The 29th IEEE International Conference on
Robot and Human Interactive Communication
31 AUG - 04 SEPT, 2020 - NAPOLI, ITALY
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Last updated on August 31, 2020. This conference program is tentative and subject to change

Technical Program for Wednesday September 2, 2020

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WeT41 Room 1
Applications of Social Robots / Social Intelligence for Robots (II) Regular Session
Chair: Shibuya, KojiRyukoku University
Co-Chair: Frederiksen, Morten RoedIT-University of Copenhagen
12:45-12:55, Paper WeT41.1 
Bright and Dark Timbre Expressions with Sound Pressure and Tempo Variations by Violin-Playing Robot

Shibuya, Koji (Ryukoku University), Kosuga, Kento (Ryukoku University), Fukuhara, Hiroshi (Ryukoku University)
12:55-13:05, Paper WeT41.2 
On the Causality between Affective Impact and Coordinated Human-Robot Reactions

Frederiksen, Morten Roed (IT-University of Copenhagen), Stoy, Kasper (IT University of Copenhagen)
13:05-13:15, Paper WeT41.3 
Multiple-Robot Mediated Discussion System to Support Group Discussion

Ikari, Shogo (Osaka University), Yoshikawa, Yuichiro (Osaka University), Ishiguro, Hiroshi (Osaka University)
13:15-13:25, Paper WeT41.4 
Do You Move Unconsciously? Accuracy of Social Distance and Line of Sight between a Virtual Robot Head and Humans

Minegishi, Tomoya (University of Tsukuba), Osawa, Hirotaka (University of Tsukuba)
13:25-13:35, Paper WeT41.5 
Impact of Trajectory Generation Methods on Viewer Perception of Robot Approaching Group Behaviors

Yang, Fangkai (KTH Royal Institute of Technology), Yin, Wenjie (KTH), Björkman, Mårten (KTH), Peters, Christopher (Royal Institute of Technology)
WeT42 Room 2
Motion Planning and Navigation in Human-Centered Environments (I) Regular Session
Chair: Mainprice, JimMax Planck Institute
Co-Chair: Alami, RachidCNRS
12:45-12:55, Paper WeT42.1 
Pedestrian Density Based Path Recognition and Risk Prediction for Autonomous Vehicles

Mokhtari, Kasra (The Pennsylvania State University), Surendran, Vidullan (Pennsylvania State University), Ayub, Ali (Penn State University), Wagner, Alan Richard (Penn State University)
12:55-13:05, Paper WeT42.2 
Hierarchical Motion Planning Framework for Manipulators in Human-Centered Dynamic Environments

Wittmann, Jonas (Technical University of Munich), Jankowski, Julius (Idiap Research Institute), Wahrmann, Daniel (Technische Universität München), Rixen, Daniel (Technische Universität München)
13:05-13:15, Paper WeT42.3 
Where Can I Help? Human-Aware Placement of Service Robots

Bruckschen, Lilli (University of Bonn), Bungert, Kira (University of Bonn), Wolter, Moritz (University of Bonn), Krumpen, Stefan (University of Bonn), Weinmann, Michael (University of Bonn), Klein, Reinhard (University of Bonn), Bennewitz, Maren (University of Bonn)
13:15-13:25, Paper WeT42.4 
Social Drone Sharing to Increase the UAV Patrolling Autonomy in Emergency Scenarios

Morando, Luca (Università Degli Studi Di Genova), Recchiuto, Carmine Tommaso (University of Genova), Sgorbissa, Antonio (University of Genova)
13:25-13:35, Paper WeT42.5 
An Interior Point Method Solving Motion Planning Problems with Narrow Passages

Mainprice, Jim (Max Planck Institute), Ratliff, Nathan (Lula Robotics Inc), Toussaint, Marc (Tu Berlin), Schaal, Stefan (Google X)
WeT43 Room 3
Robots in Education, Therapy and Rehabilitation (I) Regular Session
Chair: Kose, HaticeIstanbul Technical University
Co-Chair: Belgiovine, GiuliaIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
12:45-12:55, Paper WeT43.1 
A Humanoid Social Agent Embodying Physical Assistance Enhances Motor Training Experience

Belgiovine, Giulia (Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia), Rea, Francesco (Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia), Zenzeri, Jacopo (Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia), Sciutti, Alessandra (Italian Institute of Technology)
12:55-13:05, Paper WeT43.2 
Understanding Human-Robot Collaboration for People with Mobility Impairments at the Workplace, a Thematic Analysis

Arevalo Arboleda, Stephanie (Westphalian University of Applied Sciences), Pascher, Max (Westphalian University of Applied Sciences), Lakhnati, Younes (Westphalian University of Applied Sciences), Gerken, Jens (Westphalian University of Applied Sciences)
13:05-13:15, Paper WeT43.3 
Towards an Affective Robot Companion for Audiology Rehabilitation: How Does Pepper Feel Today?

