A Geminoid as Lecturer

  • Julie Rafn Abildgaard
  • Henrik Scharfe
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7621)


In this paper we report our findings from an experiment with the tele-operated android Geminoid-DK. The geminoid took up the role of a university lecturer and delivered a 45 minute lecture in front of 150 freshmen students at Aalborg University. While considering the role of the geminoid in this educational context, we report results relating to large-room teaching, as well as gender differences in the perception of the robot.


Human-robot-interaction Geminoid-DK gender differences case study 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julie Rafn Abildgaard
    • 1
  • Henrik Scharfe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CommunicationAalborg UniversityDenmark

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