Publications

Journal, conference, and workshop papers from the OSU SHARE Lab

2021

Refereed Conference Papers

  • Hannah Brown, Emily Shannon, and Naomi T. Fitter, "Design and Preliminary Evaluation of the AID Vest: An Automatic Inflatable Wearable Device for Anxiety Reduction," Paper accepted to the IEEE World Haptics Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2021. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Brian J. Zhang, Nick Stargu, Samuel Brimhall, Lilian Chan, Jason Fick, and Naomi T. Fitter, "Bringing WALL-E out of the Silver Screen: Understanding How Transformative Robot Sound Affects Human Perception," Paper accepted to the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Xi'an, China, 2021. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Ajitesh Srivastava and Naomi T. Fitter, "A Robot Walks into a Bar: Automatic Robot Joke Success Assessment," Paper accepted to the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Xi'an, China, 2021. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter, Megan Strait, Eloise Bisbee, Maja J. Matarić, and Leila Takayama, "You’re wigging me out! Is personalization of telepresence robots strictly positive?," Paper accepted to the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Boulder, CO, USA, 2021. [BibTeX] [PDF]

Refereed Abstracts and Demonstrations

  • Brian J. Zhang, Christopher A. Sanchez, and Naomi T. Fitter, "Consequential robot sound: Should robots be quiet and high-pitched?," Proceedings of the Sound in Human-Robot Interaction Workshop, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Boulder, CO, USA, 2021. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Rhian C. Preston and Naomi T. Fitter, "Increasing personalization in long-term interactions with a workplace companion robot," Proceedings of the Lifelong Learning and Personalization in Long-Term Human-Robot Interaction (LEAP-HRI) Workshop, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Boulder, CO, USA, 2021. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Ameer Helmi and Naomi T. Fitter, "Lights, camera, action! Evaluating robot reward behaviors in free play with children," Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Research Methods for Child-Robot Relationship Formation Workshop, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Boulder, CO, USA, 2021. [BibTeX] [PDF]

2020

Journal Articles

  • Naomi T. Fitter, Rebecca Funke, José Carlos Pulido, Maja J. Matarić, and Beth A. Smith, "Toward predicting infant developmental outcomes from day-long inertial motion recordings," Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter, Nisha Raghunath, Elizabeth Cha, Christopher A. Sanchez, Leila Takayama, and Maja J. Matarić, "Are we there yet? Comparing remote learning technologies in the university classroom," Robotics and Automation Letters, 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Aidan Phillips, Ashwin Vinoo, and Naomi T. Fitter, "May I draw your attention? Initial lessons from the Large-Scale Generative Mark Maker," Robotics and Automation Letters, 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter, Mayumi Mohan, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, and Michelle J. Johnson, "Exercising with Baxter: Preliminary support for assistive social-physical human-robot interaction," Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 17(1):1-22, 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]

Refereed Conference Papers

  • Brian J. Zhang, Ryan Quick, Ameer Helmi, and Naomi T. Fitter, "Socially assistive robots at work: Making break-taking interventions more pleasant, enjoyable, and engaging," Paper accepted to the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naghmeh Zamani, Pooja Moolchandani, Naomi T. Fitter, and Heather Culbertson, "Effects of motion parameters on acceptability of human-robot social touch," In Proceedings of the IEEE Haptics Symposium, Washington, D.C., USA, 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter, Luke Rush, Elizabeth Cha, Thomas Groechel, Maja Matarić, and Leila Takayama, "Closeness is key over long distances: Effects of interpersonal closeness on telepresence experience," Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Cambridge, U.K., 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • John Vilk and Naomi T. Fitter, "Comedians in cafes getting data: Evaluating timing and adaptivity in real-world robot comedy performance," Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Cambridge, U.K., 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]

