Program

schedule

AHRI will be a full day virtual workshop at ACII 2022 on 17 Oct 2022. .

Workshop registration is free. Please register from here.

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Tentative schedule (in JST):

  • 08:45-09:00 Welcome

  • 09:00-09:45 Keynote 1: Prof. Johnathan Mell - Conflict Resolution and Negotiation with Social Virtual Agents (30min presentation + 15min Q&A)

  • 09:45-10:30 Keynote 2: Prof. Xiaofeng Liu - On the road of affective computing in human-robot interactions (30min presentation + 15min Q&A)

  • 10:30-10:50 Coffee break

  • 10:50-11:20 Oral session 1 (3 papers, 10min each, 7min presentation + 3min Q&A)

10:50-11:00: Robot-assisted personalized upper limb rehabilitation training based on reachable workspace

11:00-11:10: SLRFormer: Continuous Sign Language Recognition Based on Vision Transformer

11:10-11:20: Multiple attention convolutional-recurrent neural networks for speech emotion recognition

  • 11:20-12:00 Oral session 2 (4 papers, 10min each, 7min presentation + 3min Q&A)

11:20-11:30: [Best Paper] Non-parallel Controllable Cross-gender Voice Conversion Model with CycleGAN and Transformer for Social Robot

11:30-11:40: Shape parameters of UGV delivery robots that affect subject’s perception of safety

11:40-11:50: Affective Interaction in Domestic Service System: Emotion Evaluation and Regulation for the Older Adults

11:50-12:00: Perception of Multimodal Hedges in Communicative Behavior of a Companion Robot

  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch break

  • 13:00-13:45 Keynote 3: Prof. Aiguo Song - Force Feedback Teleoperation Robot and Its Application in Rehabilitation (30min presentation + 15min Q&A)

  • 13:45-14:30 Keynote 4: Prof. Dana Kulić - Learning for Human-machine Interaction (30min presentation + 15min Q&A)

  • 14:30-15:00 Coffee break

  • 15:00-15:45 Keynote 5: Prof. Hatice Gunes - Affective Computing for Humanoid Service Robotics (30min presentation + 15min Q&A)

  • 15:45-16:30 Keynote 6: Prof. Adriana Tapus - Socially Acceptable Robots with Humour and Personalizable Behaviours based on User's Profile (30min presentation + 15min Q&A)

  • 16:30-17:00 Discussion of challenges and future directions of affective HRI

  • 17:00-17:15 Awards (1 Best Paper) and closing remarks

  • 08:45-09:00 Welcome

  • Prof. Johnathan Mell - Conflict Resolution and Negotiation with Social Virtual Agents

  • Prof. Xiaofeng Liu - On the road of affective computing in human-robot interactions

  • Robot-assisted personalized upper limb rehabilitation training based on reachable workspace

  • Multiple attention convolutional-recurrent neural networks for speech emotion recognition

  • [Best Paper] Non-parallel Controllable Cross-gender Voice Conversion Model with CycleGAN and Transformer for Social Robot

  • Shape parameters of UGV delivery robots that affect subject’s perception of safety

  • Affective Interaction in Domestic Service System: Emotion Evaluation and Regulation for the Older Adults

  • Perception of Multimodal Hedges in Communicative Behavior of a Companion Robot

  • Prof. Aiguo Song - Force Feedback Teleoperation Robot and Its Application in Rehabilitation

  • Prof. Hatice Gunes - Affective Computing for Humanoid Service Robotics

  • Prof. Adriana Tapus - Socially Acceptable Robots with Humour and Personalizable Behaviours based on User's Profile

keynote speakers

Prof. Dana Kulić (Monash University)

Prof. Hatice Gunes (University of Cambridge)

Prof. Adriana Tapus (Institut Polytechnique de Paris)

Prof. Aiguo Song

Southeast University

Prof. Xiaofeng Liu

Hohai University

Dr. Johnathan Mell (University of Central Florida)