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Artificial Life

Summer/Fall 2013, Vol. 19, No. 3_4, Pages 421-436
(doi: 10.1162/ARTL_a_00118)
© 2013 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Readiness for Living Technology: A Comparative Study of the Uptake of Robot Technology in the Danish Health-Care Sector
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This article is a comparative analysis between workers in health care with high and low degree of readiness for living technology such as robotics. To explore the differences among workers' readiness, statistical analysis was conducted in a data set obtained from 200 respondents. The results showed important differences between high- and low-readiness types on issues such as staff security, documentation, autonomy, and future challenges.