Chapter 72 — Social Robotics

Home-assistance companion robot in the Robot House

The video results from the research as part of the three-year European Project Accompany ( It shows the year-one scenario. Later scenarios were subsequently used for cumulative evaluation studies with elderly users and their carer-givers in three European countries. This video shows the year-one scenario as it was implemented in the University of Hertfordshire Robot House.
Kerstin Dautenhahn
The work described in this paper was conducted within the EU project ACCOMPANY (Acceptable robotiCs COMPanions for AgeiNg Years) project funded by the European Commission under contract number FP7 287624. Thanks to the University of Hertfordshire Accompan
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