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Socially assistive robots' deployment in healthcare settings: a global perspective

  title={Socially assistive robots' deployment in healthcare settings: a global perspective},
  author={Laura Aymerich-Franch and Iliana Ferrer},
One of the major areas where social robots are finding their place in society is for healthcarerelated applications. Yet, very little research has mapped the deployment of socially assistive robots (SARs) in real settings. Using a documentary research method, we were able to trace back 279 experiences of SARs deployments in hospitals, elderly care centers, occupational health centers, private homes, and educational institutions worldwide from 33 different countries, and involving 52 different… 

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