RoDiCA: a human-robot interaction system for treatment of childhood autism spectrum disorders

@inproceedings{Ranatunga2012RoDiCAAH,
  title={RoDiCA: a human-robot interaction system for treatment of childhood autism spectrum disorders},
  author={Isura Ranatunga and Nahum A. Torres and Rita M. Patterson and Nicoleta L. Bugnariu and Matt Stevenson and Dan O. Popa},
  booktitle={PETRA},
  year={2012}
}
In this paper, we describe the implementation of interactive robotics in virtual environments accomplishing human-robot interaction for treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). Interaction between our system and children suffering from ASDs is accomplished by teaching them body language such as hand and arm motion, facial expressions and speech to encourage them to engage in social interaction with other humans and for improving their motor skills. A Kinect sensor is used to allow direct… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

Mechatronic-shoe kit for training children with ASD in enhancement of psychomotor and daily life skills

2016 International Conference on Robotics: Current Trends and Future Challenges (RCTFC) • 2016
View 1 Excerpt

Teleoperated or autonomous?: How to produce a robot operator's pseudo presence in HRI

2016 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) • 2016
View 2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…