Smart Learning Partner: An Interactive Robot for Education

  • Yu LuEmail author
  • Chen Chen
  • Penghe Chen
  • Xiyang Chen
  • Zijun Zhuang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10948)


Driven by the latest technologies in artificial intelligence (e.g., natural language processing and emotion recognition), we design a novel robot system, called smart learning partner, to provide a more pleasurable learning experience and better motivate learners. The self-determination theory is used as the guideline to design its human-robot interaction. The large-scale deployment of SLP in local schools and families would bring both research and commercial opportunities.



This research is partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61702039), and the Humanities and Social Sciences Foundation of the Ministry of Education of China (No. 17YJCZH116).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu Lu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Chen Chen
    • 1
  • Penghe Chen
    • 1
  • Xiyang Chen
    • 1
  • Zijun Zhuang
    • 1
  1. 1.Advanced Innovation Center for Future Education, School of Educational TechnologyBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

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