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SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF SERVICE ROBOTS

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 June 2020

J. L. Kohl
Affiliation:
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
M. J. van der Schoor
Affiliation:
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
A. M. Syré
Affiliation:
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
D. Göhlich
Affiliation:
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Corresponding

Abstract

We introduce the concept of social sustainability, intertwined with ecological and economic aspects, to the field of service robots and comparable automation technology. It takes a first step towards a comprehensive guideline that operationalizes and applies social sustainability. By applying this guideline to the project MURMEL we offer a concept that collects and rates social key issues to visualize their individual importance. Social sustainability is an important and often overlooked aspect of sustainable technology development which should be considered in the early development phase.

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