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Humanoid Robot: Application and Influence

Avishek Choudhury, Huiyang Li, Christopher M Greene
2018 International Journal of Applied Science - Research and Review  
Lonely individuals, especially autistic children and older adults prefer an assistive humanoid robot. • The appearance of the robot influences user acceptance and trust.  ...  Moreover, robot's appearance and gaze determine users' acceptance and trust towards robots. Conclusion: Children and Older adults prefer humanoid robots.  ...  Although many studies have been conducted to analyze the usage and effectiveness of humanoid robots, we still need more research in this field.  ... 
doi:10.21767/2394-9988.100082 fatcat:xrvbh7ebdzdhhoygrnquxtbjtm

The Role of Personality Factors and Empathy in the Acceptance and Performance of a Social Robot for Psychometric Evaluations

Silvia Rossi, Daniela Conti, Federica Garramone, Gabriella Santangelo, Mariacarla Staffa, Simone Varrasi, Alessandro Di Di Nuovo
2020 Robotics  
To this end, we invited senior participants to use a prototype of a robot-led cognitive test and analyzed the influence of personality traits and user's empathy on the cognitive performance and technology  ...  technology acceptance and correlate the evaluation by psychometric tests.  ...  The success of this approach can be favoured by the preference of interacting with a humanoid social robot rather than a non-embodied computer screen, as found in young children and older adults [6, 7  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics9020039 fatcat:y3vy7kr3qbg2hfsqp76twolwmu

Towards Truly Affective AAL Systems [chapter]

Mara Pudane, Sintija Petrovica, Egons Lavendelis, Hazım Kemal Ekenel
2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Another aspect of this chapter is AAL applications that are targeted to help not only older adults but also younger people (since health disorders can affect anyone at any age) to live independently and  ...  It focuses on models and strategies for detecting, obtaining, and expressing various affective states, including emotions, moods, and personality related attributes.  ...  This is especially important in a case when a person uses a system in a long term, i.e., service robots for older adults and artificial nannies for kids [46] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-10752-9_7 fatcat:k6cd2on4frhzvaqzyl5erzifra

Extensive assessment and evaluation methodologies on assistive social robots for modelling human–robot interaction – A review

Doreen Ying Ying Sim, Chu Kiong Loo
2015 Information Sciences  
Now, we wish to see different types of assessment and evaluation methodologies for HRI researched and proposed by the past researchers so far.  ...  Assessment and evaluation methodologies as well as combinations of them, for modelling of Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), are reviewed extensively and thoroughly in this paper.  ...  personality trait.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ins.2014.12.017 fatcat:ozdpy5n6ibc5lis6xr4uc7g5tq

Proceedings of the Workshop on Social Robots in Therapy: Focusing on Autonomy and Ethical Challenges [article]

Pablo G. Esteban, Daniel Hernández García, Hee Rin Lee, Pauline Chevalier, Paul Baxter, Cindy L. Bethel, Jainendra Shukla, Joan Oliver, Domènec Puig, Jason R. Wilson, Linda Tickle-Degnen, Madeleine Bartlett, Tony Belpaeme, Serge Thill (+20 others)
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Robot-Assisted Therapy (RAT) has successfully been used in HRI research by including social robots in health-care interventions by virtue of their ability to engage human users both social and emotional  ...  Typical work in RAT is performed using remote controlled robots; a technique called Wizard-of-Oz (WoZ). The robot is usually controlled, unbeknownst to the patient, by a human operator.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research is supported by the NSF Expeditions in Computing for "Socially Assistive Robotics" (IIS-1139148).  ... 
arXiv:1812.07613v1 fatcat:oyhvdod7pbfndioyckehl5qiuq

Media Representing Visual Arts

Peter Goodall
1990 Media Information Australia  
In the context of cinema, appearance, as well as the interaction modality of a humanoid robot can play a crucial role in the perception of robots before and after short-term interactions.  ...  People cannot escape their own social identity, which heavily impacts their work and decisions: people themselves, and all their interactions, are embodied within and therefore fundamentally impacted by  ...  It can be seen that that new versions of the artificial person in science fiction literature and film cannot escape many of the representational patterns of older texts.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1329878x9005500115 fatcat:ngnac37wgvh5hn3a4nzj3b5n7i

Psychophysiological Methods to Evaluate User's Response in Human Robot Interaction: A Review and Feasibility Study

Lorenza Tiberio, Amedeo Cesta, Marta Olivetti Belardinelli
2013 Robotics  
We planned and performed a study aimed at implementing psychophysiological measurements for assessing the human response of two groups of older adults (Healthy vs.  ...  Exemplar studies focused on the implementation of psychophysiological measures for the evaluation of the emotional responses of the participants to the robots' presence are described.  ...  Gnocchi of Rome for the field environment for this research and for the precious support of the neuropsychopathology staff, under the direction of Luca Padua, in the data collection and management.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics2020092 fatcat:rda6cp6cpjgmviamyfo4glmune

