform the relationship model into the perception-planning-action model for exploring what AI techniques are suitable to be applied in the ITR.  ...  Social robots have played an even more important role in children and young people' lives as robots can be applied to promote their development and intellect.  ... 
arXiv:1903.03414v1 fatcat:bjpb7vbcevfl5juip7owrpbjey

A Survey of Behavioral Models for Social Robots

Olivia Nocentini, Laura Fiorini, Giorgia Acerbi, Alessandra Sorrentino, Gianmaria Mancioppi, Filippo Cavallo
2019 Robotics  
For each work, an evaluation of the model is made. Pros and cons of each work are detailed by analyzing the aspects that can be improved to establish an enjoyable interaction between robots and users.  ...  Over the last several years, multiple models were proposed to face this open-challenge. This work provides a survey of the most relevant attempts/works.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics8030054 fatcat:2tugryoiqzcehgg6ffm3r7jzva

Applications of Robot Assisted Language Learning (RALL) in Language Learning and Teaching

Nader Assadi Aidinlou
2014 International Journal of Language and Linguistics  
roles , their educational activities, the related researches, findings, and challenges of robotic assisted language learning .  ...  Robots not only have the attributes of CALL/MALL, but also are able for independent movements, voice/visual recognition and environmental interactions, non-verbal communication, collaboration with native  ...  Novel applications of educational robots in the form of Socially Assistive Robots (SAR) have been found and discovered as teaching assistants.  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.ijll.s.2014020301.12 fatcat:fl4ihm4kyrbanacwd4ol7uv3ym

Human-robot interface with anticipatory characteristics based on Laban Movement Analysis and Bayesian models

Jorg Rett, Jorge Dias
2007 2007 IEEE 10th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics  
The merging of assistive robotics and socially interactive robotics has recently led to the definition of socially assistive robotics.  ...  We present LMA as a concept that helps to identify useful low-level features, defines a framework of mid-level descriptors for movement-properties and helps to develop a classifier of expressive actions  ...  BACS-project-6th Framework Programme of the European Commission contract number: FP6-IST-027140, Action line: Cognitive Systems We also thank Bernardo Carvalho Torres de Sousa from ISR, Coimbra and Pedro  ... 
doi:10.1109/icorr.2007.4428436 fatcat:7f6ifogckvfqbdrxfb4bx3loqi

Towards Truly Affective AAL Systems [chapter]

Mara Pudane, Sintija Petrovica, Egons Lavendelis, Hazım Kemal Ekenel
2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The chapter discusses the need and requirements for these processes in the context of various application domains of Ambient Assisted Living, i.e., healthcare, mobility, education, and social interaction  ...  One of the hypotheses for the origin of emotion is that the primary purpose was to regulate social interactions.  ...  Introduction Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) can be described as concepts, products, and services that combine new technologies and social environment to improve the quality of life for people in all stages  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-10752-9_7 fatcat:k6cd2on4frhzvaqzyl5erzifra

Indoor Mobile Robotics at Grima, PUC

Luis Caro, Javier Correa, Pablo Espinace, Daniel Langdon, Daniel Maturana, Ruben Mitnik, Sebastian Montabone, Stefan Pszczółkowski, Anita Araneda, Domingo Mery, Miguel Torres, Alvaro Soto
2011 Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems  
Our main focus has been the cognitive side of Robotics, where we have developed algorithms for autonomous navigation using wheeled robots, scene recognition using vision and 3D range sensors, and social  ...  Since 2002, we have been developing an active research in the area of indoor autonomous social robots.  ...  Section 3 presents our algorithms for scene understanding. Section 4 presents our social robot, as well as activities using robots in the area of education.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10846-011-9604-2 fatcat:psgjx5qjgfce7gamlrf7suovfe

Towards a Synthetic Tutor Assistant: The EASEL Project and its Architecture [chapter]

Vasiliki Vouloutsi, Maria Blancas, Riccardo Zucca, Pedro Omedas, Dennis Reidsma, Daniel Davison, Vicky Charisi, Frances Wijnen, Jan van der Meij, Vanessa Evers, David Cameron, Samuel Fernando (+8 others)
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A paramount application is that of education, where robots can assume the role of a tutor, a peer or simply a tool to help learners in a specific knowledge domain.  ...  In this paper we present an attempt to improve the current state of robots in the educational domain by introducing the EASEL EU project.  ...  Based on the perception of the social, communicative and educational context, the robot will respond accordingly within the educational scenario and the specific learning task.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-42417-0_32 fatcat:3y7njnxygfaq3e7la3lz7v36xy
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