Publications

 
 

Journal papers

 
 

  • Reich-Stiebert, N. & Eyssel, F. (2016). Robots in the classroom: what teachers think about teaching and learning with education robots. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 9979, 671-680. [Link]
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  • Eyssel, F. (2016). An experimental psychological perspective on social robotics. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 87, 363-371. DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2016.08.029 [Link]
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  • Sciutti, A., Lohan, K. S., Gredebäck, G., Koch, B., & Rohlfing, K. J. (2016). Language Meddles with Infants’ Processing of Observed Actions. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 3, 46. http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/frobt.2016.00046/full
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  • Reich-Stiebert, N. & Eyssel, F. (2015). Learning with educational companion robots? Toward attitudes on education robots, predictors of attitudes, and application potentials for education robots. International Journal of Social Robotics, 7, 875-888. [Link]
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  • Sciutti A., Ansuini C., Becchio C. & Sandini G. 2015, ‘Investigating the ability to read others’ intentions using humanoid robots’, Frontiers in Psychology – Cognitive Science, vol. 6,no. 1362. Full Text
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  • Gori, M. 2015 ‘Multisensory integration and calibration in children and adults with and without sensory and motor disabilities’, Multisensory research, vol. 28, pp. 71–99, doi:10.1163/22134808-00002478 [Link]
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  • Sciutti A., Patanè L., Nori F. & Sandini G. 2014,  ‘Understanding object weight from human and humanoid lifting actions’, IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development,  doi: 10.1109/TAMD.2014.2312399,  Full Text
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  • Sciutti, A., Burr, D., Saracco, A., Sandini, G., & Gori, M. 2014 ‘Development of context-dependency in human space perception’, Experimental Brain Research, vol. 232, no. 12, pp. 3965-3976, Full Text
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    Conferences
     
     

          2017
           
           

        • Tanevska A., Rea F., Sandini G. & Sciutti A. 2017, ‘Can Emotions Enhance the Robot’s Cognitive Abilities: a Study in Autonomous HRI with an Emotional Robot’, AISB Convention 2017: Symposium on Computational Modelling of Emotion, Bath, UK, April 19-21, 2017
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        • Bernotat, J. & Eyssel, F. 2017. ‘An evaluation study of robot designs for smart environments.’ Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI, 2017).
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        • Reich-Stiebert, N. & Eyssel, F. 2017. ‘(Ir)relevance of gender? On the influence of gender stereotypes on learning with a robot.’ Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2017).
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        • Aroyo A., Rea F. & Sciutti A. 2017, ‘Will you rely on a robot to find a treasure?’, LBR at the 12th ACM / IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2017), Vienna, Austria, March 6 – 9, 2017.
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        • Vignolo A., Sciutti A., Rea F., Noceti N., Odone F. & Sandini G. 2017, ‘Computational Vision For Social Intelligence’, AAAI Spring Symposium – Science of Intelligence: Computational principles of natural and artificial intelligence, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, March 27 – 29 2017.
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    2016

     
     

        • Vignolo A., Rea. F.,Noceti N.,  Sciutti A., Odone F.  & Sandini G. 2016, ‘Biological movement detector enhances the attentive skills of humanoid robot iCub’ in IEEE/RAS International Conference of Humanoids Robotics, Cancun, Mexico November 15-17 2016.
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        • Palinko O., Sciutti A., Wakita Y., Matsumoto Y. & Sandini G. 2016, ‘If Looks Could Kill: Humanoid Robots Play a Gaze-based Social Game with Humans’ in IEEE/RAS International Conference of Humanoids Robotics, Cancun, Mexico November 15-17 2016.
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        • Avila-Mireles E.J., De Santis D., Morasso P. & Zenzeri J. 2016, ‘Transferring knowledge during dyadic interaction: the role of the expert in the learning process’, in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, 2016.
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        • Bernotat, J., Schiffhauer, B., Eyssel, F., Holthaus, P., Leichsenring, C.,Richter, V., …, & Wrede, S. 2016, ‘Welcome to the future – How naïve users intuitively address an intelligent robotics apartment’. 8th International Conference on Social Robotics, Kansas City, November 1-3 2016.
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        • Schiffhauer, B., Bernotat, J., Eyssel, F., Bröhl, R., & Adriaans, J. 2016, ‘Let the user decide! User Preferences regarding Functions, Apps, and Control Modalities of a Smart Apartment and a Service Robot’,  8th International Conference on Social Robotics, Kansas City, November 1-3 2016.
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        • Ferrari, F., & Eyssel, F. A. 2016, ‘Toward a hybrid society: The transformation of robots, from objects to social agents.’ In A. Agah, J. – J. Cabibihan, A. M. Howard, M. A. Salichs, & H. He (Eds.), /Lecture
          Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI): Vol. 9979//. Social Robotics. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2016)/ (pp. 909-918). Heidelberg/ Berlin: Springer.
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        • Palinko O., Rea F., Sandini G. & Sciutti A. 2016, ‘Robot Reading Human Gaze: Why Eye Tracking Is Better Than Head Tracking for Human-Robot Collaboration’, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Deajeon, Korea, October 9-14, 2016.
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        • Hermann, T., Yang, J., & Nagai, Y. 2016, ‘EmoSonics – Interactive Sound Interfaces for the Externalization of Emotions.’ Audio Mostly 2016, Norrköping, Sweden, October 4-6, 2016.

