IEEE RO-MAN 2019 14 - 18 Oct, 2019. Le Meridien, New Delhi, India The 28th IEEE International Conference on
Robot and Human Interactive Communication
   

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Technical Program for Wednesday October 16, 2019

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WeIII_PL Room T6
Plenary Talk III: Intelligent Robotics for Quality Living for All by
Marcelo H Ang Jr, National University of Singapore
Plenary Session
Chair: Cabibihan, John-JohnQatar University
 
WeAM_TBr Room T7
Tea Break III
 
WeAT1 Room T8
Machine Learning and Adaptation Regular Session
Chair: Gupta, KamalSimon Fraser University
Co-Chair: Busch, BaptisteEPFL
 
10:30-10:45, Paper WeAT1.1 
HiFI: A Hierarchical Framework for Incremental Learning Using Deep Feature Representation
Raj, Ankita (IIT Delhi), Majumder, Anima (Tata Consultancy Services), Swagat, Kumar (Tata Consultancy Services)
 
10:45-11:00, Paper WeAT1.2 
Reinforcement Learning Motion Planning for an EOG-Centered Robot Assisted Navigation in a Virtual Environment
Garrote, Luís Carlos (Institute of Systems and Robotics), Perdiz, João (University of Coimbra), Pires, Gabriel (University of Coimbra), Nunes, Urbano J. (Instituto De Sistemas E Robotica)
 
11:00-11:15, Paper WeAT1.3 
Identifying Multiple Interaction Events from Tactile Data During Robot-Human Object Transfer
Davari, Mohammad-Javad (Simon Fraser University), Hegedus, Michael James (Simon Fraser University), Gupta, Kamal (Simon Fraser University), mehrandezh, mehran (University of Regina)
 
11:15-11:30, Paper WeAT1.4 
Accuracy Improvement of Facial Expression Recognition in Speech Acts: Confirmation of Effectiveness of Information Around a Mouth and GAN-Based Data Augmentation
Song, KyuSeob (KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)), Kwon, Dong-Soo (KAIST)
 
11:30-11:45, Paper WeAT1.5 
An Empirical Study of Person Re-Identification with Attributes
Shree, Vikram (Cornell University), Chao, Wei-Lun (Cornell University), Campbell, Mark (Cornell University)
 
11:45-12:00, Paper WeAT1.6 
Q-Learning Based Navigation of a Quadrotor Using Non-Singular Terminal Sliding Mode Control
yogi, Subhash Chand (Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur), Tripathi, Vibhu Kumar (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur), Kamath, Archit Krishna (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur), Behera, Laxmidhar (IIT Kanpur)
 
WeAT2 Room T2
Imitation Learning Regular Session
Chair: Wachs, JuanPurdue University
Co-Chair: Di Nuovo, AlessandroSheffield Hallam University
 
10:30-10:45, Paper WeAT2.1 
SMAK-Net: Self Supervised Multi-Level Spatial Attention Network for Knowledge Representation towards Imitation Learning
Ramachandruni, Kartik (TCS Innovation Labs), Vankadari, Madhu Babu (TCS), Majumder, Anima (Tata Consultancy Services), Dutta, Samrat (TCS Research and Innovation), Swagat, Kumar (Tata Consultancy Services)
 
10:45-11:00, Paper WeAT2.2 
Extending Policy from One-Shot Learning through Coaching
Balakuntala Srinivasa Murthy, Mythra Varun (Purdue University), Venkatesh, L.N Vishnunandan (Purdue University), Padmakumar Bindu, Jyothsna (Purdue University), Voyles, Richard (Purdue University), Wachs, Juan (Purdue University)
 
11:00-11:15, Paper WeAT2.3 
DeepMoTIon: Learning to Navigate Like Humans
Hamandi, Mahmoud (INSA Toulouse), D'Arcy, Michael (Northwestern University), Fazli, Pooyan (San Francisco State University)
 
11:15-11:30, Paper WeAT2.4 
Learning Active Spine Behaviors for Dynamic and Efficient Locomotion in Quadruped Robots
Bhattacharya, Shounak (Indian Institute of Science), Singla, Abhik (Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore), Singh, Abhimanyu (BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus), Dholakiya, Dhaivat (Indian Institute of Science), Bhatnagar, Shalabh (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore), Amrutur, Bharadwaj (Indian Institute of Science), Ghosal, Ashitava (India Institute of Science (IISc), Nadubettu Yadukumar, Shishir (Indian Institute of Science)
 
11:30-11:45, Paper WeAT2.5 
Trajectory Based Deep Policy Search for Quadrupedal Walking
Nadubettu Yadukumar, Shishir (Indian Institute of Science), Joglekar, Ashish (Robert Bosch Center for Cyber Physical Systems, Indian Institute), Shetty, Suhan (IISc), Dholakiya, Dhaivat (Indian Institute of Science), Singh, Abhimanyu (BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus), Sagi, Aditya Varma (Indian Institute of Science), Bhattacharya, Shounak (Indian Institute of Science), Singla, Abhik (Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore), Bhatnagar, Shalabh (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore), Ghosal, Ashitava (India Institute of Science (IISc), Amrutur, Bharadwaj (Indian Institute of Science)
 
