This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Love and Sex with Robots 2016 in December 2016, in London, UK.
The 12 revised papers presented together with 1 keynote were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 38 submissions.
The papers of the Second International Conference have been accepted and reviewed in 2015 but could not be presented as there was no conference in 2015 but at the conference in 2016.
The topics of the conferences were as follows: robot emotions, humanoid robots, clone robots, entertainment robots, robot personalities, teledildonics, intelligent electronic sex hardware, gender approaches, affective approaches, psychological approaches, sociological approaches, roboethics, and philosophical approaches.
The papers from the First International Conference 2015 were as follows:
The Impact of a Humanlike Communication Medium on The Development of Intimate Human Relationship
Kissenger – Development of a Real-Time Internet Kiss Communication Interface for Mobile Phones
Sex with Robots for Love Free Encounters
The papers from the Second International Conference 2016 were as follows:
Why Not Marry a Robot?
Sex Robots from the Perspective of Machine Ethics
Affective Labor and Technologies of Gender in Wei Yahua’s “Conjugal Happiness in the Arms of Morpheus”
Teletongue: A Lollipop Device For Remote Oral Interaction
ROMOT: a Robotic 3D-Movie Theater Allowing Interaction and Multimodal Experiences
For the Love of Artifice 2: Attachment
Influences on the Intention to buy a Sex Robot: An empirical study on influences of personality traits and personal characteristics on the intention to buy a sex robot
The Cyborg Mermaid (or how technè can help the misfits fit in)
Exploration of Relational Factors and the Likelihood of a Sexual Robotic Experience
Robots, and Intimacies; A Preliminary Study of Perceptions of Robots and Intimacies with Robots