A SOCIAL ROBOT FOR FACILITATING HUMAN RELATIONS IN SMART ENVIRONMENTS

Berardina De Carolis, Nicole Novielli, Irene Mazzotta, Sebastiano Pizzutilo

Abstract

This paper describes how a robot may use social network analysis measures for facilitating social relations when acting as a “host” in a smart environment. The robot’s main goal consists in welcoming people, facilitating contacts and information sharing among people present in the environment. It uses knowledge on the structure of the social network for selecting the most appropriate strategy to create new relations or to spread information in the most effective way. To this aim, a multiagent system has been implemented for simulating and evaluating the functioning of the social facilitator.

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in Harvard Style

De Carolis B., Novielli N., Mazzotta I. and Pizzutilo S. (2011). A SOCIAL ROBOT FOR FACILITATING HUMAN RELATIONS IN SMART ENVIRONMENTS . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8425-41-6, pages 380-384. DOI: 10.5220/0003142403800384


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icaart11,
author={Berardina De Carolis and Nicole Novielli and Irene Mazzotta and Sebastiano Pizzutilo},
title={A SOCIAL ROBOT FOR FACILITATING HUMAN RELATIONS IN SMART ENVIRONMENTS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},
year={2011},
pages={380-384},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003142403800384},
isbn={978-989-8425-41-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - A SOCIAL ROBOT FOR FACILITATING HUMAN RELATIONS IN SMART ENVIRONMENTS
SN - 978-989-8425-41-6
AU - De Carolis B.
AU - Novielli N.
AU - Mazzotta I.
AU - Pizzutilo S.
PY - 2011
SP - 380
EP - 384
DO - 10.5220/0003142403800384