Thesis


C. Chao. Timing multimodal turn-taking in human-robot cooperative activity (Doctoral dissertation). Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. 2015. [PDF]

Journal Articles

C. Chao and A.L. Thomaz. Establishing common ground in human-robot collaboration with spoken and physical joint action (under review).

C. Chao and A.L. Thomaz. Timed Petri nets for fluent multimodal turn-taking in human-robot collaboration (under review).

C. Chao and A.L. Thomaz. Controlling social dynamics with a parametrized model of floor regulation. Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 2(1), 4-29, 2013. [PDF]

C. Chao and A.L. Thomaz. Timing in multimodal turn-taking interactions: Control and analysis using timed Petri nets. Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 1(1), 4-25, 2012. [PDF]

J. Lee, C. Chao, A.F. Bobick, and A.L. Thomaz. Multi-cue contingency detection. International Journal of Social Robotics. 4(2), 147–161, 2012. [PDF]

A.L. Thomaz and C. Chao. Turn-taking based on information flow for fluent human-robot interaction. AI Magazine: Special Issue on Dialog with Robots, 32(4), 2011. [PDF]

M. Cakmak, C. Chao, and A.L. Thomaz. Designing interactions for robot active learners. IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, 2(2), 108–118, 2010. [PDF]

Conference Proceedings

J. Smith, C. Chao, and A.L. Thomaz. Real-time changes to social dynamics in human-robot turn-taking. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). 2015. [PDF]

C. Chao. Timing multimodal turn-taking for human-robot cooperation. In Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI), 309–312, 2012. [PDF] [poster]

C. Chao, M. Cakmak, and A.L. Thomaz. Towards grounding concepts for transfer in goal learning from demonstration. In Proceedings of the Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob), 2011. [PDF]

C. Chao, J. Lee, M. Begum, and A.L. Thomaz. Simon plays Simon says: The timing of turn-taking in an imitation game. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), 235–240, 2011. [PDF]

C. Chao, M. Cakmak, and A.L. Thomaz. Transparent active learning for robots. In Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), 317–324, 2010. [PDF]

C. Breazeal, M. Berlin, J. Gray, and C. Chao. Teaching robots via natural nonverbal cues. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), 54, 211–220, 2009.

M. Berlin, C. Breazeal, and C. Chao. Spatial scaffolding cues for interactive robot learning. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 1229–1235, 2008. [PDF]

Workshops, Symposia, Demos

C. Chao, J. Smith, and A.L. Thomaz. CADENCE for collaboration and companionship with robots. In Proceedings of the AAAI Symposium on Artificial Intelligence for Human-Robot Interaction, 2014. [PDF]

G. Hoffman, M. Cakmak, and C. Chao. Workshop on "Timing in human-robot interaction." In Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), 2014. [proceedings]

C. Chao and A.L. Thomaz. Timed Petri nets for multimodal interaction modeling. ICMI Workshop on Speech and Gesture Production in Virtually and Physically Embodied Conversational Agents, 2012. [PDF]

C. Chao and A.L. Thomaz. Turn-taking for human-robot interaction. In Proceedings of the AAAI Symposium on Dialog with Robots, 2010. [PDF] [poster]

C. Chao, M. Gielniak, J.W. Yoo, and A.L. Thomaz. Interactive learning by demonstration with the Simon robot. AAAI Robot Learning from Demonstration Challenge, 2010.

A.L. Thomaz, C. Cakmak, C. Chao, N. DePalma, and M. Gielniak. Interactive robot task learning. CHI Media Showcase, 3037–3040, 2010.

C. Chao, M. Cakmak, and A.L. Thomaz. Interactive task learning with discrete and continuous features. IJCAI Robot Exhibition and Workshop, 2009. [PDF]