• Corpus ID: 17172699

Aesthetics and Robotics: Which Form to give to the Human-Like Robot?

  title={Aesthetics and Robotics: Which Form to give to the Human-Like Robot?},
  author={Bertrand Tondu and Nicole Bardou},
  journal={World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering},
  • B. Tondu, N. Bardou
  • Published 26 October 2009
  • Art
  • World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering
The recent development of humanoid robots has led robot designers to imagine a great variety of anthropomorphic forms for human-like machine. Which form is the best ? We try to answer this question from a double meaning of the anthropomorphism : a positive anthropomorphism corresponing to the realization of an effective anthropomorphic form object and a negative one corresponding to our natural tendency in certain circumstances to give human attributes to non-human beings. We postulate that any… 
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