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Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence

Social Robotics

6th International Conference, ICSR 2014, Sydney, NSW, Australia, October 27-29, 2014. Proceedings

Editors: Beetz, Michael, Johnston, Benjamin, Williams, Mary-Anne (Eds.)

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Social Robotics, ICSR 2014, held in Sydney, NSW, Australia, in October 2014. The 41 revised full papers presented in this book were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. Amongst others, topics covered are such as interaction and collaboration among robots, humans, and environments; robots to assist the elderly and persons with disabilities; socially assistive robots to improve quality of life; affective and cognitive sciences for socially interactive robots; personal robots for the home; social acceptance and impact in the society; robot ethics in human society and legal implications; context awareness, expectation, and intention understanding; control architectures for social robotics; socially appealing design methodologies; safety in robots working in human spaces; human augmentation, rehabilitation, and medical robots; robot applications in education, entertainment, and gaming; knowledge representation and reasoning frameworks for robot social intelligence; cognitive architectures that support social intelligence for robots; robots in the workplace; human-robot interaction; creative and entertaining robots.

Table of contents (41 chapters)

Table of contents (41 chapters)
  • Development of Brain Training Games for a Healthcare Service Robot for Older People

    Pages 1-10

    Ahn, Ho Seok (et al.)

  • Impact of a Social Humanoid Robot as a Therapy Assistant in Children Cancer Treatment

    Pages 11-22

    Alemi, Minoo (et al.)

  • Skeleton Tracking Based Complex Human Activity Recognition Using Kinect Camera

    Pages 23-33

    Anjum, Muhammad Latif (et al.)

  • Prime: Towards the Design of a Small Interactive Office Robot

    Pages 34-43

    Arroyo, Dante (et al.)

  • Group Comfortability When a Robot Approaches

    Pages 44-53

    Ball, Adrian (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Robotics
Book Subtitle
6th International Conference, ICSR 2014, Sydney, NSW, Australia, October 27-29, 2014. Proceedings
Editors
  • Michael Beetz
  • Benjamin Johnston
  • Mary-Anne Williams
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence
Series Volume
8755
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-11973-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-11973-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-11972-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 412
Number of Illustrations
150 b/w illustrations
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