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Robotic Services Acceptance in Smart Environments With Older Adults: User Satisfaction and Acceptability Study.
BACKGROUND: In Europe, the population of older people is increasing rapidly. Many older people prefer to remain in their homes but living alone could be a risk for their safety. In this context, robotics and other emerging ...
Lateral specialization in unilateral spatial neglect: a cognitive robotics model.
In this paper, we present the experimental results of an embodied cognitive robotic approach for modelling the human cognitive deficit known as unilateral spatial neglect (USN). To this end, we introduce an artificial ...
The multi-modal interface of Robot-Era multi-robot services tailored for the elderly
© 2017 The Author(s) Socially assistive robotic platforms are now a realistic option for the long-term care of ageing populations. Elderly users may benefit from many services provided by robots operating in different ...
Making fingers and words count in a cognitive robot.
Evidence from developmental as well as neuroscientific studies suggest that finger counting activity plays an important role in the acquisition of numerical skills in children. It has been claimed that this skill helps in ...
Experimental evaluation of a multi-modal user interface for a robotic service
© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016. This paper reports the experimental evaluation of a Multi- Modal User Interface (MMUI) designed to enhance the user experience in terms of service usability and to ...