• February 11, 2016
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Thanks for making HRI 2016 a success! Here are the award nominees for this year, with the winners in bold.  The program follows the awards.

Best HRI Study

  • Seeing is Comforting: Effects of Teleoperator Visibility in Robot-Mediated Healthcare  Kory Kraft & William D. Smart

  • “Shaping Productive Help-Seeking Behavior During Robot-Child Tutoring Interactions”  Aditi Ramachandran, Alexandru Litoiu, Brian Scassellati

  • “Lessons Learned from the Deployment of a Long-Term Autonomous Robot as Companion in Physical Therapy for Older Adults with Dementia” Denise Hebensberger, Christian Dondrup, Tobias Koertner, Christoph Gisinger, Jurgen Pripfl

Best Technical Advance in HRI

  • “An Implemented Theory of Mind to Improve Human-Robot Shared Plans Execution” Sandra Devin & Rachid Alami

  • “Learning Object Affordances by Leveraging a Combination of Human-Guidance and Self-Exploration”  Vivan Chu, Tesca Fitzgerald & Andrea Thomaz

  • “Semi-Autonomous Telerobotic Assembly Over High-Latency Networks” Jonathan Bohren, Chris Paxton, Ryan Howarth, Gregory D. Hager & Louis Whitcomb, 

Best HRI Design

  • “Enabling Building Service Robots to Guide Blind People: A Participatory Design Approach”  Shiri Azenkot, Catherine Feng & Maya Cakmak

  • “Discovering Social Interaction Strategies for Robots from Restricted-Perception Wizard-of-Oz Studies” Pedro Sequeira, Patricia Alves-Oliveira, Eugenio di Tullio, Tiago Ribeiro, Sofia Petisco, Francisco Melo, Ana Paiva

Best Theory & Methods in HRI

  •  “From Real-Time Attention Assessment to “With-me-ness” in Human Robot Interaction” Severin Lemaignan, Fernando Garcia, Alexis Jacq, Pierre Dillenbourg


  • Saida Mussakhojayeva, Madi Zhanbyrtayev, Yerlik Agzhanov & Anara Sandygulova “Who Should Robots Adapt to within Multi-Party Interaction of a Public Space?”

  • Cristina Zaga, Roelof Anne Jelle de Vries, Sem Spenkelink, Khiet Trunk & Vanessa Evers  “Help-Giving Robot Behaviors in Child-Robot Games: Exploring Semantic Free Utterances”  (2nd)

  • Erina Okamura & Fumihide Tanaka (3rd) “A Pilot Study about Remote Teaching by Elderly People to Children over a Two-way Telepresence Robot System” (3rd)


  • Daesung Jeon, Woo Taek & Hoimyung “Smart Personal Mobility (SPM) for Service and Entertainment” 

  • Jacqueline Kory Westlund, Jin Joo Lee, Luke Plummer, Fardad Faridi, Jesse Gray, Matt Berlin, Stacy Dyer, Kristopher dos Santos & Goren Gordon “Tega: A Social Robot”

  • Filipa Correia, Tiago Riberio, Patricia Alves-Oliveira, Nuno Maia, Francisco S. Melo & Ana Paiva “Building a Social Robot as a Game Companion in a Card Game” (2nd)

  •  Eduardo B. Sandoval, Qi Min Ser & Omprakash Rudhru “Robot Maori Haka: Robots as Cultural Preservationists” 

  • Nikolas Martelaro, Victoria Nneji, Wendy Ju & Pamela Hinds “Tell Me More: Designing HRI to Encourage More Trust, Disclosure, and Companionship” 


The program below has also been prepared (with some extra information for touring, maps, etc.) as a pdf.




