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Puppet Presence Live Event

Free event - Wednesday 6th July 2016, at @Bristol: How would you feel if you were represented by a robot avatar on a date? Would you trust it to convey the essence of who you are? And what does this have to do with puppetry?
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Social Tele-Operation by Confederates: Applying the Actor-Confederate Paradigm to HRI

2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Workshop

Paul Bremner (BRL, UWE) and Huseyin Cakal (Exeter) presented a paper at the 'Designing and Evaluating Social Robots for Public Settings' workshop which was organised by the Being There project and held in advance of the IROS conference in Hamburg.

The paper, Social Tele-Operation by Confederates: Applying the Actor-Confederate Paradigm to HRI, was co-authored by Paul Bremner, Huseyin Cakal, Miriam Koschate-Reis and Mark Levine.

Real-time Prediction of User Personality for Social Human-Robot Interactions: Lessons Learned from Public Demonstrations

2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Workshop

Hatice Gunes and Oya Celiktutan (QMUL) presented a paper at the 'Designing and Evaluating Social Robots for Public Settings' workshop which was organised by the Being There project and held in advance of the IROS conference in Hamburg in September 2015.

The paper, Real-time Prediction of User Personality for Social Human-Robot Interactions: Lessons Learned from Public Demonstrations was co-authored by Hatice Gunes, Oya Celiktutan, Evangelos Sariyanidi and Efstratios Skordos.

Distortion Rejecting Magneto-Inductive 3-D Localization (MagLoc)

IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications

Dr Traian Abrudan, Zhuoling Xiao, Dr Andrew Markham and Dr Niki Trigoni have published thier paper 'Distortion Rejecting Magneto-Inductive 3-D Localization (MagLoc)' in the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications.

11th IEEE International Conference on Automatice Face and Gesture Recognition

4-8 May 2015

Hatice Gunes and Oya Celiktutan (QMUL) attended FG2015 to present a demonstration of their real-time personality prediction system which uses a Nao robot and could be used to make robots that interact with humans able to adapt to subtle clues about their personality and responses. Their paper was published in the proceedings of the 11th IEEE FG2015 conference. The conference and the demonstrations attracted media coverage on Slovenian national television.
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