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An Embodied AI Approach to Individual Differences: Supporting Self-Efficacy in Diabetic Children with an Autonomous Robot

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9388)

Abstract

In this paper we discuss how a motivationally autonomous robot, designed using the principles of embodied AI, provides a suitable approach to address individual differences of children interacting with a robot, without having to explicitly modify the system. We do this in the context of two pilot studies using Robin, a robot to support self-confidence in diabetic children.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Embodied Emotion, Cognition and (Inter-)Action Lab, School of Computer ScienceUniversity of HertfordshireHatfieldUK
  2. 2.Fondazione Centro San RaffaeleMilanItaly

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