Alan R. Wagner

List of John Benjamins publications for which Alan R. Wagner plays a role.



This article investigates the challenge of developing a robot capable of determining if a social situation demands trust. Solving this challenge may allow a robot to react when a person over or under trusts the system. Prior work in this area has focused on understanding the factors that influence… read more
Wagner, Alan R. and Ronald C. Arkin 2008 Analyzing social situations for human–robot interactionHuman and Robot Interactive Communication, Dautenhahn, Kerstin (ed.), pp. 277–300 | Article
This paper presents an algorithm for analyzing social situations within a robot. We contribute a method that allows the robot to use information about the situation to select interactive behaviors. This work is based on interdependence theory, a social psychological theory of interaction and… read more