SOW-MKI65
Social Robotics
Course infoSchedule
Course moduleSOW-MKI65
Credits (ECTS)3
Category-
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byRadboud University; Faculty of Social Sciences; Artificial Intelligence;
Lecturer(s)
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Lecturer
dr. B.J. Grzyb
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Lecturer
prof. dr. W.F.G. Haselager
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Contactperson for the course
L.E.C. Jacques
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Coordinator
prof. dr. ir. J.H.P. Kwisthout
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Examiner
prof. dr. ir. J.H.P. Kwisthout
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Academic year2017
Period
PER1  (04/09/2017 to 12/11/2017)
Starting block
PER1
Course mode
full-time
Remarks-
Registration using OSIRISYes
Course open to students from other facultiesYes
Pre-registrationNo
Waiting listNo
Placement procedure-
Aims
Upon completion of this course, students will have a broad overview of recent advances in social robotics, and are able to relate research in social robotics and public perception of robots in our society.
 
Content
This course is taught by several (guest-)lecturers. In this course, students will be introduced to various social aspects of robotics, including the ethical, legal, and societal impact of robots, human-robot interaction,  multi-modal interaction, robots in healthcare and education, and robots as research tools. After the course, students will have an overview over social robotics and its relation to other fields such as AI, human-computer interaction, social sciences, and philosophy.
 
Additional comments
The course is a 3ec course. The course is a mandatory course in the Robot Cognition specialisation in the AI master programme and a restricted choice in other specialisations. Students from other master programs are welcome to take this course as a free elective.

Levels
AI-MA

Test information
Individual essay.

The course will be examined by an individual essay on one of the topics discussed in the course. In this essay you relate scientific research in social robotics with the public perception of robots in society.

Prerequisites
A relevant bachelor degree, such as Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Sociology, Philosophy, or Psychology.

Contact information
Dr. ir. J. Kwisthout; E: j,kwisthout@donders.ru.nl; T: 024-361 6288; W: http://www.socsci.ru.nl/johank/

Recommended materials
Articles
Selected readings (book chapters and original articles).

Instructional modes
Lecture

Private Study

Tests
Tentamen
Test weight1
OpportunitiesBlock PER1, Block PER2