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        • Vignolo A., Noceti N., Rea F.,  Sciutti A., Odone F. & Sandini G. 2016, ‘Human activity detection on the robot iCub’, Ninth International Workshop on Human-Friendly Robotics, Genoa, Italy, September 29-10, 2016 [Full text]
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        • M. Malekzadeh, J. Queißer, J. Steil, Learning the end-effector pose from demonstration for Bionic Handling Assistant robot Ninth International Workshop on Human-Friendly Robotics, Genoa, Italy, September 29-10, 2016
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        • Avila-Mireles, E. J., De Santis D., Squeri V., Morasso P. & Zenzeri J. 2016, ‘Skill transfer and generalization after robot-mediated dyadic training, Ninth International Workshop on Human-Friendly Robotics, Genoa, Italy, September 29-10, 2016
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        • Rea F., Muratore P. & Sciutti A. 2016, ‘13-year-olds approach human-robot interaction like adults’, Sixth Joint IEEE International Conference of Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics, Cergy-Pontoise, France, September 19-22, 2016. [Full text]
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        • Philippsen, A. K., Reinhart, R. F., & Wrede, B. (2016). ‘Goal Babbling of Acoustic-Articulatory Models with Adaptive Exploration Noise’, Sixth Joint IEEE International Conference of Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics, Cergy-Pontoise, France, September 19-22, 2016 – BEST ORAL PRESENTATION AWARD at ICDL-EPIROB 2016  [Full text]
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        • Vignolo A., Noceti N., Sciutti A., Rea. F., Odone F. & Sandini G. 2016, ‘The complexity of biological motion A temporal multi-resolution motion descriptor for human detection in videos’, Sixth Joint IEEE International Conference of Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics, Cergy-Pontoise France, September 19-22, 2016. [Full Text]
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        • Wullenkord, R., Fraune, M., Eyssel, F. & Sabanovic, S.* (2016). Getting in Touch: how imagined, actual and physical contact affect evaluations of robots. Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Symposium in Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2016), 980-985.
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        • Eyssel, F., Schiffhauer, B., Dalla Libera, F., Yoshikawa, Y., Złotowski, J., Wullenkord, R., & Ishiguro, H. (2016). Mind perception: from simple shapes to social agents. Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Symposium in Robot and Human Interactive Communication (Ro-Man 2016), 916-917.

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        • Vignolo A., Noceti N., Odone F., Rea. F.,  Sciutti A., & Sandini G. 2016, ‘A computational model of biological motion detection  based on motor invariants’, European Conference on Visual Perception, Barcelona, Spain, August 28th – September 1st, 2016
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        • Palinko O., Rea F., Sandini G. & Sciutti A. ‘Eye Tracking for Human Robot Interaction’, Doctoral Symposium at ETRA, Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications, Charleston, SC, USA, March 14-17, 2016.
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    2015
     
     

