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

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

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.


artificial social agents elderly care human-robot interaction smart homes teleoperation

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
  • 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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