11:45-12:00, Paper WeAT2.6 
Natural Language Interface for Programming Sensory-Enabled Scenarios for Human-Robot Interaction
Buchina, Nina (Eindhoven University of Techniligy), Sterkenburg, Paula (Free University of Amsterdam), Lourens, Tino (TiViPE), Barakova, Emilia I. (Eindhoven University of Technology)
 
WeAT3 Room T3
Motion Planning, Navigation, and Control in Human Centered Environment Regular Session
Chair: Behera, LaxmidharIIT Kanpur
Co-Chair: Krishna, MadhavaIIIT Hyderabad
 
10:30-10:45, Paper WeAT3.1 
PIVO: Probabilistic Inverse Velocity Obstacle for Navigation under Uncertainty
Poonganam, SriSai Naga Jyotish (IIIT Hyderabad), Goel, Yash (IIIT Hyderabad), Avula, Venkata Seetharama Sai Bhargav Kumar (International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad), Krishna, Madhava (IIIT Hyderabad)
 
10:45-11:00, Paper WeAT3.2 
Trajectory Advancement During Human-Robot Collaboration
Tirupachuri, Yeshasvi (Italian Institute of Technology), Nava, Gabriele (Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia), Rapetti, Lorenzo (IIT), Latella, Claudia (Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia), Pucci, Daniele (Italian Institute of Technology)
 
11:00-11:15, Paper WeAT3.3 
Vision-Based Fast-Terminal Sliding Mode Super Twisting Controller for Autonomous Landing of a Quadrotor on a Static Platform
Kamath, Archit Krishna (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur), Tripathi, Vibhu Kumar (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur), yogi, Subhash Chand (Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur), Behera, Laxmidhar (IIT Kanpur)
 
11:15-11:30, Paper WeAT3.4 
Vision-Based Fractional Order Sliding Mode Control for Autonomous Vehicle Tracking by a Quadrotor UAV
Maurya, Heera Lal (Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur), Kamath, Archit Krishna (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur), Behera, Laxmidhar (IIT Kanpur), Verma, Nishchal K. (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur)
 
11:30-11:45, Paper WeAT3.5 
End-User Programming of Low and High-Level Actions for Robotic Task Planning
Liang, Ying Siu (Université Grenoble Alpes), Pellier, Damien (Laboratoire d'Informatique De Grenoble - CNRS), Fiorino, Humbert (University Grenoble Alpes - Laboratoire d'Informatique De Grenob), Pesty, Sylvie (University of Grenoble-Alps)
 
11:45-12:00, Paper WeAT3.6 
Human Perception of Gait Styles on a Compass Walker in Variable Contexts Via Descriptive versus Emotive Labels
Lambert, Jacey (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Huzaifa, Umer (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Rizvi, Wali (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign), LaViers, Amy (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
 
WeAT4 Room T4
Medical Robotics Regular Session
Chair: Sgorbissa, AntonioUniversity of Genova
Co-Chair: Xie, LeShanghai Jiao Tong University
 
10:30-10:45, Paper WeAT4.1 
Master-Slave Guidewire and Catheter Robotic System for Cardiovascular Intervention
Xiang, Yujia (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Shen, Hao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Xie, Le (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Wang, Hesheng (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
 
10:45-11:00, Paper WeAT4.2 
A Brief Review of the Electronics, Control System Architecture, and Human Interface for Commercial Lower Limb Medical Exoskeletons Stabilized by Aid of Crutches
Tabti, Nahla (Université Paris-Sud), KARDOFAKI, Mohamad (UVSQ), Alfayad, Samer (LISV, BIA), Chitour, Yacine (University of Paris Sud), Ben Ouezdou, Fathi (University of Versailles St. Quentin), DYCHUS, Eric (Sandyc)
 
11:00-11:15, Paper WeAT4.3 
Development of a Foldable Five-Finger Robotic Hand for Assisting Laparoscopic Surgery
Anzai, Yuki (Yokohama National University), Sagara, Yuto (Yokohama National University), Kato, Ryu (Yokohama National University), Mukai, Masaya (Tokai University)
 
11:15-11:30, Paper WeAT4.4 
Effects of Flexible Surgery Robot on Endoscopic Procedure: Preliminary Bench-Top User Test
Kim, Joonhwan (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST)), Hwang, Minho (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)), Lee, Dong-Ho (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Kim, Hansoul (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Ahn, Jeongdo (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), You, Jae Min (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Baek, DongHoon (KAIST), Kwon, Dong-Soo (KAIST)
 
11:30-11:45, Paper WeAT4.5 
Towards Securing the Sclera against Patient Involuntary Head Movement in Robotic Retinal Surgery
Ebrahimi, Ali (Johns Hopkins University), Urias, Muller (Wilmer Eye Institute), He, Changyan (Beihang University), Patel, Niravkumar (Johns Hopkins University), Taylor, Russell H. (The Johns Hopkins University), Gehlbach, Peter (Johns Hopkins Medical Institute), Iordachita, Ioan Iulian (Johns Hopkins University)
 
11:45-12:00, Paper WeAT4.6 
Detecting Deception in HRI Using Minimally-Invasive and Noninvasive Techniques
Iacob, David-Octavian (ENSTA-ParisTech), Tapus, Adriana (ENSTA-ParisTech)
 
WeAT5 Room T5
Robotics for Rehabilitation Special Session
Chair: Vashista, VineetIndian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
Co-Chair: Fiorini, LauraThe BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
 
