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Acceptance of Healthcare Robots for the Older Population: Review and Future Directions
This article reviews the literature about human responses to healthcare robots and summarises the variables that have been found to influence responses. Expand
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Player 2.0: Toward a Practical Robot Programming Framework
We describe recent work on restructuring the Player robot device server into a system that more closely aligns with the idea of a robot framework. Expand
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The Role of Healthcare Robots for Older People at Home: A Review
This review aimed to identify the areas of need that older people have, and the available solutions. In particular, the robotic solutions are explored and critiqued and areas for future developmentExpand
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The psychosocial effects of a companion robot: a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVES To investigate the psychosocial effects of the companion robot, Paro, in a rest home/hospital setting in comparison to a control group. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. Residents wereExpand
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A Pilot Randomized Trial of a Companion Robot for People With Dementia Living in the Community.
OBJECTIVES To investigate the affective, social, behavioral, and physiological effects of the companion robot Paro for people with dementia in both a day care center and a home setting. DESIGN AExpand
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Attitudes towards health‐care robots in a retirement village
Aim:  This study investigated the attitudes and preferences of staff, residents and relatives of residents in a retirement village towards a health‐care robot.
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Suitability of healthcare robots for a dementia unit and suggested improvements.
OBJECTIVES To investigate the suitability of a new eldercare robot (Guide) for people with dementia and their caregivers compared with one that has been successfully used before (Paro), and toExpand
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Group sessions with Paro in a nursing home: Structure, observations and interviews
We recently reported that a companion robot reduced residents' loneliness in a randomised controlled trial at an aged‐care facility. This report aims to provide additional, previously unpublishedExpand
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Robots with Display Screens: A Robot with a More Humanlike Face Display Is Perceived To Have More Mind and a Better Personality
It is important for robot designers to know how to make robots that interact effectively with humans. One key dimension is robot appearance and in particular how humanlike the robot should be.Expand
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A Real-Time Method to Detect and Track Moving Objects (DATMO) from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Using a Single Camera
We develop a real-time method to detect and track moving objects (DATMO) from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) using a single camera. Expand
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