Hanson Robotics

Realistic Human-like Robots for Treatment of ASD, Social Training, and Research

ABSTRACT This paper describes results from preliminary psychology experiments, which indicate that people (both children and adults) with autism or ASD accept realistic human-like robots, are not afraid of...

How People Naturally Describe Robot Behaviour

Abstract – Existing novice robot programming systems are complex, which ironically makes them unsuitable for novices. We have analyzed 19 reports of robot projects to inform development of an ontology of...

Upending the Uncanny Valley

Abstract Although robotics researchers commonly contend that robots should not look too human-like, many art-forms have successfully depicted people and have come to be accepted as great and important works...

Category - Research