Designing Social Robots for Interaction at Work: Socio-Cognitive Factors Underlying Intention to Work with Social Robots

Nuno Piçarra , Jean-Christophe Giger , Grzegorz Pochwatko , Jakub Możaryn

Abstract

This paper discusses the effects of robot design (machine-like, humanoid, android) and users’ gender on the intention to work with social robots in the near future. For that purpose, the theoretical framework afforded by the theory of planned behavior (TPB) is used. Results showed effects for robot design and users’ gender. As the robot got more human-like the lower the intention to work with it. Female participants showed lower intention to work with social robots. These effects are mediated by the variables of the TPB. Perceived behavioral control and subjective norm are the main predictors of the intention to work with social robots in the near future.
Author Nuno Piçarra
Nuno Piçarra,,
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, Jean-Christophe Giger
Jean-Christophe Giger,,
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, Grzegorz Pochwatko
Grzegorz Pochwatko,,
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, Jakub Możaryn IAR
Jakub Możaryn,,
- The Institute of Automatic Control and Robotics
Journal seriesJournal of Automation, Mobile Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ISSN 1897-8649, e-ISSN 2080-2145
Issue year2016
Vol10
No04
Pages17-26
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishsocial robots, intention to work, social robots at work, robots design, gender, theory of planned behavior
DOIDOI:10.14313/JAMRIS_4-2016/28
URL http://www.jamris.org/images/ISSUES/ISSUE-2016-4/17_26%20Mozaryn.pdf
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)12
ScoreMinisterial score = 12.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 12.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
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