Exploring Robot Etiquette: Refining a HRI Home Companion Scenario Based on Feedback from Two Artists Who Lived with Robots in the UH Robot House

  • Kheng Lee Koay
  • Michael L. Walters
  • Alex May
  • Anna Dumitriu
  • Bruce Christianson
  • Nathan Burke
  • Kerstin Dautenhahn
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8239)


This paper presents an exploratory Human-Robot Interaction study which investigated robot etiquette, in particular focusing on understanding the types and forms of robot behaviours that people might expect from a robot that lives and shares space with them in their home. The experiment was intended to tease out the participants’ reasoning behind their choices preferences and suggestions for passive robot behaviours that could usefully complement the robot’s active behaviours in order to allow the robot to exhibit considerate and socially intelligent interactions with people.


Robot Etiquette Human-Robot Interaction Social Robot Robotic Home Companion Assistive Robotic Technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kheng Lee Koay
    • 1
  • Michael L. Walters
    • 1
  • Alex May
    • 1
  • Anna Dumitriu
    • 1
  • Bruce Christianson
    • 1
  • Nathan Burke
    • 1
  • Kerstin Dautenhahn
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HertfordshireHatfieldUK

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