Workshop On Interacting with Robots Through Touch

Center affiliate Prof. Jeff Krichmar is co-organizing a workshop on “Interacting with Robots Through Touch” at UC Irvine on September 13, 2016: Workshop On Interacting with Robots Through Touch at UC Irvine September 13, 2016 9AM – 6PM 1517 Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway, University of California, Irvine. Register at: http://www.socsci.uci.edu/~jkrichma/haptics_workshop.html Description: Robots and autonomous systems are increasingly becoming a part of our everyday life. In particular co-Robots, in which robots have a symbiotic relationship with people, have the potential to increase social well-being and open up new socioeconomic opportunities. For example, Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), co-Robotics, and Socially Assistive Robots (SARs) are increasingly being used for entertainment, education, telepresence, rehabilitation and therapy. SARs have the potential to help children with developmental disorders, such as autism or attention deficit disorders. Social…


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