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Robot Deictics: How Gesture and Context Shape Referential Communication
As robots collaborate with humans in increasingly diverse environments, they will need to effectively refer to objects of joint interest and adapt their references to various physical, environmental,Expand
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WHAM: a high-throughput sequence alignment method
Over the last decade the cost of producing genomic sequences has dropped dramatically due to the current so called "next-gen" sequencing methods. However, these next-gen sequencing methods areExpand
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The Social Impact of a Robot Co-Worker in Industrial Settings
Across history and cultures, robots have been envisioned as assistants working alongside people. Following this vision, an emerging family of products-collaborative manufacturing robots-is enablingExpand
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How social cues shape task coordination and communication
To design computer-supported collaborative work (CSCW) systems that effectively support remote collaboration, designers need a better understanding of how people collaborate face-to-face and theExpand
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Design patterns for exploring and prototyping human-robot interactions
Robotic products are envisioned to offer rich interactions in a range of environments. While their specific roles will vary across applications, these products will draw on fundamental buildingExpand
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Using gaze patterns to predict task intent in collaboration
In everyday interactions, humans naturally exhibit behavioral cues, such as gaze and head movements, that signal their intentions while interpreting the behavioral cues of others to predict theirExpand
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Authoring and Verifying Human-Robot Interactions
As social agents, robots designed for human interaction must adhere to human social norms. How can we enable designers, engineers, and roboticists to design robot behaviors that adhere to humanExpand
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Bodystorming Human-Robot Interactions
Designing and implementing human-robot interactions requires numerous skills, from having a rich understanding of social interactions and the capacity to articulate their subtle requirements, to theExpand
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A Regression-based Approach to Modeling Addressee Backchannels
During conversations, addressees produce conversational acts---verbal and nonverbal backchannels---that facilitate turn-taking, acknowledge speakership, and communicate common ground withoutExpand
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Effective task training strategies for human and robot instructors
From teaching in labs to training for assembly, a role that robots are expected to play is to instruct their users in completing physical tasks. While instruction requires a range of capabilities,Expand
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