Learning by Teaching a Robot: The Case of Handwriting

Robots for education are not limited to support ICT teaching, and they are indeed finding new roles in the classroom. This article reports on such a new paradigm for educative robots, that involves learning by teaching and strong social engagement to help children struggling with handwriting. Our system relies on machine-learning and child-robot interaction with a small humanoid robot, and we present several real-world studies in schools and with occupational therapists that led us to promising initial results.


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Robotics and Automation Magazine, 23, 2, 56-66
Year:
2016
Publisher:
Piscataway, Ieee-Inst Electrical Electronics Engineers Inc
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