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Research interests

Since Jan.2018 I have been working on Human Robot Interaction and Explainable AI as part of the ORCA Hub project (Offshore Robotics for Certification of Assets), funded by EPSRC and industry. The aims of the hub project can be found here:https://orcahub.org.

Previously I was working on MIRIAM (Multimodal Intelligent inteRactIon for Autonomous systeMs) as part of HWU INCRA lab funded by dstl under the Defence and Security Accelerator theme, Revolutionise the human information relationship for Defence, with industry partners SeeByte and Tekever. That project involves a conversational agent for autonomous systems. I have continued to work on MIRIAM for the ORCA Hub and recent work raised MIRIAM's technology readiness level from working with simulated vehicles to operating with a real autonomous underwater survey vehicle. 

Other research interests are: Image-based emotion feedback, image summarisation, cognitive styles, and intuition; Promoting collaboration through computer supported cooperative work (CSCW) and visualisation; also User experience when using visualisations of complex data.

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Research Output

Demonstration of A Social Robot for Control of Remote Autonomous Systems

Lopes, J., Robb, D. A., Liu, X. & Hastie, H., 23 Mar 2020, HRI '20: Companion of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 75 1 p.

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  • Robots in the Danger Zone: Exploring Public Perception through Engagement

    Robb, D. A., Ahmad, M. I., Tiseo, C., Aracri, S., McConnell, A. C., Page, V., Dondrup, C., Garcia, F. J. C., Nguyen, H-N., Pairet, È., Ardón Ramírez, P., Semwal, T., Taylor, H. M., Wilson, L. J., Lane, D., Hastie, H. & Lohan, K., 9 Mar 2020, HRI '20: Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 93–102 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Visualising COVID-19 Research

    Le Bras, P., Gharavi, A., Robb, D. A., Vidal, A. F., Padilla, S. & Chantler, M. J., 13 May 2020, arXiv.

    Research output: Working paper

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    Challenges in Collaborative HRI for Remote Robot Teams

    Hastie, H., Robb, D. A., Lopes, J. D., Ahmad, M., Le Bras, P., Liu, X., Petrick, R. P. A., Lohan, K. & Chantler, M. J., 2019, CHI2019 Workshop on The Challenges of Working on Social Robots that Collaborate with People (SIRCHI 2019).

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    Exploring Interaction with Remote Autonomous Systems using Conversational Agents

    Robb, D. A., Lopes, J., Padilla, S., Laskov, A., Garcia, F. J. C., Liu, X., Scharff Willners, J., Valeyrie, N., Lohan, K., Lane, D., Patron, P., Petillot, Y., Chantler, M. J. & Hastie, H., 18 Jun 2019, DIS 2019 - Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 1543-1556 14 p.

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  • 88 Downloads (Pure)

    Prizes

    Honourable Mention ACM CHI 2017 Research Papers and Notes

    Stefano Padilla (Recipient), Thomas Methven (Recipient), David Robb (Recipient) & Michael John Chantler (Recipient), 8 May 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Honourable Mention ACM DIS 2017 Research Papers and Notes

    David Robb (Recipient), Stefano Padilla (Recipient), Thomas Methven (Recipient), Britta Kalkreuter (Recipient) & Michael John Chantler (Recipient), 13 Jun 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)