Past Talks

22 June 2022
Ted Sumers and Mark Ho
Learning Rewards from Natural Language
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8 June 2022
Abhishek Gupta
How to Get a Tenure Track Position
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11 May 2022
Elisa Massi and Lorenzo Vannucci
Animals and humans brain mechanisms for robotics
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27 April 2022
Michael Welle
Structured Representations for Object Manipulation
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13 April 2022
Pratap Tokekar
CANCELLED: Near-Earth Sensing with Aerial, Ground, and Marine Robots
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30 March 2022
Stefania Druga
Creative coding with AI Friends for Youth
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16 March 2022
Sam Spaulding
Lifelong Personalization for Social Language/Literacy Companions: Interactive Student Modeling Across Tasks and Over Time
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2 March 2022
Tiago Ribeiro
Autonomous Animation of Virtual and Robotic characters
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2 February 2022
Samantha Reig
Characterizing Agent Identities as Mediators Among Individuals, Embodiments, and Services
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19 January 2022
Dimosthenis Kontogiorgos
Mutual Understanding in Situated Interactions with Conversational User Interfaces: Theory, Studies, and Computation
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7 January 2022
Tony Belpaeme
The HRI route to AI
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10 December 2021
Krishna Murthy Jatavallabhula
Taskography - Evaluating robot task planning over large 3D scene graphs
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26 November 2021
Fethiye Irmak Dogan
Social Robots That Understand Natural Language Instructions and Resolve Ambiguities
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12 November 2021
Ilaria Torre
Investigating and communicating motivation in social robot navigation
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5 November 2021
Ruth Aylett
Living with Robots: What Every Anxious Human Needs to Know
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29 October 2021
Marynel Vazquez
Group Human-Robot Interaction: Challenges and Opportunities for Data-Driven Techniques
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15 October 2021
Micah Corah
Active perception and exploration with teams of robots: From simulation to subterranean
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1 October 2021
Daniel Brown
Leveraging Human Input for Robust Robot Learning
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17 September 2021
Nikhita Singh
Robots in the Wild: From Academia to Industry
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9 July 2021
Elin Bjorling
How Qualitative Methods Will Save Us from Designing the Wrong Robot : A Teenage Use Case
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25 June 2021
Tanvi Dinkar
Representations of fillers and discourse markers in SLU: a psycholinguistic approach
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18 June 2021
Jauwaria Nasir
What if Social Robots look for Productive Engagement? - Automated assessment of goal-centric engagement in learning applications
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28 May 2021
Prashan Madumal
Causal Explanations for Reinforcement Learning Agents
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14 May 2021
Shiwali Mohan
Using Insights about Human Cognition to Design Social Robots
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7 May 2021
Christoforos Mavrogiannis
Formalizing the Structure of Multiagent Domains for Autonomous Robot Navigation in Human Spaces
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30 April 2021
Shruti Chandra
Child-Robot Interaction: Learning and Playing with Social Robots
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16 April 2021
Tesca Fitzgerald
Human-guided Task Transfer for Interactive Robots
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2 April 2021
Filipa Correia
Group Intelligence on Social Robots
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19 March 2021
Ross Mead
Bringing Robots To Life
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5 March 2021
Kim Baraka
Humans and Robots Teaching and Learning through Social Interaction
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19 February 2021
Nils Hagberg
A call for a Human Approach to Technology
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5 February 2021
Glenda Hannibal
Trust in HRI: Probing Vulnerability as an Active Precondition
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22 January 2021
Carl Mueller
Robot Learning from Demonstration Driven Constrained Skill Learning & Motion Planning
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15 January 2021
Daniel Rakita
Methods and Applications for Generating Accurate and Feasible Robot-arm Motions in Real-time
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8 January 2021
Barbara Bruno
Culture-Aware Robotics
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18 December 2020
David Porfirio
Authoring Social Interactions Between Humans and Robots
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11 December 2020
Nikolas Martelaro
Remote User Research for Human-Robot Interaction
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27 November 2020
Manuel Bied
Integrating an Observer in Interactive Reinforcement Learning to Learn Legible Trajectories
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13 November 2020
Natalia Calvo
How children build a trust model of a social robot in the first encounter?
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30 October 2020
Taras Kucherenko
Gesticulating Agents: Why and How?
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16 October 2020
Homanga Bharadhwaj
Learning RL policies adaptive to variations in the environment
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2 October 2020
Naomi Fitter
Everything I Know about Telepresence
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25 September 2020
Hang Yin
Efficient Representations in Learning Visual Planning and Contact-rich Tasks
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4 September 2020
Michael Jae-Yoon Chung
Iterative Repair of Social Robot Programs from Implicit User Feedback via Bayesian Inference
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