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Registration and cloak services are available:

  • Day 1: 08:00–10:00, 12:00–15:00 and 18:00–21:00
  • Day 2: 08:00–10:00 and 15:00–18:00
  • Day 3: 08:00–10:00 and 17:00–21:00

On-site registration is available:

  • Day 1: 08:00–18:00
  • Day 2: 08:00–18:00
  • Day 3: 08:00–10:00

Program at a glance

Day 1 – November 22
During the workshop day, coffee will be served from 10:30 to 11:30 and from 15:30 to 16:30
Room 401 Room 402 Room 403
09:00 – 09:30 WS1
(SRI)
WS2
(HSC)
09:30 – 13:00 WS3
(MISR)
13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 17:00 WS4
(RR)
17:00 – 17:30
18:30 – 19:30 Welcome party
Day 2 – November 23
08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 08:45 Opening
08:45 – 09:45 Oral Session I: Design
09:45 – 10:25 Interactive Session Showcase (Interactive Sessions I, II)
10:30 – 11:30 Interactive Session I: Assistive Technology and Healthcare / Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Oral Session II: Autism and Healthcare
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Plenary Talk ( Prof. Takanori Shibata)
14:30 – 15:30 Oral Session III: Gaze and Dialog
15:30 – 16:30 Interactive Session II: Language, Vision and Haptics / Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:30 Oral Session IV: Hand and Haptics
17:30 – 18:15 Travel to Banquet
18:15 – 21:00 Design Competition / Banquet

Day 3 – November 24
08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 09:30 Plenary Talk (Dr. Takayuki Kanda)
09:30 – 11:00 Oral Session V: Affect and Emotion
11:00 – 11:40 Interactive Session Showcase (Interactive Sessions III, IV)
11:40 – 12:40 Interactive Sessions III: Design and Emotion / Coffee Break
12:40 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Oral Session VI: Group and Proximics
14:30 – 15:30 Oral Session VII: Telepresence and VR
15:30 – 16:30 Interactive Session IV: Service, Mobile and Multi Robots / Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00 Oral Session VIII: Social Interaction and Trust
18:00 – 19:00 Awarding / Farewell Party

Keynotes

Neurological Therapeutic Medical Robot, PARO, for Non-Pharmacological Therapy and its Clinical Evidence by Prof. Takanori Shibata, Senior Research Scientist at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST, Japan) and creator of the social robot PARO.

Social robots in public space by Dr. Takayuki Kanda, Senior Research Scientist at ATR Intelligent Robotics & Communication Labs.