        •  Latella C.,  Kuppuswamy N. &  Nori F. ‘WEARDY: Wearable Dynamics. A Prototype for Human Whole-body Force and Motion Estimation’, Proceedings of Nanoitaly 2015. AIP publishing.
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        • Aggius-Vella E., Campus C., Finocchietti S., Gori M. ‘Auditory space representation on the horizontal plane’, International Workshop on Cognitive Development for Friendly Robots and Rehabilitation, Genoa, Italy, December 2-13, 2015
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        • Avila Mireles, E. J., De Santis, D., Squeri, V., Morasso, P. & Zenzeri, J. ‘Differences between kinematic and muscular strategies in bimanual and collaborative tasks.’ International Workshop on Cognitive Development for Friendly Robots and Rehabilitation, Genoa, Italy, December 2-13, 2015
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        • Cappagli G., Finocchietti S., Cocchi E., Baud-Bovy G. & Gori M., ‘Rehabilitating the sense of space in visually impaired children.’ International Workshop on Cognitive Development for Friendly Robots and Rehabilitation, Genoa, Italy, December 2-13, 2015.
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        • Finocchietti S., Cappagli G. & Gori M., ‘Effect of short auditory-motor training on spatial localization in blind.’ International Workshop on Cognitive Development for Friendly Robots and Rehabilitation, Genoa, Italy, December 2-3, 2015.
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        • O. Palinko, F. Rea, G. Sandini and A. Sciutti, ‘Gaze Tracking for Human Robot Interaction.’ International Workshop on Cognitive Development for Friendly Robots and Rehabilitation, Genoa, Italy, December 2-13, 2015
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        • Tonelli A., Brayda L. & Gori M., ‘Depth echolocation task in novices sighted people.’ International Workshop on Cognitive Development for Friendly Robots and Rehabilitation, Genoa, Italy, December 2-13, 2015
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        • Vignolo A. Noceti N., Rea F., Sciutti A., Odone F. & Sandini G., ‘Towards a friendly humanoid robot: Computational models of biological motion perception’, International Workshop on Cognitive Development for Friendly Robots and Rehabilitation, Genoa, Italy, December 2-13, 2015
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        • Palinko O., Sciutti A., Rea F. & Sandini G., ‘Eye Gaze Tracking for a Humanoid Robot’ in IEEE/RAS International Conference of Humanoids Robotics, Seoul, Korea, November 3-5 2015.
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        • Sandini G. & Sciutti A., ‘Sensorimotor contingencies for human-robot interaction’ at the Sensorimotor Contingencies for Robotics Workshop at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS),Hamburg, Germany, October 2 2015.
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        • Palinko O., Rea F., Sandini G. & Sciutti A. 2015, ‘Gaze Tracking for Human Robot Interaction’, Extended Abstract at the International Workshop on Vision and Eye Tracking in Natural Environments and Solutions & Algorithms for Gaze Analysis, Bielefeld, Germany, September 29-30, 2015.
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        • Mosadeghzad M., Rea F., Tata M., Brayda L. & Sandini G. 2015, ‘Saliency Based Sensor Fusion of Broadband Sound Localizer for Humanoids’, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Information Integration (MFI 2015), San Diego, CA, USA, September 14-16, 2015; Video
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        • Noceti N., Sciutti A. & Sandini G. 2015, ‘Cognition helps vision: recognizing biological motion using invariant dynamic cues’, A 18th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, Genova, Italy, September 7-11, 2015
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        • Philippsen A., Reinhart F. & Wrede B. 2015, ‘Efficient Bootstrapping of Vocalization Skills Using Active Goal Babbling’. International Workshop on Speech Robotics at Interspeech 2015, Dresden, Germany, September 4, 2015
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        • Palinko O., Sciutti A., Schillingmann L., Rea F., Nagai Y. & Sandini G. 2015, ‘Gaze Contingency in Turn-Taking for Human Robot Interaction: Advantages and Drawbacks’, 24th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Kobe, Japan, August 31 – September 4, 2015.
        • Noceti N., Sciutti A., Vignolo A., Rea F., Odone F. & Sandini G. 2015, ‘Modeling the development of visual perception with computational vision’, European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Liverpool, UK, August 23-27, 2015
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        • Finocchietti S., Cappagli G. & Gori M. 2015, ‘Audio-motor recalibration in blind’, European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Liverpool, UK, August 23-27, 2015
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        • Narioka K., Reinhart R. F. & Steil J. J. 2015 ‘Effect of exploratory perturbation on formation of kinematic synergies in Goal Babbling’, International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL) and the IEEE International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics (EpiRob), Providence, Rhode Island, USA, August 13-16, 2015
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        • Rolf M. & Asada M. 2015 ‘What are goals? And if so, how many?’ International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL) and the IEEE International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics (EpiRob), Providence, Rhode Island, USA, August 13-16, 2015
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        • Cappagli G., Finocchietti S., Cocchi E. & Gori M. Audio-motor feedback calibrates both auditory and haptic space in visually impaired children. International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF), Pisa, Italy, June 13-16, 2015
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        • Sciutti A., Schillingmann L., Palinko O., Nagai Y. & Sandini G. 2015, ‘A Gaze-contingent Dictating Robot to Study Turn-taking’, Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction Extended Abstracts, pp.137-138, Portland, Oregon, USA, March 2-5, 2015.

