Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) - Poor Thing! Would You Feel Sorry for a Simulated Robot? A comparison of empathy toward a physical and a simulated robot

2015 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI)

Author(s): Stela H. Seo ; Denise Geiskkovitch ; Masayuki Nakane ; Corey King ; James E. Young
Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Publication Date: 1 March 2015
Conference Location: Portland, OR, USA
Conference Date: 2 March 2015
Page(s): 125 - 132
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4503-2882-1

In designing and evaluating human-robot interactions and interfaces, researchers often use a simulated robot due to the high cost of robots and time required to program them. However, it is... View More