Emotion recognition in robots in a social game for autistic children

Conference Contribution

Barakova, E.I. (2008). Emotion recognition in robots in a social game for autistic children. In M.M. Bekker & J. Sturm (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1st workshop on Design for Social Interaction through Physical Play ; Eindhoven, the Netherlands ; October 22, 2008 (pp. 21-26). Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. Read more: Medialink/Full text

Abstract

 

This paper provides a framcwork for a social game thar has as a goal improvillg the social interaction skilIs through associative play. It describes the design of the game: platform and an ongoing study on the perception of emotional expressioll from morion cues for communication alld social coordination. EspeciaJly, childn:n with autism spectrum disorders are targeled, since they will bendit most from bchavioral training that may improvc

their social ski lis. The promising resulls from two stages of this work are shown.