Three papers were awarded Best Paper under three categories at this year’s conference. The awards were presented to the authors at the closing ceremony of the conference.
“Best Student Paper” Award
Michael Gielniak & Andrea Thomaz for their paper “Spatiotemporal Correspondence as a Metric for Human-like Robot Motion”
“Most Interesting Experimental Finding” Award
Jonathan Mumm & Bilge Mutlu for their paper “Human-Robot Proxemics: Physical and Psychological Distancing in Human-Robot Interaction”
“Most Interesting Interaction” Award
Steve Yohanan & Karon E. MacLean for their paper “Design and Assessment of the Haptic Creature’s Affect Display”