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Judging a socially assistive robot (SAR) by its cover; The effect of body structure, outline, and color on users' perception

@article{LibermanPincu2022JudgingAS,
  title={Judging a socially assistive robot (SAR) by its cover; The effect of body structure, outline, and color on users' perception},
  author={Ela Liberman-Pincu and Yisrael Parmet and Tal Oron-Gilad},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2022},
  volume={abs/2202.07614}
}
Socially assistive robots (SARs) aim to provide assistance through social interaction. Previous studies contributed to understanding users` perceptions and preferences regarding existing commercially available SARs. Yet, very few studies regarding SARs' appearance used designated SAR designs, and even fewer evaluated isolated visual qualities (VQ). In this work, we aim to assess the effect of isolated VQs systematically. To achieve this, we first conducted market research and deconstructed the… 
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