„Do we shake hands with robots?“ B. Gransche
Themed “Bringing Technology to the people” the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research takes on and realises projects dealing with Human-Machine-Interaction. All these projects aim at a humancentered development of technology that takes into account the actual, current and urgent needs of humankind. At the Fachkonferenz “Integrierte Forschung” we met fellow ELSI researches and developers […]
“As a social psychologist, I am studying successful interactions with new technologies. How these are designed and how they work are key questions that are also addressed in poliTE. I am looking forward to investigate these aspects on an interdisciplinary level.” F. Eyssel F. Eyssel
"Culture is like an iceberg: the deeper layers (e.g. traditions, beliefs, values) are hidden from our view; we only see and hear the uppermost layer of cultural artifacts (e.g. fashio, trends) and of verbal and non-verbal symbols" Ting-Toomey 1999
poliTE (“polite technology”) aims to analyse the ground- and framework for a new generation of „polite“ assistance systems on an interdisciplinary level and to create a network within the research community.
Duration: November 2017 – October 2020
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research