• Corpus ID: 149731335

A Robotic “Puppet Master” Application to ASD Therapeutic Support

  title={A Robotic “Puppet Master” Application to ASD Therapeutic Support},
  author={Sophie Sakka and R{\'e}nald Gaboriau},
  journal={World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial, Mechatronic and Manufacturing Engineering},
  • S. Sakka, R. Gaboriau
  • Published 1 August 2017
  • Education
  • World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial, Mechatronic and Manufacturing Engineering
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