Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Robotics

Submission + - Humanoid robot helps train children with autism->

Science_afficionado writes: "Researchers at Vanderbilt University have developed an intelligent, adaptive system centered on a humanoid robot that is designed to help treat young children diagnosed with ASD. An initial test with a dozen children demonstrated that they responded almost as well to the robot as they did to a human therapist in training sessions designed to teach them a critical social communication skill. The system and the test are described in the March issue of IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering [http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6373737&contentType=Journals+%26+Magazines&searchWithin%3Dsarkar%26punumber%3D7333]"
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Humanoid robot helps train children with autism

Comments Filter:

Living on Earth may be expensive, but it includes an annual free trip around the Sun.

Working...