Detailed program

Day 2 – November 23
08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 08:45 Opening
08:45 – 09:45 Oral Session I: Design
Chair:
Miguel Salichs (Univ. Carlos III, Spain)
  • An Evaluation Tool of the Effect of Robots in Eldercare on the Sense of Safety and Security
    Neziha Akalin, Andrey Kiselev, Annica Kristoffersson, Amy Loutfi
  • RoMa: A Hi-tech Robotic Mannequin for the Fashion Industry
    Minoo Alemi, Ali Meghdari, Ehsan Saffari, Ahmad Zibafar, Leila Faryan, Ali Ghorbandaei Pour, Amin Reza Soltani
  • Becoming Real: An Anthropological Approach to Evaluating Robots in the Real World
    Louise Veling
  • Creating lively behaviors in social robots
    Inés Jara-Rivera, Álvaro Castro-González, José Carlos Castillo, Fernando Alonso Martín, Maria Malfaz, Miguel A. Salichs
09:45 – 10:25 Interactive Session Showcase (Interactive Sessions I, II)
10:30 – 11:30 Interactive Session I: Assistive Technology and Healthcare / Coffee Break
I – 1 Rethinking the Why of Socially Assistive Robotics through Design
Ioana Ocnarescu, Isabelle Cossin
I – 2 Children's perceptions of robots' social competence: Design and validation process of a measurement instrument
Vicky Charisi, Daniel Davison, Frances Wijnen, Dennis Reidsma, Vanessa Evers
I – 3 Developing Interaction Scenarios with a Humanoid Robot to Encourage Visual Perspective Taking Skills in Children with Autism – Preliminary Proof of Concept Tests
Ben Robins, Kerstin Dautenhahn, Luke Wood, Abolfazl Zaraki
I – 4 Dialogue Design of a Robot-Based Face-Mirroring Game to Engage Autistic Children with Emotional Expressions
Pauline Chevalier, Jamy Li, Eloise Ainger, Alyssa Alcorn, Snezana Babovic, Vicky Charisi, Suncica Petrovic, Bob Schadenberg, Liz Pellicano, Vanessa Evers
I – 5 Naturalistic Conversational Gaze Control for Humanoid Robots - A First Step
Hagen Lehmann, Ingo Keller, Reza Ahmadzadeh, Frank Broz
I – 6 Xylotism: A Tablet-Based Application to Teach Music to Children with Autism
Maryam Tavakkol, Amin Habibnejad Korayem, Azadeh Shariati, Ali Meghdari, Minoo Alemi, Ehsan Ahmadi, Alireza Taheri, Rozita Heidari
I – 7 Do you think I approve of that? Designing facial expressions for a robot
Ruth Aylett, Frank Broz, Ayan Ghosh, Mei Yii Lim, Peter McKenna, Gnanathusharan Rajendran
I – 8 Recognition of Gestural Behaviors Expressed by a Humanoid Robotic Platform for Teaching Affect Recognition to Children with Autism - A Healthy Subjects Pilot Study
Brittney English, Alexis Coates, Ayanna Howard
I – 9 Design and Implementation of a Device Management System for Healthcare Assistive Robots: Sensor Manager System Version 2
Sheng Zhang, Ho Seok AHN, Jong Yoon Lim, Min Ho Lee, Bruce MacDonald
I – 10 Robots and Human Touch in Care: Desirable and Non-Desirable Robot Assistance
Jaana Parviainen, Tuuli Turja, Lina Van Aerschot
11:30 – 12:30 Oral Session II: Autism and Healthcare
Chairs:
Ben Robins (University of Hertfordshire, UK)
Yumeko Imamura (AIST, Japan)
  • `Autistic Robots' for Embodied Emulation of Behaviors Typically Seen in Children with Different Autism Severities
    Kim Baraka, Francisco Melo, Manuela Veloso
  • The Evolution of the Humanoid Robot Kaspar: An Assistive Robot for Children with Autism
    Luke Wood, Abolfazl Zaraki, Michael Walters, Ori Novanda, Ben Robins, Kerstin Dautenhahn
  • The Need for Service Robots among Health Care Professionals in Hospitals and Housing Services
    Kimmo Vänni, Sirpa Salin
  • Field testing of the influence of assistive wear on the physical fitness of nursing-care workers