08:00 – 08:45 Registration
09:00 – 10:30 Workshop/Tutorial Presentations
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Workshop/Tutorial Presentations
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch (provided)
13:00 – 15:00 Workshop/Tutorial Presentations
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 18:00 Workshop/Tutorial Presentationsn



09:00 – 09:30 Welcome

  • Chairs’ Welcome

  • Organization List of Chairs, Committees

09:30 – 10:30 Keynote: Making Simulated Faces Come Alive – Sagar, Mark A.
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00 Session A: Assistive HRI – Broadbent, Elizabeth

  • Enabling Building Service Robots to Guide Blind People: A Participatory Design Approach
    AZENKOT, Shiri; FENG, Catherine; CAKMAK, Maya;

  • Seeing is Comforting: Effects of Teleoperator Visibility in Robot-Mediated Health Care
    KRAFT, Kory; SMART, Bill

  • Emotional Robot to Examine Differences in Play Patterns and Affective Response of Children with and Without ASD
    BOCCANFUSO, Laura; BARNEY, Erin; FOSTER, Claire; AHN, Yeo Jin; CHAWARSKA, Katarzyna; SCASSELLATI, Brian; SHIC, Frederick;

  • Lessons Learned from the Deployment of a Long-term Autonomous Robot as Companion in Physical Therapy for Older Adults with Dementia
    HEBESBERGER, Denise; DONDRUP, Christian; KOERTNER, Tobias; GISINGER, Christoph; PRIPFL, Jürgen;

  • Assistive Teleoperation of Robot Arms via Automatic Time-Optimal Mode Switching
    HERLANT, Laura; HOLLADAY, Rachel; SRINIVASA, Siddhartha;

11:00 – 12:00 Lunch (provided)
13:00 – 14:30 Session B: Human-Robot Collaboration – Severin Lemaignan

  • Using Human Knowledge Awareness to Adapt Collaborative Plan Generation, Explanation and Monitoring
    MILLIEZ, Grégoire; LALLEMENT, Raphaël; FIORE, Michelangelo; ALAMI, Rachid

  • Robot Nonverbal Behavior Improves Task Performance In Difficult Collaborations
    ADMONI, Henny; WENG, Thomas; BRIAN, Scassellati

  • Learning from Demonstration Facilitates Human-Robot Collaborative Task Execution

  • Initiative in Robot Assistance during Collaborative Task Execution
    BARAGLIA, Jimmy; CAKMAK, Maya; NAGAI, Yukie; RAO, Rajesh; ASADA, Minoru

  • Formalizing Human-Robot Mutual Adaptation: A Bounded Memory Model
    NIKOLAIDIS, Stefanos; KUZNETSOV, Anton; HSU, David; SRINIVASA, Siddhartha

  • Anticipatory Robot Control for Efficient Human-Robot Collaboration
    HUANG, Chien-Ming; MUTLU, Bilge

  • Exploring Shared Control in Automated Driving
    JOHNS, Mishel; MOK, Brian; SIRKIN, David; GOWDA, Nikhil; MILLER, David; TALAMONTI, Walter; JU, Wendy

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 – 15:30 Late Breaking Reports: Session 1

  • B1 Social Interaction Moderates Human-Robot Trust-Reliance Relationship and Improves Stress Coping
    Monika Lohani, Charlene Stokes, Marissa McCoy, Christopher Bailey, Susan Rivers

  • B2 Discrimination of human-like robots from real human in a perception sensor network
    Anh Vu Le, Hoang Minh Do, Sang-Seok Yun, JongSuk Choi

  • B3 Intent Communiation in Navigation through the Use of Light and Screen Indicators
    Moondeep Shrestha, Tomoya Onishi, Ayano Kobayashi, Erika Uno, Hayato Yanagawa, Yuta Yokoyama, Alexander Schmitz, Mitsuhiro Kamezaki, Shigeki Sugano

  • B4 Lingodroids: Investigating grounded color relations using a social robot for children
    Scott Heath, Kristyn Hensby, Jonathon Taufatofua, Peter Worthy, Marie Boden, Jason Weigel, Nikodem Rybak, Janet Wiles

  • B5 How Would Store Managers Employ Social Robots?
    Chao Shi, Satoru Satake, Takayuki Kanda, Hiroshi Ishiguro

