Humanoid robot Intervention with Autism: The Conceptual Model in Demonstrating the Emotional Responses of Children with Autism

  • Azhar Abd Aziz
  • Fateen Faiqa Mislan Moganan
  • Mudiana Mokhsin
  • Norzehan Sakamat
  • Afiza Ismail
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 739)


Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder often associated with the inability to interact and communicate with others in meaningful ways. Few studies have actually proven that individuals with autism are facing difficulties in extracting and interpreting the emotion of others. This has led to the misbelief that individuals with autism are emotionless. This paper aims to demonstrate that given the right triggers, individuals with autism will show certain level of emotional responses. With its main objectives being (i) To study the previous research on the impact of Humanoid Robot Intervention on autistic children’s emotional responses and (ii) To illustrate the conceptual model that can further elevate the emotional responses of an autistic child, it is with the best hope that the model can further aid researchers in understanding the autistic children’s emotional responses while engaging with the humanoid robot, thus may help in creating a more meaningful and successful interaction session.


Autism Spectrum Disorder Humanoid robot Emotional Responses MFBM 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Azhar Abd Aziz
    • 1
  • Fateen Faiqa Mislan Moganan
    • 1
  • Mudiana Mokhsin
    • 1
  • Norzehan Sakamat
    • 2
  • Afiza Ismail
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer and Mathematical ScienceUniversiti Teknologi MARAShah AlamMalaysia
  2. 2.Centre of Foundation StudiesUniversiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan SelangorShah AlamMalaysia

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