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Bonding with Robotic Pets. Children's Cognitions, Emotions and Behaviors towards Pet-Robots. Applications in a Robot Assisted Quality of Life Intervention in a Pediatric Hospital
| Contributor(s):: Marta Díaz Boladeras
This dissertation addresses the emergence of emotional involvement in the interaction with social robots. More specifically, we investigate the dynamics of children bonding with robotic pets to design robot based programs to improve patients’ experience in pediatric hospitals. Pet-robots...
Rover@Home : computer mediated remote interaction between humans and dogs
| Contributor(s):: Benjamin Ishak Resner
In this thesis we create a method to allow dogs and humans to interact over the Internet. In particular, we generalize an established dog training technique known as "clicker-training" such that the remote and co-located interactions are reported by dog owners to be similar. In the...
The Internet and Pets: Jennifer Golbeck at TEDxGeorgetown
Dr. Jennifer Golbeck, Professor of Information Studies, U.M.D. | Jennifer Golbeck is an Assistant Professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park and co-director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab. She studies social networks, recommender systems,...
Experiments toward a Mutual Adaptive Speech Interface That Adopts the Cognitive Features Humans Use for Communication and Induces and Exploits Users' Adaptations
| Contributor(s):: Komatsu, Takanori, Ustunomiya, Atsushi, Suzuki, Kentaro, Ueda, Kazuhiro, Hiraki, Kazuo, Oka, Natsuki
Can you kill a robot nanny?: Ethological approach to the effect of robot caregivers on child development and human evolution
| Contributor(s):: Kubinyi, E., Pongrácz, P., Miklosi, Adam
Virtual equine assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Anderson, Fraser, Annett, Michelle, Bischof, Walter F., Boulanger, Pierre, Nakatsu, Ryohei, Klinker, Gudrun, Lok, Benjamin
Caring for mobile phone-based virtual pets can influence youth eating behaviours.
| Contributor(s):: Byrne, Sahara, Gay, Geri, Pollack, J. P., Gonzales, Amy, Retelny, Daniela, Lee, Theodore, Wansink, Brian
If it looks like a dog: The effect of physical appearance on human interaction with robots and animals
| Contributor(s):: Sinatra, Anne M., Sims, Valerie K., Chin, Matthew G., Lum, Heather C.
Killing non-human animals in video games: A study on user experience and desensitization to violence aspects
| Contributor(s):: Chittaro, Luca, Sioni, Riccardo
On the utilization of social animals as a model for social robotics
| Contributor(s):: Miklósi, Ádám, Gácsi, Márta
Alone together : why we expect more from technology and less from each other
| Contributor(s):: Turkle, Sherry
The Boundaries of humanity : humans, animals, machines
| Contributor(s):: Sheehan, James J., Sosna, Morton
On seeing human: A three-factor theory of anthropomorphism
| Contributor(s):: Epley, Nicholas, Waytz, Adam, Cacioppo, John T.
Can Robots Manifest Personality?: An Empirical Test of Personality Recognition, Social Responses, and Social Presence in Human-Robot Interaction
| Contributor(s):: Lee, Kwan Min, Peng, Wei, Jin, Seung- A., Yan, Chang
Expressing emotions with the social robot Probo
| Contributor(s):: Saldien, Jelle, Goris, Kristof, Vanderborght, Bram, Vanderfaeillie, Johan, Lefeber, Dirk
Humans, animals, and robots: A phenomenological approach to human-robot relations
| Contributor(s):: Coeckelbergh, Mark
Personal robots, appearance, and human good: A methodological reflection on roboethics
Robotic pets in the lives of preschool children
| Contributor(s):: Kahn, Peter H., Jr., Friedman, Batya, Pérez-Granados, Deanne R., Freier, Nathan G.
Special issue on the abuse and misuse of social agents
| Contributor(s):: Brahnam, Sheryl, De Angeli, Antonella
A study on the goal value for massively multiplayer online role-playing games players
| Contributor(s):: Lin, Yu-Ling, Lin, Hong-Wen