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    • Towards Interactive Robots in Autism Therapy: Background, Motivation and Challenges 

      Dautenhahn, K.; Werry, I. (2004)
      This article discusses the potential of using interactive environments in autism therapy.We specifically address issues relevant to the Aurora project, which studies the possible role of autonomous, mobile robots as ...
    • Towards Judicial Coordination for Good Water Governance? 

      Barral, Virginie (2018-10-01)
      This article explores the procedural environmental rights practice of regional human rights and environmental protection systems through a comparative lens (ECHR, IACHR, ACHPR, Aarhus Convention, London protocol on Water ...
    • Towards Learning ‘Self’ and Emotional Knowledge in Social and Cultural Human-Agent Interactions 

      Ho, W.C.; Dautenhahn, K.; Lim, M.Y.; Enz, S.; Zoll, C.; Watson, S. (2009)
      This article presents research towards the development of a virtual learning environment (VLE) inhabited by intelligent virtual agents (IVAs) and modeling a scenario of inter-cultural interactions. The ultimate aim of this ...
    • Towards Long-Term Social Child-Robot Interaction: Using Multi-Activity Switching to Engage Young Users 

      Coninx, A.; Baxter, Paul; Oleari, Elettra; Bellini, S.; Bierman, Bert; Henkemans, O.; Canamero, Lola; Cosi, Piero; Enescu, V.; Espinoza, R.; Hiolle, Antoine; Humbert, R.; Kiefer, B.; Kruijff-Korbayova, I.; Looije, R.; Mosconi, M.; Neerincx, M.; Paci, G.; Patsis, G.; Pozzi, C.; Sacchitelli, F.; Sahli, H.; Sanna, A.; Sommavilla, Giacomo; Tesser, Fabio; Demiris, Y.; Belpaeme, T. (2016-03-23)
      Social robots have the potential to provide support in a number of practical domains, such as learning and behaviour change. This potential is particularly relevant for children, who have proven receptive to interactions ...
    • Towards precise ages and masses of free floating planetary mass brown dwarfs 

      Canty, J. I.; Lucas, P.W.; Roche, P.F.; Pinfield, D.J. (2013-11-01)
      Measurement of the substellar initial mass function (IMF) in very young clusters is hampered by the possibility of the age spread of clustermembers. This is particularly serious for candidate planetary mass objects (PMOs), ...
    • Towards preserving model coverage and structural code coverage 

      Kirner, Raimund (2009)
      Embedded systems are often used in safety-critical environments. Thus, thorough testing of them is mandatory. To achieve a required structural code-coverage criteria it is beneficial to derive the test data at a higher ...
    • Towards Robot Cultures? Learning to imitate in a robotic arm test-bed with dissimilarly embodied agents 

      Alissandrakis, A.; Nehaniv, C.L.; Dautenhahn, K. (2004)
      The study of imitation and other mechanisms of social learning is an exciting area of research for all those interested in understanding the origin and the nature of animal learning in a social context. Moreover, imitation ...
    • Towards Safe and Trustworthy Social Robots : Ethical Challenges and Practical Issues 

      Salem, Maha; Lakatos, Gabriella; Amirabdollahian, Farshid; Dautenhahn, K. (2015-10-26)
      As robots are increasingly developed to assist humans so- cially with everyday tasks in home and healthcare settings, questions regarding the robot's safety and trustworthiness need to be addressed. The present work ...
    • Towards Scalable Measures of Quality of Interaction: Motor Interference 

      Foerster, Frank; Nehaniv, Chrystopher; Dautenhahn, Kerstin (2019-12-01)
      Motor resonance, the activation of an observer's motor control system by another actor's movements, has been claimed to be an indicator for quality of interaction. Motor interference as one of the consequences of the ...
    • Towards secure, optimistic, distributed, open systems 

      Snook, J.F. (University of Hertfordshire, 1992)
      This thesis is about DODA, a Distributed Office Document Architecture, designed to facilitate secure, yet cooperative, document development. It is an object-oriented system, based on the abstraction of document objects and ...
    • Towards social inclusion through lifelong learning in mental health : Analysis of change in the lives of the emilia project service users 

      Ramon, Shulamit; Griffiths, C.A.; Nieminen, I.; Pedersen, M.; Dawson, I. (2011-05-01)
      Background: The application of formal lifelong learning to enhance social inclusion in mental health is rarely investigated in terms of change in the lives of service users on a cross-country comparative scale. Aims: This ...
    • Towards socially adaptive robots : A novel method for real time recognition of human-robot interaction styles 

      Francois, D.; Polani, D.; Dautenhahn, K. (2009)
      Automatically detecting different styles of play in human-robot interaction is a key challenge towards adaptive robots, i.e. robots that are able to regulate the interactions and adapt to different interaction styles of ...
    • Towards sustainable tourism planning in New Zealand: Public sector planning responses 

      Page, S.; Thorn, K. (1997-04-01)
      This paper examines the concept of sustainable tourism planning in New Zealand and its relationship to the Resource Management Act. The paper considers the public sector planning responses towards tourism development issues ...
    • Towards terabit-per-second capacities over rmultimode fibre links using SCM/WDM techniques 

      Tyler, E.J.; Kourtessis, P.; Webster, M.; Rochat, E.; Quinlan, T.; Dudley, S.; Walker, S.D.; Penty, R.V.; White, I.H. (2003)
    • Towards the Amplituhedron Volume 

