A common description of a social robot is for it to be capable of communicating in a humanlike manner. However, a description of what communicating in a ‘humanlike manner’ means often remains unspecified. This paper provides a set of social behaviors and certain specific features social robots should possess based on user’s experience in a longitudinal home study, discusses whether robots can actually be social, and presents some recommendations to build better social robots.
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 26 Oct 2015|
|Event||7th International Conference on Social Robotics, ICSR 2015: Individual Differences - Paris, France|
Duration: 26 Oct 2015 → 30 Oct 2015
Conference number: 7
|Conference||7th International Conference on Social Robotics, ICSR 2015|
|Abbreviated title||ICSR 2015|
|Period||26/10/15 → 30/10/15|
de Graaf, M. M. A., & Ben Allouch, S. (2015). What makes robots social? A user’s perspective on characteristics for social human-robot interaction. Paper presented at 7th International Conference on Social Robotics, ICSR 2015, Paris, France.