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Fragments of Companionship – Design Insights From a Blog Study
RISE, Swedish ICT, SICS. IDI.
Number of Authors: 1
2009 (English)Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Designing robots, virtual creatures, artificial companions and social artifacts can really be rather challenging sometimes. Forms and shapes that people are familiar with seems to inevitably correlate with their interpretation and interaction. For instance - Paro's inventor, Takanori Shibata, proposed an idea that people's acceptance towards the therapeutic robot seal would be higher than compared to e.g. a robotic cat, as people has less prior experiences with seals than with cats.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2009, 11.
Keyword [en]
LIREC, Mobile Life, Pleo
National Category
Computer and Information Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ri:diva-23602OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ri-23602DiVA: diva2:1042678
Conference
The reign of catz & dogz at CHI 2009
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LIREC
Available from: 2016-10-31 Created: 2016-10-31

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