Robot Behavior Toolkit

Robot Behavior Toolkit: Generating Effective Social Behaviors for Robots Social interaction involves a large number of patterned behaviors that people employ to achieve particular communicative goals. To achieve fluent and effective humanlike communication, robots...

CHI, HRI, & NIPS Papers

Congratulations to CHI, HRI, and NIPS authors! The HCI Lab had a great Fall with a total of 6 full papers and 1 extended abstract accepted to CHI, HRI, and NIPS—3 papers accepted to CHI 2012 (23%), 2 papers accepted to HRI 2012 (25%), 1 paper accepted to NIPS 2011...

Google Joins Our Sponsors

Google Inc. has joined our lab’s sponsors with a generous gift, which will support our research efforts to build interactive technologies for computer-based learning. Thank you,...

West High School Students Visit Our Lab

West High School teacher Andrew Kuemmel and his students visited our lab to learn more about computer science, human-computer interaction, and robotics. If you are a K-12 teacher and interested in bringing your students to our lab and hear about our research, please...

New York Times Headline on Robots

The New York Times featured a very well-written article on robots and their therapeutic potential on its cover page. We will be seeing more and more coverage as robots become more common and we are able to show that they can benefit society. Below is a picture of one...