Helge Hüttenrauch

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To an increasing extent, robots are being designed to become a part of the lives of ordinary people. This calls for new models of the interaction between humans and robots, taking advantage of human social and communicative skills. Furthermore, human– robot relationships must be understood in the context of use of robots, and based on empirical studies of(More)
— Human interaction with a service robot requires a shared representation of the environment for spoken dialogue and task specification where names used for particular locations are depending on personal preferences. A question is how such human oriented models can be tied to the geometric robotic models needed for precise localisation and navigation. We(More)
— This paper describes the experiences from the iterative design of a fetch-and–carry-robot, to be used by motion-impaired people in an office environment. A user-centered approach was chosen, involving several steps of information elicita-tion to inform the design. We describe the main elements of the design process, the communication and interaction(More)