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September 17, 2013

Human–robot Interaction

Eureka by Matt Dorfman

Human–robot interaction (HRI) is the study of interactions between humans and robots; it is a multidisciplinary field with contributions from artificial intelligence, robotics, natural language understanding, design, and social sciences.

The basic goal of HRI is to define a general human model that could lead to principles and algorithms allowing more natural and effective interaction between humans and robots. Research ranges from how humans work with remote, tele-operated unmanned vehicles to peer-to-peer collaboration with anthropomorphic robots. Many in the field of HRI study how humans collaborate and interact and use those studies to motivate how robots should interact with humans.

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