Yale University affiliated with two best paper awards at HRI

March 27, 2023

Yale University has been affiliated with two best paper awards at a top conference. The prestigious event, known as the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), brings together experts and scholars from all over the world to discuss the latest advances in robotics and human-robot interaction.

There were only five paper themes at HRI, making it all the more impressive that Yale was affiliated with two of the five best papers at the conference. This exciting news has put Yale at the forefront of cutting-edge research in the field of robotics and artificial intelligence.

The two papers are:

Best Technical Paper Award:

Interactive Policy Shaping for Human-Robot Collaboration with Transparent Matrix Overlays

Jake Brawer, Yale University
Debasmita Ghose, Yale University
Kate Candon, Yale University
Meiying Qin, Yale University
Alessandro Roncone, University of Colorado
Marynel Vázquez, Yale University
Brian Scassellati, Yale University

Best Systems Paper Award:

Lively: Enabling Multimodal, Lifelike, and Extensible Real-time Robot Motion

Andrew Schoen, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dakota Sullivan, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Ze Dong Zhang, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Daniel Rakita, Yale University
Bilge Mutlu, University of Wisconsin-Madison