FFAB—The Form Function Attribution Bias in Human–Robot Interaction

@article{Haring2018FFABTheFF,
  title={FFAB—The Form Function Attribution Bias in Human–Robot Interaction},
  author={Kerstin Sophie Haring and Katsumi Watanabe and Mari Velonaki and Chad C. Tossell and Victor S. Finomore},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems},
  year={2018},
  volume={10},
  pages={843-851}
}
People seem to miscalibrate their expectations and interactions with a robot. [] Key Result We outline future directions of experimental paradigms and robot design implications.

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