Uluer, Pinar (Galatasaray University), Kose, Hatice (Istanbul Technical University), Oz, Bulent Koray (Istanbul Technical University), Aydinalev, Turgut Can (Istanbul Technical University), Erol Barkana, Duygun (Yeditepe University)
13:15-13:25, Paper WeT43.4 
Integrating a Social Robot in Higher Education – a Field Study

Donnermann, Melissa (Julius-Maximilians University Wuerzburg), Schaper, Philipp (University of Wuerzburg), Lugrin, Birgit (University of Wuerzburg)
13:25-13:35, Paper WeT43.5 
Autonomous Mobile Gait Training Robot for Orthopedic Rehabilitation in a Clinical Environment

Trinh, Thanh Quang (Ilmenau University of Technology), Vorndran, Alexander (Ilmenau University of Technology), Schuetz, Benjamin (Ilmenau University of Technology), Jaeschke, Bianca (Ilmenau University of Technology), Mayfarth, Anke (MetraLabs GmbH), Scheidig, Andrea (Ilmenau Technical University), Gross, Horst-Michael (Ilmenau University of Technology)
WeT44 Room 4
Machine Learning and Adaptation / Programming by Demonstration (II) Regular Session
Chair: Eiband, ThomasGerman Aerospace Center (DLR)
Co-Chair: Martinez-Hernandez, UrielUniversity of Bath
12:45-12:55, Paper WeT44.1 
An Experimental Study of the Accuracy vs Inference Speed of RGB-D Object Recognition in Mobile Robotics

Pereira, Ricardo (University of Coimbra, Institute of Systems and Robotics), Barros, Tiago (Institute of Systems and Robotics - University of Coimbra), Garrote, Luís Carlos (Institute of Systems and Robotics, University of Coimbra), Lopes, Ana (ISR-UC), Nunes, Urbano J. (Instituto De Sistemas E Robotica)
12:55-13:05, Paper WeT44.2 
Hand Pose-Based Task Learning from Visual Observations with Semantic Skill Extraction

Qiu, Zeju (Technical University of Munich), Eiband, Thomas (German Aerospace Center (DLR)), Li, Shile (Technische Universität München), Lee, Dongheui (Technical University of Munich)
13:05-13:15, Paper WeT44.3 
TIRL: Enriching Actor-Critic RL with Non-Expert Human Teachers and a Trust Model

Rutard, Felix (Sorbonne Université, Institut Des Systèmes Intelligents Et De Ro), Chetouani, Mohamed (Sorbonne University), Sigaud, Olivier (Université Pierre Et Marie Curie - Paris 6)
13:15-13:25, Paper WeT44.4 
Coping with the Variability in Humans’ Reward During Simulated Human-Robot Interactions through the Coordination of Multiple Learning Strategies

Dromnelle, Rémi (Sorbonne Université), Girard, Benoit (Cnrs / Su), Renaudo, Erwan (University of Innsbruck), Chatila, Raja (ISIR), Khamassi, Mehdi (Cnrs / Upmc)
13:25-13:35, Paper WeT44.5 
Designing Context-Sensitive Norm Inverse Reinforcement Learning Framework for Norm-Compliant Autonomous Agents

Guo, Yue (Carnegie Mellon University), Wang, Boshi (ShanghaiTech University), Hughes, Dana (Carnegie Mellon University), Lewis, Michael (University of Pittsburgh), Sycara, Katia (Carnegie Mellon University)
WeT45 Room 5
Stakeholders’ Views on Social Robots in Education Special Session
Chair: Tolksdorf, Nils FrederikPaderborn University
Co-Chair: Siebert, ScarletTH Köln University of Applied Sciences
Organizer: Smakman, MatthijsVrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Organizer: Siebert, ScarletTH Köln University of Applied Sciences
Organizer: Tolksdorf, Nils FrederikPaderborn University
12:45-12:55, Paper WeT45.1 
Deployment of a Social Robot into a Classroom of Remote Teaching by Elderly People to School Children: A Case Report

Okamura, Erina (University of Tsukuba), Tanaka, Fumihide (University of Tsukuba)
12:55-13:05, Paper WeT45.2 
Parents’ Views on Using Social Robots for Language Learning (I)

