Publication

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2019:
Reviewed papers

  1. Soheil Keshmiri, Hidenobu Sumioka, Ryuji Yamazaki, Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Decoding the Perceived Difficulty of Communicated Contents by Older People: Toward Conversational Robot-Assistive Elderly Care”,IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 4, Issue 4, pages 3263-3269,2019
  2. H.Arai, M.Kimoto, T.Iio, K.Shimohara, R.Matsumura and M.Shiomi,“How Can Robot’s Gaze Ratio and Body Direction Show an Awareness of Priority to the People With Whom it is Interacting?”, in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 3798-3805, Oct. 2019.
  3. Soheil Keshmiri, Masahiro Shiomi, Kodai Shatani, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Facial PreTouch Space Differentiates the Level of Openness Among Individuals”,Scientific Reports, 9, 11924, 2019.
  4. Soheil Keshmiri, Hidenobu Sumioka, Ryuji Yamazaki, and Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Older People Prefrontal Cortex Activation Estimates Their Perceived Difficulty of a Humanoid-Mediated Conversation”,IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L) 4(4), 4108 – 4115, 2019.
  5. Soheil Keshmiri, Hidenobu Sumioka, Ryuji Yamazaki, and Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Multiscale Entropy Quantifies the Differential Effect of the Medium Embodiment on Older Adults Prefrontal Cortex During the Story Comprehension: a Comparative Analysis”,Entropy, 21, 2019.
  6. Soheil Keshmiri, Hidenobu Sumioka, Takashi Minato, Masahiro Shiomi, Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Exploring the Causal Modeling of Human-Robot Touch Interaction”,The Eleventh Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR2019), Madrid, Spain 2019 ,(to appear)
  7. Hidenobu Sumioka, Soheil Keshmiri, and Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Information-theoretic investigation of the impact of huggable communication medium on prefrontal brain activation”, Advanced Robotics
  8. Xiqian Zheng, Masahiro Shiomi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro,“What Kinds of Robot’s Touch Will Match Expressed Emotions?”, in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2019.
  9. Soheil Keshmiri, Hidenobu Sumioka, Ryuji Yamazaki, and Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Differential Effect of the Physical Embodiment on the Prefrontal Cortex Activity As Quantified by Its Entropy”, Entropy, 21(9), 2019.
  10. Masahiro Shiomi, Takahiro Hirano, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara,“Gaze-Height and Speech-Timing Effects on Feeling Robot-Initiated Touches”,Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 2019.
  11. Xiqian Zheng, Masahiro Shiomi, Takashi Minato and Hiroshi Ishiguro,“How Can Robot Make People Feel Intimacy Through Touch?”,Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 2019.
  12. Masahiro Shiomi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Effects of Robot’s Awareness and its Subtle Reactions toward People’s Perceived Feelings in Touch Interaction”,Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 2019.
  13. Kasumi Abe, Takayuki Nagai, Chie Hieida, Takashi Omori, and Masahiro Shiomi,“Estimating Children’s Personalities through Their Interaction Activities with a Tele-Operated Robot”,Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 2019.
  14. Nobuhiro Jinnai, Hidenobu Sumioka, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro,“The Multi-modal Interaction through Anthropomorphically Designed Communication Medium Enhances the Self-Disclosures of the Personal Information”
  15. Kayako Nakagawa, Reo Matsumura, Masahiro Shiomi,“Effect of Robot’s Play-biting in Non-verbal Communication”,Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 2019. (accepted)
  16. Soheil Keshmiri, Masahiro Shiomi, and Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Entropy of the Multi-Channel EEG Recordings Identifies the Distributed Signatures of Negative, Neutral, and Positive Affect in Whole-Brain Variability”,Entropy, 21(12), 2019.
  17. Soheil Keshmiri, Hidenobu Sumioka, Ryuiji Yamazaki, Masahiro Shiomi,Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Information content of prefrontal cortex activity quantifies the difficulty of narrated stories”, Scientific Reports, volume 9,article number 17959, 2019.
  18. Soheil Keshmiri, Masahiro Shiomi, and Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Emergence of the Affect from the Variation in the Whole-Brain Flow of Information”, Brain Sciences, 10(1), 2020.
  19. Masahiro Shiomi, Hidenobu Sumioka, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, “Survey of Social Touch Interaction between Humans and Robots,” Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 2019. (accepted)

