Human - Robot Interaction

All social interactions, including those between humans and robots, follow the same set of basic rules. The Observer XT and Theme have a long history in these studies. The Observer XT’s system integration abilities allow you to use robot generated data, and combine this with manually recorded human behavior.

Interesting publications

A diverse collection of scientific articles citing Noldus products are published in renowned journals each week. Below you can find a list of scientific publications in this area.

  • Bartneck, C.; Kanda, T.; Mubin, O.; Al Mahmud, A. (2009). Does the design of a robot influence its animacy and perceived intelligence? International journal of Social Robotics, 1, 195-204.
  • Costa, S.; Lehmann, H.; Dautenhahn, K.; Robins, B.; Soares, F. (2014). Using a Humanoid Robot to Elicit Body Awareness and Appropriate Physical Interaction in Children with Autism. Journal of Social Robotics, doi 10.1007/s12369-014-0250-1.
  • Costa, S.; Lehmann, H.; Robins, B.; Dautenhahn K.; Soares, F. (2013). "Where is your nose?" - Developing body awareness skills among children with autism using a humanoid robot. ACHI 2013.
  • DeSTeno, D.; Breazeal, C.; Frank, R.H.; Pizarro, D.; Baumann, J.; Dickens. L.; Lee, J.J. (2012). Detecting the Trustworthiness of Noval Partners in Economic Exchange. Psychological Science, 23.
  • Kozima, H.; Michalowski, M.P.; Nakagawa, C. (2009). Keepon: a playful robot for research, therapy, and entertainment. International Journal of Social Robotics, 1, 3-18.
  • Papadopoulos, F; Dautenhahn, K.; Ho, W.C. (2012). Exploring the use of robots as social mediators in a remote human-human collaborative communication experiment. Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 3 (1), 1-10.
  • Tay, B.T.C.; Low, S.C.; Ko, K.H.; Park, T. (2016) Types of humor that robots can play. Computers in Human Behavior, 60, 19-28.
  • Wood, L.J.; Dautenhahn, K.; Rainer, A.; Robins, B.; Lehmann, H.; Syrdal, D.S. (2013). Robot-Mediated interviews - How effective is a humanoid robot as a tool for interviewing young children?. Plos One, 8(3), DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0059448

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