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M ost robots are designed to operate in environments that are either highly constrained (as is the case in an assembly line) or extremely hazardous (such as the surface of Mars). Machine learning hasExpand
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Robots for use in autism research.
Autism spectrum disorders are a group of lifelong disabilities that affect people's ability to communicate and to understand social cues. Research into applying robots as therapy tools has shown thatExpand
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The cog project: building a humanoid robot
To explore issues of developmental structure, physical embodiment, integration of multiple sensory and motor systems, and social interaction, we have constructed an upper-torso humanoid robot calledExpand
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Social robots for education: A review
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A review of social robots in education discusses expected outcomes, technical challenges, and directions for future research. Expand
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Infant-like Social Interactions between a Robot and a Human Caregiver
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In this paper, we present a mechanism for an autonomous robot to regulate the intensity of its social interactions with a human. Expand
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How to build robots that make friends and influence people
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In order to interact socially with a human, a robot must convey intentionality, that is, the human must believe that the robot has beliefs, desires, and intentions. Expand
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Theory of Mind for a Humanoid Robot
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This paper presents the theories of Leslie (1994) and Baron-Cohen (1995) on the development of theory of mind in human children and discusses the potential application of both of these theories to building robots with similar capabilities. Expand
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Robots that imitate humans
The study of social learning in robotics has been motivated by both scientific interest in the learning process and practical desires to produce machines that are useful, flexible, and easy to use.Expand
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Social Robots as Embedded Reinforcers of Social Behavior in Children with Autism
In this study we examined the social behaviors of 4- to 12-year-old children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD; N = 24) during three tradic interactions with an adult confederate and an interactionExpand
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A Context-Dependent Attention System for a Social Robot
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This paper presents part of an on-going project to integrate perception, attention, drives, emotions, behavior arbitration, and expressive acts for a robot designed to interact socially with humans. Expand
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