I Know How That Feels - An Empathic Robot Tutor

Ruth Aylett, Arvid Kappas, Ginevra Castellano, Susan Bull, Wolmet Barendregt, Ana Paiva, Lynne Hall

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This paper discusses the design and implementation of an Empathic Robot Tutor, applied to topics in the school Geography curriculum, and using a multi-touch table. It explains the motivation and objectives, introduces the two application domains, Mapskills and Enercities2, and describes the technology that has been developed. It discusses a study using Mapskills on the impact of embodiment on their learning, and results arising from this.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationeChallenges e-2015 Conference Proceedings
EditorsPaul Cunningham, Miriam Cunningham
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781905824533
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventeChallenges e-2015 Conference - Vilnius, Lithuania
Duration: 25 Nov 201526 Nov 2015


ConferenceeChallenges e-2015 Conference

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Aylett, R., Kappas, A., Castellano, G., Bull, S., Barendregt, W., Paiva, A., & Hall, L. (2015). I Know How That Feels - An Empathic Robot Tutor. In P. Cunningham, & M. Cunningham (Eds.), eChallenges e-2015 Conference Proceedings IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/eCHALLENGES.2015.7441088