Overcoming Barriers and Increasing Independence – Service Robots for Elderly and Disabled People

Marion Hersh
2015 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
This is organized by an extension of the common classification into socially and physically assistive robots by the two categories of sensory assistive and mixed assistance robots.  ...  This discussion is introduced by an overview of many of the technological components of smart mobile robots. It is followed by a discussion of user acceptance.  ...  Questionnaires indicate a preference, including from older adults, for speech control of service robots.  ... 
doi:10.5772/59230 fatcat:fvf3jdefk5fynfcxmjaclc6b7m

Social robots are like real people: First impressions, attributes, and stereotyping of social robots

Byron Reeves, Jeff Hancock, Xun Liu
2020 Technology, Mind, and Behavior  
Research shows that particular social robots are effective in interactions with people, from teaching young children to supporting older adult's healthcare.  ...  In Study 2, we asked people (N = 3,920) to evaluate the 342 robots and found that two impressions of the robots, competence and warmth, were as important for the evaluation of robots as they have been  ...  , or accomplish particular tasks, such as providing emotional support to an older adult, that are typically performed by humans.  ... 
doi:10.1037/tmb0000018 fatcat:lfmax5kkjrftdenoxo2cnmanni

A survey of socially interactive robots

Terrence Fong, Illah Nourbakhsh, Kerstin Dautenhahn
2003 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
Following this taxonomy, we survey the current state of the art, categorized by use and application area. Finally, we describe the impact of these these robots on humans and discuss open issues.  ...  We begin by discussing the context for socially interactive robots, emphasizing the relationship to other research fields and the different forms of "social robots".  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the participants of the Robot as Partner: An Exploration of Social Robots workshop (2002 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems) for inspiring  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0921-8890(02)00372-x fatcat:iwjtltmh65cb3icwsy2svbls54

The Use of Analog and Digital Games for Autism Interventions

Gray Atherton, Liam Cross
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
In this scoping review aimed at educators, practitioners, and parents of those with autism, we detail studies that have tested game-based approaches to improving the lives of autistic children, adolescents  ...  , and adults, focusing on how research into gamification and autism can both progress and can be progressed and implemented.  ...  FUNDING This work was supported by Game in Lab-Innovation Factory. It was conducted and written independently from any funding oversight.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.669734 fatcat:smukxwinrnegnnvgttyi2jjjsy

Sensor-Based Technology for Social Information Processing in Autism: A Review

Andrea E. Kowallik, Stefan R. Schweinberger
2019 Sensors  
The prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has increased strongly over the past decades, and so has the demand for adequate behavioral assessment and support for persons affected by ASD.  ...  technology for intervention and support of people with autism.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19214787 pmid:31689906 pmcid:PMC6864871 fatcat:jxmbhxb5gbg6phxoqwrown2ed4

A review of recent reports on autism: 1000 studies published in 2007

John R. Hughes
2008 Epilepsy & Behavior  
Neuropsychological deficits are common in OCD, and odd personalities with paranoid avoidant OCD traits may have autistic traits. Cath et al.  ...  [208] used ''Robota," a mini-humanoid robot, to assess imitation ability and to teach children simple coordinated behavior and also discussed the use of robots in general for rehabilitation of children  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2008.06.015 pmid:18627794 fatcat:ycfdrijvzzgifdazanuqqt652q

Human-centred design methods: Developing scenarios for robot assisted play informed by user panels and field trials

Ben Robins, Ester Ferrari, Kerstin Dautenhahn, Gernot Kronreif, Barbara Prazak-Aram, Gert-jan Gelderblom, Bernd Tanja, Francesca Caprino, Elena Laudanna, Patrizia Marti
2010 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
We conclude by pointing out the potential benefit of this work to a variety of research projects and applications involving human-robot interactions.  ...  Results are presented from consultation with panel of experts (therapists, teachers, parents) who advised on the play needs for the various target user groups and who helped investigate how robotic toys  ...  Acknowledgement Some sections in this paper referring to the development of scenarios specifically for children with autism are expanded versions of (Robins, et al. 2007 ) and (Robins, Ferrari and Dautenhahn  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2010.08.001 fatcat:5yhfvljo2vfzvdzv76avu6drui

A Music-Therapy Robotic Platform for Children with Autism: A Pilot Study [article]

Huanghao Fengr, Mohammad H. Mahoor, Francesca Dino
2022 arXiv   pre-print
This paper presents a novel robot-based music-therapy platform for modeling and improving the social responses and behaviors of children with ASD.  ...  In summary, the results of our data analyses, including emotion classification using EDA signals, indicate that the proposed robot-music based therapy platform is an attractive and promising assistive  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research was partially supported by gifts for research on autism to the University of Denver from several family members.  ... 
arXiv:2205.04251v1 fatcat:afcmxu4fvjakda2owwmgs36sde
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