  • B6 Heart vs Hard Drive: Children Learn More From a Human Tutor Than a Social Robot
    James Kennedy, Paul Baxter, Emmanuel Senft, Tony Belpaeme

  • B7 Social Cardboard: Pretotyping a social ethnodroid in the wild
    Janet Wiles

  • B8 Impact of Affective Appraisal on Collaborative Goal Management: My Robot Shares My Worries
    Mahni Shayganfar, Charles Rich, Candace Sidner

  • B9 Adverb Palette: GUI-based Support for Human Interaction in Multi-Objective Path-Planning
    Meher Shaikh, Michael Goodrich, Daqing Yi

  • B10 Haptic Communication Robot for Urgent Notification of Hearing-Impaired People
    Michihiko Furuhashi, Tsuyoshi Nakamura, Masayoshi Kanoh, Koji Yamada

  • B11 Integrating animation artists into the animation design of social robots
    Etienne Balit, Dominique Vaufreydaz, Patrick Reignier

  • B12 Influence of a Humanoid Robot in Human Decision-Making When Using Direct & Indirect Requests
    Alexander Lopez, Christian Penaloza, Francisco Cuellar

  • B13 Robot Social Skills for Enhancing Social Interaction in Physical Training
    Cheonshu Park, Jaehong Kim, Ji-Hoon Kang

  • B14 Social Robots in Educational Institutions- They came to stay: Introducing, Evaluating and Securing Social Robots in Daily Education
    Franziska Kirstein, Rikke Voldsgaard-Risager

  • B15 Making Live Theatre with Multiple Robots as Actors: Bringing Robots to Rural Schools to Promote STEAM Education for Underserved Students
    Myounghoon Jeon, Maryam FakhrHosseini, Jaclyn Barnes, Zackery Duford, Ruimin Zhang, Joseph Ryan, Eric Vasey

  • B16 New Design of a Manipulator Control Interface That Employs Voice and Multi-Touch Commands
    Tetsushi Oka, Keisuke Matsushima

  • B17 Action Elements of Emotional Body Expressions for Flying Robots
    Chie Hieida, Hiroaki Matsuda, Shunsuke Kudoh, Takashi Suehiro

  • B18 Help-Giving Robot Behaviors in Child-Robot Games: Exploring Semantic Free Utterances
    Cristina Zaga, Roelof Anne Jelle de Vries, Sem Spenkelink, Khiet Truong, Vanessa Evers

  • B19 Evaluating peer vs teacher robot interaction conditions with children using NAO robot for teaching programming basics
    Yerassyl Diyas, Dmitriy Brakk, Yernar Aimambetov, Anara Sandygulova

  • B20 Smart Topic Detection for Robot Conversation
    Elise Russell, Richard Povinelli, Andrew Williams

  • B21 Maintaining Trust While Fixated to a Rehabilitative Robot
    Rasmus Reinholt Mørch Jørgensen, Laura Marie Uhrlund Jensen, Trine Straarup Winther, Didde Marie Hellestrup, Lars Christian Jensen

  • B22 Generating Iconic Gestures based on Graphic Data Analysis and Culstering
    Yuki Kadono, Yutaka Takase, Yukiko Nakano

  • B23 A Multi-modal Perception based Architecture for a Non-intrusive Domestic Assistant Robot
    Christophe Mollaret, Alhayat Ali Mekonnen, Julien Pinquier, Frederic Lerasle, Isabelle Ferrane

  • B24 Humanoid Robots as Tools, Agents, and Experiencers
    Markus Appel, Silvana Weber, Stefan Krause, Martina Mara

15:30 – 16:30 Alt.HRI – James E. Young

  • The Ethical Risk of Attachment: How to Identify, Investigate and Predict Potential Ethical Risks in the Development of Social Companion Robots
    HUBER, Andreas; WEISS, Astrid; RAUHALA, Marjo

  • Integrating Roboticist Values into a Value Sensitive Design Framework for Humanoid Robots
    CHEON, Eun Jeong; SU, Norman

