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Humanoid Robots: Useful or Useless?

Humanoid Robots: Useful or Useless?

Seals, Richard C. (2015) Humanoid Robots: Useful or Useless? Compass: The Journal of Learning and Teaching at the University of Greenwich, 7 (11). ISSN 2044-0081 (doi:

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The potential usefulness of a humanoid robot (Robothespian) was investigated by a group of six MSc students who chose to use this system for one of their oral assignments. A variety of methodologies were used by the student ranging from treating the Robothepsian mostly as a machine to an apparently fully interactive live conversation. The humanoid robot proved to be an interesting and stimulating approach but it did have problems with the user interface used (touch screen display) and that there was only one available.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Assessment, Learning Technology, Robotics
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > School of Engineering (ENN)
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2019 12:42
Selected for GREAT 2016: GREAT a
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
Selected for REF2021: None

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