human-robot interaction

Augmented Robotics for Learners: A Case Study on Optics

In recent years, robots have been surfing on a trendy wave as standard devices for teaching programming. The tangibility of robotics platforms allows for collaborative and interactive learning. Moreover, with these robot platforms, we also observe …

Persuasive Robots - Exploring Behavioural Styles

Context Social robots are foreseen to be encountered in our everyday life, playing assistant or companion roles. Recent studies showed the potential overtrust towards social robots [1], which can be in the end armful for the user, as robots may collect sensitive information. Behavioural styles, propose a way to vary robot’s express itself within the same context. Given a gesture, it allows to manipulate the keyframes in order to generate variation of this gesture.