Publications

2017

James Kennedy, Paul Baxter & Tony Belpaeme (2017) Nonverbal Immediacy as a Characterisation of Social Behaviour for Human-Robot Interaction. International Journal of Social Robotics, 9: 109 DOI.

Paul Baxter, Emily Ashurst, Robin Read, James Kennedy & Tony Belpaeme (2017) Robot education peers in a situated primary school study: Personalisation promotes child learning. PLoS One, 12(5). PDF

Vasfiye Geçkin, Ezgi Mamus, Cansu Oranç, Başak Güven, Aylin C. Küntay, & Tilbe Göksun. (2017, April). Development of spatial concepts in a second language: Can feedback defeat complexity?. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

Vasfiye Geçkin, Ezgi Mamus, Cansu Oranç, Junko Kanero, Aylin C. Küntay, & Tilbe Göksun. (2017, August). L2 Teachers’ Verbal and Nonverbal Orchestration in Preschools: Implications for Educational Robots. Poster will be presented at the 18th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Utrecht, Netherlands.

James Kennedy, Paul Baxter & Tony Belpaeme (2017). The Impact of Robot Tutor Nonverbal Social Behaviour on Child Learning. Frontiers in ICT, 4, 6. DOI

Rianne Vlaar, Josje Verhagen, Ora Oudgenoeg-Paz, and Paul Leseman (2017) Comparing L2 Word Learning through a Tablet or Real Objects: What Benefits Learning Most?. In Proceedings of the Workshop R4L, at ACM/IEEE HRI 2017 PDF.

Jan de Wit, Thorsten Schodde, Bram Willemsen, Kirsten Bergmann, Mirjam de Haas, Stefan Kopp, Emiel Krahmer, and Paul Vogt (2017) Exploring the Effect of Gestures and
Adaptive Tutoring on Childrens Comprehension of L2 Vocabularies. In Proceedings of the Workshop R4L, at ACM/IEEE HRI 2017, 2017 PDF.

James Kennedy, Séverin Lemaignan, Caroline Montassier, Pauline Lavalade, Bahar Irfan, Fotios Papadopoulos, Emmanuel Senft, and Tony Belpaeme. 2017. Child Speech Recognition in Human-Robot Interaction: Evaluations and Recommendations. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 82-90. PDF

Mirjam de Haas, Peta Baxter, Chiara de Jong, Emiel Krahmer, and Paul Vogt (2017) Exploring Different Types of Feedback in Preschooler and Robot Interaction. In Proceedings of the Companion of the 2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 127-128. PDF

Thorsten Schodde, Kirsten Bergmann, and Stefan Kopp (2017) Adaptive Robot Language Tutoring Based on Bayesian Knowledge Tracing and Predictive Decision-Making. In Proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI’17) PDF

Wafa Johal, Paul Vogt, James Kennedy, Mirjam de Haas, Ana Paiva, Ginevra Castellano, Sandra Okita, Fumihide Tanaka, Tony Belpaeme, and Pierre Dillenbourg. 2017. Workshop on Robots for Learning: R4L. In Proceedings of the Companion of the 2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 423-424. PDF

Paul Vogt, Mirjam de Haas, Chiara de Jong, Peta Baxter and Emiel Krahmer (2017) Child-Robot Interactions for Second Language Tutoring to Preschool Children. Frontiers Human Neuroscience 11,73. DOI

2016

Mirjam de Haas, Paul Vogt and Emiel Krahmer (2016) Taal leren met behulp van een sociale robot. In DIXIT (Tijdschrift van de Nederlandse Organisatie voor Taal- en Spraaktechnologie NOTAS).

Mirjam de Haas, Paul Vogt and Emiel Krahmer (2016) Enhancing child-robot tutoring interactions with appropriate feedback. In Proceedings of the Long-Term Child-Robot Interaction Workshop, at RO-MAN 2016. PDF

Paul Baxter, James Kennedy, Emily Ashurst and Tony Belpaeme (2016) The Effect of Repeating Tasks on Performance Levels in Mediated Child-Robot Interactions. In Proceedings of the Robots 4 Learning Workshop, at RO-MAN 2016. PDF

James Kennedy, Séverin Lemaignan and Tony Belpaeme (2016) The Cautious Attitude of Teachers Towards Social Robots in Schools. In Proceedings of the Robots 4 Learning Workshop, at RO-MAN 2016. PDF

Séverin Lemaignan, James Kennedy, Paul Baxter and Tony Belpaeme (2016) Towards “Machine-Learnable” Child-Robot Interactions: the PInSoRo Dataset. In Proceedings of the Long-Term Child-Robot Interaction Workshop, at RO-MAN 2016. PDF

Paul Baxter, and Tony Belpaeme (2016) A Cautionary Note on Personality (Extroversion) Assessments in Child-Robot Interaction Studies. In Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Evaluating Child-Robot Interaction, at HRI’16. PDF

Paul Baxter, James Kennedy, Emmanuel Senft, Séverin Lemaignan, and Tony Belpaeme (2016) From Characterising Three Years of HRI to Methodology and Reporting Recommendations. In Proceedings of the 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (alt.HRI’16). Pages 391-398. PDF

James Kennedy, Paul Baxter, Emmanuel Senft, and Tony Belpaeme (2016) Heart vs Hard Drive: Children Learn More From a Human Tutor Than a Social Robot. In Proceedings of the 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction Extended Abstracts (HRI’16). Pages 451-452. PDF

James Kennedy, Paul Baxter, Emmanuel Senft, and Tony Belpaeme (2016) Social Robot Tutoring for Child Second Language Learning. In Proceedings of the 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI’16). Pages 231-238. PDF

2015

L2TOR – Second Language Tutoring using Social Robots

Tony Belpaeme, James Kennedy, Paul Baxter, Paul Vogt, Emiel J. Krahmer, Stefan Kopp, Kirsten Bergmann, Paul Leseman, Aylin C. Küntay, Tilbe Göksun, Amit K. Pandey, Rodolphe Gelin, Petra Koudelkova, and Tommy Deblieck (2015)  L2TOR – Second Language Tutoring using Social Robots. In Proceedings of 1st Int. Workshop on Educational Robots. Springer. PDF