CHI-ANNOUNCEMENTS Archives

ACM SIGCHI General Interest Announcements (Mailing List)

CHI-ANNOUNCEMENTS@LISTSERV.ACM.ORG

Options: Use Forum View

Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Condense Mail Headers

Message: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Author: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Content-Type:
text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
Date:
Tue, 23 May 2017 00:14:35 -0700
Reply-To:
Ross Mead <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:
MIME-Version:
1.0
Message-ID:
Content-Transfer-Encoding:
quoted-printable
Sender:
"ACM SIGCHI General Interest Announcements (Mailing List)" <[log in to unmask]>
From:
Ross Mead <[log in to unmask]>
Parts/Attachments:
text/plain (158 lines)
***********************************************************************

IROS-2017 Workshop

Human-Robot Interaction in Collaborative Manufacturing Environments
(HRI-CME)

September 24, 2017 -- Vancouver, BC, Canada

http://caris.mech.ubc.ca/iros-2017-workshop

***********************************************************************

* Intent to submit (optional): June 23, 2017

* Full/short paper submission deadline: July 14, 2017 @ 11:59pm PT (UTC-7)

* Acceptance notifications: August 11, 2017

* Camera-ready deadline: September 1, 2017

* Workshop: September 24, 2017

***********************************************************************

The objective of this workshop is to discuss the design, development, and
deployment of hardware/software systems for the recognition (from humans)
and generation (by the robot) of social behaviors that enable robots to be
more effective co-workers with their human counterparts in real-world
collaborative manufacturing environments. A strong emphasis will be put on
systems that support bidirectional communication between humans and robots
for closed-loop operations in human-robot collaborative scenarios. This
workshop will bring together academic researchers and industry partners to
frame problems and solutions in real-world contexts.

*** TOPICS OF INTEREST ***

- Multimodal human-robot interaction for collaboration

- Verbal, nonverbal, and co-verbal human-robot interaction for collaboration

- Bidirectional gestural communication (e.g., emblematic, iconic, deictic,
etc.)

- Human-robot proxemics

- Explicit, implicit, and back-channel feedback cues

- Manufacturing use cases

- Safety standards for collaborative human-robot interaction

- … and more!

*** PAPER CATEGORIES ***

- FULL PAPERS (5-6 pages): highlight state-of-the-art research framing
industrial automation as a collaborative HRI problem

- SHORT PAPERS (1-2 pages): outline new or controversial views, or describe
ongoing work in collaborative HRI in manufacturing settings

*** SUBMISSION GUIDELINES ***

All papers must be written in English and submitted electronically as a US
letter-sized (8.5” x 11”) PDF format of length no more or less than the
page limit of the corresponding submission type.

- SUBMISSION SITE: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hricme2017

- PREPARATION GUIDELINES:
http://ras.papercept.net/conferences/support/support.php

- LATEX TEMPLATE: http://ras.papercept.net/conferences/support/tex.php

- MS WORD TEMPLATE: http://ras.papercept.net/conferences/support/word.php

*** INTENT TO SUBMIT ***

Authors are requested to send the following non-binding information in a
plain text e-mail to [log in to unmask]: (1) a title, (2) an
author list (with affiliations and contact info), (3) a short abstract
(approximately 100-150 words), (4) a list of keywords, and (5) the planned
paper category (full or short). The “intent to submit” is OPTIONAL, but is
strongly encouraged, as it will help the workshop organizers plan for the
number and types of submissions. Authors who DO NOT provide an “intent to
submit” are still invited to submit a paper to the workshop, and will not
be reviewed any differently than authors who do. Authors who DO provide an
“intent to submit” are not bound to any information provided (i.e., any of
the information may change in the actual submission) -- it is simply used
for loose planning purposes, and the organizers thank you for your
assistance in the planning process.

*** PRESENTATION AND PUBLICATION ***

All accepted full and short papers will be presented orally and published
online on the workshop website. Authors will be notified as to whether they
have been assigned a “full-length” or “lightning” presentation slot.
Authors assigned to lightning talks will be invited to participate in a
poster session.

*** PLANNED ACTIVITIES ***

- PRESENTATIONS: Full length and “lightning” oral presentations of accepted
full and short papers. Presenters of lightning research talks will be
invited to participate in a poster session.

- SPEAKERS: Invited talks will give different perspectives on the
intersection of human-robot interaction and industrial automation.
Moderated discussions will allow participants to engage in collaborative
public discussion on controversial topics and issues of interest to the
workshop audience.

- BREAKOUT SESSIONS: Participants will gather into small groups to discuss
topics related to technical, societal, legal, and ethical considerations
for collaborative HRI in manufacturing settings, and present the results of
their discussion to the workshop audience.

- NETWORKING: A large part of this effort is to bring together a community
of researchers, strengthen old connections, and build new ones. Ample time
will be provided for networking and informal discussions.

For more information, please visit
http://caris.mech.ubc.ca/iros-2017-workshop or contact the workshop
organizers at [log in to unmask]

*** ORGANIZING COMMITTEE ***

- Sara Sheikholeslami, UBC, [log in to unmask]

- Ross Mead, Semio, [log in to unmask]

- Elizabeth Croft, UBC, ​[log in to unmask]

- Florian Krebs, German Aerospace Center (DLR), ​[log in to unmask]

- Manfred Schönheits, German Aerospace Center (DLR),
[log in to unmask]


--

Ross Mead, PhD

Founder and CEO

Semio <http://semio.ai>

    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    For news of CHI books, courses & software, join CHI-RESOURCES
     mailto: [log in to unmask]

    To unsubscribe from CHI-ANNOUNCEMENTS send an email to
     mailto:[log in to unmask]

    For further details of CHI lists see http://listserv.acm.org
    ---------------------------------------------------------------

ATOM RSS1 RSS2