Exploring human-robot interaction and telepresence via socially-aware humanoid robots.

Partners: Bristol Robotics Laboratory, Oxford Internet Institute, Queen Mary University of London, University of Bath, University of Cambridge, University of Exeter & University of Oxford.

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Use of a Non-Human Robot Audience to Induce Stress Reactivity in Human Participants
Julie Turner-Cobb, Mashal Asif, James E. Turner, Chris Bevan and Danaë Stanton Fraser. 2019. Computers in Human Behavior. Elsevier. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2019.05.019.
Investigating Social Evaluative Threat (SET) Using A Robotic Stress Testing Panel
Julie M Turner-Cobb, Mashal Asif, Chris Bevan, Danaë Stanton Fraser, and James E. Turner. 2017. Psychosomatic Medicine. American Psychosomatic Society.
Evaluating a mobile spontaneous eye blink tracker for use in tele-presence HRI as a low bandwidth social communicative cue
Chris Bevan and Danaë Stanton Fraser. 2016. 25th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN '16). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ROMAN.2016.7745182.
Shaking Hands and Cooperation in Tele-present Human-Robot Negotiation
Chris Bevan and Danaë Stanton Fraser. 2015. In Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI '15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 247-254. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2696454.2696490.
Workshop on Designing and Evaluating Social Robots for Public Settings
Chris Bevan, Paul Bremner, Danaë Stanton Fraser and Hatice Gunes. 2015. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2015. IEEE/RSJ.
Being there: humans and robots in public spaces
Paul Bremner, Niki Trigoni, Ian Brown, Hatice Gunes, Chris Bevan, Danaë Stanton Fraser and Mark Levine. 2013. In G. Herrmann, M. J. Pearson, A. Lenz, P. Bremner, A. Spiers, & U. Leonards (Eds.), Social Robotics: 5th International Conference, ICSR 2013, Bristol, UK. Springer. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02675-6.


Best Paper Award
Shaking Hands and Cooperation in Tele-Present Human-Robot Negotiation. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2015).