10:30-10:45, Paper WeAT5.1 
Preliminary Evaluation of a Closed-Loop Social Robot for Reading Comprehension Testing (I)
Migovich, Miroslava (University of Tennessee), McCarthy, Jillian (University of Tennessee Health Science Center), Wade, Eric (University of Tennessee)
 
10:45-11:00, Paper WeAT5.2 
Evaluation of Physical Therapy through Analysis of Depth Images (I)
Kramer, Ivanna (University of Koblenz-Landau), Memmesheimer, Raphael (University of Koblenz-Landau), Schmidt, Niko (University of Koblenz-Landau), Paulus, Dietrich (Universtät Koblenz-Landau)
 
11:00-11:15, Paper WeAT5.3 
Optimal Feature Selection for EMG-Based Finger Force Estimation Using LightGBM Model (I)
Ye, Yuhang (South China University of Technology), Liu, Chao (LIRMM (UMR5506), CNRS, France), Zemiti, Nabil (LIRMM, Université Montpellier II - CNRS UMR 5506), Yang, Chenguang (University of the West of England)
 
11:15-11:30, Paper WeAT5.4 
Learning Robot Policies Using a High-Level Abstraction Persona-Behaviour Simulator (I)
Andriella, Antonio (IRI, CSIC-UPC), Torras, Carme (Csic - Upc), Alenyà, Guillem (CSIC-UPC)
 
11:30-11:45, Paper WeAT5.5 
Estimating the Effect of Robotic Intervention on Elbow Joint Motion (I)
Ghonasgi, Keya (The University of Texas at Austin), De Oliveira, Ana Christine (The University of Texas at Austin), Shafer, Anna (University of Texas at Austin), Rose, Chad (University of Texas at Austin), Deshpande, Ashish (University of Texas)
 
11:45-12:00, Paper WeAT5.6 
Development and Applicability of a Cable-Driven Wearable Adaptive Rehabilitation Suit (WeARS) (I)
Iyer, S. Srikesh (IIT Gandhinagar), V Joseph, Joel (Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar), Nakka, S S Sanjeevi (Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar), Singh, Yogesh (Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar), Vashista, Vineet (Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar)
 
WeL_Br Room T7
Lunch Break
 
WeBT1 Room T8
Human Robot Collaboration and Cooperation Regular Session
Chair: Lambrecht, JensTechnische Universität Berlin
Co-Chair: Fazli, PooyanSan Francisco State University
 
13:00-13:15, Paper WeBT1.1 
Can a Humanoid Robot Be Part of the Organizational Workforce? a User Study Leveraging Sentiment Analysis
Mishra, Nidhi (Institute for Media Innovation, Nanyang Technological University), Ramanathan, Manoj (Institute for Media Innovation, Nanyang Technological University), Satapathy, Ranjan (Institute for Media Innovation, Nanyang Technological University), Cambria, Erik (Nanyang Technological University), Thalmann, Nadia Magnenat (Nanyang Technological University)
 
13:15-13:30, Paper WeBT1.2 
A Multi Modal People Tracker for Real Time Human Robot Interaction
Wengefeld, Tim (Ilmenau University of Technology), Mueller, Steffen (Ilmenau University of Technology), Lewandowski, Benjamin (Ilmenau University of Technology), Gross, Horst-Michael (Ilmenau University of Technology)
 
13:30-13:45, Paper WeBT1.3 
Human Prediction for the Natural Instruction of Handovers in Human Robot Collaboration
Lambrecht, Jens (Technische Universität Berlin), Nimpsch, Sebastian (GESTALT Robotics GmbH)
 
13:45-14:00, Paper WeBT1.4 
Evaluation of an Industrial Robotic Assistant in an Ecological Environment
Busch, Baptiste (EPFL), Cotugno, Giuseppe (King's College London), Khoramshahi, Mahdi (EPFL), Skaltsas, Grigorios (University of Hertfordshire), Turchi, Dario (Ocado), Urbano, Leonardo (EPFL), Waechter, Mirko (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)), Zhou, You (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)), Asfour, Tamim (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)), Deacon, Graham (OCADO - Robotics Research), Russell, Duncan (Ocado Technology), Billard, Aude (EPFL)
 
14:00-14:15, Paper WeBT1.5 
Human Trust after Robot Mistakes: Study of the Effects of Different Forms of Robot Communication
Ye, Sean (Georgia Institute of Technology), Neville, Glen (Georgia Institute of Technology), Schrum, Mariah (Georgia Institute of Technology), Gombolay, Matthew (Georgia Institute of Technology), Chernova, Sonia (Georgia Institute of Technology), Howard, Ayanna (Georgia Institute of Technology)
 
14:15-14:30, Paper WeBT1.6 
Path Planning through Tight Spaces for Payload Transportation Using Multiple Mobile Manipulators
Tallamraju, Rahul (International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad), Sripada, Venkatesh (Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA), Shah, Suril Vijaykumar (Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur)
 
WeBT2 Room T2
Linguistic Communication and Dialogue Regular Session
Chair: Trovato, GabrieleWaseda University
Co-Chair: Kirstein, FranziskaBlue Ocean Robotics
 
13:00-13:15, Paper WeBT2.1 
Autonomous Generation of Robust and Focused Explanations for Robot Policies
Struckmeier, Oliver (Aalto University), Racca, Mattia (Aalto University), Kyrki, Ville (Aalto University)
 
