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  • Post-test questionnaire - HRI 1 

    Foerster, Frank (University of Hertfordshire, 2018-11-12)
    This questionnaire has been used within the experiments described in a forthcoming publication in order to assess participants' conscious assessment of the quality of the interaction they have experienced with the robot. ...
  • Bernard Shaw at Shaw's Corner: Artefacts, Socialism, Connoisseurship, and Self-Fashioning 

    McEwan, Alice (2016-12-20)
    This thesis analyses artefacts belonging to the playwright, socialist and critic Bernard Shaw, which form part of the collections at Shaw’s Corner, Hertfordshire, now managed as a National Trust property. My original ...
  • Robots that Say ’No’: Acquisition of Linguistic Behaviour in Interaction Games with Humans 

    Förster, Frank (2013-12-20)
    Negation is a part of language that humans engage in pretty much from the onset of speech. Negation appears at first glance to be harder to grasp than object or action labels, yet this thesis explores how this family of ...

    Martin, Nicolas F.; Jungbluth, Valentin; Nidever, David L.; Bell, Eric F.; Besla, Gurtina; Blum, Robert D.; Cioni, Maria Rosa L; Conn, Blair C.; Kaleida, Catherine C.; Gallart, Carme; Jin, Shoko; Majewski, Steven R.; Martinez-Delgado, David; Monachesi, Antonela; Muñoz, Ricardo R.; Noël, Noelia E D; Olsen, Knut; Stringfellow, Guy S.; Van Der Marel, Roeland P.; Vivas, A. Katherina; Walker, Alistair R.; Zaritsky, Dennis (2016-10-10)
    We present the discovery of a very faint stellar system, SMASH 1, that is potentially a satellite of the Large Magellanic Cloud. Found within the Survey of the Magellanic Stellar History (SMASH), SMASH 1 is a compact ...
  • Optimal analog wavelet bases construction using hybrid optimization algorithm 

    Li, Hongmin; He, Yigang; Sun, Yichuang (2016-12-01)
    An approach for the construction of optimal analog wavelet bases is presented. First, the definition of an analog wavelet is given. Based on the definition and the least-squares error criterion, a general framework for ...

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