Interacting with Anatomically Complete Robots: A Discussion about Human-robot Relationships (2018)
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© 2018 ACM. Abyss Creations LLC is selling highly realistic and anatomically complete dolls for decades. The interaction that customers have with the dolls has been subject to many controversial discussions. David Levy already showed that humanity has been rather inventive when it comes to machines that useful for sexual purposes. Abyss Creations recently revealed its Harmony platform that consists of a robotic head that is attached to their doll bodies. This paper present an interview with Matthew McMullen, CEO and Creative director of Abyss Creations about the Harmony platform and its implications on human-robot relationships.
CitationBartneck C, McMullen M (2018). Interacting with Anatomically Complete Robots: A Discussion about Human-robot Relationships. Chicago, IL, USA: 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRi'18). 05/03/2018-08/03/2018. Proceedings HRI'18. 1-4.
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Keywordscompanionship; robot; doll; relationship; intimacy
ANZSRC Fields of Research46 - Information and computing sciences::4608 - Human-centred computing::460806 - Human-computer interaction
46 - Information and computing sciences::4608 - Human-centred computing::460810 - Social robotics
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