“I Love This Dog”—Children’s Emotional Attachment to the Robotic Dog AIBO

In this paper we present a methodological variation of assessing emotional attachment of children and adults to the robotic pet AIBO, using an atypical application area (a shopping mall) and leaving the participation in the study as totally voluntary. This free exploration case study was situated in...

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Bibliographic Details
Published in:International Journal of Social Robotics, Vol. 1, No. 3 (2009), p. 243-248
Main Author: Weiss, Astrid
Other Involved Persons: Wurhofer, Daniela ; Tscheligi, Manfred
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1875-4805
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/s12369-009-0024-4
Subjects:
HRI
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