  • Lessons From Teachers on Performing HRI Studies with Young Children in Schools
    KORY WESTLUND, Jacqueline; GORDON, Goren; SPAULDING, Samuel; LEE, Jin Joo; PLUMMER, Luke; MARTINEZ, Marayna; DAS, Madhurima; BREAZEAL, Cynthia

  • From Characterising Three Years of HRI to Methodology and Reporting Recommendations
    BAXTER, Paul; KENNEDY, James; SENFT, Emmanuel; LEMAIGNAN, Séverin; BELPAEME, Tony

  • Investigating the Impact of Gender Segregation within Observational Pretend Play Interaction
    SANDYGULOVA, Anara; O’HARE, Gregory M.P.

16:30 – 17:30 Videos

  • Smart Personal Mobility (SPM) for Service and Entertainment
    JEON, Daesung (AICT); TAEK, Woo (Hanyang Univ.); Hoimyung (AICT)

  • NavCue: Context Immersive Navigation Assistance for Blind Travelers
    CHEN, Kangwei (CMU); PLAZA-LEIVA, Victoria (Univ. of Malaga); MIN, Byung-Cheol (Purdue Univ.); STEINFELD, Aaron (CMU); DIAS, M. Bernadine (CMU)

  • Tega: A Social Robot
    KORY WESTLUND, Jacqueline (MIT Media Lab); LEE, Jin Joo (MIT Media Lab); PLUMMER, Luke (MIT Media Lab); FARIDI, Fardad (MIT Media Lab); GRAY, Jesse (IF Robots); BERLIN, Matt (IF Robots); DYER, Stacy (Dyer Design); SANTOS, Kristopher dos (MIT Media Lab); GORDON, Goren (Tel-Aviv University); BREAZEAL, Cynthia (MIT Media Lab)

  • Building a Social Robot as a Game Companion in a Card Game
    CORREIA, Filipa (INESC-ID); RIBEIRO, Tiago (INESC-ID); ALVES-OLIVEIRA, Patricia (INESC-ID); MAIA, Nuno (Instituto Superior Tecnico); MELO, Francisco S. (INESC-ID); PAIVA, Ana (INESC-ID)

  • Augmented Reality Eyeglasses for Promoting Home-Based Rehabilitation for Children with Cerebral Palsy
    MUNROE, Christopher (Univ. of Massachusetts-Lowell); MENG, Yuanliang (Univ. of Massachusetts-Lowell); YANCO, Holly (Univ. of Massachusetts-Lowell); BEGUM, Momotaz (Univ. of Massachusetts-Lowell)

  • Map Reading with an Empathic Robot Tutor
    HALL, Lynne; HUME, Colette; TAZZYMAN, Sarah; DESHMUKH, Amol; JANARTHANAM, Srinivasan; HASTIE, Helen; AYLETT, Ruth; CASTELLANO, Ginevra; PAPADOPOULOS, Fotis; JONES, Aidan; CORRIGAN, Lee J.; PAIVA, Ana; OLIVEIRA, Patrícia Alves; RIBEIRO, Tiago; BARENDREGT, Wolmet; SERHOLT, Sofia; KAPPAS, Arvid (Univ. of Sunderland)

  • Robot Maori Haka: Robots as cultural preservationists
    SANDOVAL, Eduardo Benitez; SER, Qi Min; RUDHRU, Omprakash (Univ. of Canterbury)

  • Multisensory Robotic Therapy to Promote Natural Emotional Interaction for Children with ASD
    LI, Jamy (Stanford Univ.); JU, Wendy (Stanford Univ.)

  • Autonomous Human-Robot Proxemics: A Robot-Centered Approach
    MEAD, Ross (Univ. of Southern California); MATARIC, Maja (Univ. of Southern California)

  • Social Robots for Automated Remote Instruction
    LI, Jamy (Stanford Univ.); JU, Wendy (Stanford Univ.)

  • Tell Me More: Designing HRI to encourage more trust, disclosure, and companionship
    MARTELARO, Nikolas (Stanford Univ.); NNEJI, Victoria (Duke Univ.); JU, Wendy (Stanford Univ.); HINDS, Pamela (Stanford Univ.)