Invited Talks

  1. Masahiro Shiomi, “Social Touch in Human-Robot Interaction”, WHC2019 Workshop W5: Affective Haptics as a Direct Link to Emotion, The sola city Conference Center, 2019/7/9
  2. Hidenobu Sumioka,“Robotics For Elderly Society”,Long term care system & scientific technology in Japan aging society,Osaka University,Osaka,2019/7/22
  3. Soheil Keshmiri ,“Human-Robot Physical Interaction: The recent Findings and their Utilities for preventing age-related cognitive decline, improving the quality of child care, and advancing quality of mental disorder services”,Big Data & AI Congress,Barcelona,2019/10/17
  4. Soheil Keshmiri ,“HRI and the Aging Society: Recent Findings on the Utility of Embodied Media for Stimulating the Brain Functioning”,Socialware in human-robot interaction for symbiotic society, a workshop in the 7th annual International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI2019),Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan,2019/10/06
  5. Hidenobu Sumioka,“The influence of virtual Hug in human-human interaction”,Socialware in human-robot interaction for symbiotic society, a workshop in the 7th annual International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI2019),Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan,2019/10/06
  6. Hidenobu Sumioka,“Mediated Social Touch to Build Human Intimate Relationship”,Emotional Attachment to Machines New Ways of Relationship-Building in Japan,Berlrin, Germany,2019/10/25
  7. Hidenobu Sumioka,“Emerging Education with Social Robots”, The Asian Conference on Education (ACE),Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo,2019/11/01
  8. Hidenobu Sumioka,“Social Robots for Touch interaction and Education”,The International Conference of Advances in STEM Education,The Education University of Hong Kong,2019/12/18

Oral presentation

  1. Sara Invitto,Alberto Grasso,Fabio Bona,Soheil Keshmiri,Hidenobu Sumioka,Masahiro Shiomi,Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Embodied communication through social odor, cortical spectral power and co-presence technology”,XXV Congresso AIP Sezione Sperimentale,,San Raffaele Life-Health University ,Milan,2019/9/18-20

Poster presentation

  1. Aoba Saito, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Masahiro Shiomi,“Preliminary Investigation of Pre-Touch Reaction Distances toward Virtual Agents”,The 7th annual International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI2019),Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan,2019/10/09
  2. Xiqian Zheng, Masahiro Shiomi, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro,“Preliminary Investigation about Relationship between Perceived Intimacy and Touch Characteristics”,The 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems(IROS2019),THE VENETIAN MACAO, MACAU, CHINA,2019/11/06
  3. Soheil Keshmiri,“A novel conditional entropy approach to modeling the PFC activation in response to difficulty of stories”,The 2nd International Symposium on Symbiotic Intelligent Systems (SIS),Umeda Sky Building, Space 36,Osaka,Japan,2020/1/31-2020/2/1
  4. Masahiro Shiomi, Hidenobu Sumioka, Kurima Sakai, Tomo Funayama, Takashi Minato,“SŌTO: An Android Platform with a Masculine Appearance for Social Touch Interaction”,The 15th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction,Cambridge, UK,2020/3/23-2020/3/25


2018:
Reviewed papers

  1. Masahiro Shiomi, Norihiro Hagita, “Audio-Visual Stimuli Change not Only Robot’s Hug Impressions but Also Its Stress-Buffering Effects”,International Journal of Social Robotics, 2019 (Online First).

Invited Talks

  1. Masahiro Shiomi, “Active-Hug Interaction from a Robot Encourages Self-disclosure”, Moral HRI workshop, Meiji University, 2018/11/30.
  2. Hidenobu Sumioka, “Robotics for Elderly and Stressful Society”, The Kansai Resilience Forum 2019 The Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, 2019/2/22.
Computational Social Touch for Symbiotic Human-Robot Interaction