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Reviewing Assistive Human-Robot Experiences for Inclusive Human-Robot Interaction
Aishah Shah, Saira Iftikhar, Naila Kamran Chaudhry
Pages - 1 - 18     |    Revised - 31-10-2022     |    Published - 01-12-2022
Volume - 11   Issue - 1    |    Publication Date - December 2022  Table of Contents
Human-Robot Collaboration, Assistive Human-Robot Experiences, Inclusion.
Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) and collaboration have gained immense popularity recently, owing to the new mechanisms and advancements in the field of computing and the symbiotic nature of the involved processes. It relates to the ever-dynamic means of communication between humans and robots. Such interactions work both ways, i.e., inputs and commands from humans and the expression of the robot's interpretations. A significant amount of work has been done in this area; however, there are still challenges in assistive human-robot experiences. This study aims to review the literature on assistive robots to bring the current research together, identify persistent gaps and challenges, and recommend ways to enhance human-robot interaction. This paper covers critical aspects of assistive robots in social environments for sociophysical needs and assistance for children and the elderly with special needs. Given advancements in elements like sensor technologies, manufacturing materials, machine learning, control methodologies, and computer capacity, the subject of assistive robots is bound to see tremendous results. The findings in this paper present gaps, issues, and challenges in today’s assistive robots that hinder human-robot interaction. The findings can be used to summarize the current works and provide a base for technological innovations to enhance the interactions between humans and their partner robots.
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Miss Aishah Shah
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad - Pakistan
Miss Saira Iftikhar
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad - Pakistan
Miss Naila Kamran Chaudhry
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad - Pakistan

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