Human-Robot Interaction

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Researchers in this area are exploring how we can use Augmented Reality to help people interaction properly with autonomous vehicles and whether it is possible to design a huggable robot as a comforter. This collaboration is part of the Multimodal Interaction Group and these researcher are supervised by Professor Steve Brewster.



Lay, S.; Brace, N.; Pike, G.; Pollick, F.

Circling around the uncanny valley: Design principles for research into the relation between human likeness and eeriness Journal Article

In: i-Perception, vol. 7, no. 6, 2016, (cited By 15).

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Piwek, L.; McKay, L. S.; Pollick, F. E.

Empirical evaluation of the uncanny valley hypothesis fails to confirm the predicted effect of motion Journal Article

In: Cognition, vol. 130, no. 3, pp. 271-277, 2014, (cited By 59).

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Pollick, F. E.

In search of the uncanny valley Journal Article

In: Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol. 40 LNICST, pp. 69-78, 2010, (cited By 56).

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Hale, J. G.; Pollick, F. E.

“Sticky Hands”: Learning and generalization for cooperative physical interactions with a humanoid robot Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics Part C: Applications and Reviews, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 512-521, 2005, (cited By 10).

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Pollick, Frank E; Hale, Joshua G; Tzoneva-Hadjigeorgieva, Maria

Perception of humanoid movement Journal Article

In: International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, vol. 2, no. 03, pp. 277–300, 2005.



Atkeson, C. G.; Hale, J. G.; Pollick, F.; Riley, M.; Kotosaka, S.; Schaal, S.; Shibata, T.; Tevatia, G.; Ude, A.; Vijayakumar, S.; Kawato, M.

Using humanoid robots to study human behavior Journal Article

In: IEEE Intelligent Systems and Their Applications, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 46-55, 2000, (cited By 179).

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