18:45 – 21:00 Cocktail Reception



09:00 – 10:00 Keynote: Towards Reproducing Humans’ Exquisite Dexterity and Reactivity – BILLARD, Aude
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 11:18 Session C: Morality and Trust in HRI – FISCHER, Kerstin

  • Overtrust of Robots in Emergency Evacuation Scenarios
    ROBINETTE, Paul; LI, Wenchen; ALLEN, Robert; HOWARD, Ayanna; WAGNER, Alan

  • Trust Calibration within a Human-Robot Team: Comparing Automatically Generated Explanations
    WANG, Ning; PYNADATH, David

  • Can a Robot Bribe a Human? The Measurement of the Negative Side of Reciprocity in Human Robot Interaction
    SANDOVAL, Eduardo B.; BRANDSTETTER, Jürgen; BARTNECK, Christoph

  • Which Robot Am I Thinking About? The Impact of Action and Appearance on People’s Evaluations of a Moral Robot
    MALLE, Bertram; SCHEUTZ, Matthias; FORLIZZI, Jodi; VOIKLIS, John

11:18 – 11:56 Session D: Teleoperation in HRI – BEER, Jenay

  • Teleoperated or Autonomous?: How to Produce a Robot Operator’s Pseudo Presence in HRI
    TANAKA, Kazuaki; YAMASHITA, Naomi; NAKANISHI, Hideyuki; ISHIGURO, Hiroshi

  • Personality Perception of Robot Avatar Tele-operators

  • Semi-Autonomous Telerobotic Assembly over High-Latency Networks
    BOHREN, Jonathan; PAXTON, Christopher; HOWARTH, Ryan; HAGER, Gregory; WHITCOMB, Louis

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch (provided)
13:00 – 14:00 Session E: Companionship & Engagement with Robots – TANAKA, Fumihide

  • From Real-time Attention Assessment to “With-me-ness” in Human-Robot Interaction
    LEMAIGNAN, Séverin; GARCIA, Fernando; JACQ, Alexis; DILLENBOURG, Pierre

  • Machines as a Source of Consolation: Robot Responsiveness Increases Human Approach Behavior and Desire for Companionship
    BIRNBAUM, Gurit E.; MIZRAHI, Moran; HOFFMAN, Guy; REIS, Harry T.; FINKEL, Eli J.; SASS, Omri

  • Human Creativity Can be Facilitated Through Interacting With a Social Robot
    KAHN, Peter; KANDA, Takayuki; ISHIGURO, Hiroshi; GILL, Brian; SHEN, Solace; RUCKERT, Jolina; GARY, Heather

  • Tell Me More: Designing HRI to Encourage More Trust, Disclosure, and Companionship
    MARTELARO, Nikolas; NNEJI, Victoria; JU, Wendy; HINDS, Pamela

  • Psychological Importance of Human Agency: How self-assembly affects user experience of robots
    SUN, Yuan; SUNDAR, S. Shyam

14:00 – 14:30 Coffee break
14:30 – 15:00 Late Break Reports: Session 2

  • B1 User Feedback on Physical Marker Interfaces for Protecting Visual Privacy from Mobile Robots
    Matthew Rueben, Frank Bernieri, Cindy Grimm, William Smart

  • B2 Who Should Robots Adapt to within Multi-Party Interaction of a Public Space?
    Saida Mussakhojayeva, Madi Zhanbyrtayev, Yerlik Agzhanov, Anara Sandygulova

  • B3 Safe Human-Robot Cooperation with high payload robots in industrial applications
    Christian Vogel, Markus Fritzsche

  • B4 Priming anthropomorphism Can the credibility of humanlike robots be transferred to non-humanlike robots?
    Debora Zanatto, Massimiliano Patacchiola, Jeremy Goslin, Angelo Cangelosi

  • B5 Robot Assisted Music Therapy: A Case Study with Children Diagnosed with Autism
    Jenay Beer, Michelle Boren, Karina Liles

