Accepted Papers

Accepted Papers

Full Papers


Using a Robot Peer to Encourage the Production of Spatial Concepts in a Second Language
Christopher Wallbridge, Rianne van den Berghe, Daniel Hernandez Garcia, Junko Kanero, Séverin Lemaignan, Charlotte Edmunds, Tony Belpaeme


A User-Centred Storytelling Approach to Design a Language Companion Robotic Agent
Isabelle Granlund, Sita Vriend, Julia Benz, Roisatul Azizah, Mikael Laaksoharju, Mohammad Obaid


Initial Trustworthiness Perceptions of a Drone System based on Performance and Process Information
Theodore Jensen, Yusuf Albayram, Mohammad Maifi Hasan Khan, Ross Buck, Emil Coman, Md Fahim


Adaptive Mixed-Initiative Dialog Motivates a Game Player to Talk with an NPC
Tomomi Takahashi, Kazuaki Tanaka, Natsuki Oka


Replicability of the Effect of Mimicry in Human-robot Interaction
Yumiko Shinohara, Kazuhiro Mitsukuni, Takayuki Yoneda, Jun Ichikawa, Yukiko Nishizaki, Natsuki Oka


Bayesian Inference of Self-intention Attributed by Observer
Yosuke Fukuchi, Masahiko Osawa, Hiroshi Yamakawa, Tatsuji Takahashi, Michita Imai


OmniGaze: A display-covered omnidirectional camera for conveying remote user’s presence
Keisuke Shiro, Atsushi Okada, Takashi Miyaki, Jun Rekimoto


Technological and interpersonal trust in child-robot interaction: An exploratory study
Caroline van Straten, Jochen Peter, Rinaldo Kühne, Chiara de Jong, Alex Barco


Cooperative interactions generated by incompleteness in robots’ utterance
Yusaku Nishiwaki, Sho Itashiki, Nihan Karatas, Michio Okada


Empathy for Everyone? The Effect of Age When Evaluating a Virtual Agent
Adineh Hosseinpanah, Nicole Krämer, Carolin Straßmann


Divided Presence: Improving Group Decision-Making via Pseudo-Population Increase
Keisuke Seta, Masanori Yokoyama, Shigeo Yoshida, Takuji Narumi, Tomohiro Tanikawa, Michitaka Hirose


Driving Behavior Improvement through Driving Support and Review Support from Driver Agent
Takahiro Tanaka, Kazuhiro Fujikake, Yuki Yoshihara, Takashi Yonekawa, Makoto Inagami, Hirofumi Aoki, Hitoshi Kanamori


Shaping Robot Gestures to Shape Users’ Perception: The Effect of Amplitude and Speed on Godspeed Ratings
Amol Deshmukh, Bart Craenen, Alessandro Vinciarelli, Mary Ellen Foster


Development of product attachment in human-agent interaction
Miho Kitamura, Keiichi Kurata, Koji Oya, Katsumi Watanabe


Subliminal Priming in Human-Agent Interaction: Can Agents Use Single-Frame Visuals in Video Feeds to Shape User Perceptions?
Elaheh Sanoubari, Denise Y. Geiskkovitch, Diljot S. Garcha, Shahed A. Sabab, Kenny Hong, James E. Young, Andrea Bunt, Pourang Irani


Can a humanoid robot engage in heartwarming interaction service at a hotel?
Junya Nakanishi, Itaru Kuramoto, Jun Baba, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, Kohei Ogawa, Hiroshi Ishiguro


Analyses of Textile Pressure-map Sensor Data of a Stuffed Toy for Understanding Human Emotional Physical Contact
Tomoko Yonezawa, Hirotake Yamazoe


Attracting Attention and Changing Behavior toward Wall Advertisements with a Walking Virtual Agent
Naoto Yoshida, Sho Hanasaki, Tomoko Yonezawa


Emotion and Memory Model to Promote Mathematics Learning – An Exploratory Long-term Study
Muneeb Ahmad, Omar Mubin


Towards an Automatic Prediction of the Sense of Presence in Virtual Reality Environment
Magalie Ochs, Sameer Jain, Jean-Marie Pergandi, Philippe Blache


I Know You Better Than Yourself: Estimation of Blind Self Improves Acceptance for An Agent
Takuya Kato, Hirotaka Osawa


Reputation Based Trust in Human-Agent Teamwork Without Explicit Coordination
Feyza Hafizoglu, Sandip Sen


What gaze tells us about personality
Tagduda Ait Challal, Ouriel Grynszpan


Non-monotonic Logical Reasoning and Deep Learning for Explainable Visual Question Answering
Heather Riley, Mohan Sridharan


Conversational Agents to Suppress Customer Anger in Text-based Customer-support Conversations
Itaru Kuramoto, Jun Baba, Kohei Ogawa, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, Takayuki Kawabata, Hiroshi Ishiguro


Designing Expressive Lights and In-Situ Motions for Robots to Express Emotions
Sichao Song, Seiji Yamada


Virtual Hug Induces Modulated Impression on Hearsay Information
Junya Nakanishi, Hidenobu Sumioka, Hiroshi Ishiguro


A Robot for Reconstructing Presentation Behavior in Lecture
Tatsuya Ishino, Mitsuhiro Goto, Akihiro Kashihara


Do others believe what I believe? Estimating how much information is being shared by utterance timing
Shoya Matsumori, Yosuke Fukuchi, Masahiko Osawa, Michita Imai


Give me the support I want! : The effect of matching an embodied conversational agent s social support to users social support needs in fostering positive user-agent interaction
Jin Kang, Lewen Wei


An Explorative Comparison of Blame Attributions to Companion Robots Across Various Moral Dilemmas
Laura Wächter, Felix Lindner


