List of John Benjamins publications for which Patrizia Marti plays a role.
Robot companions for children with down syndrome: A case study. Interaction Studies 15:1, pp. 99–1122014.
We describe an exploratory case study about the applicability of different robotic platforms in an educational context with a child with Down syndrome. The robotic platforms tested are the humanoid robot KASPAR and the mobile robotic platform IROMEC. During the study we observed the effects KASPAR… read more | Article
The temptation of mimicry. Interaction Studies 15:2, pp. 184–1892014.
Scenarios of robot-assisted play for children with cognitive and physical disabilities. Interaction Studies 13:2, pp. 189–2342012.
This article presents a novel set of ten play scenarios for robot-assisted play for children with special needs. This set of scenarios is one of the key outcomes of the IROMEC project that investigated how robotic toys can become social mediators, encouraging children with special needs to discover… read more | Article
Physical and conceptual constructions in advanced learning environments. Interaction Studies 5:2, pp. 271–3012004.
I-BLOCKS are an innovative concept of building blocks allowing users to manipulate conceptual structures and compose atomic actions while building physical constructions. They represent an example of enabling technologies for tangible interfaces since they emphasise physicality of interaction… read more | Article