      Ferro, Livia; Lukowski, Tomasz; Orta, Andrea; Parisi, Matteo (2016-03-03)
      It has been recently conjectured that scattering amplitudes in planar N=4 super Yang-Mills are given by the volume of the (dual) amplituhedron. In this paper we show some interesting connections between the tree-level ...
    • Towards the automated reduction and calibration of SCUBA data from the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope 

      Jenness, T.; Stevens, J. A.; Archibald, E.N.; Economou, F.; Jessop, N.; Robson, E.I. (2002-10)
      The Submillimetre Common User Bolometer Array (SCUBA) instrument has been op- erating on the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) since 1997. The data archive is now sufficiently large that it can be used to investigate ...
    • Towards the Evolution of Multicellularity: A Computational Artificial Life Approach 

      Buck, Moritz (2011-09-13)
      Technology, nowadays, has given us huge computational potential, but computer sciences have major problems tapping into this pool of resources. One of the main issues is how to program and design distributed systems. Biology ...
    • Towards the high-accuracy determination of the 238U fission cross section at the threshold region at CERN - N-TOF 

      Diakaki, M.; Audouin, L.; Berthoumieux, E.; Calviani, M.; Colonna, N.; Dupont, E.; Duran, I.; Gunsing, F.; Leal-Cidoncha, E.; Le Naour, C.; Leong, L. S.; Mastromarco, M.; Paradela, C.; Tarrio, D.; Tassan-Got, L.; Aerts, G.; Altstadt, S.; Alvarez, H.; Alvarez-Velarde, F.; Andriamonje, S.; Andrzejewski, J.; Badurek, G.; Barbagallo, M.; Baumann, P.; Becares, V.; Becvar, F.; Belloni, F.; Berthier, B.; Billowes, J.; Boccone, V.; Bosnar, D.; Brugger, M.; Calvino, F.; Cano-Ott, D.; Capote, R.; Carrapiço, C.; Cennini, P.; Cerutti, F.; Chiaveri, E.; Chin, M.; Cortes, G.; Cortes-Giraldo, M. A.; Cosentino, L.; Couture, A.; Cox, J.; David, S.; Dillmann, I.; Domingo-Pardo, C.; Dressler, R.; Dridi, W.; Eleftheriadis, C.; Embid-Segura, M.; Ferrant, L.; Ferrari, A.; Finocchiaro, P.; Fraval, K.; Fujii, K.; Furman, W.; Ganesan, S.; Garcia, A. R.; Giubrone, G.; Gomez-Hornillos, M. B.; Goncalves, I. F.; Gonzalez-Romero, E.; Goverdovski, A.; Gramegna, F.; Griesmayer, E; Guerrero, C.; Gurusamy, P.; Haight, R.; Heil, M.; Heinitz, S.; Igashira, M.; Isaev, S.; Jenkins, D. G.; Jericha, E.; Kadi, Y.; Kaeppeler, F.; Karadimos, D.; Karamanis, D.; Kerveno, M.; Ketlerov, V.; Kivel, N.; Kokkoris, M.; Konovalov, V.; Krticka, M.; Kroll, J.; Lampoudis, C.; Langer, C.; Lederer, C.; Leeb, H; Lo Meo, S.; Losito, R.; Lozano, Maria Victoria; Manousos, A.; Marganiec, J.; Martinez, T.; Marrone, S.; Massimi, C.; Mastinu, P.; Mendoza, E.; Mengoni, A.; Milazzo, P. M.; Mingrone, F.; Mirea, M.; Mondelaers, W.; Moreau, C.; Mosconi, M.; Musumarra, A.; O'Brien, S.; Pancin, J.; Patronis, N.; Pavlik, A.; Pavlopoulos, P.; Perkowski, J.; Perrot, L.; Pigni, M. T.; Plag, R.; Plompen, A.; Plukis, L.; Poch, A.; Pretel, C.; Praena, J.; Quesada, J.; Rauscher, T.; Reifarth, R.; Riego, A.; Roman, F.; Rudolf, G.; Rubbia, C; Rullhusen, P.; Salgado, J.; Santos, C.; Sarchiapone, L.; Sarmento, R.; Saxena, A.; Schillebeeckx, P.; Schmidt, S.; Schumann, D.; Stephan, C.; Tagliente, G.; Tain, J. L.; Tavora, L.; Terlizzi, R.; Tsinganis, A.; Valenta, S.; Vannini, G.; Variale, V.; Vaz, P.; Ventura, A.; Versaci, R.; Vermeulen, M. J.; Villamarin, D.; Vincente, M. C.; Vlachoudis, V.; Vlastou, R.; Voss, F.; Wallner, A.; Walter, S.; Ware, T.; Weigand, M.; Weiß, C.; Wiesher, M.; Wisshak, K.; Wright, T.; Zugec, P. (EDP Sciences, 2016-03-15)
      The 238U fission cross section is an international standard beyond 2 MeV where the fission plateau starts. However, due to its importance in fission reactors, this cross-section should be very accurately known also in the ...
    • Towards the Mind of a Humanoid: Does a Cognitive Robot Need a Self? - Lessons from Neuroscience 

      Antonova, Elena; Nehaniv, Chrystopher (MIT Press Journals, 2018-07-18)
      As we endow cognitive robots with ever more human-like capacities, these have begun to resemble constituent aspects of the ‘self’ in humans (e.g., putative psychological constructs such as a narrative self, social self, ...
    • Towards Understanding Behaviour 

      Gates, Bob; Gear, Jane; Wray, Jane (Balliere Tindall, 2000)