MIHR: A Human-Robot Interaction Model



ROBOT, social robot, Human-Robot Interaction, Social Robotics.


The interactions between people and social robots have generated positive effects on people of different ages in diverse contexts. A model of the interaction process is important to understand the person who interacts, in order to manage the internal dynamics of interaction in the social robots. There are models that describe the interaction between humans and machines, but they don’t integrate the three most important elements to be considered during the interactions by the social robots: the modalities of human communication, the capacity of adaptation, and the expression of emotions. In this paper, a review of the interaction models between people and social robots is made, in order to analyze what has been done about these three important elements of the interaction. Then, it is proposed a Human-Robot Interaction Model (MIHR) based on a Human-Human Interaction Model (MIHH) previously developed, which integrates the main elements to be considered during the interactions by the social robots.


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Author Biographies

Jesús Alberto Pérez Angulo, Universidad de Los Andes

Es Ingeniero Electrónico (2012), Ingeniero de Sistemas (2014), Magister en Educación Superior (2015), Doctor en Ciencias de la Educación (2019), Profesor del Departamento de Computación de la Escuela de Ingeniería de Sistemas de la Universidad de Los Andes, e Integrante del Laboratorio de Sistemas Discretos, Automatización e Integración (LaSDAI). Sus líneas principales de investigación son: Interacción Humano–Robot, y Aprendizaje de la Programación.

Jose Aguilar, Universidad de Los Andes

Es graduado en Ingeniería de Sistemas en 1987 (ULA), MSc. en Ciencias de la Computación en 1991 (Universite Paul Sabatier-Francia), Doctorado en Ciencias de la Computación en 1995 (Universite Rene Descartes-Francia) y Postdoctorado en Ciencias de Computación en 2000 (Universidad de Houston). Sus líneas son: Inteligencia Artificial, Sistemas Multiagentes, Ambientes Inteligentes, entre otras.

Eladio Dapena, Universidad de Los Andes

Es Ingeniero de Sistemas (1990), Especialista en Automatización Industrial (1997), DEA (2000), Doctor Ingeniero Industrial (2002) y profesor Titular de la Universidad de Los Andes. Sus líneas de investigación son: Robótica móvil y automatización.


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How to Cite

Pérez Angulo, J. A., Aguilar, J., & Dapena, E. (2021). MIHR: A Human-Robot Interaction Model. IEEE Latin America Transactions, 18(9), 1521–1529. Retrieved from https://latamt.ieeer9.org/index.php/transactions/article/view/1641