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Trust in Human-Robot Interaction - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128194720, 9780128194737

Trust in Human-Robot Interaction

1st Edition

Editors: Chang Nam Joseph Lyons
Paperback ISBN: 9780128194720
eBook ISBN: 9780128194737
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 17th November 2020
Page Count: 614
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Trust in Human-Robot Interaction addresses the gamut of factors that influence trust of robotic systems. The book presents the theory, fundamentals, techniques and diverse applications of the behavioral, cognitive and neural mechanisms of trust in human-robot interaction, covering topics like individual differences, transparency, communication, physical design, privacy and ethics.

Key Features

  • Presents a repository of the open questions and challenges in trust in HRI
  • Includes contributions from many disciplines participating in HRI research, including psychology, neuroscience, sociology, engineering and computer science
  • Examines human information processing as a foundation for understanding HRI
  • Details the methods and techniques used to test and quantify trust in HRI


Graduate students, researchers, academics and professionals in the areas of human factors, robotics, social psychology, neuroscience, computer science, and engineering psychology

Table of Contents

Part I: Fundamentals of Human-Robot Interaction
1. Robotics
2. Human information processing
3. R&D framework/platform
4. Applications

PART II: Determinants of Trust in Human-Robot Interaction
5. Individual differences
6. Social factors
7. Transparency
8. Understanding robot intent
9. Robot behavior and trust
10. Contextual factors and trust
11. Agent-based systems
12. Communication and trust
13. Physical Design and trust
14. Engagement and trust A. Modelling trust in HRI

PART III: Human-Robot Interaction and Emerging Issues
11. Ethics and privacy
12. User-Centered Design and Development Process


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About the Editors

Chang Nam

Chang S. Nam is currently a Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University (NCSU), USA. He is also an associated faculty in the UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering as well as Department of Psychology. He received a PhD in human factors and ergonomics from the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech. His primary research interests are human-robot interaction, brain-computer interface, neuroergonomics, and affective computing. Currently, Nam serves as Editor for a journal on Brain-Computer Interfaces. Nam has served as a guest editor for special issues of the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University (NCSU), USA. Associated faculty, UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Psychology Brain Research Imaging Center (BRIC), UNC

Joseph Lyons

Joseph B. Lyons is currently a Senior Research Psychologist for the United States Air Force Research laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational psychology with a minor in human factors from Wright State university. His primary research interests include: human-machine trust, interpersonal trust, leadership, and organizational science. Currently, Lyons serves as an Associate Editor for the journal Military Psychology, and he has served as a guest editor for IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems. Formerly, he served as the Editor for The Military Psychologist.

Affiliations and Expertise

Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, USA

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