Person-robot interactions from the robopsychologists' point of view: the robotic psychology and robotherapy approach

  title={Person-robot interactions from the robopsychologists' point of view: the robotic psychology and robotherapy approach},
  author={Alexander V Libin and Elena Libin},
  journal={Proceedings of the IEEE},
Recent research shows that people perceive and treat robots not just as machines, but also as their companions or artificial partners. Person-robot communication, viewed as a complex interactive system (CIS), is based upon three basic principles: interactivity, equifinality, and multimodality. Classification of artificial creatures from the robopsychologist's point of view divides them into two major groups: assisting robots, which are oriented toward industrial, military, research, medical… CONTINUE READING
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