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dc.contributor.authorCowley, Stephen
dc.identifier.citationCowley , S 2008 , ' Robots - the new linguistic informants? ' , Connection Science , vol. 20 , no. 4 , pp. 359-369 .
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 348597
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: acd104a3-52c7-4224-bdcb-699fbdb4969c
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 56749173293
dc.descriptionOriginal article can be found at: Copyright Taylor and Francis [Full text of this article is not available in the UHRA]
dc.description.abstractMany have compared real robots with stars like HAL9000 and R2D2. Engineers and others who design such machines like to be reminded of movie heroes. As a result, while science fiction affects robotics, cognitive science also comes under the influence of the world of films. Below, this view is supplemented by taking the perspective of a person watcher. What is learned from observing real robots? What does this imply for both folk views of language and those of trained linguists?en
dc.relation.ispartofConnection Science
dc.subjectsymbol grounding
dc.subjecthuman-robot interaction
dc.subjecthuman-robot language
dc.subjectdistributed cognition
dc.subjectlanguage acquisition
dc.subjectdistributed language
dc.titleRobots - the new linguistic informants?en
dc.contributor.institutionDepartment of Psychology
dc.contributor.institutionHealth & Human Sciences Research Institute
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Review

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