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Comparison of Student's Feedback Between the Application of A Robot Teacher and Human

2015 Journal of Advances in Humanities and Social Sciences  
Excited feeling experienced by the students involved in the experiments is the important point for the comparison between robot and human teacher lecture class.  ...  To make this research more applicable, some variables were decided when handling the experiment. The finding of this research is displayed in graphs for each question.  ...  While, Excited feeling is also constantly high for robot teacher session. For Question 3, there is high frequency in Hesitant and Inspired for the robot teacher session.  ... 
doi:10.20474/jahss1.1.5 fatcat:fj7rpfhn6zfozd3nswpq5zngoq

A Guide to Student-active Online Learning in Engineering

Erik Kyrkjebø
2020 Modeling, Identification and Control  
The proposed guide aims to help shift online learning in engineering from traditionally teacher-active lectures to more student-active learning activities.  ...  In the paper, a clear path is followed from objectives to learning activities, and then to assessments and evaluations, and appropriate digital tools and resources are suggested to support activities and  ...  The author is also grateful for the opportunity to learn GraphViz for making Figures 4 and 5.  ... 
doi:10.4173/mic.2020.2.5 fatcat:n7gxoycqxbhrfcdnhvbifcsg44

The other question: can and should robots have rights?

David J. Gunkel
2017 Ethics and Information Technology  
My sincere thanks to Johanna Seibt, Marco Nørskov, and the programming committee for the kind invitation to participate in this event and to the other participants who contributed insightful questions  ...  Acknowledgements This essay was written for and presented at Robophilosophy 2016, which took place at Aarhus University in Aarhus, Denmark (17-21 October 2016).  ...  the face of social robots to question and reconfigure philosophical thought itself.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10676-017-9442-4 fatcat:v464gzqyfvayzmeeqljc6l73f4

Making Turn-Taking Decisions for an Active Listening Robot for Memory Training [chapter]

Martin Johansson, Tatsuro Hori, Gabriel Skantze, Anja Höthker, Joakim Gustafson
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we present a dialogue system and response model that allows a robot to act as an active listener, encouraging users to tell the robot about their travel memories.  ...  The model was trained on human-robot dialogue data collected in a Wizard-of-Oz setting, and evaluated in a fully autonomous version of the same dialogue system.  ...  This research was funded by Toyota Motor Corporation, as well as the Swedish research council (VR) project Coordination of Attention and Turn-taking in Situated Interaction (2013-1403).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47437-3_92 fatcat:mov4eit3onhyrimkxzssaelc3q

Supporting Complex Robot Behaviors with Simple Interaction Tools [chapter]

David J., David I., Curtis W., Douglas A., William D.
2007 Human Robot Interaction  
In fact, the need for effective task allocation remains one of the most important challenges facing the field of human-robot interaction (Burke et al., 2004) .  ...  They lacked the "big picture" view of the system, and interacted with it as if it was a demonstration of one of the components (face detection, for example).  ...  For example, a significant research effort is being devoted to designing human-robot interface that makes it easier for the people to interact with robots.  ... 
doi:10.5772/5186 fatcat:ihlyqghfgjcp3nf4cuwskiq35u

Robots Meet Humans—Interaction in Public Spaces

B. Jensen, N. Tomatis, L. Mayor, A. Drygajlo, R. Siegwart
2005 IEEE transactions on industrial electronics (1982. Print)  
The modalities of 17 the robot system with interactive functions are presented in de-18 tail.  ...  Requirements for 13 the robotic system are explained, and it is shown how the design 14 goals of reliability and safe operability, and effective interaction, 15 were achieved through appropriate choice  ...  The face tracking system detects 264 the number of faces in the camera's field of view and determines 265 how long they remain in front of the robot.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tie.2005.858730 fatcat:fngxe5hu6nbndfthhy6brvhgx4

Conversational gaze mechanisms for humanlike robots

Bilge Mutlu, Takayuki Kanda, Jodi Forlizzi, Jessica Hodgins, Hiroshi Ishiguro
2012 ACM transactions on interactive intelligent systems (TiiS)  
The current work investigates people's use of key conversational gaze mechanisms, how they might be designed for and implemented in humanlike robots, and whether these signals effectively shape human-robot  ...  In these trials, the robot used gaze mechanisms to signal to its conversational partners their roles either of two addressees, an addressee and a bystander, or an addressee and a nonparticipant.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank Sara Kiesler for her guidance in experimental design, Toshiyuki Shiwa for his help with data coding and the execution of the experimental evaluation, Laurel Bancroft  ... 
doi:10.1145/2070719.2070725 fatcat:wsl6ztl6efan5j35i2t52olrii

Identifying Functions and Behaviours of Social Robots for In-Class Learning Activities: Teachers' Perspective