  • B6 Human-Robot Partnership: A Study on Collaborative Storytelling
    Clarice Wong, Tay Yong Ling Tay, Ruohan Wang, Yan Wu

  • B7 Human Expectations of Social Robots
    Minae Kwon, Malte Jung, Ross Knepper

  • B8 Studying the Opposing Effects of Robot Presence on Human Corruption
    Michal Roizman, Guy Hoffman, Shahar Ayal, Guy Hochman, Michal Reifen, Yossi Maaravi

  • B9 Employing User-Generated Content to Enhance Human-Robot Interaction in a Human-Robot Trust Game
    Yuhua (Jake) Liang, Seungcheol Austin Lee

  • B10 NAMIDA: How to Reduce the Cognitive Workload of Driver
    Nihan Karatas, Soshi Yoshikawa, Ravindra De Silva, Michio Okada

  • B11 Child’s Culture-related Experiences with a Social Robot at Diabetes Camps
    Anouk Neerincx, Rianne Kaptein, Elettra Oleari, Francesca Sacchitelli, Sylvia Van der Pal, Mark Neerincx

  • B12 Children’s Perceptions of and Interactions with a Telepresence Robot
    Kyoung Wan Cathy Shin, Jeonghye Han

  • B13 Emobie: A robot companion for children with anxiety
    Lindsey Arnold

  • B14 Vocal Interaction with a 7-DOF Robotic Arm for Object Detection, Learning and Grasping
    Stefano Rosa, Giorgio Toscana

  • B15 Expectations towards two robots with different interactive abilities
    Kerstin Sophie Haring, David Silvera-Tawil, Mari Velonaki, Katsumi Watanabe

  • B16 Results of a Real World Trial with a Mobile Social Service Robot for Older Adults
    Juergen Pripfl, Tobias Jasper Koertner, Daliah Batko-Klein, Denise Hebesberger, Markus Weninger, Christoph Gisinger, Susanne Frennert, HÃ¥kan Eftring, Margherita Antona, Ilia Adami, Astrid Weiss, Markus Bajones

  • B17 Applying Adaptive Social Mobile Agent to Facilitate Learning
    Muneeb Ahmad, Omar Mubin

  • B18 Analysis of Lip-Sync Factor Affecting Communication of Android Robot
    Hyun-Jun Hyung, Byeong-Kyu Ahn, Brian David Cruz, Dong-Wook Lee

  • B19 Robotic Assistance in Indoor Navigation for People who are Blind
    Aditi Kulkarni, Allan Wang, M. Bernardine Dias, Aaron Steinfeld

  • B20 Discovering Patterns of Touch
    Kris Rogers, Janet Wiles

  • B21 Study on Transition of Elderly People’s Reactions in Robot Therapy
    Toshimitsu Hamada, Yoshihito Kagawa, Hisashi Onari, Mitsuru Naganuma, Tomomi Hashimoto, Toshihiko Yoneoka

  • B22 A Novel Concept of Human-Robot Competition for Evaluating a Robot’s Reasoning Capabilities in HRI
    Amit Kumar Pandey, Lavindra de Silva, Rachid Alami

  • B23 Identifying Reusable Primitives in Narrated Demonstrations
    Anahita Mohseni-Kabir, Sonia Chernova, Charles Rich

15:00 – 16:00 Session F: Robots that Learn – SMART, William

  • Discovering Social Interaction Strategies for Robots from Restricted-Perception Wizard-of-Oz Studies
    SEQUEIRA, Pedro; ALVES-OLIVEIRA, Patrícia; DI TULLIO, Eugenio; RIBEIRO, Tiago; PETISCA, Sofia; MELO, Francisco S.; PAIVA, Ana

  • Incrementally Assisted Kinesthetic Teaching for Programming by Demonstration
    TYKAL, Martin; MONTEBELLI, Alberto; KYRKI, Ville