13:15-13:30, Paper WeBT2.2 
A Robot’s Expressive Language Affects Human Strategy and Perceptions in a Competitive Game
Roth, Aaron M. (Carnegie Mellon University), Reig, Samantha (Carnegie Mellon University), Bhatt, Umang (Carnegie Mellon University), Shulgach, Jonathan (Carnegie Mellon University), Amin, Tamara (Independent), Doryab, Afsaneh (Carnegie Mellon University), Fang, Fei (Carnegie Mellon University), Veloso, Manuela (Carnegie Mellon University)
 
13:30-13:45, Paper WeBT2.3 
Walk the Talk! Exploring (Mis)Alignment of Words and Deeds by Robotic Teammates in a Public Goods Game
Correia, Filipa (INESC-ID and Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University Of), Chandra, Shruti (INESC-ID and Instituto Superior Técnico, TechnicalUniversity Of), Mascarenhas, Samuel (INESC-ID / Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon), Charles-Nicolas, Julien (Técnico Lisboa), Gally, Justin Philippe Roger Luc (INSA Lyon), Lopes, Diana (Instituto Superior Técnico), Santos, Fernando P. (Princeton University), Santos, Francisco C. (IST, Universidade De Lisboa, Portugal), Melo, Francisco S. (Instituto Superior Tecnico), Paiva, Ana (INESC-ID and Instituto Superior Técnico, TechnicalUniversity Of)
 
13:45-14:00, Paper WeBT2.4 
Your Instruction May Be Crisp, but Not Clear to Me!
Pramanick, Pradip (TCS Research & Innovation), Sarkar, Chayan (TCS Research & Innovation), Bhattacharya, Indrajit (TCS Research & Innovation)
 
14:00-14:15, Paper WeBT2.5 
Building Language-Agnostic Grounded Language Learning Systems
Kery, Caroline (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), Pillai, Nisha (UMBC), Matuszek, Cynthia (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), Ferraro, Francis (University of Maryland Baltimore County)
 
14:15-14:30, Paper WeBT2.6 
Let Me Show You Your New Home: Studying the Effect of Proxemic-Awareness of Robots on Users' First Impressions
Petrak, Björn (Augsburg University), Weitz, Katharina (Augsburg University), Aslan, Ilhan (Augsburg University), Andre, Elisabeth (Augsburg University)
 
WeBT3 Room T3
Robot Companions Regular Session
Chair: Indurkhya, BipinJagiellonian University
Co-Chair: Michael, JohnCentral European University
 
13:00-13:15, Paper WeBT3.1 
An Adaptive Robot Teacher Boosts a Human Partner's Learning Performance in Joint Action
Vignolo, Alessia (Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia), Powell, Henry (University of Glasgow), McEllin, Luke (Central European University), Rea, Francesco (Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia), Sciutti, Alessandra (Italian Institute of Technology), Michael, John (Central European University)
 
13:15-13:30, Paper WeBT3.2 
On the Role of Trust in Child-Robot Interaction
Zguda, Paulina (Jagiellonian University), Kolota, Anna (Jagiellonian University), Jarosz, Mateusz (AGH University of Science and Technology), Sondej, Filip (AGH University of Science and Technology), Izui, Takamune (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology), Dziok, Maria (AGH University of Science and Technology), Belowska, Anna (AGH University of Science and Technology), Jędras, Wojciech (AGH University of Science), Venture, Gentiane (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology), Sniezynski, Bartlomiej (AGH University of Science and Technology), Indurkhya, Bipin (Jagiellonian University)
 
13:30-13:45, Paper WeBT3.3 
An Exploratory Study on Proxemics Preferences of Humans in Accordance with Attributes of Service Robots
Samarakoon, Bhagya (University of Moratuwa), Muthugala Arachchige, Viraj Jagathpriya Muthugala (Singapore University of Technology and Design), Jayasekara, A.G.B.P. (University of Moratuwa), Elara, Mohan Rajesh (Singapore University of Technology and Design)
 
13:45-14:00, Paper WeBT3.4 
Augmented Reality As a Medium for Human-Robot Collaborative Tasks
Chacko, Sonia (NYU Tandon School of Engineering), Kapila, Vikram (NYU Tandon School of Engineering)
 
14:00-14:15, Paper WeBT3.5 
Designing a Socially Assistive Robot for Long-Term In-Home Use for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Pakkar, Roxanna (University of Southern California), Clabaugh, Caitlyn (University of Southern California), Lee, Rhianna (University of Southern California), Deng, Eric (University of Southern California), Mataric, Maja (University of Southern California)
 
14:15-14:30, Paper WeBT3.6 
Proof of Concept of a Projection-Based Safety System for Human-Robot Collaborative Engine Assembly
Hietanen, Antti Eerikki (Tampere University of Technology), Changizi, Alireza (Tampere University of Technology), Lanz, Minna (Department of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Systems), Kamarainen, Joni-Kristian (Tampere University of Technology), GANGULY, PALLAB (Tampere University), Pieters, Roel S. (Tampere University), Latokartano, Jyrki Matias (Tampere University of Technology)
 
WeBT4 Room T4
Therapy and Rehabilitation Regular Session
Chair: Cavallo, FilippoScuola Superiore Sant'Anna - Pisa
Co-Chair: Fiorini, LauraThe BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
 
