© 2014

Social Robotics

6th International Conference, ICSR 2014, Sydney, NSW, Australia, October 27-29, 2014. Proceedings

  • Michael Beetz
  • Benjamin Johnston
  • Mary-Anne Williams
Conference proceedings ICSR 2014

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8755)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 8755)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Ho Seok Ahn, Mary Pauline Grace Santos, Charu Wadhwa, Bruce MacDonald
    Pages 1-10
  3. Minoo Alemi, Ali Meghdari, Ashkan Ghanbarzadeh, Leila Jafari Moghadam, Anooshe Ghanbarzadeh
    Pages 11-22
  4. Muhammad Latif Anjum, Omar Ahmad, Stefano Rosa, Jingchun Yin, Basilio Bona
    Pages 23-33
  5. Dante Arroyo, Cesar Lucho, Pedro Cisneros, Francisco Cuellar
    Pages 34-43
  6. Adrian Ball, David Silvera-Tawil, David Rye, Mari Velonaki
    Pages 44-53
  7. Eduardo Benitez Sandoval, Omar Mubin, Mohammad Obaid
    Pages 54-63
  8. Elizabeth Broadbent, Kathy Peri, Ngaire Kerse, Chandimal Jayawardena, IHan Kuo, Chandan Datta et al.
    Pages 64-73
  9. Pierluigi Carcagnì, Dario Cazzato, Marco Del Coco, Marco Leo, Giovanni Pioggia, Cosimo Distante
    Pages 74-83
  10. Addwiteey Chrungoo, S. S. Manimaran, Balaraman Ravindran
    Pages 84-94
  11. Lennart Claassen, Simon Aden, Johannes Gaa, Jens Kotlarski, Tobias Ortmaier
    Pages 95-104
  12. Lakshitha Dantanarayana, Ravindra Ranasinghe, Antony Tran, Dikai Liu, Gamini Dissanayake
    Pages 105-114
  13. Lucy Diep, John-John Cabibihan, Gregor Wolbring
    Pages 115-124
  14. Heather Draper, Tom Sorell, Sandra Bedaf, Dag Sverre Syrdal, Carolina Gutierrez-Ruiz, Alexandre Duclos et al.
    Pages 135-145
  15. Paolo Felli, Tim Miller, Christian Muise, Adrian R. Pearce, Liz Sonenberg
    Pages 146-155
  16. Kerstin Fischer, Lars Christian Jensen, Leon Bodenhagen
    Pages 156-165
  17. Kerstin Sophie Haring, David Silvera-Tawil, Yoshio Matsumoto, Mari Velonaki, Katsumi Watanabe
    Pages 166-175
  18. Aidan Jones, Ginevra Castellano, Susan Bull
    Pages 186-195

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Social Robotics, ICSR 2014, held in Sydney, NSW, Australia, in October 2014. The 41 revised full papers presented in this book were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. Amongst others, topics covered are such as interaction and collaboration among robots, humans, and environments; robots to assist the elderly and persons with disabilities; socially assistive robots to improve quality of life; affective and cognitive sciences for socially interactive robots; personal robots for the home; social acceptance and impact in the society; robot ethics in human society and legal implications; context awareness, expectation, and intention understanding; control architectures for social robotics; socially appealing design methodologies; safety in robots working in human spaces; human augmentation, rehabilitation, and medical robots; robot applications in education, entertainment, and gaming; knowledge representation and reasoning frameworks for robot social intelligence; cognitive architectures that support social intelligence for robots; robots in the workplace; human-robot interaction; creative and entertaining robots.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Michael Beetz
    • 1
  • Benjamin Johnston
    • 2
  • Mary-Anne Williams
    • 2
  1. 1.Technische Universität MünchenMünchenGermany
  2. 2.Faculty of Engineering and ITUniversity of Technology, SydneyUltimoAustralia

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