  • A Comparison of Types of Robot Control for Programming by Demonstration
    FISCHER, Kerstin; KIRSTEIN, Franziska; JENSEN, Lars; KRÜGER, Norbert; KUKLIŃSKI, Kamil; WIESCHEN, Maria Vanessa aus der; SAVARIMUTHU, Thiusius Rajeeth

  • Learning Object Affordances by Leveraging the Combination of Human-Guidance and Self-Exploration
    CHU, Vivian; THOMAZ, Andrea

16:00 – 17:00 Demos



09:00 – 10:00 Keynote: Kicking a Robot Dog – SPARROW, Robert
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 11:18 Session G: Learning with Robots – BETHEL, Cindy

  • Social Robot Tutoring for Child Second Language Learning
    KENNEDY, James; BAXTER, Paul; SENFT, Emmanuel; BELPAEME, Tony

  • Building Successful Long Child-Robot Interactions in a Learning Context
    ALEXIS, Jacq; LEMAIGNAN, Séverin; GARCIA, Fernando; DILLENBOURG, Pierre; PAIVA, Ana

  • Shaping Productive Help-Seeking Behavior During Robot-Child Tutoring Interactions

  • Effects of Voice-Adaptation and Social Dialogue on Perceptions of a Robotic Learning Companion
    LUBOLD, Nichola; WALKER, Erin; PON-BARRY, Heather

11:18 – 12:00 Session H: Movement in HRI – GLAS, Dylan

  • Emotion Encoding in Human-Drone Interaction
    CAUCHARD, Jessica; ZHAI, Kevin; SPADAFORA, Marco; LANDAY, James

  • Viewpoint-Based Legibility Optimization
    NIKOLAIDIS, Stefanos; DRAGAN, Anca; SRINIVASA, Siddhartha

  • Homotopy-Aware RRT* : Toward Human-Robot Topological Path-Planning
    YI, Daqing; GOODRICH, Michael; SEPPI, Kevin

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch (provided)
13:00 – 14:00 Session I: Tools & Techniques for Social Robots – SIDNER, Candace

  • An Open Platform for the Design of Social Robot Embodiments for Face-to-Face Communication

  • Design and Evaluation of a Rapid Programming System for Service Robots
    HUANG, Justin; LAU, Tessa; CAKMAK, Maya

  • Human-Robot Interaction Design Using Interaction Composer – Eight Years of Lessons Learned
    GLAS, Dylan; KANDA, Takayuki; ISHIGURO, Hiroshi

  • Situated Open World Reference Resolution for Human-Robot Dialogue
    WILLIAMS, Tom; ACHARY, Saurav; SCHREITTER, Stephanie; SCHEUTZ, Matthias

  • An Implemented Theory of Mind to Improve Human-Robot Shared Plans Execution DEVIN, Sandra; ALAMI, Rachid

14:00 – 15:00 Session J: Attitudes and Responses to Social Robots – NEERINCX, Mark

  • Human-Robots Implicit Communication based on Dialogue between Robots using Automatic Generation of Funny Scenarios from Web
    MASHIMO, Ryo; UMETANI, Tomohiro; KITAMURA, Tatsuya; NADAMOTO, Akiyo

  • Do People Spontaneously Take a Robot’s Visual Perspective?
    ZHAO, Xuan; CUSIMANO, Corey; MALLE, Bertram F.

  • The Hollywood Robot Syndrome: Media Effects on Older Adults’ Attitudes toward Robots and Adoption Intentions
    SUNDAR, S. Shyam; WADDELL, T. Franklin; JUNG, Eun Hwa

  • Are We Ready for Sex Robots?
    SCHEUTZ, Matthias; ARNOLD, Thomas

  • Overcoming the Uncanny Valley: Displays of Emotions Reduce the Uncanniness of Humanlike Robots KOSCHATE, Miriam; POTTER, Richard; BREMNER, Paul; LEVINE, Mark

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 16:00 Late Breaking Reports: Session 3

  • B1 Assessing the Elderly’s Communication Attitude based on Prosodic Information and Head Motions
    Toshiki Yamanaka, Yutaka Takase, Yukiko Nakano