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        • Sandini G., Noceti N., Vignolo A., Sciutti A., Rea F., Verri A. & Odone F. 2015, ‘Computational Model of Biological Motion Detection: a path toward view-invariant action understanding’, Vision Science Society Meeting, St. Pete Beach, Florida, May 15-20, 2015.
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        • Sandini G., Noceti N., Vignolo A., Sciutti A., Rea F., Verri A. & Odone F. 2015, ‘Modeling Visual Features to Recognize Biological Motion: A Developmental Approach’, MODVIS – Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision, St. Pete Beach, Florida, May 13-15, 2015.
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    2014

        • Horii T., Nagai Y., Natale L., Giovannini F., Metta G. & Asada M. 2014, ‘Compensation for Tactile Hysteresis Using Gaussian Process with Sensory Markov Property, IEEE/RAS International Conference of Humanoids Robotics (HUMANOIDS 2014), Madrid, Spain, November 18-20, 2014.

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        • Rea F., Sandini G. & Metta G. 2014, ‘Motor biases in visual attention for a humanoid robot’, IEEE/RAS International Conference of Humanoids Robotics (HUMANOIDS 2014), Madrid, Spain, November 18-20, 2014.
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        • Palinko O., Sciutti A., Patané L., Rea F., Nori F. & Sandini G. 2014, ‘Communicative Lifting Actions in Human-Humanoid Interaction’, IEEE/RAS International Conference of Humanoids Robotics (HUMANOIDS 2014), Madrid, Spain, November 18-20, 2014.
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        • Philippsen A., Reinhart F. & Wrede B. 2014, ‘Learning How to Speak: Imitation-Based Refinement of Syllable Production in an Articulatory-Acoustic Model’, International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL) and the International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics (EpiRob), Genoa, Italy, October 13-16, 2014.
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        • Rolf M. & Asada M. 2014, ‘Autonomous Development of Goals: From Generic Rewards to Goal and Self Detection’, International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL) and the International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics (EpiRob), Genoa, Italy, October 13-16, 2014.
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        •  Horii T.,  Giovannini F.,  Nagai Y., Natale L.,  Metta G. & Asada M. 2014, ‘Contact force estimation from flexible tactile sensor values considering hysteresis by Gaussian process’, International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL) and the International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics (EpiRob), Genoa, Italy, October 13-16, 2014.

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        • Sciutti A., Patanè L., Palinko O., Nori F. & Sandini G. 2014, ‘Developmental changes in children understanding robotic actions: the case of lifting.’,  International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL) and the International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics (EpiRob), Genoa, Italy, October 13-16, 2014.
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        • Palinko O., Sciutti A., Rea F. & Sandini G. 2014, ‘Towards Better Eye Tracking in Human Robot Interaction Using an Affordable Active Vision System’, 2nd International Conference of Human-Agent Interaction, Tsukuba, Japan, October, 29-31, 2014.
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        • Palinko O., Sciutti A., Rea F. & Sandini G. 2014, ‘Weight-Aware Robot Motion Planning for Lift-to-Pass Action’, 2nd International Conference of Human-Agent Interaction, Tsukuba, Japan, October, 29-31, 2014
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        • Sciutti A., Palinko O., Patanè L., Rea F., Nori F., Noceti N., Odone F., Verri A. & G. Sandini, ‘Bidirectional Human-robot action reading’, Human-Friendly Robotics Workshop (HFR 2014), Pontedera, Pisa, Italy, October, 23-24, 2014.
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        • Horii T., Nagai Y., Giovannini F., Natale L., Metta G. & Asada M. 2014, ‘Contact force estimation of flexible tactile sensor by Gaussian regression method considering Markov property’, 32nd Meeting of Robotics Society of Japan, Fukuoka (Japan), 2014 [Japanese]

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        • Sciutti A.,Rea F. & Sandini G. 2014, ‘When you are young, (robot’s) looks matter. Developmental changes in the desired properties of a robot friend’,  IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2014), Edinburgh, United Kingdom, August 25-29, 2014.
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        • Sciutti A. & Sandini G. 2014, ‘Investigating social intelligence with humanoid robots to define the “minimal” human-likeness’, Workshop on “Philosophical Perspectives of HRI”, RO-MAN 2014, August 25th, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
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        • Sciutti A. 2014, ‘Using humanoid robots to measure social interaction’,  IV Congresso del Gruppo Nazionale di Bioingegneria (GNB 2014), Pavia, Italy, June 25-27, 2014
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        • Palinko O. & Sciutti A. 2014, ‘Exploring the Estimation of Cognitive Load in Human Robot Interaction’, Workshop HRI: a bridge between Robotics and Neuroscience at 9th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Bielefeld, Germany, March 03-06, 2014.
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