Denise Hebesberger

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Thanks to the efforts of our community, autonomous robots are becoming capable of ever more complex and impressive feats. There is also an increasing demand for, perhaps even an expectation of, autonomous capabilities from end-users. However, much research into autonomous robots rarely makes it past the stage of a demonstration or experimental system in a(More)
Introduction to the topic Assistive technology, including robots, has the potential to support caregiving for older adults in various ways, for example , by supporting nursing staff or providing mental and physical stimulation for residents of care facilities; however, it is important to consider the needs of care facilities, the residents and the extent to(More)
Adapting to users' intentions is a key requirement for autonomous robots in general, and in care settings in particular. In this paper, a comprehensive long-term study of a mobile robot providing information services to residents, visitors, and staff of a care home is presented, with a focus on adapting to the when and where the robot should be offering its(More)
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