2024

HRI

A Taxonomy of Robot Autonomy for Human-Robot Interaction
Stephanie Kim, Jacy Reese Anthis, Sarah Sebo
ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI 2024)
[link]

HRI

Role-Playing with Robot Characters: Increasing User Engagement through Narrative and Gameplay Agency
Spencer Ng, Ting-Han Lin, You Li, Sarah Sebo
ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI 2024)
[ pdf ] [ code ] [ data analysis ] [ study video ] [ link ]

THRI

RoSI: A Model for Predicting Robot Social Influence
Hadas Erel*, Marynel Vázquez*, Sarah Sebo*, Nicole Salomons*, Sarah Gillet*, Brian Scassellati*
ACM Transactions on Human-Robot Interaction (Just Accepted)
* equal contribution
[ link ]

THRI

Interaction-Shaping Robotics: Robots that Influence Interactions between Other Agents
Sarah Gillet, Marynel Vázquez, Sean Andrist, Iolanda Leite, Sarah Sebo
ACM Transactions on Human-Robot Interaction (Just Accepted)
[ link ]

2023

CHI

2022

RO-MAN

Physical Touch from a Robot Caregiver: Examining Factors that Shape Patient Experience
Alex Mazursky, Madeleine DeVoe, Sarah Sebo
IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2022)
[ pdf ]

RO-MAN

Benefits of an Interactive Robot Character in Immersive Puzzle Games
Ting-Han Lin*, Spencer Ng*, Sarah Sebo
IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2022)
* equal contribution
[ pdf ] | [ code ]

RO-MAN

Parental Responses to Aggressive Child Behavior towards Robots, Smart Speakers, and Tablets
Keziah Naggita, Elsa Athiley, Beza Desta, Sarah Sebo
IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2022)
[ pdf ]

IDC

Exploring Children’s Preferences for Taking Care of a Social Robot
Bengisu Cagiltay, Joseph Michaelis, Sarah Sebo, Bilge Mutlu
ACM Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC 2022)
35% acceptance rate
[ pdf ]

2021

THRI

A Minority of One against a Majority of Robots: Robots Cause Normative and Informational Conformity
Nicole Salomons, Sarah Strohkorb Sebo, Meiying Qin, Brian Scassellati
ACM Transactions on Human-Robot Interaction, 10(2)
[ link ]

2020

Frontiers in
Psychology

The Influence of Robot Verbal Support on Human Team Members: Encouraging Outgroup Contributions and Suppressing Ingroup Supportive Behavior
Sarah Sebo, Ling Liang Dong, Nicholas Chang, Michal Lewkowicz, Michael Schutzman, Brian Scassellati
Frontiers in Psychology: Performance Science
[ link ]

CSCW

Robots in Groups and Teams: A Literature Review
Sarah Sebo, Brett Stoll, Brian Scassellati, Malte F. Jung
ACM Conference on Computer Supportive Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2020)
[ pdf ]

CogSci

Perceived Agency of a Social Norm Violating Robot
Shannon Yasuda, Devon Doheny, Nicole Salomons, Sarah Strohkorb Sebo, Brian Scassellati
ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (CogSci 2020)
63% acceptance rate
[ pdf ]

HRI

Strategies for the Inclusion of Human Members within Human-Robot Teams
Sarah Strohkorb Sebo, Ling Liang Dong, Nicholas Chang, Brian Scassellati
ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI 2020)
24% acceptance rate
[ pdf ] [ supplementary video ] [ video presentation ]

PNAS

Vulnerable Robots Positively Shape Human Conversational Dynamics in a Human-Robot Team
Margaret Traeger, Sarah Strohkorb Sebo, Malte Jung, Brian Scassellati, Nicholas Christakis
Proceedings of National Academy of Science (PNAS)
[ link ] [ Yale News article ] [ Scientific American article ]

2019

HRI

"I Don't Believe You": Investigating the Effects of Robot Trust Violation and Repair
Sarah Strohkorb Sebo, Priyanka Krishnamurthi, Brian Scassellati
ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI 2019)
24% acceptance rate
[ pdf ]

AAAI

Personalized Robot Tutoring using the Assistive Tutor POMDP (AT-POMDP)
Aditi Ramachandran*, Sarah Strohkorb Sebo*, Brian Scassellati
AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2019)
* equal contribution | 16% acceptance rate
[ pdf ]

2018

HRI

The Ripple Effects of Vulnerability: The Effects of a Robot’s Vulnerable Behavior on Trust in Human-Robot Teams
Sarah Strohkorb Sebo, Margaret Traeger, Malte Jung, Brian Scassellati
ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI 2018)
23% acceptance rate
[ pdf ]

HRI

Humans Conform to Robots: Disambiguating Trust, Truth, and Conformity
Nicole Salomons, Michael Van der Linden, Sarah Strohkorb Sebo, Brian Scassellati
ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI 2018)
23% acceptance rate
[ pdf ]

Prior to 2018

RO-MAN

Improving Human-Human Collaboration Between Children With a Social Robot
Sarah Strohkorb, Ethan Fukuto, Natalie Warren, Charles Taylor, Bobby Berry, Brian Scassellati
IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2016)
47% acceptance rate
[ pdf ]

ICMI

Classification of Children’s Social Dominance in Group Interactions with Robots
Sarah Strohkorb, Iolanda Leite, Natalie Warren, Brian Scassellati
ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2015)
41% acceptance rate
[ pdf ]