Tolksdorf, Nils Frederik (Paderborn University), Rohlfing, Katharina (Paderborn University)
13:05-13:15, Paper WeT45.3 
"Oh No, My Instructions Were Wrong!" an Exploratory Pilot towards Children's Trust in Social Robots (I)

Stower, Rebecca (Jacobs University), Kappas, Arvid (Jacobs University Bremen)
13:15-13:25, Paper WeT45.4 
The Impact of Social Robots in Education: Moral Considerations of Dutch Educational Policymakers (I)

Smakman, Matthijs (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Berket, Jimmy (Institute for Design and Engineering, HU University of Applied S), Konijn, Elly A. (Dept. of Communication Science, Media Psychology Program, Vrije)
WeB1P Main Room
Break IV
WeIP Main Room
Keynote: Dr. Jun Baba - the Value of Interaction in Terms of Commercial
Service Robots
Plenary Session
Chair: Shiomi, MasahiroATR
WeB2P Main Room
Break V
WePlP Main Room
Poster Session 1 Regular Session
-, Paper WePlP.1 
Robot-On-Robot Gossiping to Improve Sense of Human-Robot Conversation

Mitsuno, Seiya (Osaka University), Yoshikawa, Yuichiro (Osaka University), Ishiguro, Hiroshi (Osaka University)
-, Paper WePlP.2 
Effect of Robot Agents on Teaching against Pseudoscience

Matsui, Tetsuya (Seikei University), Yamada, Seiji (National Institute of Informatics)
-, Paper WePlP.3 
Recurrent Neural Networks for Inferring Intentions in Shared Tasksfor Industrial Collaborative Robots

Maceira, Marc (CSIC-UPC), Olivares-Alarcos, Alberto (CSIC-UPC), Alenyà, Guillem (CSIC-UPC)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.4 
The Intraneural Electrical Stimulation of Human Median Nerve: A Simulation Study

Stefano, Mattia (Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome), Cordella, Francesca (University Campus Biomedico of Rome), Zollo, Loredana (Università Campus Bio-Medico Di Roma)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.5 
Towards a Context-Based Bayesian Recognition of Transitions in Locomotion Activities

Martinez-Hernandez, Uriel (University of Bath), Meng, Lin (University of Glasgow), Zhang, Dingguo (University of Bath), Rubio-Solis, Adrian (University of Sheffield)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.6 
Robot-Assisted Mindfulness Practice: Analysis of Neurophysiological Responses and Affective State Change

Alimardani, Maryam (Tilburg University), Kemmeren, Linda (Tilburg University), Okumura, Kazuki (The University of Tokyo), Hiraki, Kazuo (University of Tokyo)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.7 
An Iterative Interaction-Design Method for Multi-Modal Robot Communication

Saad, Elie (Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)), broekens, joost (Leiden University), Neerincx, Mark (TNO)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.8 
Towards a Real-Time Cognitive Load Assessment System for Industrial Human-Robot Cooperation

Rajavenkatanarayanan, Akilesh (The University of Texas at Arlington), Nambiappan, Harish Ram (University of Texas at Arlington), Kyrarini, Maria (University of Texas at Arlington), Makedon, Fillia (University of Texas at Arlington)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.9 
Human Social Feedback for Efficient Interactive Reinforcement Agent Learning

Lin, Jinying (Ocean University of China), Zhang, Qilei (Ocean University of China, Institute of Information Science And), Gomez, Randy (Honda Research Institute Japan Co., Ltd), Nakamura, Keisuke (Honda Research Institute Japan Co., Ltd), He, Bo (Ocean University of China), Li, Guangliang (Ocean University of China)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.10 
Model Mediated Teleoperation with a Hand-Arm Exoskeleton in Long Time Delays Using Reinforcement Learning

Beik Mohammadi, Hadi (Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence), Kerzel, Matthias (Uni Hamburg), Pleintinger, Benedikt (Institute of Robotics andMechatronics, GermanAerospaceCenter (DLR), Hulin, Thomas (German Aerospace Center (DLR)), Reisich, Philipp (German Aerospace Center (DLR)), Schmidt, Annika (Technical University of Munich (TUM)), Pereira, Aaron (German Aerospace Center (DLR)), Wermter, Stefan (University of Hamburg), Lii, Neal Y. (German Aerospace Center (DLR))
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.11 
Education for New Human–Robot Coexistence: Countereffect and “Paragmatism” for the Weak Robot

