[robotics-worldwide] CfP HRI 2013 Workshop on „Applications for Emotional Robots“ - Deadline extended!

Oliver Damm odamm at techfak.uni-bielefeld.de
Fri Jan 4 11:50:13 PST 2013


Dear Colleagues,

The deadline of the workshop on "Applications for Emotional Robots" which will take place in conjunction with 
HRI conference in Tokio on March 3, 2013 has been extended:
 
Final Submission Deadline: 15 January 2013
Notification of Acceptance: 29 January 2013

Please find the important dates and the abstract of the workshop below. 
For more information see: https://aiweb.techfak.uni-bielefeld.de/hri2013_workshop_emotion

Best regards, 
Oliver Damm, Frank Hegel, Manja Lohse, Karoline Malchus, and Britta Wrede



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Workshop URL and Program:
https://aiweb.techfak.uni-bielefeld.de/hri2013_workshop_emotions

Held in conjunction with HRI 2013: http://humanrobotinteraction.org/2013/

Please contact us at: applicationsemotionalrobots at googlemail.com

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IMPORTANT DATES:

15 January 2013 - Paper submission deadline
29 January 2013 - Notification of Acceptance
03 March 2013 - Workshop

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Workshop description:

In social interaction between humans expressing, recognizing, and understanding
emotions is essential. Therefore, artificial emotions are also being exploited
to improve human-robot interaction (HRI) and to build robots that interact in a
more human-like and intuitive manner. Some characteristics of this kind of
robots are to express/perceive emotions, to communicate with (highlevel)
dialogues, to learn/recognize models of other agents, to establish and maintain
social relationships, and to develop social competencies. These socially
interactive robots are used for different purposes, e.g. as toys, as
educational tools, or as research platforms. Thus, for the engineering side of
robotic research it is necessary to create robots for specific contexts,
requirements, and expectations.
With this half day workshop we open up a platform to discuss different
interdisciplinary perspectives on the application of robots that are able to
display and perceive emotions. We want to develop an idea of how the context
influences the characteristics that an emotional robot needs to have and to
gain new insights in the role of emotions in HRI.


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Oliver Damm M.Sc.
Applied Informatics  //   Bielefeld University 
Office: Q2-132 // Phone: +49 521 106-12232
http://www.techfak.uni-bielefeld.de/~odamm





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