Septembre 2018. Science Robotics Live Chat on Facebook for the LAPSCO's paper focusing on social robotic presence and attentional mechanisms.
Robots made especially for social interaction are rapidly advancing to soon take their place next to humans in homes, schools, and clinics. However, continued development of smarter and more reliable social robots requires a much better understanding of human-robot interaction. That's because social interaction is a complex process. When humans interact, we process a diverse array of factors all at once, including knowledge, beliefs, goals, desires, and emotions, as well as sensory cues.