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Socially contingent humanoid robot head behaviour results in increased charity donations
© 2016 IEEE. The role of robot social behaviour in changing people's behaviour is an interesting and yet still open question, with the general assumption that social behaviour is beneficial. In this study, we examine the ...
People Interpret Robotic Non-linguistic Utterances Categorically
© 2015, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. We present results of an experiment probing whether adults exhibit categorical perception when affectively rating robot-like sounds (Non-linguistic Utterances). The ...
Grounding Action Words in the Sensorimotor Interaction with the World: Experiments with a Simulated iCub Humanoid Robot.
This paper presents a cognitive robotics model for the study of the embodied representation of action words. The present research will present how an iCub humanoid robot can learn the meaning of action words (i.e. words ...
Posture affects how robots and infants map words to objects.
For infants, the first problem in learning a word is to map the word to its referent; a second problem is to remember that mapping when the word and/or referent are again encountered. Recent infant studies suggest that ...
Robot enhanced therapy for children with autism (DREAM): A social model of autism
© 1982-2012 IEEE. The development of social robots for children with autism has been a growth field for the past 15 years. This article reviews studies in robots and autism as a neurodevelopmental disorder that impacts ...