Conference

HRI 2011 — Lausanne, Switzerland

The 2011 HRI Conference was held in Lausanne, Switzerland in March 2011. The theme of HRI 2011 was Real World HRI. This theme is intended to highlight HRI in which basic scientific research is further tested in real world settings or applied to questions that arise in real world settings. One central aspect of this type of research, in contrast to other realms of applied research, is that it is theoretically ...

HRI 2010 — Osaka, Japan

Robots are becoming part of people’s everyday social lives — and will increasingly become so. In future years, robots may become caretaking assistants for the elderly, or academic tutors for our children, or medical assistants, day care assistants, or psychological counsellors. Robots may become our co-workers in factories and offices, or maids in our homes. They may become our friends. As ...

HRI 2009 — San Diego, CA

The HRI 2009 conference took place on March 11-13, 2009 in San Diego, CA. The event was dedicated to the advancement of natural human-robot interaction, which highlights the importance of the technical and social issues underlying future long-term human-robot interaction, in the context of companion and assistive robots for long-term use in everyday life and work activities. Twenty-three full papers ...

HRI 2008 — Amsterdam, Netherlands

The third HRI conference was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands in March 2008. The theme of HRI 2008, Living With Robots, highlights the importance of the technical and social issues underlying long-term human-robot interation towards companion and assistive robots for long-term use in everyday life and work activities. HRI is a single-track, highly selective annual conference that seeks to showcase the ...

HRI 2007 — Arlington, VA

The Second Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction was held in March 2007 in Washington DC. The theme of HRI 07, Robot as Team Member, highlights the importance of building core science and understanding the social and technical issues in human-robot interaction in the context of teams and groups. HRI 2007 is an interdisciplinary conference with roots in psychology, cognitive science, HCI, human ...

HRI 2006 — Salt Lake City, UT

HRI 2006—the inaugural HRI Conference—was held in Salt Lake City, UT in March 2006. The theme of HRI 06, Robots effectively serving humans, highlights the importance of creating robot capabilities and interfaces that address human concerns such as social appropriateness, safety, and quality of service. Out of 140 full paper submissions, 41 appeared in the program. More information can be found ...