Social robot

A Reinforcement Learning Based Cognitive Empathy Framework for Social Robots

Robots that express human’s social norms, like empathy, are perceived as more friendly, understanding, and caring. However, appropriate human-like empathic behaviors cannot be defined in advance, instead, they must be learned through daily …

Toward a Reinforcement Learning Based Framework for Learning Cognitive Empathy in Human-Robot Interactions

Observing another’s affective state and adjusting one’s behavior to respond to it, is the basic functionality of empathy. To enable robots to do this, they need a mechanism to learn how to provide the most appropriate empathic behavior through …