13:00-13:15, Paper WeBT4.1 
Linear Parameter-Varying Identification of the EMG–Force Relationship of the Human Arm
PESENTI, Mattia (Department of Information and Bioengineering, Politecnico Di Mil), ALKHOURY, Ziad (University of Strasbourg), BEDNARCZYK, Maciej (ICube Laboratory, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg), OMRAN, Hassan (ICube Laboratory, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg), Bayle, Bernard (University of Strasbourg)
 
13:15-13:30, Paper WeBT4.2 
Co-Designing and Field-Testing Adaptable Robots for Triggering Positive Social Interactions for Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy
Mariager, Casper Sloth (Aalborg University), Fischer, Daniel K. B. (Aalborg University), Kristiansen, Jakob (Aalborg University), Rehm, Matthias (Aalborg University)
 
13:30-13:45, Paper WeBT4.3 
Socially Assistive Robot’s Behaviors Using Microservices
Ercolano, Giovanni (University of Naples Federico II), Lambiase, Paolo D. (University of Naples Federico II), Leone, Enrico (University of Naples "Federico II"), Raggioli, Luca (University of Naples Federico II), Trepiccione, Davide (University of Naples Federico II), Rossi, Silvia (Universita' Di Napoli Federico II)
 
13:45-14:00, Paper WeBT4.4 
A Robot-Mediated Assessment of Tinetti Balance Scale for Sarcopenia Evaluation in Frail Elderly
Fiorini, Laura (The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna), D'Onofrio, Grazia (Complex Unit of Geriatrics, Department of Medical Sciences, IRC), Rovini, Erika (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna - Pisa), Sorrentino, Alessandra (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna), Coviello, Luigi (The Biorobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna), Limosani, Raffaele (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna), Sancarlo, Daniele (Complex Unit of Geriatrics, Department of Medical Sciences, IRC), Cavallo, Filippo (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna - Pisa)
 
14:00-14:15, Paper WeBT4.5 
Stakeholder’s Acceptance and Expectations of Robot-Assisted Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Oliver, Joan (Instituto De Robótica Para La Dependencia), Oliván, Rebeca (Instituto De Robótica Para La Dependencia), Shukla, Jainendra (​Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi), Folch, Annabel (Intellectual Disability and Developmental Disorders Research Uni), Martínez-Leal, Rafael (Intellectual Disability and Developmental Disorders Research Uni), Castellà, Mireia (Intellectual Disability and Developmental Disorders Research Uni), Puig, Domenec (Rovira I Virgili University)
 
14:15-14:30, Paper WeBT4.6 
SHEBA: A Low-Cost Assistive Robot for Older Adults in the Developing World
Motahar, Tamanna (North South University), Farden, Fahim (North South University), Sarkar, Dibya Prokash (North South University), Islam, Atiqul (North South University), Cabrera, Maria Eugenia (University of Washington), Cakmak, Maya (University of Washington)
 
WeBT5 Room T5
Medical Robotics and Intelligent Control Systems in the Indian Context Special Session
Chair: Maria Joseph, Felix OrlandoIndian Institute of Technology Roorkie
Co-Chair: Pradhan, PyariMohanIIT Roorkee
 
13:00-13:15, Paper WeBT5.1 
Bondgraph Modelling for the Master-Slave Robotic Teleoperation System (I)
Saini, Sarvesh (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee), Pathak, Pushparaj M. (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee), Maria Joseph, Felix Orlando (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee)
 
13:15-13:30, Paper WeBT5.2 
Simultaneously Concentrated PSWF-Based Synchrosqueezing S-Transform and Its Application to R Peak Detection in ECG Signal (I)
Singh, Neha (IIT Roorkee), Deora, Puneesh (IIT Roorkee), Pradhan, PyariMohan (IIT Roorkee)
 
13:30-13:45, Paper WeBT5.3 
Continuous Higher Order Sliding Mode Control of Bevel-Tip Needle for Percutaneous Interventions (I)
Maria Joseph, Felix Orlando (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee)
 
13:45-14:00, Paper WeBT5.4 
Development of an Intelligent Cane for Visually Impaired Human Subjects (I)
Maria Joseph, Felix Orlando (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee)
 
14:00-14:15, Paper WeBT5.5 
Intention Detection and Gait Recognition (IDGR) System for Gait Assessment: A Pilot Study (I)
Singh, Yogesh (Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar), Kher, Manan (Institute of Technology, Nirma University), Vashista, Vineet (Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar)
 
14:15-14:30, Paper WeBT5.6 
Transferring Dexterous Surgical Skill Knowledge between Robots for Semi-Autonomous Teleoperation (I)
Rahman, Md Masudur (Purdue University - West Lafayette), Sanchez-Tamayo, Natalia (Purdue University), Gonzalez, Glebys (Purdue University), Agarwal, Mridul (Purdue University), Vaneet, Aggarwal (Purdue University), Voyles, Richard (Purdue University), Xue, Yexiang (Purdue University), Wachs, Juan (Purdue University)
 
