Robotic Applications in Virtual Environments for Children with Autism

  • Christian P. Carvajal
  • Luis Proaño
  • José A. Pérez
  • Santiago Pérez
  • Jessica S. Ortiz
  • Víctor H. AndaluzEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10325)


In this paper, it proposes the development of a virtual reality system that works simultaneously with the physical environment, by creating an atmosphere that stimulates the abilities of children with autism spectrum disorder. This system is implemented through a human - machine interface, which has the possibility to simulate and work with functions focused on rehabilitation, so the patient will be involved in assisted therapies based on DSM - 5 protocols. Therefore, multiple environments and applications are presented for the interaction with the physical media to increase the stimulus of the affected one. The results of the application are presented to validate the project using the information collected through the interaction between the developer, therapist and patient.

Palabras Claves

Visión artificial Entorno virtual Simulación Autismo Humanoide Avatar 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian P. Carvajal
    • 1
  • Luis Proaño
    • 1
  • José A. Pérez
    • 1
  • Santiago Pérez
    • 1
  • Jessica S. Ortiz
    • 1
  • Víctor H. Andaluz
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas, ESPESangolquíEcuador

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