Social Robotics

4th International Conference, ICSR 2012, Chengdu, China, October 29-31, 2012. Proceedings

  • Shuzhi Sam Ge
  • Oussama Khatib
  • John-John Cabibihan
  • Reid Simmons
  • Mary-Anne Williams
Conference proceedings ICSR 2012

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7621)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 7621)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Affective and Cognitive Sciences for Socially Interactive Robots

    1. Jesse Gray, Cynthia Breazeal
      Pages 1-14
    2. Jaap Ham, Mirjam van Esch, Yvonne Limpens, Jente de Pee, John-John Cabibihan, Shuzhi Sam Ge
      Pages 15-25
    3. Caixia Liu, Jaap Ham, Eric Postma, Cees Midden, Bart Joosten, Martijn Goudbeek
      Pages 26-34
    4. Gabriele Trovato, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Nobutsuna Endo, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi
      Pages 35-44
    5. Mary-Anne Williams
      Pages 45-55
    6. Evgenios Vlachos, Henrik Schärfe
      Pages 56-65
  3. Situated Interaction and Embodiment

    1. Alvin Wong, Yeow Kee Tan, Adrian Tay, Anthony Wong, Dilip Kumar Limbu, Tran Anh Dung et al.
      Pages 76-85
    2. Laura Boccanfuso, Eva Juarez Perez, Myra Robinson, Jason M. O’Kane
      Pages 86-97
    3. Michihiro Shimada, Takayuki Kanda, Satoshi Koizumi
      Pages 98-107
    4. Haibin Yan, Marcelo H. Ang Jr., Aun Neow Poo
      Pages 118-127
  4. Robots to Assist the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities

    1. Susanne Frennert, Britt Östlund, Håkan Eftring
      Pages 128-137
    2. Tobias Körtner, Alexandra Schmid, Daliah Batko-Klein, Christoph Gisinger, Andreas Huber, Lara Lammer et al.
      Pages 138-147
    3. Rebecca Q. Stafford, Bruce A. MacDonald, Elizabeth Broadbent
      Pages 148-157
    4. Sophya Yumakulov, Dean Yergens, Gregor Wolbring
      Pages 168-177
    5. I-Han Kuo, Chandimal Jayawardena, Elizabeth Broadbent, Rebecca Q. Stafford, Bruce A. MacDonald
      Pages 178-187
    6. Claudia B. Rebola, Gbolabo Ogunmakin, Patricio A. Vela
      Pages 188-198
  5. Social Acceptance of Robots and Their Impact to the Society

    1. Nicole Mirnig, Ewald Strasser, Astrid Weiss, Manfred Tscheligi
      Pages 209-218
    2. Ho Seok Ahn, Dong-Wook Lee, Dongwoon Choi, Duk-Yeon Lee, Manhong Hur, Hogil Lee
      Pages 219-227
    3. Chandan Datta, Bruce A. MacDonald, Chandimal Jayawardena, I-Han Kuo
      Pages 228-237
    4. Gordon Briggs, Matthias Scheutz
      Pages 238-247
    5. Shuzhi Sam Ge, Yanan Li
      Pages 248-257
    6. Yingzi Zeng, Yanan Li, Pengxuan Xu, Shuzhi Sam Ge
      Pages 258-267
  6. Artificial Empathy

    1. Luisa Damiano, Paul Dumouchel, Hagen Lehmann
      Pages 268-277
    2. Minoru Asada, Yukie Nagai, Hisashi Ishihara
      Pages 278-287
    3. Iolanda Leite, Ginevra Castellano, André Pereira, Carlos Martinho, Ana Paiva
      Pages 298-307
    4. Naoki Ohshima, Yusuke Ohyama, Yuki Odahara, P. Ravindra S. De Silva, Michio Okada
      Pages 317-326
  7. HRI through Non-verbal Communication and Control

    1. Agnieszka Wykowska, Ryad Chellali, Md. Mamun Al-Amin, Hermann J. Müller
      Pages 327-337
    2. Davide De Tommaso, Sylvain Calinon, Darwin G. Caldwell
      Pages 338-347
    3. John-John Cabibihan, Lihao Zheng, Chin Kiang Terence Cher
      Pages 348-356
    4. Paul Evrard, Abderrahmane Kheddar
      Pages 357-366
    5. Mohammad Obaid, Markus Häring, Felix Kistler, René Bühling, Elisabeth André
      Pages 367-377
    6. Markus Häring, Jessica Eichberg, Elisabeth André
      Pages 378-387
  8. Social Telepresence Robots, Embodiments and Networks

    1. Shuichi Nishio, Koichi Taura, Hiroshi Ishiguro
      Pages 388-397
    2. Shuichi Nishio, Tetsuya Watanabe, Kohei Ogawa, Hiroshi Ishiguro
      Pages 398-407
    3. Julie Rafn Abildgaard, Henrik Scharfe
      Pages 408-417
    4. Wei Wang, Benjamin Johnston, Mary-Anne Williams
      Pages 418-427
    5. Ryuji Yamazaki, Shuichi Nishio, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Marco Nørskov, Nobu Ishiguro, Giuseppe Balistreri
      Pages 428-437
    6. Hirotaka Osawa, Thibault Voisin, Michita Imai
      Pages 438-447
  9. Interaction and Collaboration among Robots, Humans, and Environment

    1. Dieta Kuchenbrandt, Markus Häring, Jessica Eichberg, Friederike Eyssel
      Pages 448-457
    2. Thomas Kollar, Anu Vedantham, Corey Sobel, Cory Chang, Vittorio Perera, Manuela Veloso
      Pages 458-467
    3. Chi Zhang, Wenzeng Zhang, Zhenguo Sun, Qiang Chen
      Pages 475-484
    4. Abdelaziz A. Abdelhamid, Waleed H. Abdulla, Bruce A. MacDonald
      Pages 485-495

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Social Robotics, ICSR 2012, held in Chengdu, China, in October 2012.
The 66 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on affecttive and cognitive sciences for socially interactive robots, situated interaction and embodiment, robots to assist the elderly and persons with disabilities, social acceptance of robots and their impact to the society, artificial empathy, HRI through non-verbal communication and control, social telepresence robots, embodiments and networks, interaction and collaboration among robots, humans and environment, human augmentation, rehabilitation, and medical robots I and II.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Shuzhi Sam Ge
    • 1
  • Oussama Khatib
    • 2
  • John-John Cabibihan
    • 1
  • Reid Simmons
    • 3
  • Mary-Anne Williams
    • 4
  1. 1.Interactive Digial Media Institute, Social Robotics LaboratoryNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Department of Computer ScienceStanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  3. 3.Robotics Institute, School of Computer ScienceCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA
  4. 4.Faculty of Information TechnologyUniversity of TechnologySydneyAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-34102-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-34103-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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