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Collaborators: Ana Paiva, Francisco S. Melo, Tiago Ribeiro, André Pereira, Iolanda Leite, Marco Vala, Patrícia Alves-Oliveira, Eugenio Di Tullio, Sofia Petisca, Pedro Sequeira, Mário Rui Gomes, Carlos Martinho, Alberto Sardinha
Keywords: Social Robots, Affective Computing




Description

The EMOTE project will design, develop and evaluate a new generation of artificial embodied tutors that have perceptive capabilities to engage in empathic interactions with learners in a shared physical space. Overall, the EMOTE project aims to (1) research the role of pedagogical and empathic interventions in the process of engaging the learner and facilitating their learning progress and (2) explore if and how the exchange of socio-emotional cues with an embodied tutor in a shared physical space can create a sense of connection and social bonding and act as a facilitator of the learning experience. This will be done across different embodiments (both virtual and robotic), allowing for the effect that such embodiment will have on engagement and empathy to be explored.

Publications

 
Discovering Social Interaction Strategies for Robots from Restricted-Perception Wizard-of-Oz Studies
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Pedro Sequeira and Patrícia Alves-Oliveira and Tiago Ribeiro and Eugenio Di Tullio and Sofia Petisca and Francisco S. Melo and Ginevra Castellano and Ana Paiva, , pg. 197--204, 2016
Psychological Science in HRI: Striving for a More Integrated Field of Research
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Patrícia Alves-Oliveira and Dennis Kuster and Arvid Kappas and Ana Paiva, 2016 AAAI Fall Symposium Series, November, 2016
Students’ Normative Perspectives on Classroom Robots
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Sofia Serholt and Wolmet Barendregt and Dennis Kuster and Aidan Jones and Patrícia Alves-Oliveira and Ana Paiva, What Social Robots Can and Should Do: Proceedings of Robophilosophy 2016/TRANSOR 2016, Vol. 290, pg. 240, IOS Press, 2016
The case of classroom robots: teachers’ deliberations on the ethical tensions
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Sofia Serholt and Wolmet Barendregt and Asimina Vasalou and Patrícia Alves-Oliveira and Aidan Jones and Sofia Petisca and Ana Paiva, AI & SOCIETY, pg. 1--19, Springer, 2016
The role that an educational robot plays
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Patrícia Alves-Oliveira and Pedro Sequeira and Ana Paiva, Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), 2016 25th IEEE International Symposium on, pg. 817--822, August, 2016
   
“Let's Save Resources!”: A Dynamic, Collaborative AI for a Multiplayer Environmental Awareness Game
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Pedro Sequeira and Francisco S. Melo and Ana Paiva, Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games, pg. 399--406, IEEE Computer Society, Tainan, Taiwan, Aug-Sept, 2015
   
Child-Robot Interaction: Social Bonding, Learning and Ethics
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Wolmet Barendregt and Ana Paiva and Arvid Kappas and Asimina Vasalou and Carl Heath and Sofia Serholt and Patrícia Alves-Oliveira, Workshop proceedings of Interaction Design and Children Conference IDC, ACM Digital Library, Aarhus, Denmark, 17-20 June, 2014
"How do you imagine robots?" Children’s expectations about robots
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Patrícia Alves-Oliveira and Sofia Petisca and Srinivasan Janarthanam and Helen Hastie and Ana Paiva
Developing Interactive Embodied Characters Using the Thalamus Framework: A Collaborative Approach
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Tiago Ribeiro and Eugenio Tullio and Lee J Corrigan and Aidan Jones and Fotios Papadopoulos and Ruth Aylett and Ginevra Castellano and Ana Paiva, 2014
From Thalamus to Skene: High-level behaviour planning and managing for mixed-reality characters
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Tiago Ribeiro and Eugenio Tullio and Patricia Alves-Oliveira and Ana Paiva, 2014
I'm the mayor: a robot tutor in enercities-2
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Tiago Ribeiro and Amol Deshmukh and Ruth Aylett and Ana Paiva, 2014
Meet me halfway: Eye Behaviour as an expression of Robot Language
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Patrícia Alves-Oliveira and Eugenio Di Tullio and Tiago Ribeiro and Ana Paiva, 2014 AAAI Fall Symposium Series, pg. 13-16, AAAI Press, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, Washington, USA, November, 2014
Towards Dialogue Dimensions for a Robotic Tutor in Collaborative Learning Scenarios
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Patrícia Alves-Oliveira and Srinivasan Janartham and Ana Candeias and Amol Deshmukh and Tiago Ribeiro and Helen Hastie and Ana Paiva and Ruth Aylett, Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2014 RO-MAN: The 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pg. 862-867, IEEE, Edinburgh, Scotland, August, 2014
   
Sensors in the wild: exploring electrodermal activity in child-robot interaction
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Iolanda Leite and Rui Henriques and Carlos Martinho and Ana Paiva, Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-robot interaction, pg. 41--48, ACM/IEEE Press, March, 2013
Towards empathic artificial tutors
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Amol Deshmukh and Ginevra Castellano and Arvid Kappas and Wolmet Barendregt and Fernando Nabais and Ana Paiva and Tiago Ribeiro and Iolanda Leite and Ruth Aylett, Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-robot interaction, pg. 113--114, ACM/IEEE Press, March, 2013