Jessy Ceha, Edith Law, Dana Kulić, Pierre-Yves Oudeyer, Didier Roy
2021 International Journal of Social Robotics  
Overall, the teachers responded positively to the idea of introducing a social robot as a technological tool for learning activities, envisioning differences in usage for teacher-robot and student-robot  ...  As teachers are a critical stakeholder in the use and application of educational technologies, we conducted a study to understand teachers' perspectives on how a social robot could support a variety of  ...  T4 mentioned that some questions are tough for students to answer, resulting in a low number of responses-providing a perfect opportunity for the robot to step in.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12369-021-00820-7 fatcat:qcnsulshjbhjtasqub4wzxwhvy

Active Blended Learning Engineering Students: A Case Study

Valery Vodovozov, Zoja Raud, Eduard Petlenkov
2022 Education Sciences  
In contrast, the learning of master students looks more circumspect and selective; they devote less time to study, but spend it more wisely, being more highly responsible for the outcomes than bachelors  ...  Most of the bachelor degree learners volunteered to participate in active learning, although a significant proportion of them was unable to succeed.  ...  In mastery-based BL systems offered in [19, 20] , both online and face-to-face learning styles are available and can run in parallel.  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci12050344 fatcat:4yv62sxztzf3jnqohrsenq3cpy

Farmers' perspectives on field crop robots – Evidence from Bavaria, Germany

O. Spykman, A. Gabriel, M. Ptacek, M. Gandorfer
2021 Computers and Electronics in Agriculture  
More farmers can generally imagine owning small robots as opposed to an autonomous tractor in ten years, but at the same time view autonomous tractors as more suitable for most specified agronomic tasks  ...  Based on a sample of 174 farmers, an exploratory investigation of factors influencing the preference for large or small field crop robots in general and in specific settings and for mode of operation was  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Technical University of Munich students Karl-Josef Lindl and Frederik Regler for participating in the development, distribution, and digitization of the questionnaires.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compag.2021.106176 fatcat:5hcjfi2iqjehhovjxwoabozcui

A Classroom of Bunnies, Blimps, and Werewolves: Teaching Asian Religions Online in Second Life

M. Alyson Prude
2013 The ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts  
Given instructor commitment to making use of the unique possibilities Second Life offers, including synchronous communication, virtual world fieldtrips, animations, and the potential for guest lectures  ...  Because the use of virtual worlds in education is relatively new, scholars continue to call for concrete reports of student and faculty experiences using them in the classroom. 1 This paper is an evaluation  ...  As well as the risks associated with hosting unfamiliar presenters in a face-to-face classroom, instructors organizing a distance lecture in SL must be prepared for technical difficulties when the invited  ... 
doi:10.16995/ane.73 fatcat:qggw52dy75drpotwhyotzz4j4y

A Robot of My Own: Participatory Design of Socially Assistive Robots for Independently Living Older Adults Diagnosed with Depression [chapter]

Selma Šabanović, Wan-Ling Chang, Casey C. Bennett, Jennifer A. Piatt, David Hakken
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We found therapists and older adults to be willing and able to participate in assistive robot design, though hands-on participation was a challenge.  ...  This paper presents an ongoing project using participatory design methods to develop design concepts for socially assistive robots (SARs) with older adults diagnosed with depression and co-occurring physical  ...  We can therefore expect stakeholders active in system development to be invested in and scaffold its deployment and use.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-20892-3_11 fatcat:7jjtzizy25cybm4i23by44lnou

Human Behavior Understanding for Robotics [chapter]

Albert Ali Salah, Javier Ruiz-del-Solar, Çetin Meriçli, Pierre-Yves Oudeyer
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Robotic systems interacting with people in uncontrolled environments need capabilities to correctly interpret, predict and respond to human behaviors.  ...  We supply a short survey of the area to provide a contextual framework and describe the most recent research in this area.  ...  This work is supported by INRIA project PAL, Bogaziçi University project BAP-6531, EUCogIII, and ERC EXPLORERS 240007.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-34014-7_1 fatcat:i2fvsrkp4vfzhkzivzzjk2gwp4

Extending Legal Rights to Social Robots

Kate Darling
2012 Social Science Research Network  
by how easily we relate to the animals in question.  ...  A legal shift of this sort is not unique: the law has faced similar issues in addressing how humans interact with animals.  ...  It may also be less hesitant to extend legal rights to such artifacts. 58 But regardless of where in 55 Which would in effect arguably be indirect rights for the robots in question, despite the fact  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2044797 fatcat:oj2bnrebqreobnminzfbmo6k6m

Lecturers versus research professors [The way I see it

Nakul Jain, Raymond Floyd
2010 IEEE potentials  
We are not primed to strive for ourselves in the world, rather manufactured to fit in the system.  ...  I believe that the full-time lecturer and researchoriented lecturer are both important to the success of our educational system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mpot.2010.938611 fatcat:kd46ihsd4bcf7hl7gj3amqokfi
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