From HCI to HRI: About Users, Acceptance and Emotions

  • Tanja HeuerEmail author
  • Jenny Stein
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1026)


HCI and HRI are two fields where a human being plays the main role. For this reason it is essential to investigate acceptance and its factors. As HRI is a relatively new and complex field, it is even more important to examine the wider range of acceptance coefficients. Therefore, we compare existing HRI acceptance models with existing HCI attitude models to point out missing factors in HRI. We could show that acceptance models leave out important factors although they should have been build upon HCI models and adapted according to extended influencing factors. Instead a new model is set up with “new” factors and “old” HCI elements such as cognitive components are left out. The cognitive component of attitude investigates the correlation of experience and situated knowledge.


HRI HCI Mental models Acceptance User-centered Design Interaction 



This work was supported by the Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony as part of the program “Gendered Configurations of Humans and Machines (KoMMa.G)”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceOstfalia University of Applied SciencesWolfenbüttelGermany
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringOstfalia University of Applied SciencesWolfenbüttelGermany

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