Your Virtual Butler [E-Book] : The Making-of / edited by Robert Trappl.
Trappl, Robert.
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer, 2013
XVI, 187 p. 42 illus. digital.
Printed edition: 9783642373459
Lecture notes in computer science ; 7407
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Table of Contents:
  • From Jeeves to Jeannie to Siri, and Then?
  • Part I: Psychological and Social Considerations
  • Would a Virtual Butler Do a Good Job for Old People? Psychological Considerations about Benefits and Risks of Technological Assistance
  • Framing the Invisible – The Social Background of Trust
  • Part II: Experiences with/Prerequisites for Virtual or Robotic Companions
  • Virtual Butler: What Can We Learn from Adaptive User Interfaces?
  • Towards Affect Sensitive and Socially Perceptive Companions
  • Before We Get There, Where Are We Going?
  • Virtual Helper or Virtual Card Player? Contrasting Responses of Older Users
  • Scenarios for Companions
  • Care-O-bot R3 – Vision of a Robot Butler
  • Part III: Further Developments
  • Spoken Language Processing: Where Do We Go from Here?
  • Virtual Butlers and Real People: Styles and Practices in Long-Term Use of a Companion
  • What Issue Should Your Virtual Butler Solve Next?.