I know how that feels – an empathic robot tutor

Ruth Aylett, Arvid Kappas, Ginevra Castellano, Aidan Jones, Susan Bull, Wolmet Barendregt, Ana Paiva, Lynn Hall

Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paperpeer-review


This paper discusses the design and implementation of an Empathic Robot Tutor, applied to topics in the school Geography curriculum, and using a multi-touch table. It explains the motivation and objectives, introduces the two application domains, Mapskills and Enercities2, and describes the technology that has been developed. It discusses a study using Mapskills on the impact of embodiment on learning, and results arising from this.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2015
EventeChallenges 2015 - Lithuania, Vilnius, United Kingdom
Duration: 25 Nov 201526 Nov 2015


ConferenceeChallenges 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


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