WePM_TBr Room T7
Tea Break IV
 
WeCT1 Room T8
Poster Slot 1 Poster Session
Chair: Behera, LaxmidharIIT Kanpur
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT1.1 
Learning by Collaborative Teaching : An Engaging Multi-Party CoWriter Activity
El Hamamsy, Laila (EPFL), JOHAL, Wafa (École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne), asselborn, thibault (EPFL), Nasir, Jauwairia (EPFL), Dillenbourg, Pierre (EPFL)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT1.2 
Trajectory Optimization of Continuum Arm Robots
Yadav, Ritesh (BITS Pilani), Rout, Bijay Kumar (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT1.3 
Playful Interaction with Humanoid Robots for Social Development in Autistic Children: A Pilot Study
Cervera, Enric (Jaume-I University), del Pobil, Angel P. (Jaume-I University), Cabezudo, Maria-Isabel (Hospital De Manises)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT1.4 
Formulating User Requirements for Designing Collaborative Robots
Macovetchi, Ana Maria (Blue Ocean Robotics), Shahabeddini Parizi, Mohammad (Blue Ocean Robotics), Kirstein, Franziska (Blue Ocean Robotics)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT1.5 
Dark-Room Exchange: Human Supervision of Decentralized Multi-Robot Systems Using Distributed Ledgers and Network Mapping
Krishnamoorthy, Sai-Prasanth (NYU Tandon School of Engineering), Go, Albert (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Tiwari, Ashlee (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur), Kapila, Vikram (NYU Tandon School of Engineering)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT1.6 
Communicating with SanTO – the First Catholic Robot
Trovato, Gabriele (Waseda University), Pariasca, Franco (Pontificia Universidad Catolica Del Peru), Ramirez, Renzo (Pontificia Universidad Católica Del Perú), Cerna, Javier (Pontificia Universidad Catolica Del Peru), Reutskiy, Vadim (Innopolis University), Rodriguez, Laureano (Pontificia Universidad Católica Del Perú), Cuellar, Francisco (Pontificia Universidad Catolica Del Peru)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT1.7 
Quantitative Evaluation of Clothing Assistance Using Whole-Body Robotic Simulator of the Elderly
Joshi, Ravi Prakash (Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu), Shibata, Tomohiro (Kyushu Institute of Technology), Ogata, Kunihiro (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), Matsumoto, Yoshio (AIST)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT1.8 
Impression Change on Nonverbal Non-Humanoid Robot by Interaction with Humanoid Robot
Ueno, Azumi (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology), Mizuuchi, Ikuo (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology), Hayashi, Kotaro (Toyohashi University of Technology)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT1.9 
MobiKa - Low-Cost Mobile Robot for Human-Robot Interaction
Graf, Florenz (Fraunhofer IPA), odabasi, cagatay (Fraunhofer IPA), Jacobs, Theo (Fraunhofer IPA), Graf, Birgit (Fraunhofer IPA), Födisch, Thomas (BruderhausDiakonie)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT1.10 
Design and Evaluation of Expressive Turn-Taking Hardware for a Telepresence Robot
Fitter, Naomi T. (University of Southern California), Joung, Youngseok (University of Southern California), Demeter, Marton (University of Southern California), Hu, Zijian (University of Southern California), Mataric, Maja (University of Southern California)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT1.11 
Study of Empathy on Robot Expression Based on Emotion Estimated from Facial Expression and Biological Signals
Sripian, Peeraya (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Kurono, Yuya (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Yoshida, Reiji (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Sugaya, Midori (Shibaura Institute of Technology)
 
WeCT2 Room T2
Poster Slot 2 Poster Session
Chair: Behera, LaxmidharIIT Kanpur
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT2.1 
Does a Friendly Robot Make You Feel Better?
Ruijten, Peter (Eindhoven University of Technology), Cuijpers, Raymond (Eindhoven University of Technology)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT2.2 
Brand Recognition with Partial Visible Image in the Bottle Random Picking Task Based on Inception V3
ZHU, Chen (Waseda University), Matsumaru, Takafumi (Waseda University)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT2.3 
A Conditional Adversarial Network for Scene Flow Estimation
Thakur, Ravi Kumar (Indian Institute of Information Technology Sri City, Chittoor), Mukherjee, Snehasis (Indian Institute of Information Technology Sri City, Chittoor)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT2.4 
Evaluating Imitation of Human Eye Contact and Blinking Behavior Using an Android for Human-Like Communication
Tetsuya, Sano (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Yuguchi, Akishige (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Garcia Ricardez, Gustavo Alfonso (Nara Institute of Science and Techonology (NAIST)), Takamatsu, Jun (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Nakazawa, Atsushi (Kyoto University), Ogasawara, Tsukasa (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT2.5 
Deep-Pack: A Vision-Based 2D Online Bin Packing Algorithm with Deep Reinforcement Learning
Kundu, Olyvia (TCS Innovation Labs), Dutta, Samrat (TCS Research and Innovation), Swagat, Kumar (Tata Consultancy Services)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT2.6 
Collaborative Transportation of Cable-Suspended Payload Using Two Quadcopter with Human in the Loop
Prajapati, Pratik (Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar), Parekh, Sagar (Institute of Technology, Nirma University), Vashista, Vineet (Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT2.7 
Effective Human-Robot Collaboration in Near Symmetry Collision Scenarios
da Silva Filho, José Grimaldo (University Grenoble Alpes - INRIA), Olivier, Anne-Hélène (Univ Rennes, M2S Lab, Inria, MimeTIC), Crétual, Armel (M2S Lab, University Rennes 2), Pettre, Julien (Inria - Irisa), Fraichard, Thierry (INRIA)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT2.8 
Establishing Human-Robot Trust through Music-Driven Robotic Emotion Prosody and Gesture
Savery, Richard (Georgia Inst. of Technology), Weinberg, Gil (Georgia Inst. of Technology), Rose, Ryan (Georgia Inst. of Technology)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT2.9 
Effectiveness of Robot Communication Level on Likeability, Understandability and Comfortability
Chatterji, Nupur (Georgia Institute of Technology), Allen, Courtney (Georgia Institute of Technology), Chernova, Sonia (Georgia Institute of Technology)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT2.10 
Trip Recommendation Robot Agent (withdrawn from program)
Matsui, Tetsuya (Seikei University), Yamada, Seiji (National Institute of Informatics)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT2.11 
Tracking Control Incorporating Friction Estimation of a Cleaning Robot with a Scrubbing Brush
Nemoto, Takuma (Singapore University of Technology and Design), Mohan, Rajesh Elara (Singapore University of Technology and Design)
 
