International Conference on Social Robotics

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Full Program

Monday, October 26th, 2015
8:00 - 8:45 Registration
9:00 - 10:15 Workshops
WS1: Evaluation Methods Standardization in Human-Robot Interaction
WS2: First Workshop on Evaluating Child-Robot Interaction
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 13:00 Workshops
WS1: Evaluation Methods Standardization in Human-Robot Interaction
WS2: First Workshop on Evaluating Child-Robot Interaction
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Workshops
WS3: Toward a Framework for Joint Action
WS4: First International Workshop on Educational Robots (WONDER)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 18:00 Workshops
WS3: Toward a Framework for Joint Action
WS4: First International Workshop on Educational Robots (WONDER)
Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
8:00 - 8:45 Registration
8:45 - 9:00 Opening
9:00 - 10:15 Keynote Speaker
Prof. Jacqueline Nadel, CNRS, France
Toward a two-body perspective in the interdisciplinary study of non verbal communication
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:15 ORAL SESSION I: Special Session on Social Assistive Robotics for Children
10:45 - 11:00 The Effect of Applying Humanoid Robots as Teacher Assistants to Help Iranian Autistic Pupils Learn English as a Foreign Language, Minoo Alemi, Ali Meghdari, Nasim Mahboub Basiri, Alireza Taheri
11:00 - 11:15 Probolino: A Portable Low-cost Social Device for Home-based Autism Therapy, Hoang-Long Cao, Cristina Pop, Ramona Simut, Raphael Furnemont, Albert De Beir, Greet Van de Perre, Pablo Gomez Esteban, Dirk Lefeber, Bram Vanderborght
11:15 - 11:30 Impact of Humanoid Social Robots on Treatment of a Pair of Iranian Autistic Twins, Alireza Taheri, Minoo Alemi, Ali Meghdari, Hamidreza Pouretemad, Nasim Mahboub Basiri, Pegah Poorgoldooz
11:30 - 11:45 Designing Robotic Teaching Assistants: Interaction Design Students' and Children's Views, Mohammad Obaid, Wolmet Barendregt, Patrícia Alves-Oliveira, Ana Paiva, Morten Fjeld
11:45 - 12:00 A particle-filter approach for active perception in networked robot systems, João Messias, José J. Acevedo, Jesús Capitán, Luis Merino, Rodrigo Ventura, Pedro U. Lima
12:00 - 12:15 Children's Perception of Synthesized Voice: Robot's Gender, Age and Accent, Anara Sandygulova, Gregory M.P. O’Hare
12:15 - 13:00 POSTER SESSION SPOTLIGHTS I
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 ORAL SESSION II: Affective and Cognitive Sciences for Socially Interactive Robots
14:00 - 14:15 Cross-corpus experiments on laughter and emotion detection in HRI with elderly people, Marie Tahon, Mohamed A. Sehili, and Laurence Devillers
14:15 - 14:30 More Social and Emotional Behaviour may lead to Poorer Perceptions of a Social Robot, Sofia Petisca, Joao Dias and Ana Paiva
14:30 - 14:45 Implicit Nonverbal Behaviors Expressing Closeness by 3D Agents, Hiroko Kamide, Mihoko Niitsuma, Tatsuo Arai
14:45 - 15:00 Team-Building Activities For Heterogeneous Groups of Humans and Robots, Zachary Carlson, Timothy Sweet, Jared Rhizor, Jamie Poston, Houston Lucas, David Feil-Seifer
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break + Demos
15:30 - 16:30 POSTER SESSION SPOTLIGHTS II
16:30 - 18:00 POSTER EXHIBITS I + COFFEE BREAK
18:30 - 20:00 WELCOME RECEPTION
Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
8:00 - 8:45 Registration
8:45 - 9:00 Opening
9:00 - 10:15 Keynote Speaker
Prof. Gordon Cheng, Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany
Closing the natural interaction loop with neuroscience-based robotics
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:45 ORAL SESSION III: Special Session on Objective Measures in HRI for Social Robotics
10:45 - 11:00 Robot-assisted training of joint attention skills in children diagnosed with autism, Jasmin Kajopoulos, Alvin Wong, Anthony Wong Chen Yuen, Tran Anh Dung, Yeow Kee Tan, Agnieszka Wykowska
11:00 - 11:15 Understanding Group Comfort Through Directional Statistics, Adrian Ball, David Rye, David Silvera-Tawil, Mari Velonaki
11:15 - 11:30 Case-sensitive Methods for Evaluating HRI from a Sociological Point of View, Diego Compagna, Ivo Boblan
11:30 - 11:45 Agent appearance modulates mind attribution and social attention in Human-Robot Interaction, Molly Martini, George Buzzell, Eva Wiese
11:45 - 12:15 ORAL SESSION IV: Technical Advances in HRI
11:45 - 12:00 Social-Task Learning for HRI, Anis Najar, Olivier Sigaud, Mohamed Chetouani
12:00 - 12:15 Incremental Speech Production for Polite and Natural Personal-Space Intrusion, Timo Baumann, Felix Lindner
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 ORAL SESSION V: Technical Advances in HRI
14:00 - 14:15 Social Facilitation in a Game-Like Human-Robot Interaction using Synthesized Emotions and Episodic Memory, Arturo Cruz-Maya, François Ferland, Adriana Tapus
