Reflections on “Rock, Paper, Scissors”: Communicating Science to the Public through a Demonstrator

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Communicating science to the public is increasingly important. Demonstrators are a valuable and established tool for communication in technology research and development. However, their role in communicating current science and technology to the public has not received much attention neither in research nor practice. This paper reflects on the design and usage of the demonstrator 'Rock, Paper, Scissors', which we developed to communicate current advances in Human-Robot Interaction to public audiences. We discuss two years of 'Rock, Paper, Scissors' in action and its evolution within this period. We conclude with an outlook to future work regarding technology development and evaluation of science communication.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHRI 2022 - Proceedings of the 2022 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
Number of pages2
ISBN (electronic)9781538685549
Publication statusPublished - 29 Sept 2022

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Scopus 85140792181
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ORCID /0000-0001-6778-7846/work/142240147
ORCID /0000-0002-6311-3251/work/142248743
ORCID /0009-0001-4069-3062/work/142251803