Social robots and older adults: Some ethical concerns for researchers

Willy Barnett, Alan Richard Wagner, Kathy Keeling

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Abstract

This paper examines some of the ethical ramifications associated with the use of social robots in home-healthcare settings with an older adult population. Some unique challenges related to the intersection of this population are briefly discussed followed by a proposed solution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 5th International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications, ITA 2013
PublisherGlyndwr University
Pages364-366
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780946881819
StatePublished - 2013
Event5th International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications, ITA 2013 - Wrexham, North Wales, United Kingdom
Duration: Sep 10 2013Sep 13 2013

Other

Other5th International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications, ITA 2013
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityWrexham, North Wales
Period9/10/139/13/13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications

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    Barnett, W., Wagner, A. R., & Keeling, K. (2013). Social robots and older adults: Some ethical concerns for researchers. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications, ITA 2013 (pp. 364-366). Glyndwr University.