Human-robot interaction : an introduction / Christoph Bartneck, University of Canterbury, Tony Belpaeme, University of Plymouth, Friederike Eyssel, University of Bielefeld, Takayuki Kanda, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute, Merel Keijsers, University of Canterbury, Selma Šabanović, Indiana University
- Introduction -- What is human-robot interaction? -- How a robot works -- Design -- Spatial interaction -- Nonverbal interaction -- Verbal interaction -- Emotion -- Research methods -- Applications -- Robots in society -- The future.
- "The role of robots in society keeps expanding and diversifying, bringing with it a host of issues surrounding the relationship between robots and humans. This introduction to Human-Robot Interaction, written by leading researchers in this developing field, is the first to provide a broad overview of the multidisciplinary topics central to modern HRI research. Students and researchers from robotics, artificial intelligence, psychology, sociology, and design will find it a concise and accessible guide to the current state of the field. Written for students from diverse backgrounds, it presents relevant background concepts, describing how robots work, how to design them, and how to evaluate their performance. Self-contained chapters discuss a wide range of topics, including the different communication modalities such as speech and language, non-verbal communication and the processing of emotions, as well as ethical issues around the application of robots today and in the context of our future society"--
- 9781108735407 paperback
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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