Checking date: 14/02/2022

Course: 2023/2024

Social Robotics
Bachelor in Robotics Engineering (Plan: 478 - Estudio: 381)

Coordinating teacher:

Department assigned to the subject: Systems Engineering and Automation Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Foundations of Social Robotics: What is a social robot? 2. Main features of Social robots. 3. Hardware components of Social Robots. 4. Software architectures for Social Robotics. 5. Design principles in Social Robotics: Understanding the role of the users. 6. Social skills for Human-Robot Interactions through a robotic platform. 7. Kinds of Social Robots. 8. Affective Computing. 9. Applications of Social Robotics. 10. Impact on privacy and autonomy of users
Learning activities and methodology
THEORETICAL PRACTICAL CLASSES. Knowledge and concepts students must acquire. Receive course notes and will have basic reference texts. Students partake in exercises to resolve practical problems. TUTORING SESSIONS. Individualized attendance (individual tutoring) or in-group (group tutoring) for students with a teacher. Subjects with 6 credits have 4 hours of tutoring/ 100% on- site attendance. STUDENT INDIVIDUAL WORK OR GROUP WORK. Subjects with 6 credits have 98 hours/0% on-site. WORKSHOPS AND LABORATORY SESSIONS. Subjects with 3 credits have 4 hours with 100% on-site instruction. Subjects with 6 credits have 8 hours/100% on-site instruction.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.