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Great Expectations & Aborted Business Initiatives: The Paradox of Social Robot Between Research and Industry

  title={Great Expectations \& Aborted Business Initiatives: The Paradox of Social Robot Between Research and Industry},
  author={Silvia Tulli and Diego Agust{\'i}n Ambrossio and Amro Najjar and Francisco J. Rodr{\'i}guez Lera},
The recent years witnessed a significant increase of interest in social robots whose main aim is to assist human users in their social and home environment. In academia, numerous successful results and proof of concept implementations have been published and demonstrated. Examples of promising social robots research topics include care of the elderly, education, and entertainment. Therefore these successes have generated high expectations for social robotics. Despite the hype, the last decade… 

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