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CoDesign of Social Robots with Older Adults Data Organization & Analysis




MAS: Media Arts and Sciences

Faculty Supervisor:

Cynthia Breazeal

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Apply by:

February 15th 2020


Anastasia Ostrowski, akostrow@media.mit.edu

Project Description

Older adults are typically excluded from technology. Our work focuses on co-designing social robots with older adults. Over a year long codesign project, we have engaged in robot rapid prototyping, interviews, design guidelines sessions, and other design research methodology to inform future social robot design. We are seeking a UROP to help with transcription of audio session, organize data, and qualitatively and qualitatively analyze data from the robot rapid prototyping sessions and interviews.


Requirements - Highly independent and motivated individuals - ~10 hours a week - Sophomore/Junior/Senior (preferred) - Interested in learning about design research analysis