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Book chapters

(). Affect Elicitation for Affective Computing. In Calvo, R. A., D’Mello, S. K., Gratch, J., & Kappas, A. (Eds.), Handbook of Affective Computing (pp. 371-383). Oxford University Press. Available online at Oxford Handbooks Online as of April 2014. [PDF]

Journal articles

(). Young children treat robots as informants. Topics in Cognitive Science, pp. 1-11. [PDF]

(). Motion Tracker: Camera-based monitoring of bodily movements using motion silhouettes. PLOS One, 10(6): e0130293. [PDF]

(). A Review and Meta-Analysis of Multimodal Affect Detection Systems. ACM Computing Surveys, 47(3), Article 43. [PDF] PRE PRINT - or [available from ACM]

Conference proceedings

(). Effects of Framing a Robot as a Social Agent or as a Machine on Children's Social Behavior. In S. Y. Okita, T. Shibata, & B. Mutlu (Eds.), Proceedings of the 25rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) (pp. 688-693). IEEE: Washington, DC. [talk] [PDF] PRE PRINT DRAFT

(). Lessons From Teachers on Performing HRI Studies with Young Children in Schools. In S. Sabanovic, A. Paiva, Y. Nagai, & C. Bartneck (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction: alt.HRI (pp. 383-390). [talk] [PDF] PRE PRINT DRAFT

(). Affective Personalization of a Social Robot Tutor for Children's Second Language Skills. Proceedings of the 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence. AAAI: Palo Alto, CA. [PDF] PRE PRINT DRAFT

(). Storytelling with Robots: Learning Companions for Preschool Children’s Language Development. In P. A. Vargas & R. Aylett (Eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN). IEEE: Washington, DC. [talk] [PDF] PRE PRINT DRAFT

(). Consistent but modest: A meta-analysis on unimodal and multimodal affect detection accuracies from 30 studies. In L.-P. Morency, D. Bohus, H. Aghajan, A. Nijholt, J. Cassell and J. Epps (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, (pp. 31-38). ACM: New York, NY. [talk] Winner of Outstanding Paper Award. [PDF] PRE PRINT DRAFT [or available from ACM]

Presentations & Published Abstracts

(). A Study to Measure Effects of Framing a Robot as a Social Agent or as a Machine on Children's Social Behavior. In S. Sabanovic, A. Paiva, Y. Nagai, & C. Bartneck, Proceedings of the 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction: Late-Breaking Reports (pp. 459-460). [poster] [PDF]

(). Tega: A Social Robot. In S. Sabanovic, A. Paiva, Y. Nagai, & C. Bartneck, Proceedings of the 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction: Video Presentations (pp. 561). [video] Best Video Nominee. [PDF] [Video]

(). A Comparison of children learning from robots, tablets, and people. In Proceedings of New Friends: The 1st International Conference on Social Robots in Therapy and Education. [talk] [PDF]

(). Learning a Second Language with a Socially Assistive Robot. In Proceedings of New Friends: The 1st International Conference on Social Robots in Therapy and Education. [talk] (*equal contribution). [PDF]

(). The Interplay of Robot Language Level with Children's Language Learning during Storytelling. In J. A. Adams, W. Smart, B. Mutlu, & L. Takayama (Eds.), Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction: Extended Abstracts (pp. 65-66). [poster] [on ACM]

(). Telling Stories with Green the DragonBot: A Showcase of Children's Interactions Over Two Months. In J. A. Adams, W. Smart, B. Mutlu, & L. Takayama (Eds.), Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction: Extended Abstracts (p. 263). [video] [on ACM] [PDF] [Video] Winner of Best Video Award.

(). Robotic learning companions for early language development. In J. Epps, F. Chen, S. Oviatt, & K. Mase (Eds.), Proceedings of the 15th ACM on International conference on multimodal interaction, (pp. 71-72). ACM: New York, NY. [demo] [on ACM]

Workshop proceedings

(). Transparency, teleoperation, and children's understanding of social robots. In S. Sabanovic, A. Paiva, Y. Nagai, & C. Bartneck, Proceedings of the 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction: The 11th Annual Human-Robot Interaction Pioneers Workshop (pp. 625-626). Workshop website [PDF]

(). Deception, Secrets, Children, and Robots: What’s Acceptable? Workshop on The Emerging Policy and Ethics of Human-Robot Interaction, held in conjunction with the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. Workshop website [PDF]

(). Social agent or machine? The framing of a robot affects people's interactions and expressivity. 2nd Workshop on Applications for Emotional Robots held in conjunction with the 9th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. [talk] Workshop website. [PDF]

Theses

(). Storytelling with robots: Effects of robot language level on children's language learning. Master's Thesis, Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. [PDF]

(). A biologically inspired predator-prey study of the effects of emotion and communication on emergent group behavior. B.A. Thesis, Cognitive Science Program, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY. [PDF]

Non-refereed Presentations

(). Autonomous Vehicle Laboratory for "Sense and Avoid" research. Presented at NASA Langley Research Center Aeronautics Student Forum 2010, Hampton, VA. Authors alphabetical. [Description]

(). A Self-Organizing Prediction System for Autonomous Learning in Mobile Robots. Poster presented at Vassar College Undergraduate Research Summer Institute Symposium 2009, Poughkeepsie, NY. [Abstract]

(). Predictive Category Learning in Mobile Robots. Poster presented at Vassar College Undergraduate Research Summer Institute Symposium 2008, Poughkeepsie, NY. [Abstract]

Other articles

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(). . The Researcher News. NASA Langley Research Center. Hampton, VA.

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NASA Langley photo of the week: featuring Jake Forsberg and I with the quadcopters we worked with at NASA Langley that summer. ()

NASA EDGE: episode featured my summer lab at NASA Langley, mentored by Garry Qualls. ()