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2019.11.13 | Conference, ANOTHER, ISOR, TRANSOR, PENSOR

Cfp Robophilosphy conference 2020: Culturally Sustainable Social Robotics

2018.12.14 | ISOR

Conference Proceedings: Envisioning Robots in Society – Power, Politics, and Public Space

The conference proceedings of Proceedings of Robophilosophy 2018 / TRANSOR 2018 Conference has just been published by IOS Press in 'Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications'.

2018.12.14 | ISOR

CfP for SI: Special Issue in Techné on “Social Robots, Emotions, and Social Cognition: Conceptual, Empirical, and Ethical Perspectives”

So-called ‘social robots’ are embodied artificial agents that move in the physical space of human social interaction and can be perceived as social agents or social interaction partners—due to their appearance, their movements, and their behavioral functionalities. The affordances of social robots also include the capacity to elicit human…

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Tue 18 Aug
10:38-10:38 | Aarhus University (Aarhus, Denmark)
Robophilosophy conference: Culturally Sustainable Social Robotics
Once we place so-called ‘social robots’ into the social practices of our everyday lives and lifeworlds, we create complex, and possibly irreversible, interventions in the physical and semantic spaces of human culture and sociality. The long-term socio-cultural consequences of these interventions is currently impossible to gauge. While the use of ‘social’ robots in service functions, i.e. within the care-, education-, and entertainment sector, promises great economic gain, it also potentially infringes upon ethical, epistemic, existential, and other socio-cultural core values.