  • B2 Interactive Robotic Framework for Multi-sensory Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Hyung Jung Kim, JongWon Lee, Ariana Rennie, Rachael Bevill, Chung Hyuk Park, Myounghoon Jeon, Ayanna Howard

  • B3 Effects of framing a robot as a social agent or as a machine on children’s social behavior
    Jacqueline Kory Westlund, Marayna Martinez, Maryam Archie, Madhurima Das, Cynthia Breazeal

  • B4 Modeling of Honest Signals for Human Robot Interaction
    Muhammad Attamimi, Yusuke Katakami, Kasumi Abe, Takayuki Nagai, Tomoaki Nakamura

  • B5 Are You Messing with Me? Querying about the Sincerity of Interactions in the Open World
    Sean Andrist, Dan Bohus, Zhou Yu, Eric Horvitz

  • B6 How Expressiveness of a Robotic Tutor is Perceived by Children in a Learning Environment
    Amol Deshmukh, Helen Hastie, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Meiyii Lim, Ruth Aylett

  • B7 The birth of a new discipline: Robotology. A First Robotologist Study over a Robot Maori Haka.
    Eduardo B. Sandoval, Qi Min Ser, Omprakash Rudhru

  • B8 Sensor Box — designing interactive tool for sensory therapy
    Igor Zubrycki, Grzegorz Granosik

  • B9 Providing a Robot with Learning Abilities Improves its Perception by Users
    Emmanuel Senft, Paul Baxter, James Kennedy, Séverin Lemaignan, Tony Belpaeme

  • B10 What Untrained People Do When Asked “œMake The Robot Come To You”
    Shokoofeh Pourmehr, Jack Thomas, Richard Vaughan

  • B11 A Pilot Study about Remote Teaching by Elderly People to Children over a Two-way Telepresence Robot System
    Erina Okamura, Fumihide Tanaka

  • B12 Hand in Hand: Tools and techniques for understanding children’s touch with a social robot
    Kristyn Hensby, Janet Wiles

  • B13 Soft Systems Methodology as a Tool to Aid a Pilot Study in Robot-Assisted Therapy
    Lundy Lewis, Nancy Charron, Chris Clamp, Mike Craig

  • B14 Crowdsourced Coordination Through Online Games
    Arash Tavakoli, Haig Nalbandian, Nora Ayanian

  • B15 Improving Robot Reactivity to Passers-by with a Faster People Detector
    Alhayat Ali Mekonnen, Frederic Lerasle, Ariane Herbulot

  • B16 “You Win, I Lose”: Towards Adapting Robot’s Teaching Strategy
    Serik Meiirbekov, Kairat Balkibekov, Zhandarbek Jalankuzov, Anara Sandygulova

  • B17 Japanese students apply same moral norms to humans and robot agents: Considering a moral HRI in terms of different cultural and academic backgrounds
    Takanori Komatsu

  • B18 Analysis of Long-Term and Large-Scale Experiments on Robot Dialogues Using a Cloud Robotics Platform
    Komei Sugiura, Koji Zettsu

  • B19 Improving Social Skills of Robot for Triggering Distant Informal Communication in the Office
    Jianfeng Xu, Inge Becht, Shigeyuki Sakazawa

  • B20 A large scale tactile sensor for safe mobile robot manipulation
    Markus Fritzsche, Jose Saenz, Felix Penzlin

  • B21 Socially Contingent Humanoid Robot Head Behaviour Results in Increased Charity Donations
    Paul Wills, Paul Baxter, James Kennedy, Emmanuel Senft, Tony Belpaeme

  • B22 How Robot’s Animacy Affects Human Tolerance for their Malfunctions?
    Tomoko Koda, Yuta Nishimura, Tomofumi Nishijima

  • B23 Natural Interactions using Social Cues for Affordance Communication during Human-Robot Collaboration
    Hugo Romat, Mary-Anne Williams, Xun Wang, Benjamin Johnston, Henry Bard

16:00 – 16:30 Awards
16:30 – 17:00 Closing Comments