Getting to know Pepper: Effects of people’s awareness of a robot’s capabilities on their trust in the robot
Alessandra Rossi, Patrick Holthaus, Kerstin Dautenhahn, Kheng Lee Koay, Micheal L. Walters


Semi-Aunotonomous Telepresence Robot for Adaptively Switching Operation using Inhibition and Disinhibition Mechanism
Kohei Okuoka, Yusuke Takimoto, Masahiko Osawa, Michita Imai


Multi-party Conversation of Driving Agents: The Effects of Overhearing Information on Perceived Lifelikeness and Distraction
Nihan Karatas, Shintaro Tamura, Momoko Fushiki, Okada Michio


Toward Initiative Decision-Making for Distributed Human-Robot Teams
Shu Jiang


Simulation of spatial behavior based on an agent model in human-agent initial interaction
Takafumi Sakamoto, Yugo Takeuchi


Incremental Acquisition and Reuse of Multimodal Affective Behaviors in a Conversational Agent
Maike Paetzel, James Kennedy, Ginevra Castellano, Jill Lehman


Explanation through Argumentation
Elizabeth Sklar, M. Q. Azhar


Human-Agent Interaction Model Learning based on Crowdsourcing
Jack-Antoine Charles, Caroline Ponzoni Carvalho Chanel, Nicolas Drougard


Perception of Culture-specific Gaze Behaviors of Agents and Gender Effects
Tomoko Koda, Yuuki Takeda

Demonstrations


Promoting Engagement in Self-Reviewing Presentation with Robot
Keisuke Inazawa and Akihiro Kashihara


The CONSULT System: Demonstration
Mark Ashworth, Panagiotis Balatsoukas, Martin Chapman, Vasa Curcin, Kai Essers, Nadin Kokciyan, Sanjay Modgil, Simon Parsons, Talya Porat, Isabel Sassoon, Elizabeth Sklar and Peter Young


The Market Scene: Physical Interaction with Multiple Agents
David Novick, Laura J. Hinojos, Aaron E. Rodriguez, Adriana Camacho and Mahdokht Afravi

Late-Breaking Results


Adaptive Semi-autonomous Agents via Episodic Control
Takuma Seno, Kohei Okuoka, Masahiko Osawa and Michita Imai


Arousal and Valence in Robot’s Emotional Expression of Breathing and Heartbeat
Naoto Yoshida and Tomoko Yonezawa


Assessing the POSTURE Prototype: A Late-Breaking Report on Patient Views
Kai Essers, Rebecca Rogers, Jackie Sturt, Elizabeth Sklar and Elizabeth Black


Brain neurophysiology to objectify the social competence of conversational agents
Thierry Chaminade, Birgit Rauchbauer, Bruno Nazarian, Morgane Bourhis, Magalie Ochs and Laurent Prévot


Comparing user responses to limited and flexible interaction in a conversational interface
Dilyana Savcheva and Mary Ellen Foster


Computational model of the user’s learning process when cued by a social versus non-social agent
Ouriel Grynszpan, Esther Mouquet, Matthew Rushworth, Jérôme Sallet and Mehdi Khamassi


Conceptual Design and Basic Experiments of a Portable Robot “TechTech” Inspiring Elderly People to Walk
Yoshikazu Mori and Yuri Kumahara


Controlling the Timing of Metacognitive Suggestions using Impasse Estimation
Yoshimasa Ohmoto, Hanako Sonobe and Toyoaki Nishida


Conversational Interaction with Multiple Agents Initiated via Proxemics and Gaze
David Novick, Laura J. Hinojos, Aaron E. Rodriguez, Adriana Camacho and Mahdokht Afravi


Examination of Filtering Method for Cognitive Atmosphere Model in VR Virtual Classroom
Masato Fukuda, Hung-Hsuan Huang and Toyoaki Nishida


Exploration of Basic Images about Robots in Adolescents: A Survey Based on Drawings in Japan
Tatsuya Nomura and Kenta Ura


Exploring the Potential of NAO robot as an Interviewer
Muneeb Ahmad, Omar Mubin and Hiren Patel


Integration of DNN Generated Spontaneous Reactions with a Generic Multimodal Framework for Embodied Conversational Agents
Hung-Hsuan Huang, Masato Fukuda, Stef Struik and Toyoaki Nishida


Internal Flow Model and Behavioral Design for Artificial Agent’s Ownership-desire Model
Kaede Ueno, Naoto Yoshida and Tomoko Yonezawa


Operators’ Experience of Trust in Manual Assembly with a Collaborative Robot
Malin Nordqvist and Jessica Lindblom


Power of Looking Together: Analysis of Social Facilitation by Agent’s Mutual Gaze
Takuya Toyono and Hirotaka Osawa


Preliminary Examination of Walking Stability Improvement by Wearable Tactile Expression Mechanism
Hirotake Yamazoe and Tomoko Yonezawa


Scaffolding for a Robot That Learns Reactions to Dialogue Acts
Akane Matsushima, Natsuki Oka, Yusuke Hattori and Chie Fukada


Study on the Use of Reference Objects to Convey an Impression of Dimensions
Kana Matsu, Takanori Komatsu and Minoru Kobayashi


Subjective Speech Can Be Useful for Persuasive Virtual Humans
Tetsuya Matsui and Seiji Yamada


Towards Improving Speech Emotion Recognition for In-Vehicle Agents: Preliminary Results of Incorporating Sentiment Analysis by Using Early and Late Fusion Methods
Yuanchao Li


Will you be happier? Designing a game that employs gifting non-player characters
Sha Li, Marian Ursu and Doug Williams