Assistive social robots in elderly care: a review

@inproceedings{Broekens2009AssistiveSR,
  title={Assistive social robots in elderly care: a review},
  author={Joost Broekens and Marcel Heerink and Henk Rosendal},
  year={2009}
}
Assistive social robots, a particular type of assistive robotics designed for social interaction with humans, could play an important role with respect to the health and psychological well-being of the elderly. Objectives Assistive social robots are believed to be useful in eldercare for two reasons, a functional one and an affective one. Such robots are developed to function as an interface for the elderly with digital technology, and to help increase the quality of life of the elderly by… CONTINUE READING

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