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Designing Robotic Artefacts

Started: Oct. 16, 2010, noon
Ended: Oct. 16, 2010, noon

Description

Nik Gaffney talks about FoAM's views on animism and materialism in robotic design in a workshop hosted by LIREC partner SICS. The workshop aims to shed an empirically-grounded light on some of the myths about designing user-centred robotic systems. For example, a robotic system modelled after a human is not necessarily a human-centred design, and an autonomous robot is not necessarily the best system from a user-centred perspective. Dispelling these myths will also touch on ethical concerns, such as ethics based on user-centred design versus the Asimov ethic rules developed in fiction.

  • http://www.yourhost.is/en/nordichi-2010/w02-designing-robotic-artefacts.html

Location

Reykjavik University
Reykjavik
Iceland

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