Technical Program

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Wednesday, November 11th (Day 1)



08:00-08:25 Welcome

General Chairs Welcome

Acknowledgement of Country

Executive Opening

House Keeping

08:30-09:20 Keynote

We’re in This Together: Social Robots in Group, Organizational, and Community Interactions
Associate Prof. Selma Šabanović, Indiana University

09:20-09:30 Break
09:30-11:00 Paper Session

Paper Session 1: Trust and Teamwork

Session Chair: Wafa Johal (University of New South Wales)

Investigating the Effects of (Empty) Promises on Human-Automation Interaction and Trust Repair
Yusuf Albayram, Theodore Jensen, Mohammad Maifi Hasan Khan, Md Abdullah Al Fahim, Ross Buck, Emil Coman

Invoking Principles of Groupware to Develop and Evaluate Present and Future Human-Agent Teams
Christopher Flathmann, Beau Schelble, Brock Tubre, Nathan McNeese, Paige Rodeghero,

Stimulation of Motivation for Learning by Multiple Agents in Group Training
Cong Wang, Naoto Yoshida, Xin Wan, Tomoko Yonezawa

Where Should I Sit? Exploring the Impact of Seating Arrangement in a Human-Robot Collaborative Task
Denise Y. Geiskkovitch, Daniel Rea, Agape Seo, Stela Seo, Brittany Postnikoff, James E. Young


Wednesday, November 11th (Day 1)

18:00-19:00 Poster Session Poster Session 1
19:00-19:30 Social Event Get to Know Australia
19:30-21:00 Paper Session

Paper Session 2: Affective Computing

Session Chair: Tomoko Yonezawa (Kansai University)

Comparing Human Trust Attitude Towards Human and Agent Teammates
Feyza Hafizoglu, Sandip Sen

The Impact of a Social Robot Public Speaker on Audience Attention
Marie-Luce Bourguet, Minghe Xu, Shiyu Zhang, Jacqueline Urakami, Gentiane Venture

Persuasion Strategies Using a Social Robot in an Interactive Storytelling Scenario
Raul Paradeda, Carlos Martinho, Ana Paiva

A Socially-Aware Conversational Recommender System for Personalized Recipes Recommendations
Florian Pecune, Lucile Callebert, Stacy Marsella

21:00-21:25 Invited Talk Frontiers talk

Thursday, November 12th (Day 2)



08:00-08:25 Invited Talk AI + Experience Design: Trends and Opportunities in the industrial world
Gayathri Gopalakrishnan, UX Research Group, ABB
08:30-09:30 Social Event Birds of a Feather
09:30-10:30 Paper Session

Paper Session 3: Home and Healthcare

Session Chair: Masahiko Osawa (Nihon University)

Personality in Healthcare Human Robot Interaction (H-HRI): A Literature Review and Brief Critique
Connor Esterwood, Lionel Robert

Gap between owner’s perceptions and dog’s behaviors toward the same physical agents: using a dog-like speaker and a humanoid robot
Haruka Kasuga, Yuichiro Ikeda

Effects of Space and Scenery on Virtual-pet Assisted Activity
Kenta Nakajima, Mihoko Niitsuma


Wednesday, November 12th (Day 2)

18:00-18:25 Invited Talk Conversations with Social Robots – Where are we today?
Gabriel Skantze, Co-Founder, Furhat Robotics
18:30-19:30 Social Event Adam Axford – Magician/Wordsmith
19:30-21:00 Paper Session

Paper Session 4: Game-based Approach

Session Chair: Sarit Kraus (Bar-Ilan University)

The Effect of Experience and Embodiment on Empathetic Behavior toward Virtual Agents
Yuna Kano, Junya Morita

Exploring Human-Robot Trust Through the Investment Game: An Immersive Space Mission Scenario
Emy Arts, Sebastian Zörner, Kavish Bhatia, Glareh Mir, Florian Schmalzl, Ankit Srivastava, Brenda Vasiljevic, Tayfun Alpay, Annika Peters, Erik Strahl, Stefan Wermter

Impact of Agent Reliability and Predictability on Trust in Real Time Human-Agent Collaboration
Sylvain Daronnat, Leif Azzopardi, Martin Halvey, Mateusz Dubiel

Concordance of Risk Tendency Increases User’s Satisfaction: Verification of Agents in Cooperative Game Hanabi
Atsushi Kawagoe, Hirotaka Osawa

21:00-21:50 Keynote

What Kind of Human-centric Robotics do We Need? Investigations from Human-robot Interactions in Socially Assistive Scenarios
Prof. Ginevra Castellano, Uppsala University

21:50-22:00 Break
22:00-23:00 Invited Talk CyberAgent Event

Friday, November 13th (Day 3)



08:00-08:50 Keynote

The Rapid Rise of Drone Technology
Sebastian Robertson, CEO, BIRDI

08:50-09:00 Break
09:00-10:00 Poster Session Poster Session 2
10:00-11:00 Paper Session

Paper Session 5: HAI Model

Session Chair: Junya Morita (Shizuoka University)

Towards Meaningfully Integrating Human-Autonomy Teaming in Applied Settings
Beau Schelble, Christopher Flathmann, Nathan McNeese

Classification and Prospects for HAI Research Based on a Tentative Framework
Takafumi Sakamoto, Yugo Takeuchi

An Application of the INFINITE framework in a Human-Agent Negotiation Competition
Sandip Sen, Bohan Xu, James Hale, Shadow Pritchard

Impacts of the Use of Machine Learning on Work Design
Kevin Crowston, Francesco Bolici


Wednesday, November 13th (Day 3)

18:00-19:00 Paper Session

Paper Session 6: Design and IUI

Session Chair: Thommy Eriksson (Chalmers University of Technology)

Shift and Blend: Understanding the hybrid character of computing artefacts on a tool-agent spectrum
Marco C. Rozendaal, Evert van Beek, Pim Haselager, David Abbink, Catholijn Jonker

Adaptive Driving Agent: from driving a machine to riding with a friend
Claudia Goldman, Albert Harounian, Ruben Mergui, Sarit Kraus

Game Theory-based Human-Assistant Agent Interaction Model: Feasibility Study for a Complex Task
Martial Razakatiana, Christophe Kolski, René Mandiau, Thomas Mahatody

19:00-19:30 Social Event Yoga with Birgit Penzenstadler
19:30-20:30 Paper Session

Paper Session 7: Surveys and Qualitative Studies

Session Chair: Muneeb Ahmad (Heriot-Watt University)

Domestic Drones: Context of Use in Research Literature
Mohammad Obaid, Wafa Johal, Omar Mubin

On the Intention to Use the Pepper Robot as Communication Channel in a Business Context: Results of a User Acceptance Survey
Christina Schmidbauer, Marcel Umele, Tanja Zigart, Astrid Weiss, Sebastian Schlund

Customized Robot-Assisted Language Learning to Support Immigrants at Work – Findings and Insights from a Qualitative User Experience Study
Susanna Kouri, Ellinoora Köpman, Aino Ahtinen, Valentina Ramírez Millan

20:30-21:00 Closing

General Chairs, HAI2021 Steering Committee and Awards

Executive Closing Talk