    Yumeko Imamura, Takayuki Tanaka, Kazuki Takizawa
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Plenary Talk ( Prof. Takanori Shibata)
Chair:
Kenji Suzuki (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
14:30 – 15:30 Oral Session III: Gaze and Dialog
Chairs:
Emilia Barakova (Technical University of Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Agnieszka Wykowska (IIT, Italy)
  • The Interaction Between Voice and Appearance in the Embodiment of a Robot Tutor
    Helen Hastie, Katrin Solveig Lohan, Amol Deshmukh, Ruth Aylett
  • Gaze-Based Hints During Child - Robot GamePlay
    Eunice Mwangi, Marta Díaz-Boladeras, Emilia Barakova, Andreu Catala, Matthias Rauterberg
  • Gaze Behavioral Adaptation towards Group Members for Providing Effective Recommendations
    Silvia Rossi, Pasquale D'Alterio
  • The importance of mutual gaze in human-robot interaction
    Kyveli Kompatsiari, Vadim Tikhanoff, Francesca Ciardo, Giorgio Metta, Agnieszka Wykowska
15:30 – 16:30 Interactive Session II: Language, Vision and Haptics / Coffee Break
II – 1 Subtle Reaction and Response Time Effects in Human-Robot Touch Interaction
Masahiro Shiomi, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro
II – 2 Human-like Hand Reaching by Motion Prediction using Long Short-Term Memory
Phongtharin Vinayavekhin, Michiaki Tatsubori, Daiki Kimura, Yifan Huang, Giovanni De Magistris, Asim Munawar, Ryuki Tachibana
II – 3 Hand Gestures and Verbal Acknowledgments Improve Human-Robot Rapport
Jason Wilson, Nah Young Lee, Annie Saechao, Sharon Hershenson, Matthias Scheutz, Linda Tickle-Degnen
II – 4 Exploring Tangible Implicit Probes to Measure Human-Robot Engagement
Mohammad Obaid, Yuan Gao, Wolmet Barendregt, Ginevra Castellano
II – 5 Robotic device to mediate human-human hug-driven remote communication
Eleuda Nunez, Masakazu Hirokawa, Hiroya Igarashi, Kenji Suzuki
II – 6 Look but Don’t Stare: Mutual Gaze Interaction in Social Robots
Yanxia Zhang, Jonas Beskow, Hedvig Kjellstrom
II – 7 Dynamic Gesture Recognition for Social Robots
José Carlos Castillo, David Cáceres Domínguez, Fernando Alonso-Martín, Álvaro Castro-González, Miguel A. Salichs
II – 8 An Image based Non-verbal Behaviour analysis of HRI
Omar Mubin, Hiren Patel, Aila Khan, Mohammad Obaid
II – 9 Impact of Tutoring Strategies in Grounded Lexicon Learning
Jens Nevens, Michael Spranger
II – 10 Learning Relationships between Objects and Places by Multimodal Spatial Concept with Bag of Objects
Shota Isobe, Akira Taniguchi, Yoshibobu Hagiwara, Tadahiro Taniguchi
16:30 – 17:30 Oral Session IV: Hand and Haptics
Chairs:
Ryad Chellali (Nanjing Tech University, China)
Seiichiro Katsura (Keio Univ, Japan)
  • Motor Actions Predictions and Controls for the NAO Robot when Playing Hand Clapping Games
    Yang Yi, Ryad Chellali
  • Towards 3D Printed Prosthetic Hands that can Satisfy Psychosocial Needs: Grasping Force Comparisons between a Prosthetic Hand and Human Hands
    Ahmad Yaser Alhaddad, Sami Alkhatib, Rahib Ahmed Khan, Salman Ismail, Al-Sendibad Said Shehadeh, Abdellatif Mohammad Sadeq, John-John Cabibihan
  • Hand in Hand with Robots: Differences between Experienced and Naive Users in Human-Robot Handover Scenarios
    Sebastian Meyer zu Borgsen, Jasmin Bernotat, Sven Wachsmuth
  • Development of Control Mechanism for Safety Enhancement in Bilateral Control Robot Applications
    R. M. Maheshi Ruwanthika, Seiichiro Katsura
17:30 – 18:15 Travel to Banquet
18:15 – 21:00 Design Competition / Banquet

