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2022-4-6～7-31 Biennale internationale design
Yokobo is exhibited at the Biennale Internationale Design 2022 for 4 months. @Saint Etienne, France
N. Zaidi from Strate, France will give a seminar on "Impacts of SF imaginaries on robots design : low diversity of productions and how to better design through imaginaries?". @Hybrid More details
2022-7-27～31 Conference Presentation
M.-L. Bourguet will present our joint work with QMUL and TIT at AIED 2022 on "Data-driven Behavioural and Affective Nudging of Online Learners: System Architecture and Design". @Durham, UK
2022-8-29 Invited talk
GV will give a talk on "Designing personalized robots for service and industry", at the workshop on Human-Robot Interaction: New Trends in Service and Industry, during the 31st IEEE Int. Conf. on Robot & Human Interactive Communication. @Napoli, Italy
2022-8-30～9-1 Conference Presentation
P. Carreno will present our joint work with Monash University at Participatory Design Conference 2022 on "Grounding Robot Understanding Through Participatory Prototyping of Robot Behaviours". @Newcastle, UK
2022-7-14 Best presentation award
M.-L. Bourguet presented our paper on "Robot public speakers’ effect on audience affective reaction and attention allocation" at BCS Human-Computer Interaction conference 2022 and received the best presenttaion award. Congratulations!
2022-7-4 Visiting student
N. Zaidi from Strate, France is visiting us for 3 months. Welcome!
2022-5-19 Invited professor
Prof. D. Lestel from ENS, France is visiting us for 2 months. Welcome back!
2022-4-1 GVLab is moving
From April 1st the GVLab has 2 locations in Tokyo and 2 teams: GVLab@TUAT and GVLab@UT. For the detailed locations look there. Before visiting us double check which location to go.
GV was interview in "the curious podcast, Listen to women in Science and Tech share their insights", about robots, education, and career path. Listen here
2022-1-1 Best wishes!
2021-11-19 in the press
An article (in French) about Yokobo, on the website of the ministère de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères, "Yōkobo, le robjet récompensé par le prix « Kawaii Kansei Design Award »".
2021-10-25 in the press
An interview by C. Pasteau of GV and D. Deuff about Yokobo has been published in Hello Future Orange "Yōkobo: Finding a Discreet Place for Robots in Connected Homes".
2021-10-12 Women in Robotics
GV has been listed in the “50 women in robotics you need to know about”, 2021!
We are very please to announce that our new robot Yokobo has been awarded the 2021 Kawaii design award! A beautiful reward for more than a year of work with our students, partners at Orange, at LS2N and at Strate, and an example of our interdisciplinary research activities!
K. Kamikokuryo, T. Haga, G. Venture, V. Hernandez, Adversarial AutoEncoder and Multi-Armed Bandit for Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment in Immersive Virtual Reality for Rehabilitation: Application to Hand Movement, Sensors, 22(12), 4499, 2022. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22124499 open access
IEEE Trans. on Human-Machine Systems
Y. Hu, N. Abe, M. Benallegue, N. Yamanobe, G. Venture, E. Yoshida, Towards Active Physical Human-Robot Interaction: quantifying the human state during interactions, Vol. 52, No 3, pp. 367-378, 2022. DOI: 10.1109/THMS.2021.3138684
A. Hayashi, L. Rincon, G. Venture, Improving HRI with Force Sensing, 10,15, 2021. open access
R. Mallat, V. Bonnet, R. Dumas, M. Adjel, G. Venture, M. Khalil, S. Mohammed, Sparse Visual-Inertial Measurement Units Placement for Gait Kinematics Assessment, Vol. 29, pp. 1300-1311, 2021. 10.1109/TNSRE.2021.3089873
Y. Jiang, V. Hernandez, G. Venture, D. Kulic, B. Chen, Prediction of fatigue in exercises using wearable and force plate data: A Machine Learning/Deep Learning approach, Sensors, No. 21, Vol. 4, 2021. Open Access
P. Zguda, A. Kolota, G. Venture, B. Sniezynski, B. Indurkhya, Exploring the role of trust and expectations in CRI using in-the-wild studies, 10(3), 347, 2021. Open Access
E. Coronado, P. Carreno-Medrano, L. Tian, D. Deuff, D. Kulic, S. Sumartojo, F. Mastrogivanni, G. Venture, Towards a Modular and Distributed End-User Development Framework forHuman-Robot Interaction, 2021. Open Access