Oral Sessions

November, 3

Oral Session 1: LAW & MARKET FOR SOCIAL ROBOTS

1. What Do Roboticists Neeto Know about the Future of Robot Law?

Eduard Fosch Villaronga, CIRSFID, University of Bologna, Italy. Institute of Law and Technology, UAB, Barcelona

2. The Market of Social and Educational Robots for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Giovanni E. Pazienza and Jan Geert van Hall, VanPaz BV, The Hague, The Netherlands

3. Privacy Concerns and Social Robots in Healthcare and Therapy: Presenting New Empirical Research

Christoph Lutz, BI Norwegian Business School, Department of Communication, Culture and Language, Norwergian, Aurelia Tamò,University of Zurich, Chair for Information & Communication Law Switzerland

4. Pet-Robots Assisted Therapy: Proposal For A New Standardized Nursing Intervention

 Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona

 

Oral Session 2: ENHANCING PERFORMANCE OF SOCIAL ROBOTS

1. A design of child-robot interaction in hospitals

Victor Gonzalez-Pacheco, Alvaro Castro-Gonzalez, Jose Carlos Castillo, Maria Malfaz and Miguel A. Salichs, Systems Engineering and Automation Dept., Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Leganés,

2. Increasing the Robot’s Level of Autonomy in Social Human-Robot Interaction through Interactive

Gergely Magyar, Mária Virčíková and Peter Sinčák, Center for Intelligent Technologies, Department of Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia

3. Automated Audio Data Monitoring for a Social Robot in Ambient Assisted Living Environments

Rosa Ma Alsina-Pages, GTM – Grup de Recerca en Tecnologies Media, La Salle – Universitat Ramon Llul, Barcelona, Joan Navarro and Enric Casals, GRITS – Grup de Recerca en Internet Technologies & Storage, La Salle – Universitat Ramon Llull,
Barcelona

4. Adaptation of Robot Behavior According to Human Speech

Martina Szaboova and Kristina Machova Peter Sinčák, Center for Intelligent Technologies, Department of Cybernetics and Artifical Intelligence, Faculty of EE and Informatics, Technical University of of Košice, Slovakia

 

November, 4

Oral Session 3: ROBOT DESIGN

1. Design of a robotics and IoT software platform for enhancing Early Childhood Education experience

Chandan Datta, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand, Chandimal Jayawardena and Abdolhossein Sarrafzadeh, Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand

2. Hookie: A Cloud Client Robot for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Daniel de Cordoba and Jordi Albo-Canals, GRSETAD – La Salle, Ramon Lull University, Barcelona, Enric Gonzalez and Xavi Burruezo, Dynatech, Barcelona

3. Mini: A Social Assistive Robot For People With Mild Cognitive Impairment

Esther Salichs, Alvaro Castro-Gonzalez, María Malfaz and Miguel Angel Salichs, RoboticsLab, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain

4. CASPER Project: Social PET Robots facilitating tasks in Therapies with Children with ASD

Devyn Curley, Tufts University, Center for Engineering Ecucation and Outreach, Boston, USA, Alex Barco, Sandra Pico, Cecilio Angulo, Pablo Gallego and Jordi Albó Canals, GR-SETAD – La Salle, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Beste Ozcan, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, ISTC-CNR, Rome, Italy, Julien Delvaux and Matthieu Lhoir, Industrial Engineering HELha Haute École Louvain en Hainaut, Belgium

5. Social LSMaker: Educational Social Mobile Robot with an Arduino-based Audiovisual Interactive Platform

Rosa Ma Alsina-Pages and Marcos Hervás, GTM – Grup de Recerca en Tecnologies Mèdia, La Salle – Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona (Spain), Jordi Albo-Canals, (GR-SETAD) La Salle, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona

 

Oral Session 4: ROBOT INTERVENTIONS

1. Success factors for the implementation of Paro
Edith Hagedoren, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Research Centre Technology in Care, Centre of Expertise
for Innovative Care and Technology (EIZT), Heerlen, the Netherlands,  Geert Heling, Médoc Management Consulting & Research, Breda, the Netherlands

2. Empowering Robots with Empathy for Cognitive Stimulations Therapy towards personal Autonomy
Jainendra Shukla and Joan Oliver, Instituto de Robótica para la Dependencia, Barcelona

3. How To Introduce A New Technology Into Existing Health Care Practices And Evaluate Its Potential: experiences from the New Pals project
Clara Moerman, (¡),  Rianne Jansens, Loek van der Heide and Luc de Witte, Zuyd University, Centre of Expertise for Innovative Care and Technology, Heerlen, the Netherlands, Marcel Heerink, Windesheim Flevoland University, Robotics research group, Loek van der Heide and Luc de Witte, Maastricht University, CAPHRI, School for Public Health and Primary Care. The Netherlands

4. Does interacting with a robot reduce your physiological stress response?
Raihah Aminuddina, Department of Computer Science (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom),  Amanda Sharkeya, Faculty of Computer & Mathematical Sciences (MARA University of Technology, Malaysia)

5. What I want to do the robot? Identifying needs for social robots in a pediatric hospital
Miguel García Fernández, Carla Álvaro i Rodero and Cristina Bustillo Alonso, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona

 

Oral Session 5: Special Session: SOCIAL ROBOTS IN EDUCATION

1. Attentive Robot Listener Engages Children in Language Learning
Mirko Gelsomini, Hae Won Park, Jin Joo Lee, Cynthia Breazeal, MIT Media Lab, USA, Mirko Gelsomini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

2. Considering students’ confidence when building a synthetic tutoring system
Maria Blancas,  Vasiliki Vouloutsi,  Riccardo Zucca, and Paul F.M.J. Verschure, SPECS, DTIC, N-RAS Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Paul F.M.J. Verschure, Catalan Institute of Advanced Studies (ICREA), Barcelona

3. What do children in rural schools think and feel about companion robots?
Elizabeth Broadbent, Dept of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, Danielle Alexis Feerst, Tufts University, Occupational Therapy, Boston, USA,  Seung Ho Lee and Bruce MacDonald, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, Jordi Albo Canals, GRSETAD – La Salle, Ramon Lull University, Barcelona

4. Tutoring CLOQQ online platform for non-formal Education through SOTA Social Robot
Dimitris Zervas, David Blazquez, Andres Contreras, Jordi Albo-Canals, Sergio Marco and Marc Alba
NextGen – Innovation Disruptive Hub, EVERIS-NTT Data, Madrid, Spain

5. The future is Nao: Teaching Mathematics to youngschool children using humanoid robots
Ajinkya Bhat, Aleksandar Chojnacki and Edward Knapp, School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics, Plymouth University, United Kingdom