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Social behaviour of dogs encountering AIBO, an animal-like robot in a neutral and in a feeding situation
Contributor(s):: Kubinyi, Eniko
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
Young children engaging with technologies at home: The influence of family context
Contributor(s):: Stephen, Christine, Stevenson, Olivia, Adey, Claire
Children, the elderly, and interactive robots: anthropomorphism and deception in robot care and companionship.
Contributor(s):: Sharkey, Amanda, Sharkey, Noel
The ethical landscape of robotics: bringing ethics into the design and use of robots.
Contributor(s):: Łichocki, Pawel, Kahn, Peter H., Jr., Billard, Aude
The role of affective touch in human-robot interaction: human intent and expectations in touching the Haptic Creature
Contributor(s):: Yohanan, Steve, MacLean, Karon E.
Therapeutic seal robot as biofeedback medical device: qualitative and quantitative evaluations of robot therapy in dementia care
Contributor(s):: Shibata, Takanori
Changing the culture for dementia care : the path to a better quality of life for people with Alzheimer's disease
Contributor(s):: Griffin, Randy L.
Motivating learners by nurturing animal companions: My-Pet and Our-Pet
Contributor(s):: Chen, Zhi-Hong, Deng, Yi-Chan, Chou, Chih-Yueh, Chan, Tak-Wai
Dr. Alan Beck Full Interview for HABRI Central Part 1
| Contributor(s):: Alan M. Beck
This is Part 1 of a full interview by Dr. Alan Beck.Dr. Beck talks about how his interest in the human-animal bond was started, how that bond can help patients with dementia, and how people interact with robotic animals.
Alone together : why we expect more from technology and less from each other
| Contributor(s):: Turkle, Sherry
On the utilization of social animals as a model for social robotics
| Contributor(s):: Ádám Miklósi, Márta Gácsi
Social robotics is a thriving field in building artificial agents. The possibility to construct agents that can engage in meaningful social interaction with humans presents new challenges for engineers. In general, social robotics has been inspired primarily by psychologists with the aim of...
Robotic Pets in Human Lives: implications for the HumanAnimal Bond and for Human Relationships with Personified Technologies
| Contributor(s):: Melson, Gail F., Kahn, Peter H., Jr., Beck, Alan M., Friedman, Batya
'I love this dog'
| Contributor(s):: Weiss, Astrid, Wurhofer, Daniela, Tscheligi, Manfred
Robotic pets in the lives of preschool children
| Contributor(s):: Kahn, Peter H., Jr., Friedman, Batya, Pérez-Granados, Deanne R., Freier, Nathan G.
A long-term study of children with autism playing with a robotic pet: Taking inspirations from non-directive play therapy to encourage children's proactivity and initiative-taking
| Contributor(s):: François, Dorothée, Powell, Stuart, Dautenhahn, Kerstin
Robotic pets in human lives: Implications for the human
| Contributor(s):: Melson, Gail F., Kahn, Peter H., Jr., Beck, Alan, Friedman, Batya