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Robots and Racism [Podcast]
Racism is a major problem in our society and it is an issue from which the HRI community cannot shy away from. Several studies showed that people transfer their racial biases onto robots. In this episode we will talk about ...
Robots and racism
Most robots currently being sold or developed are either stylized with white material or have a metallic appearance. In this research we used the shooter bias paradigm and several questionnaires to investigate if people ...
Persistence of the Uncanny Valley: the Influence of Repeated Interactions and a Robot’s Attitude on its Perception
(University of Canterbury. Human Interface Technology Laboratory, 2015)
The uncanny valley theory proposed by Mori has been heavily investigated in the recent years by researchers from various fields. However, the videos and images used in these studies did not permit any human interaction ...