Day 3 – November 24
08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 09:30 Plenary Talk (Dr. Takayuki Kanda)
Chair:
Abderrahmane Kheddar (AIST, Japan)
09:30 – 11:00 Oral Session V: Affect and Emotion
Chairs:
Birgit Lugrin (University of Wuerzburg, Germany)
Zeynep Yucel (Okayama Univ, Japan)
  • Walk the talk: Gestures in mobile interaction
    Zeynep Yucel, Francesco Zanlungo, Masahiro Shiomi
  • There once was a Robot Storyteller: Measuring the Effects of Emotion and non-verbal Behaviour
    Hendrik Striepe, Birgit Lugrin
  • Influence of Environmental Context on Recognition Rates
    Madison Heimerdinger, Amy LaViers
  • A Robot that Encourages Self-Disclosure by Hug
    Masahiro Shiomi, Aya Nakata, Masayuki Kanbara, NORIHIRO HAGITA
  • Improving User's Performance by Motivation: Matching Robot Interaction Strategy with User's Regulatory State
    Arturo Cruz-Maya, Adriana Tapus, Roxana Agrigoroaie
  • What Went Wrong and Why? Diagnosing Situated Interaction Failures in the Wild
    Sean Andrist, Dan Bohus, Ece Kamar, Eric Horvitz
11:00 – 11:40 Interactive Session Showcase (Interactive Sessions III, IV)
11:40 – 12:40 Interactive Sessions III: Design and Emotion / Coffee Break
III – 1 Adaptive Emotional Chatting Behavior to Increase the Sociability of Robots
Igor Rodriguez, José María Martínez-Otzeta, Elena Lazkano, Txelo Ruiz
III – 2 Young EFL learners’ attitude towards RALL: an observational study focusing on motivation, anxiety, and interaction
Minoo Alemi, Nafiseh Haeri
III – 3 Role-oriented Designing: A New Methodology to Designing for Appearance and Interaction Ways of Customized Professional Social Robots
Yang Su, Shuzhi Ge
III – 4 Understanding anthropomorphism: Anthropomorphism is not a reverse process of dehumanization
Jakub Zlotowski, Hidenobu Sumioka, Christoph Bartneck, Shuichi Nishio, Hiroshi Ishiguro
III – 5 About Decisions During Human-Robot Shared Plan Achievement: Who Should Act and How?
Sandra Devin, Aurélie Clodic, Rachid ALAMI
III – 6 Embodiment, Privacy and Social Robots: May I remember you?
Meg Tonkin, Jonathan Vitale, Suman Ojha, Jesse Clark, Sammy Pfeiffer, William Judge, Xun Wang, Mary-Anne Williams
III – 7 Influence of Robot's Interaction Style on Performance in Stroop Task
Roxana Agrigoroaie, Adriana Tapus
III – 8 Human Perceptions of the Severity of Domestic Robot Errors
Alessandra Rossi, Kerstin Dautenhahn, Kheng Lee Koay, Michael Walters
III – 9 Dance with me! Child-robot interaction in the wild
Gentiane Venture, Bipin Indurkhya, Takamune Izui
12:40 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Oral Session VI: Group and Proximics
Chairs:
Silvia Rossi (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)
Masakazu Hirokawa (University of Tsukuba)
  • User's Personality and Activity Influence on HRI Comfortable Distances
    Silvia Rossi, Mariacarla Staffa, Luigi Bove, Roberto Capasso, Giovanni Ercolano
  • Initial Design, Implementation and Technical Evaluation of a Context-Aware Proxemics Planner for a Social Robot
    Kheng Lee Koay, Dag Sverre Syrdal, Richard Bormann, Joe Saunders, Michael Walters, Kerstin Dautenhahn
  • Design of a cloud-based robotic platform for accompanying and interacting with humans
    Bruno Leme, Chiara Piezzo, Kenji Suzuki, Masakazu Hirokawa
  • Rule Extraction Method Considering Reliability for Synchronized Behavior of Group Robots in Multi-party Conversations
    Kazuki Sakai, yuichiro yoshikawa, hiroshi ishiguro
14:30 – 15:30 Oral Session VII: Telepresence and VR
Chairs:
Marketta Niemelä (VTT, Finland)
Masahiro Shiomi (ATR)
  • Subjective Stress in Hybrid Collaboration
    Sarah Müller, Sebastian Stiehm, Jeschke Sabina, Richert Anja
  • An Approach to Improving the Daily-Use Communication with a TV Chat Robot
    Shogo Nishimura, Hiromichi Kawanami, Masayuki Kanbara, NORIHIRO HAGITA
  • Do Audio-Visual Stimuli Change Hug Impressions?
    Masahiro Shiomi, NORIHIRO HAGITA
  • A Telepresence Robot in Residential Care: Family Increasingly Present, Personnel Worried about Privacy
    Marketta Niemelä, Lina van Aerschot, Antti Tammela, Iina Aaltonen
15:30 – 16:30 Interactive Session IV: Service, Mobile and Multi Robots / Coffee Break
IV – 1 News Application Adaptation based on User Sensory Profile
Roxana Agrigoroaie, Stefan Dan Ciocirlan, Adriana Tapus
IV – 2 Integrating a Humanoid Robot into ECHONET-based Smart Home Environments
Ha-Duong Bui, Van Cu Pham, Yuto Lim, Yasuo Tan, Nak Young Chong
IV – 3 Omnidirectional Traveling Instruction for Behavior Navigation
Yuuya Suzuki, Naoji Shiroma, Arvin Agah, Eimei Oyama
IV – 4 Shopping Mall Robots – Opportunities and Constraints from the Retailer and Manager Perspective
Marketta Niemelä, Päivi Heikkilä, Hanna Lammi, Virpi Oksman
IV – 5 Robot compliant behaviour with mixed-initiative interaction in an obstacle avoidance scenario
Chiara Piezzo, Bruno Leme, Masakazu Hirokawa, Kenji Suzuki
IV – 6 Starting a Conversation by Multi-Robot Cooperative Behavior
takamasa iio, yuichiro yoshikawa, hiroshi ishiguro
IV – 7 Adaptive Strategies for Multi-Party Interactions with Robots in Public Spaces
Saida Mussakhojayeva, Anara Sandygulova
IV – 8 Social group motion in robots
Francesco Zanlungo, Zeynep Yucel, Florent Ferreri, Jani Even, Luis Yoichi Morales Saiki, Takayuki Kanda
IV – 9 Learning Affordances for Assistive Robots
Mohan Sridharan, Ben Meadows
IV – 10 A Visual Environment for Reactive Robot Programming of Macro-level Behaviors
Floris Erich, Kenji Suzuki, Masakazu Hirokawa
16:30 – 18:00 Oral Session VIII: Social Interaction and Trust
Chairs:
Takamasa Iio (Osaka University, Japan)
Kheng Lee Koay (University of Hertfordshire)
  • Shape It – The Influence of Robot Body Shape on Gender Perception in Robots
    Jasmin Bernotat, Friederike Eyssel, Janik Sachse
  • A Study on How the Timing and Magnitude of Robot Errors May Influence People Trust of Robots in an Emergency Scenario
    Alessandra Rossi, Kerstin Dautenhahn, Kheng Lee Koay, Michael Walters
  • Gender Difference in Expectation for Domestic Robots: A Survey in Japan
    Tatsuya Nomura
  • Yes, Of Course? An Investigation on Obedience and Feelings of Shame towards a Robot
    Isabelle Menne
  • Do Social Rewards from Robots Enhance Offline Improvements in Motor Skills?
    Soto Okumura, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, NORIHIRO HAGITA
  • What Can We Learn from the Long-Term Users of a Social Robot?
    Csaba Kertesz, Markku Turunen
18:00 – 19:00 Awarding / Farewell Party