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Emotional Development:Recent Research Advances$
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Jacqueline Nadel and Darwin Muir

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780198528845

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528845.001.0001

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Emotion understanding: robots as tools and models

Emotion understanding: robots as tools and models

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(p.235) Chapter 9 Emotion understanding: robots as tools and models
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Lola Cañamero

Philippe Gaussier

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528845.003.0009

This chapter introduces a new research area called affective computing, focusing on the use of robotics in investigating human emotions. This chapter discusses autonomous robots and explains how they can be used as meaningful tools and models for the study of emotions. Autonomous robots are particularly suited to study two fundamental aspects of emotions: (1) adaptation to environment and behavioural control; and (2) social interaction and communication.

Keywords:   affective computing, robotics, emotions, autonomous robots, behavioural control, social interaction, communication

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