14:15 - 14:30 SPARC: Supervised Progressively Autonomous Robot Competencies, Emmanuel Senft, Paul Baxter, James Kennedy, and Tony Belpaeme
14:30 - 14:45 Robot-centric activity recognition 'in the wild', Ilaria Gori, Jivko Sinapov, Priyanka Khante, Peter Stone, and J. K. Aggarwal
14:45 - 15:00 Improving Human-Robot Physical Interaction with Inverse Kinematics Learning, Philippe Capdepuy, Sven Bock, Wagdi Benyaala, and Jérôme Laplace
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break + Demos
15:30 - 16:30 ORAL SESSION VI: Robot to Accompany, Assist, and Entertain People in Daily Life
15:30 - 15:45 "Yes Dear, that Belongs into the Shelf!" - Exploratory Studies with Elderly People who Learn to Train an Adaptive Robot Companion, Jens Hoefinghoff, Astrid Marieke Rosenthal-von der Pütten, Josef Pauli, Nicole Krämer
15:45 - 16:00 Healthcare robots in the homes of rural older adults, Josephine R Orejana, Bruce A MacDonald, Ho Seok Ahn, Kathryn Peri, Elizabeth Broadbent
16:00 - 16:15 Personalized Assistance for Dressing Users, Steven Klee, Beatriz Quintino Ferreira, Rui Silva, Joao Paulo Costeira, Francisco Melo, Manuela Veloso
16:15 - 16:30 Personalized short-term multi-modal interaction for social robots assisting users in shopping malls, Luca Iocchi, Maria Teresa Lazaro, Laurent Jeanpierre, Abdel-Illah Mouaddib
16:30 - 16:45 Towards a Robot Computational Model to Preserve Dignity in Stigmatizing Patient-Caregiver Relationships, Michael Pettinati, Ronald Arkin
16:45 - 17:30 ROBOT DESIGN COMPETITION
19:00 - SOCIAL EVENT: DINNER CRUISE ON THE SEINE RIVER ON A PANORAMIC BOAT
Thursday, October 29th, 2015
8:00 - 8:45 Registration
9:00 - 10:15 Keynote Speaker
Prof. Wendy Ju, Stanford University's Center for Design Research, USA
Welcome Robot Overlords?
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:15 ORAL SESSION VII: Human Responses Towards Robots
10:45 - 11:00 Higher Nonverbal Immediacy Leads to Greater Learning Gains in Child-Robot Tutoring Interactions, James Kennedy, Paul Baxter, Emmanuel Senft, Tony Belpaeme
11:00 - 11:15 An empathic robotic tutor for school classrooms: Considering expectation and satisfaction of children as end-users, Patrícia Alves-Oliveira, Tiago Ribeiro, Sofia Petisca, Eugenio di Tullio, Francisco Melo, Ana Paiva
11:15 - 11:30 The Effect of a Robot's Social Character on Children's Task Engagement: Peer versus Tutor, Cristina Zaga, Manja Lohse, Khiet Truong, Vanessa Evers
11:30 - 11:45 You're Doing It Wrong! Studying Unexpected Behaviors in Child-Robot Interaction, Séverin Lemaignan, Julia Fink, Francesco Mondada, Pierre Dillenbourg
11:45 - 12:00 Predicting extraversion from non-verbal features during a face-to-face human-robot interaction, Faezeh Rahbar, Salvatore Anzalone, Giovanna Varni, Elisabetta Zibetti, Serena Ivaldi, Mohamed Chetouani
12:00 - 12:15 An Embodied AI Approach to Individual Differences: Supporting Self-Efficacy in Diabetic Children with an Autonomous Robot, Matthew Lewis, Elettra Oleari, Clara Pozzi, Lola Canamero
12:15 - 12:45 POSTER SESSION SPOTLIGHTS III
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 ORAL SESSION VIII: Social Acceptance and Impact in the Society
14:00 - 14:15 Towards Safe and Trustworthy Social Robots: Ethical Challenges and Practical Issues, Maha Salem, Gabriella Lakatos, Farshid Amirabdollahian, Kerstin Dautenhahn
14:15 - 14:30 Motions of robots matter! The social effects of idle and meaningful motions, Raymond Cuijpers, Marco Knops
14:30 - 14:45 Impact of Robot Actions on Social Signals and Reaction Times in HRI Error Situations, Nicole Mirnig, Manuel Giuliani, Gerald Stollnberger, Susanne Stadler, Roland Buchner, Manfred Tscheligi
14:45 - 15:00 Role of social robotics in supporting employees and advancing productivity, Kimmo Vänni, Annina K. Korpela
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break + Demos
15:30 - 16:30 POSTER SESSION SPOTLIGHTS IV
16:30 - 18:00 POSTER EXHIBITS II + COFFEE BREAK
18:00 - 18:15 CLOSING
Friday, October 30th, 2015
8:00 - 8:45 Registration
9:00 - 10:15 Workshops
WS5: Joint Workshop on Assistive Robotics
WS6: Bridging the Gap between HRI and Robot Ethics Research
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 13:00 Workshops
WS5: Joint Workshop on Assistive Robotics
WS6: Bridging the Gap between HRI and Robot Ethics Research
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Workshops
WS5: Joint Workshop on Assistive Robotics
WS7: Third International Workshop on Culture Aware Robotics
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 18:00 Workshops
WS5: Joint Workshop on Assistive Robotics
WS7: Third International Workshop on Culture Aware Robotics

Poster Session Spotlights I

Poster Session Spotlights II

Poster Session Spotlights III

Poster Session Spotlights IV