The EASEL Project: Towards Educational Human-Robot Symbiotic Interaction

  • Dennis Reidsma
  • Vicky Charisi
  • Daniel Davison
  • Frances Wijnen
  • Jan van der Meij
  • Vanessa Evers
  • David Cameron
  • Samuel Fernando
  • Roger Moore
  • Tony Prescott
  • Daniele Mazzei
  • Michael Pieroni
  • Lorenzo Cominelli
  • Roberto Garofalo
  • Danilo De Rossi
  • Vasiliki Vouloutsi
  • Riccardo Zucca
  • Klaudia Grechuta
  • Maria Blancas
  • Paul Verschure
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9793)

Abstract

This paper presents the EU EASEL project, which explores the potential impact and relevance of a robot in educational settings. We present the project objectives and the theorectical background on which the project builds, briefly introduce the EASEL technological developments, and end with a summary of what we have learned from the evaluation studies carried out in the project so far.

Keywords

Synthetic Tutoring Assistant DAC Education Child robot interaction Architecture Evaluation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis Reidsma
    • 1
  • Vicky Charisi
    • 1
  • Daniel Davison
    • 1
  • Frances Wijnen
    • 1
  • Jan van der Meij
    • 1
  • Vanessa Evers
    • 1
  • David Cameron
    • 2
  • Samuel Fernando
    • 2
  • Roger Moore
    • 2
  • Tony Prescott
    • 2
  • Daniele Mazzei
    • 3
  • Michael Pieroni
    • 3
  • Lorenzo Cominelli
    • 3
  • Roberto Garofalo
    • 3
  • Danilo De Rossi
    • 3
  • Vasiliki Vouloutsi
    • 4
  • Riccardo Zucca
    • 4
  • Klaudia Grechuta
    • 4
  • Maria Blancas
    • 4
  • Paul Verschure
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Human Media Interaction/ELANUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Sheffield RoboticsUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  3. 3.E. Piaggio Research CenterUniversity of PisaPisaItaly
  4. 4.SPECS, DTIC, N-RASUniversitat Pompeu FabraBarcelonaSpain
  5. 5.Catalan Institute of Advanced Studies (ICREA)BarcelonaSpain

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