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Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence

Love and Sex with Robots

Second International Conference, LSR 2016, London, UK, December 19-20, 2016, Revised Selected Papers

Editors: Cheok, Adrian David, Devlin, Kate, Levy, David (Eds.)

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Love and Sex with Robots 2016 in December 2016, in London, UK.

The 12 revised papers presented together with 1 keynote were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 38 submissions.

The papers of the Second International Conference have been accepted and reviewed in 2015 but could not be presented as there was no conference in 2015 but at the conference in 2016.

The topics of the conferences were as follows: robot emotions, humanoid robots, clone robots, entertainment robots, robot personalities, teledildonics, intelligent electronic sex hardware, gender approaches, affective approaches, psychological approaches, sociological approaches, roboethics, and philosophical approaches.

The papers from the First International Conference 2015 were as follows: 

  • The Impact of a Humanlike Communication Medium on The Development of Intimate Human Relationship 
  •  Kissenger – Development of a Real-Time Internet Kiss Communication Interface for Mobile Phones 
  •  Sex with Robots for Love Free Encounters

The papers from the Second International Conference 2016 were as follows: 

  • Why Not Marry a Robot? 
  • Sex Robots from the Perspective of Machine Ethics 
  • Affective Labor and Technologies of Gender in Wei Yahua’s “Conjugal Happiness in the Arms of Morpheus” 
  • Teletongue: A Lollipop Device For Remote Oral Interaction 
  • ROMOT: a Robotic 3D-Movie Theater Allowing Interaction and Multimodal  Experiences 
  • For the Love of Artifice 2: Attachment 
  • Influences on the Intention to buy a Sex Robot: An empirical study on influences of personality traits and personal characteristics on the intention to  buy a sex robot 
  • The Cyborg Mermaid (or how technè can help the misfits fit in) 
  • Exploration of Relational Factors and the Likelihood of a Sexual Robotic Experience 
  • Robots, and Intimacies; A Preliminary Study of Perceptions of Robots and Intimacies with Robots



Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Why Not Marry a Robot?

    Levy, David

    Pages 3-13

  • Sex Robots from the Perspective of Machine Ethics

    Bendel, Oliver

    Pages 17-26

  • Affective Labor and Technologies of Gender in Wei Yahua’s “Conjugal Happiness in the Arms of Morpheus”

    Conn, Virginia L.

    Pages 27-39

  • Teletongue: A Lollipop Device for Remote Oral Interaction

    Yukita, Daisuke (et al.)

    Pages 40-49

  • ROMOT: A Robotic 3D-Movie Theater Allowing Interaction and Multimodal Experiences

    Casas, Sergio (et al.)

    Pages 50-63

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Love and Sex with Robots
Book Subtitle
Second International Conference, LSR 2016, London, UK, December 19-20, 2016, Revised Selected Papers
Editors
  • Adrian David Cheok
  • Kate Devlin
  • David Levy
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence
Series Volume
10237
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-57738-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-57738-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-57737-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 149
Number of Illustrations and Tables
36 b/w illustrations
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