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Day 1 – March 09

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9:00 – 9:30 MT

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Opening Plenary

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9:30 - 11:00 MT

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Paper Session 1: Motion

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Lane Change Decision Making for Automated Driving (Best Paper Candidate)

TBD

Aerial Flight Paths for Communication: How Participants Perceive and Intend to Respond to Drone Movements

TBD

Co-designing Socially Assistive Sidekicks for Motion-based AAC

TBD

Human-inspired Motion Planning for Omni-directional Social Robots

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Charting Sequential Person Transfers Between Devices, Agents, and Robots

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Smooth Operator: Tuning Robot Perception Through Artificial Movement Sound (Best Paper Candidate)

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11:00-11:30 MT

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Coffee Break + Social

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11:30-13:00 MT

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Paper Session 2: Ethics & Trust

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Blaming the Reluctant Robot: Parallel Blame Judgments for Robots in Moral Dilemmas across U.S. and Japan

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Using Trust To Determine Decision Making & Task Outcome During A Human-Agent Collaborative Task

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Influencing Moral Behavior Through Mere Observation of Robot Work: Video-based Survey on Littering Behavior

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Can You Trust Your Trust Measure? (Best Paper Candidate)

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Assessing and Addressing Ethical Risk from Anthropomorphism and Deception in Socially Assistive Robots

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Challenges and Opportunities for Replication Science in HRI: A Case Study in Human-Robot Trust (Best Paper Candidate)

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13:00-13:30 MT

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Lunch + Social

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13:30-14:30 MT

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Late-Breaking Reports I & HRI Pioneers I

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14:30-16:00 MT

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Industry Session

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16:00-17:00 MT

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Keynote

By Hiroshi Ishiguro

Constructive Approach for Interactive Robots and the Fundamental Issues

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17:10 MT

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Social and End Date 1

Day 2 – March 10

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9:30 - 10:45 MT

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Paper Session 3: Perception

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Uncanny, Sexy, and Threatening Robots: The Online Community’s Attitude to and Perceptions of Robots Varying in Humanlikeness and Gender

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Perceptions of Infidelity with Sex Robots in Monogamous Relationships

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Effects of Social Factors and Team Dynamics on Adoption of Collaborative Robot Autonomy

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Flailing, Hailing, Prevailing: Perceptions of Multi-Robot Failure Recovery Strategies

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You're Wigging Me Out! Implications of Telepresence Robot Personalizations on Viewer Perception

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What's The Point? Tradeoffs Between Effectiveness and Social Perception When Using Mixed Reality to Enhance Gesturally Limited Robots

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10:45-11:15 MT

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Coffee Break + Social

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11:15-13:00 MT

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Paper Session 4: Teaching, Learning, & Health 

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Why We Should Build Robots That Both Teach and Learn

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Effects of Gaze and Arm Motion Kinesics on a Humanoid’s Perceived Confidence, Eagerness to Learn, and Attention to the Task in a Teaching Scenario

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The Effects of a Robot's Performance on Human Teachers for Learning from Demonstration Tasks

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Feature Expansive Reward Learning: Rethinking Human Input (Best Paper Candidate)

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“Is this all you can do? Harder!”: The Effects of (Im)Polite Robot Encouragement on Exercise Effort

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Challenges Deploying Robots During a Pandemic: An Effort to Fight Social Isolation Among Children (Best Paper Candidate)

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Exploring the Design Space of Therapeutic Robot Companions for Children

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13:00-13:30 MT

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Lunch + Social

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13:30-14:30 MT

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Late-Breaking Reports II & HRI Pioneers II

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14:30-15:30 MT

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Paper Session 5: Theory and Methods

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Towards an Architectural Framework for Human-Building Interaction

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Deconstructed Trustee Theory:Accounting for Robot Identity Performance and Body-Identity Trust Dissociation in Multi-Robot Distributed Systems

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A Theoretical and Empirical Reflection on Technology Acceptance Models for Autonomous Delivery Robots

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Connecting Human-Robot Interaction and Data Visualization

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15:30-16:00 MT

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Coffee Break + Social

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16:00-17:00 MT

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Keynote

By Mary-Anne Williams

Designing Human-Robot Interaction with Social Intelligence

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17:10 MT

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Social and End Date 2

Day 3 – March 11

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8:00 - 9:00 MT

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Late-Breaking Reports III & HRI Pioneers III

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9:00 - 10:00 MT

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Paper Session 6: Games & Groups

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Magic iCub: a humanoid robot autonomously catching your lies in a card game

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Robot Gaze Can Mediate Participation Imbalance in Groups with Different Skill Levels (Best Paper Candidate)

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Excluded by Robots: can Robot-Robot-Human Interaction lead to Ostracism? (Best Paper Candidate)

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Small Group Interactions with Voice-User Interfaces: Exploring Social Embodiment, Rapport, and Engagement

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10:00-11:00 MT

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Paper Session 7: Intent and Recovery

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Human vs Humanoid. A behavioral investigation of the individual tendency to adopt the intentional stance

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Practical Guidelines for Intent Recognition: BERT with Minimal Training Data Evaluated in Real-World HRI Application

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Explainable AI for Robot Failures: Generating Explanations that Improve User Assistance in Fault Recovery (Best Paper Candidate)

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How to Overcome the Difficulties in Programming and Debugging Mobile Social Robots?

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11:00-11:15 MT

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Coffee Break + Social

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11:15-12:30 MT

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Alt. HRI

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12:30-13:00 MT

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Lunch + Social

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13:00-14:00 MT

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Paper Session 8: Design

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Should Robots Chicken? How Anthropomorphism and Perceived Autonomy Influence Trajectories in a Game-Theoretic Problem

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The Six Hug Commandments: Design and Evaluation of a Human-Sized Hugging Robot with Visual and Haptic Perception

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Designerly Ways of Knowing in HRI. Broadening the scope of design-oriented HRI through the concept of intermediate-level knowledge (Best Paper Candidate)

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Children as Robot Designers (Best Paper Candidate)

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14:00-14:30 MT

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Coffee Break + Social

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14-30-15:50 MT

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Keynote

By Mark Billinghurst

Empathic Computing and Human Robot Interaction

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15:50-17:10 MT

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Video Session and Student Design Competition

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17:10 MT

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Closing and Awards

Contact Us!

Questions about Conference Program: 
Program Chairs: programchairs2021@humanrobotinteraction.org

Elizabeth Broadbent (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
David Feil-Seifer (University of Nevada Reno, USA)
Daniel Szafir (University of Colorado Boulder, USA)

Questions about Hopin Access and Virtual Events
Local Arrangements Chairs: local2021@humanrobotinteraction.org

Dan Grollman (Plus One Robotics, USA)
Brad Hayes (University of Colorado Boulder, USA)
Tom Williams (Colorado School of Mines, USA)

Questions or Suggestions about information on this website
Web Chair: web2021@humanrobotinteraction.org

Nhan Tran (Robust AI, USA)