WeCT3 Room T3
Poster Slot 3 Poster Session
Chair: Behera, LaxmidharIIT Kanpur
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT3.1 
Evaluation of Robots That Signals a Pedestrian Using Face Orientation Based on Moving Trajectory Analysis
Yamashita, Shohei (Hiroshima City University), Ikeda, Tetsushi (Hiroshima City University), Shinozawa, Kazuhiko (Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute), Iwaki, Satoshi (Hiroshima City University)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT3.2 
Augmented Robotics for Learners: A Case Study on Optics
JOHAL, Wafa (École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne), Robu, Olguta (EPFL), Dame, Amaury (Oxford University), Magnenat, Stéphane (EPFL), Mondada, Francesco (EPFL)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT3.3 
Incremental Estimation of Users’ Expertise Level
Carreno, Pamela (University of Waterloo), Dahiya, Abhinav (University of Waterloo), Smith, Stephen L. (University of Waterloo), Kulic, Dana (University of Waterloo)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT3.4 
Autonomous Chess Playing Robot
Rath, Prabin Kumar (NIT Rourkela), Mahapatro, Neelam (NIT Rourkela), nath, prasanmit (NIT Rourkela), Dash, Ratnakar (National Institute of Technology Rourkela)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT3.5 
Human-Robot Team: Effects of Communication in Analyzing Trust
Ciocirlan, Stefan-Dan (University Politehnica of Bucharest), Agrigoroaie, Roxana (ENSTA-ParisTech), Tapus, Adriana (ENSTA-ParisTech)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT3.6 
Probabilistic Obstacle Avoidance and Object Following: An Overlap of Gaussians Approach
Bhatt, Dhaivat (IIIT-Hyderabad), Garg, Akash (Delhi Technological University), GOPALAKRISHNAN, BHARATH (IIIT HYDERABAD), Krishna, Madhava (IIIT Hyderabad)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT3.7 
Improving Robot Tutoring Interactions through Help-Seeking Behaviors
Jordan, Kristin (University of Southern California), Pakkar, Roxanna (University of Southern California), Mataric, Maja (University of Southern California)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT3.8 
Coupling of Arm Movements During Human-Robot Interaction: The Handover Case
Ferreira Duarte, Nuno (Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon), Rakovic, Mirko (University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences), Santos-Victor, José (Instituto Superior Técnico - Lisbon)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT3.9 
Towards Situational Awareness from Robotic Group Motion
Levillain, Florent (Ensadlab-Reflective Interaction), St-Onge, David (Ecole De Technologie Superieure), Beltrame, Giovanni (Ecole Polytechnique De Montreal), Zibetti, Elisabetta (CHART-LUTIN)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT3.10 
Analysis of Factors Influencing the Impression of Speaker Individuality in Android Robots
Mikata, Ryusuke (ATR), Ishi, Carlos Toshinori (ATR), Minato, Takashi (ATR), Ishiguro, Hiroshi (Osaka University)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT3.11 
Synthesizing Unnatural Grasping in Humanoid Robots Using Fuzzy Logic
Dayal, Udai, Arun (Birla Institute of Technology), Biswas, Shiladitya (Birla Institute of Technology), Penisetty, Sree Aslesh (Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi)
 
