Master in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics


Elective in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Human-Robot Interaction (3 CFU)

Proff. Mary Ellen Foster, Luca Iocchi

A.A. 2017/2018


Teacher


Prof. Mary Ellen Foster (Home page)

School of Computing Science
University of Glasgow, UK

Visiting Professor at
Dipartimento di Ingegneria informatica automatica e gestionale “Antonio Ruberti”
Università di Roma “La Sapienza”
Via Ariosto 25, Roma 00185, Italy.
Room B109
E-mail: MaryEllen.Foster@glasgow.ac.uk

Prof. Luca Iocchi (Home page)

Dipartimento di Ingegneria informatica automatica e gestionale “Antonio Ruberti”
Università di Roma “La Sapienza”
Via Ariosto 25, Roma 00185, Italy.
Room B114
E-mail: iocchi@dis.uniroma1.it

In e-mail messages, please use the prefix "[HRI]" to the subject.

Schedule

Lectures will start on February 28, 2018

Preliminary schedule

Wednesday 11-13   Room A2 Via Ariosto

Thursday    11-13   Room A7 Via Ariosto

Friday        17-18   Room A7 Via Ariosto

Office hours

Appointment by e-mail or at the end of the lectures.




Description of the course

The course gives 3 CFU and is a section of
Elective in Artificial Intelligence

given within

Master in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Objectives

Applications involving robots interacting with people are gaining increasing interest.
The course will provide an overview of recent methods and techniques for Human-Robot Interaction and Social Robotics. Several interaction modalities will be discussed in the course, including: vision, speech, body motion, user interfaces, etc.

Syllabus

Preliminary version to be refined and completed.
  1. Introduction and survey of HRI
  2. Embodiment and anthropomorphism
  3. Perception of human behaviour
  4. Multimodal interaction in HRI
  5. HRI applications
  6. User studies in HRI
  7. Ethical and social implications of HRI