Shimoyama, Hiroya (Nagoya University of Arts)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.12 
A Novel DMP Formulation for Global and Frame Independent Spatial Scaling in the Task Space

Koutras, Leonidas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Doulgeri, Zoe (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.13 
Recognizing the Waving Gesture in the Interaction with a Social Robot

Castellano, Giovanna (University of Bari Aldo Moro), Cervelione, Antonio (Università Degli Studi Di Bari), Cianciotta, Marco (University of Bari), De Carolis, Berardina Nadja (University of Bari), Vessio, Gennaro (University of Bari)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.14 
Students Participate and Evaluate the Design and Development of a Social Robot

Christodoulou, Panagiota (University of Western Macedonia), Reid, Alecia Adelaide May (University of Cadiz), Pnevmatikos, Dimitris (University of Western Macedonia), Rioja, Carlos (University of Cadiz), Fachantidis, Nikoloas (University of Macedonia)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.15 
ARI: The Social Assistive Robot and Companion

Cooper, Sara (PAL Robotics), Di Fava, Alessandro (PAL Robotics SL), Vivas, Carlos (PAL Robotics), Marchionni, Luca (Pal Robotics SL), Ferro, Francesco (PAL Robotics)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.16 
Discovering SOCIABLE: Using a Conceptual Model to Evaluate the Legibility and Effectiveness of Backchannel Cues in an Entertainment Scenario

Andriella, Antonio (IRI, CSIC-UPC), Huertas, Rubén (Universitat De Barcelona), Forgas, Santiago (Universitat De Barcelona), Torras, Carme (Csic - Upc), Alenyà, Guillem (CSIC-UPC)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.17 
Integrating an Observer in Interactive Reinforcement Learning to Learn Legible Trajectories

Bied, Manuel (Sorbonne University), Chetouani, Mohamed (Sorbonne University)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.18 
Effects of Social Touch from an Agent in Virtual Space: Comparing Visual Stimuli and Virtual-Tactile Stimuli

Higashino, Kana (Doshisha University), Kimoto, Mitsuhiko (Keio University), Iio, Takamasa (University of Tsukuba / JST PRESTO), Shimohara, Katsunori (Doshisha University), Shiomi, Masahiro (ATR)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.19 
Acceptance of a Minimal Design of a Human Infant for Facilitating Affective Interaction with Older Adults: A Case Study Toward Interactive Doll Therapy

Sumioka, Hidenobu (ATR), Shiomi, Masahiro (ATR), Yamato, Nobuo (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Ishiguro, Hiroshi (Osaka University)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.20 
Learning to Grasp 3D Objects Using Deep Residual U-Nets

Li, Yikun (University of Groningen), Schomaker, Lambert R.B. (University of Groningen), Kasaei, Hamidreza (University of Groningen)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.21 
Studying Drink-Serving Service Robots in the Real World

Langedijk, Rosalyn Melissa (University of Southern Denmark), odabasi, cagatay (Fraunhofer IPA), Fischer, Kerstin (University of Southern Denmark), Graf, Birgit (Fraunhofer IPA)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.22 
Performing Human Robot Interaction User Studies in Virtual Reality

Wijnen, Luc Bernardus Jozef (University of Bristol, University of the West of England, Bristo), Bremner, Paul (University of the West of England), Lemaignan, Séverin (University of the West of England), Giuliani, Manuel (University of the West of England, Bristol)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.23 
Training Human Teacher to Improve Robot Learning from Demonstration: A Pilot Study on Kinesthetic Teaching

Sakr, Maram (University of British Columbia), Freeman, Martin (Stanford University), Van der Loos, H.F. Machiel (University of British Columbia (UBC)), Croft, Elizabeth (Monash University)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.24 
A Hand Motion-Guided Articulation and Segmentation Estimation

Hartanto, Richard Sahala (The University of Tokyo), Ishikawa, Ryoichi (The University of Tokyo), Roxas, Menandro (The University of Tokyo), Oishi, Takeshi (The University of Tokyo)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.25 
Would You Take Advice from a Robot? Developing a Framework for Inferring Human-Robot Trust in Time-Sensitive Scenarios

Xu, Jin (Georgia Institute of Technology), Howard, Ayanna (Georgia Institute of Technology)
15:15-16:15, Paper WePlP.26 
Older Adults’ Opinion on Social Robots As Companion

FakhrHosseini, Shabnam (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Lee, Chaiwoo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Miller, Julie (MIT AgeLab), Patskanick, Taylor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Coughlin, Joseph (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)




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