WeCT4 Room T4
Poster Slot 4 Poster Session
Chair: Behera, LaxmidharIIT Kanpur
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT4.1 
Classroom Group Formation Model Based on Socion Theory Considering Communication in Social Networking Services
Naito, Kosuke (Nagoya Institute of Technology), Kato, Shohei (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT4.2 
Design of an Integrated Gripper with a Suction System for Grasping in Cluttered Environment
Kang, Long (Hanyang University), Seo, Jong-Tae (Hanyang University), Kim, Sang-Hwa (Hanyang University), Yi, Byung-Ju (Hanyang University)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT4.3 
A Robust Position Estimation Algorithm under Unusual Large Range Errors
Kim, Moonki (Korean Institute of Science and Technology), Lee, Ji Yang (Korean Institute of Science and Technology), Kim, Jung-Hee (Korea Institute of Science and Technology), Hassen, Nigatu (Korean Institute of Science and Technology), Kim, Doik (KIST)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT4.4 
Factors Influencing the Human Preferred Interaction Distance
rajamohan, vineeth (University of Nevada, Reno), scully-allison, connor (University of Nevada, Reno), dascalu, sergiu (University of Nevada, Reno), Feil-Seifer, David (University of Nevada, Reno)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT4.5 
Perception of Social Intelligence in Robots Performing False-Belief Tasks
Sturgeon, Stephanie (University of Nevada, Reno), Palmer, Andrew (University of Nevada, Reno), Blankenburg, Janelle (University of Nevada, Reno), Feil-Seifer, David (University of Nevada, Reno)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT4.6 
Dynamic Calibration between a Mobile Robot and SLAM Device for Navigation
Ishikawa, Ryoichi (The University of Tokyo), Oishi, Takeshi (The University of Tokyo), Ikeuchi, Katsushi (Microsoft)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT4.7 
Development of a Teach Pendant for Humanoid Robotics with Cartesian and Joint-Space Control Modalities
Otarbay, Zhenis (Nazarbayev University), Assylgali, Iliyas (Nazarbayev University), Yskak, Asset (Nazarbayev University), Folgheraiter, Michele (Nazarbayev University)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT4.8 
Influencing Hand-Washing Behaviour with a Social Robot: HRI Study with School Children in Rural India
Deshmukh, Amol (University of Glasgow), K Babu, Sooraj (AMMACHI Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, India), Radhakrishnan, Unnikrishnan (Amrita University), Ramesh, Shanker (AMMACHI Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, India), A, Parameswari (Ammachilabs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, India), Rao R, Bhavani (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT4.9 
Aggressive Bee: A New Vision for Missile Guidance Applications
Jada, Chakravarthi (RGUKT-NUZVID), Urlana, Ashok (RGUKT-NUZVID), Baswani, Pavan (RGUKT-NUZVID), Shaik, Gouse Basha (RGUKT-NUZVID)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT4.10 
Chasing and Aiming of a Moving Target
Agarwal, Suryansh (IIT Kanpur), Hanchinal, Suraj Veerabhadra (IIT Kanpur), Chaudhary, Ashok Kumar (IIT Kanpur), Behera, Laxmidhar (IIT Kanpur)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT4.11 
Investigations on Gesture Holding Durations at Speech Interruptions in Dialogue Robots
Ishi, Carlos Toshinori (ATR), Mikata, Ryusuke (ATR), Minato, Takashi (ATR), Ishiguro, Hiroshi (Osaka University)
 
WeCT5 Room T5
Poster Slot 5 Poster Session
Chair: Behera, LaxmidharIIT Kanpur
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT5.1 
Human-Robot Handovers with Signal Temporal Logic Specifications
Kshirsagar, Alap (Cornell University), Kress-Gazit, Hadas (Cornell University), Hoffman, Guy (Cornell University)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT5.2 
Development and Performance Evaluation of Onboard Auto-Pilot System for an Aerial Vehicle
Kumar, Abhinay (IIT Jodhpur), Comandur, Venkatesan (IIT-Jodhpur)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT5.3 
A Body Contact-Driven Pupil Response Pet-Robot for Enhancing Familiarity
Sejima, Yoshihiro (Kansai University), Kawamoto, Hiroki (Okayama Prefectural University), Sato, Yoichiro (Okayama Prefectural University), Watanabe, Tomio (Okayama Prefectural University)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT5.4 
Development of a Finger Rehabilitation System Considering Motion Sense and Vision Based on Mirror Therapy
Ota, Shunsuke (University of Toyama), JINDAI, Mitsuru (University of Toyama), Yasuda, Toshiyuki (University of Toyama)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT5.5 
Extended Hybrid Code Network for Hospital Receptionist Robot
Hwang, Eui Jun (The University of Auckland), Ahn, Byeong-Kyu (Sungkyunkwan University), MacDonald, Bruce (University of Auckland), Ahn, Ho Seok (The University of Auckland, Auckland)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT5.6 
Investigating the Understandability and Efficiency of Directional Cues in Robot Navigation
Neggers, Margot (Eindhoven University of Technology), Ruijten, Peter (Eindhoven University of Technology), Cuijpers, Raymond (Eindhoven University of Technology), IJsselsteijn, Wijnand (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT5.7 
Multi-Robot Formation Control Using Reinforcement Learning
Rawat, Abhay (International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad), Karlapalem, Kamalakar (IIIT-Hyderabad)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT5.8 
A Pilot Study for a Robot-Mediated Listening Comprehension Intervention for Children with ASD
Louie, Wing-Yue Geoffrey (Oakland University), ABBAS, Ibrahim (Oakland University), Korneder, Jessica (Oakland University,)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT5.9 
Contextual Non-Verbal Behaviour Generation for Humanoid Robot Using Text Sentiment
Deshmukh, Amol (University of Glasgow), Foster, Mary Ellen (University of Glasgow), Mazel, Alexandre (Aldebaran-Robotics)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT5.10 
Towards Automatic Synthesis and Instantiation of Proactive Behaviour
Buyukgoz, Sera (SoftBank Robotics Europe, Sorbonne University), Chetouani, Mohamed (Sorbonne University), Pandey, Amit Kumar (Hanson Robotics)
 
15:00-17:00, Paper WeCT5.11 
An Agent Model Introducing Interpersonal Sentiments for Enhancement of Friendliness
Fukuta, Kazuaki (Nagoya Institute of Technology), Kato, Shohei (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
 
WePD Room T6
Panel Discussion on Responsible Robotics and AI for the Real World Plenary Session
 
WeBanquet Room T7
Banquet Dinner and Award Ceremony

 
 

 
 

 

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