Refereed Abstracts and Demonstrations

  • Mazdak Shadkam and Naomi T. Fitter, "Abstract paintings for robot design," Proceedings of the 2020 ICSR Workshop on Metaphors for Human-Robot Interactions, International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR), Golden, CO, USA, 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Ameer Helmi and Naomi T. Fitter, "Using motion expert feedback to design models for infant-robot interaction," Proceedings of the 2020 ICSR Workshop on Child-Robot Interaction, International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR), Golden, CO, USA, 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Caitlin Frazee, Brian J. Zhang, and Naomi T. Fitter, "Enabling intentional sound for construction cobots," Proceedings of the 2020 IROS Workshop on Building Construction and Architecture Robotics, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Las Vegas, NV, USA, 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Carson Gray, Paris Myers, and Naomi T. Fitter, "Read the room, robot! Exploring audiovisual methods to improve the effectiveness of robotic comedians," Proceedings of the 2020 IROS Workshop on Social AI for Human-Robot Interaction of Human-Care Service Robots, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Las Vegas, NV, USA, 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Ryan Quick and Naomi T. Fitter, "Comparing the Perception of Vibrotactile Feedback on the Anterior and Posterior Sides of Wrists, Elbows, Ankles, and Knees," Proceedings of the IEEE Haptics Symposium Conference (Work-in-Progress Paper), Washington, D.C., USA, 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • John Vilk and Naomi T. Fitter, "Comedy by Jon the Robot," Hands-on Demonstration presented at the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Cambridge, U.K., 2020. [BibTeX] [PDF]

2019

Journal Articles

  • Naomi T. Fitter, Rebecca Funke, José Carlos Pulido, Lauren Eisenman, Weiyang Deng, Marcelo R. Rosales, Nina S. Bradley, Barbara Sargent, Beth A. Smith, and Maja J. Matarić, "Socially assistive infant-robot interaction: Using robots to encourage infant leg-motion," Robotics and Automation Magazine (RAM), 2019. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "How does it feel to clap hands with a robot?," International Journal of Social Robotics (SORO) 1-15, 2019. [BibTeX] [PDF]

Refereed Conference Papers

  • Naomi T. Fitter, Youngseok Joung, Zijian Hu, Marton Demeter, and Maja J. Matarić, "User interface tradeoffs for remote deictic gesturing," Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), New Delhi, India, 2019. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter, Youngseok Joung, Marton Demeter, Zijian Hu, and Maja J. Matarić, "Design and evaluation of expressive turn-taking hardware for a telepresence robot," Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), New Delhi, India, 2019. [BibTeX] [PDF]

2018

Journal Articles

  • Naomi T. Fitter and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Teaching a robot bimanual hand-clapping games via wrist-worn IMUs," Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 5(85):1-17, 2018. [BibTeX] [PDF]

Refereed Conference Papers

  • Elizabeth Cha, Naomi T. Fitter, Yunkyung Kim, Terry Fong, and Maja Matarić, "Generating expressive light signals for appearance-constrained robots," Presented at the International Symposium on Experimental Robotics and awaiting publication, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2018. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Rebecca Funke, Naomi T. Fitter, Joyce T. de Armendi, Nina S. Bradley, Barbara Sargent, Maja J. Matarić, and Beth A. Smith, "A data collection of infants’ visual, physical, and behavioral reactions to a small humanoid robot," Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts (ARSO), Genova, Italy, 2018. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Elizabeth Cha, Naomi T. Fitter, Yunkyung Kim, Terry Fong, and Maja Matarić, "Effects of robot sound on auditory localization in human-robot collaboration," Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Chicago, IL, USA, 2018. [BibTeX] [PDF]

