Robotics and Emotions

Robotics and emotions Festival Robotica 2017

Project Info

Project Description

The “Robotics and emotions” session aims at bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results at the interface between neuroscience and robotics, with a specific focus on the emotional sphere.The topics will range from the ability of robots to express emotions, to the emotional interaction between humans and robots to the pleasant as well as unsettling emotional reaction androids can trigger.

Topics: Social robots expression: cultural differences; The uncanny valley; Robot Emotional Verbalization; Emotions in Humanoids; Psychology; Gender robotics; Mirror Neurons (Learning), Robot manufacturing; Cultural and educational robots; Affective computing; Androids; Facial expressions; Emotional affordances (robotics point of view); Psychology in Human-Robot Interaction.