Day 1 (9th, Nov.)

6:30-7:20Keynote 1Ghost Engineering: Technologies for designing ourselves via embodied interaction
Prof. Takuji Narumi, The University of Tokyo
7:35–8:50Session 1Telepresence
  • Robot Mediated Handholding Combined with a Mobile Video Call Makes the Users Feel Nearer and Closer
  • Expression of Robot’s Emotion and Intention Utilizing Physical Positioning in Conversation
  • How do Different Modes of Verbal Expressiveness of a Student Robot Impact Human Teachers’ Intention to Use the Robot?
8:50–15:30Online Video Presentations
15:30–16:00Social Event 1
16:00–17:10Poster 1
17:35–18:50Session 2Behavior Design and Model
  • Speech-based Gesture Generation for Robots and Embodied Agents: A ScopingReview
  • Fitting the room: social motivations for context-aware agents
  • Proposing an Inferential Model for Indebtedness Arising from Agents’ Helping Behavior Using Bayesian Model
  • Design Implications for a Virtual Language Learning Companion Robot: Considering the Appearance, Interaction and Rewarding Behavior

Day 2 (10th, Nov.)

6:00–6:50Keynote 2Material mind and enrobotment: living humans vs robots
Prof. Irini Giannopulu, René Descartes University (Paris 5)
7:15–8:25Poster 2
8:25–8:40Special Help desk for Audience
8:40–15:30Online Video Presentations
15:30–16:00Social Event 2
16:00–17:15Session 3Emotion and Personality
  • How People Distinguish Individuals from their Movements: Toward the Realization of Personalized Agents
  • The Internal State Mediating Between Decision-Making and Arousal
  • Melodic Emotional Expression Increases Ease of Talking to Spoken Dialog Agents
  • Key Qualities of Conversational Recommender Systems: From Users’ Perspective
17:30–18:45Session 4Chatbots and Conversational Agents
  • When You Interact with Alexa, You Cannot Concentrate on Your Task”: Analyzing Cognitive Load in Dual Task Scenarios
  • Conceptual Designing of a Virtual Receptionist: Remote Desktop Walkthrough and Bodystorming in VR
  • Applying the Character-Based Chatbots Generation Framework in Education and Healthcare
  • Mitigating the Effects of Delayed Virtual Agent Response Time Using Conversational Fillers

Day 3 (11th, Nov.)

6:00–7:15Session 5Driving
  • Happy Driver: Investigating the Effect of Mood on Preferred Style of Driving in Self-Driving Cars
  • What are Social Norms for Low-speed Autonomous Vehicle Navigation in Crowded Environments? An Online Survey
  • Should a driving support agent provide explicit instructions to the user? Video-based study focused on politeness strategies
7:35–8:50Session 6Group Collaboration
  • Say What? Collaborative Pop Lyric Generation Using Multitask Transfer Learning
  • Users, Tasks, and Conversational Agents: A Personality Study
  • Modeling an Adaptive Resident-System interaction for cognitive assistance in Ambient Assisted Living
  • Building Trust Over Time in Human-Agent Relationships
8:50–15:30Online Video Presentations
15:30–16:00Social Event 3
16:00–17:15Session 7Trust and Persuasion
  • Cyberbullying mitigation by a proxy persuasion of a chat member hijacked by a chatbot
  • The Effectiveness of Self-Recommending Agents in Advancing PurchaseBehavior Steps in Retail Marketing
  • “An Error Occurred!” – Trust Repair With Virtual Robot Using Levels of Mistake Explanation
  • Theory of Mind Improves Human’s Trust in an Iterative Human-Robot Game
17:15–17:45Closing / Award Ceremony