Essays about: "Anthropomorphism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the word Anthropomorphism.

  1. 1. Are Chatbots Human? Evaluating Potential Determinants of Anthropomorphism in Technology

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Alexander Wåhlander; Anton Eriksson; [2021-12-08]
    Keywords : Anthropomorphism; Predictability; Framing; Chatbot;

    Abstract : Anthropomorphism with regard to technology and artificial intelligence is becoming an increasingly relevant issue, due to the proliferation of modern technology across all age groups, while there still exists a great deal of uncertainty about its mechanisms and possible consequences. This study makes an attempt to contribute to the discussion by attempting to extend the three-factor theory of anthropomorphism (Epley et al. READ MORE

  2. 2. Becoming Raggare: Materiality Through the Car : A Sensory Exploration of Car Phenomenology Within the Raggar Subculture

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Author : Sandra Gidlöf; [2021]
    Keywords : raggare; raggarbilar; materiality; sensore anthropology; Alfred Gell; enchantment; agency; anthropomorphism; embodiment; automobiles;

    Abstract : Raggare is a unique and rather understudied subculture within Scandinavia that emerged in the 1950s and has been vibrant since. They are noted for their affection towards 1950s American aesthetics and, most importantly, American vintage cars. READ MORE

  3. 3. Robot Gaze Behaviour for Handling Confrontational Scenarios

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Paul Gorgis; [2021]
    Keywords : Eye Gaze; Gaze Behaviour; Human-Like; Model; Human-Robot Interaction HRI ; Social Robots; Confrontational Scenarios; Blick; Blickbeteende; Människolik; Modell; Människa-Robot Interaktion MRI ; Sociala Robotar; Konfrontationsscenario;

    Abstract : In everyday communication, humans utilise eye gaze due to its importance as a communication tool. As technology evolves, social robots are expected to become more adopted in society and, since they interact with humans, they should similarly use eye gaze to elevate the level of the interaction and increase humans’ perception of them. READ MORE

  4. 4. I Accept - A quantitative study exploring possible determinants for consumer trust in AI

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Anna Linnéa Kähler; Elin Olsson; [2020-06-16]
    Keywords : Artificial Intelligence AI ; Consumer trust; Anthropomorphism; Data transparency; Privacy concern; Personal relevance;

    Abstract : In this study, we examine factors which determine consumer trust in AI and explore challenges and opportunities in relation to these. Through investigating previous findings regarding online trust and trust in AI, we hypothesized that data transparency and anthropomorphism would have a direct effect on trust in AI, and that privacy concern and personal relevance would moderate these relationships. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Animal in the Mirror : Zoomorphism and Anthropomorphism in Life of Pi

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Miryam Bernadette Danielsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Life of Pi; anthropomorphism; zoomorphism; anthropophagy; cannibalism; ecocriticism; animal studies; human-animal dualism; Yann Martel; cartesian dualism; animal philosophy;

    Abstract : This essay explores the application of zoomorphism and anthropomorphism in Yann Martel’s novel Life of Pi. The novel, rather than being a mere shipwreck-narrative or a miraculous tale with religious overtones, is also a story about the complicated and perhaps inevitably divided relationship between humans and animals. READ MORE