Monday – 7th Oct.

Welcome (9:45 am ~ 10:00 am)
Session 1: Learning Interaction (10:00 am ~ 11:15 am)
10:00 am ~
10:25 am
Playing Chess at a Human Desired Level and Style
Hanan Rosemarin, Ariel Rosenfeld
10:25 am ~
10:50 am
The Design Method of the Virtual Teacher
Tetsuya Matsui, Seiji Yamada
10:50 am ~
11:15 am
Hierarchical Affordance Discovery using Intrinsic Motivation
Alexandre Manoury, Sao Mai Nguyen, Cedric Buche
coffee break (30 min)
Keynote (11:45 am ~ 1:00 pm)
The social psychology of human-agent interaction (detail)
Prof. Jonathan Gratch
Poster Teasers 1 (1:00 pm ~ 1:30 pm)
Lunch + Poster Session 1 (1:30 pm ~ 3:30 pm)
(detail)
break (15 min)
MT Session 1: Emotion and Empathy 1 (3:45 pm ~ 5:15 pm)
3:45 pm ~
4:15 pm
Users’ Perception of Empathic Expressions by an Advanced Intelligent System
Jacqueline Urakami, Billie Akwa Moore, Sujitra Sutthithatip, Sung Park
4:15 pm ~
4:45 pm
Tangible Communication of Emotions with a Digital Companion for Managing Stress: An Exploratory Co-Design Study
Monika Jingar, Helena Lindgren
4:45 pm ~
5:15 pm
Calibrate my smile: robot learning its facial expressions through interactive play with humans
Dino Ilic, Ivana Zuzic, Drazen Brscic
break (45 min)
Welcome Reception (6:00 pm ~ 7:30 pm)
(detail)

 

Tuesday – 8th Oct.

Session 2: Emotion and Empathy 2 (10:00 am ~ 11:15 am)
10:00 am ~
10:25 am
Emotional Gripping Expression of a Robotic Hand as Physical Contact
Xiaoshun Meng, Naoto Yoshida, Tomoko Yonezawa
10:25 am ~
10:50 am
Cloud-Based Sentiment Analysis for Interactive Agents
Hussain Kazmi, Merel Keijsers, Christoph Bartneck
10:50 am ~
11:15 am
The Role of Animism Tendencies and Empathy in Adult Evaluations of Robot
Mako Okanda, Kosuke Taniguchi, Shoji Itakura
coffee break (30 min)
Keynote (11:45 am ~ 1:00 pm)
Accounting social cognitive mechanisms by the framework of predictive coding and active inference: a synthetic experimental study using robotics interaction platforms (detail)
Prof. Jun Tani
Poster Teasers 2 (1:00 pm ~ 1:30 pm)
Lunch + Poster Session 2 (1:30 pm ~ 3:30 pm)
(detail)
Excursion (3:30 pm ~ 7:00 pm)
Banquet (7:00 pm ~ 9:00 pm)
(detail)

 

Wednesday – 9th Oct.

Session 3: Computational Model (10:00 am ~ 11:15 am)
10:00 am ~
10:25 am
A Markovian Method for Predicting Trust Behavior in Human-Agent Interaction
David V. Pynadath, Ning Wang, Sreekar Kamireddy
10:25 am ~
10:50 am
A Computational Model of Trust-, Pupil-, and Motivation Dynamics
Trond A. Tjøstheim, Christian Balkenius, Birger Johansson
10:50 am ~
11:15 am
Switch off a Robot, Switch off a Mind?
Nicolas Spatola
coffee break (30 min)
Session 4: Perception (11:45 am ~ 1:00 pm)
11:45 am ~
12:10 pm
Analyzing Eye Movements in Interview Communication with Virtual Reality Agents
Fuhui Tian, Shogo Okada, Katsumi Nitta
12:10 pm ~
12:35 pm
Acting as if Being Aware of Visitors’ Attention Strengthens a Robotic Salesperson’s Social Presence
Masaya Iwasaki, Jian Zhou, Mizuki Ikeda, Yuya Onishi, Tatsuyuki Kawamura, Hideyuki Nakanishi
12:35 pm ~
1:00 pm
Let Me Get To Know You Better – How Interactions Can Help Overcoming Uncanny Feelings
Maike Paetzel
Poster Teasers 3 (1:00 pm ~ 1:30 pm)
Lunch + Poster Session 3 (1:30 pm ~ 3:30 pm)
(detail)
break (15 min)
MT Session 2: Conversation Design (3:45 pm ~ 5:45 pm)
3:45 pm ~
4:15 pm
It’s how you say it: identifying appropriate register for chatbot language design
Ana Paula Chaves, Eck Doerry, Jesse Egbert, Marco Aurelio Gerosa
4:15 pm ~
4:45 pm
Team Design Patterns
Jurriaan van Diggelen, Matthew Johnson
4:45 pm ~
5:15 pm
Notification Timing of Agent with Vection and Character for Semi-Automatic Wheelchair Operation
Kouichi Enami, Kohei Okuoka, Shohei Akita, Michita Imai
5:15 pm ~
5:45 pm
A Model of Social Explanations for a Conversational Movie Recommendation System
Florian Pecune, Shruti Murali, Vivian Tsai, Yoichi Matsuyama, Justine Cassell

 

Thursday – 10th Oct.

Session 5: Learning and Convesation (10:00 am ~ 11:15 am)
10:00 am ~
10:25 am
Deploying a Deep Learning Agent for HRI with Potential “end-users” at Multiple Sheltered Housing Sites
Marta Romeo, Daniel Hernandez Garcia, Ray Jones, Angelo Cangelosi
10:25 am ~
10:50 am
An Investigation on the Effectiveness of Multimodal Fusion and Temporal Feature Extraction in Reactive and Spontaneous Behavior Generation RNN Models for Listener Agents
Hung-Hsuan Huang, Masato Fukuda, Toyoaki Nishida
10:50 am ~
11:15 am
A Conversational Robotic Approach to Dementia Symptoms
Ryuji Yamazaki, Hiroko Kase, Shuichi Nishio, Hiroshi Ishiguro
coffee break (30 min)
Session 6: Movements and Behaviors (11:45 am ~ 13:00 pm)
11:45 am ~
12:10 pm
App-LSTM: Data-driven Generation of Socially Acceptable Trajectories for Approaching Small Groups of Agents
Fangkai Yang, Christopher Peters
12:10 pm ~
12:35 pm
Criticality-based Collision Avoidance Prioritization for Crowd Navigation
Himangshu Saikia, Fangkai Yang, Christopher Peters
12:35 pm ~
1:00 pm
Parent Disciplining Styles to Prevent Children’s Misbehaviors toward a Social Robot
Jorge Gallego Pérez, Kazuo Sasaki, Yasuhiro Kanakogi, Takayuki Kanda
Closing (1:00 pm ~ 1:15 pm)

 
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