Are We Ready for Human-Robot Collaboration at Work and in Our Everyday Lives? - An Exploratory Approach

  • Verena Wagner-HartlEmail author
  • Katharina Gleichauf
  • Ramona Schmid
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1026)


An increase in human-robot collaboration is expected in the future. It can be assumed that this development will affect both, our working environment and our private lives. An exploratory study (N = 116) was conducted to get more insight in this important future field. The results of the study can help to understand how human-robot collaboration in the working environment and in our private lives is seen today, and should help to improve the acceptance of this important future field.


Human-robot collaboration Human factors Working environment Exploratory approach 



The authors would like to thank Tamara Weiß for her support in conducting the online study, and all participants who participated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Verena Wagner-Hartl
    • 1
    Email author
  • Katharina Gleichauf
    • 1
  • Ramona Schmid
    • 1
  1. 1.Campus Tuttlingen, Faculty Industrial TechnologiesFurtwangen UniversityTuttlingenGermany

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