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Would You Do as a Robot Commands ? An Obedience Study for Human-Robot Interaction

  title={Would You Do as a Robot Commands ? An Obedience Study for Human-Robot Interaction},
  author={Derek Cormier and Gem Newman and Masayuki Nakane and James Everett Young and Stephane Durocher},
This paper presents an investigation into how people respond to a robot posing as an authority figure, giving commands. This is an increasingly important question as robots continue to become more autonomous and capable and participate in more task scenarios where they work with people. We designed and conducted a human-robot interaction obedience experiment with a human and a robot experimenter, and our results highlight the complexity of obedience and detail some of the variables involved… 

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