In social robotics, robots needs to be able to be understood by humans. Especially in collaborative tasks where they have to share mutual knowledge. For instance, in an educative scenario, learners share their knowledge and they must adapt their behaviour in order to make sure they are understood by others. Learners display behaviours in order to show their understanding and teachers adapt in order to make sure that the learners’ knowledge is the required one. This ability requires a model of their own mental states perceived by others: “has the human understood that I(robot) need this object for the task or should I explain it once again ?" In this paper, we discuss the importance of a cognitive architecture enabling second-order Mutual Modelling for Human-Robot Interaction in educative contexts
Dr. Wafa Johal Postdoctoral Researcher Computer-Human Interaction in Learning and Instruction (CHILI) and Robotic Systems Lab (LSRO), EPFL email@example.com +41 21 693 26 11
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Posted on: February 22, 2016