Refereed Abstracts and Demonstrations

  • Naomi T. Fitter and Maja J. Matarić, "Increasing self-awareness for telepresence robot users," Proceedings of the IROS Workshop on Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment, held in conjunction with the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Madrid, Spain, 2018. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter, Elizabeth Cha, and Maja J. Matarić, "Comparing remote learning technologies," Proceedings of the RSS Workshop on Fundamental Issues in Symbiotic Human-Robot Interaction, held in conjunction with the Robotics Science and Systems (RSS) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2018. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter, Mayumi Mohan, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, and Michelle J. Johnson, "Exercising with Baxter: Design and evaluation of assistive social-physical human-robot interaction," Proceedings of the HRI Workshop on Personal Robots for Exercising, held in conjunction with the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Chicago, IL, USA, 2018. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter, Yasmin Chowdhury, Elizabeth Cha, Maja J. Matarić, Leila Takayama, "Evaluating the effects of personalization on telepresence robots for education," Companion of the 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Chicago, IL, USA, 2018. [BibTeX] [PDF]

2017

Journal Articles

  • Rebecca P. Khurshid, Naomi T. Fitter, Elizabeth A. Fedalei, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Effects of grip-force, contact, and acceleration feedback on a teleoperated pick-and-place task," IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 10(1):40-53, 2017. [BibTeX] [PDF]

Refereed Conference Papers

  • Naomi T. Fitter and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Synchronicity trumps mischief in rhythmic human-robot social-physical interaction," Presented at the International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR) and awaiting publication, Puerto Varas, Chile, 2017. [BibTeX] [PDF]

Refereed Abstracts and Demonstrations

  • Naomi T. Fitter and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Physically interactive exercise games with a Baxter robot," Hands-on Demonstration presented at the IEEE World Haptics Conference, Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany, 2017. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Hand-clapping games with a Baxter robot," Hands-on Demonstration presented at the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Vienna, Austria, 2017. [BibTeX] [PDF]

2016

Refereed Conference Papers

  • Naomi T. Fitter, Dylan T. Hawkes, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Rhythmic timing in playful human-robot social motor coordination," Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR), Kansas City, MO, USA, 2016. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Qualitative user reactions to a hand-clapping humanoid robot," Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR), Kansas City, MO, USA, 2016. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Designing and assessing expressive open-source faces for the Baxter robot," Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR), Kansas City, MO, USA, 2016. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Using IMU data to demonstrate hand-clapping games to a robot," Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, Korea, 2016. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Equipping the Baxter robot with human- inspired hand-clapping skills," Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), New York, NY, USA, 2016. [BibTeX] [PDF]

Refereed Abstracts and Demonstrations

  • Naomi T. Fitter, Dylan T. Hawkes, Michelle J. Johnson, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Designing human-robot exercise games for Baxter," Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE/RSJ Interna- tional Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (Late-Breaking Results Report), Daejeon, Korea, 2016. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter, Yi-Lin E. Huang, Jamie P. Mayer, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "IMU-mediated real-time human-Baxter hand-clapping interaction," Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (Late-Breaking Results Report), Daejeon, Korea, 2016. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Using IMU data to teach a robot hand-clapping games," Proceedings of the IEEE Haptics Symposium (Work-in-Progress Paper), Philadelphia, PA, 2016. [BibTeX] [PDF]

2015

Refereed Abstracts and Demonstrations

  • Naomi T. Fitter, Michelle Neuburger, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Enabling the Baxter robot to play hand-clapping games," Proceedings of the IEEE World Haptics Conference (Work-in-Progress Paper), Chicago, IL, USA, 2015. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter and Philip M. Nichols, "Applying the capability approach to the ethical design of robots," Proceedings of the HRI Workshop on The Emerging Policy and Ethics of Human-Robot Interaction, held in conjunction with the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Portland, OR, USA, 2015. [BibTeX] [PDF]

2014

Refereed Abstracts and Demonstrations

  • Naomi T. Fitter, "Social-physical robots as a pathway to emotionally intelligent classroom assistant robots," Proceedings of the HRI Pioneers Workshop, held in conjunction with the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Bielefeld, Germany, 2014. [BibTeX] [PDF]
  • Naomi T. Fitter and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Analyzing human high-fives to create an effective high-fiving robot," Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) (Late-Breaking Report), Bielefeld, Germany, 2014. [BibTeX] [PDF]