Publications

Journal Papers and Book Chapters

Enabling Morally Sensitive Robotic Clarification Requests

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson and Tom Williams

| Venue: T-HRI

2022

A Theory of Social Agency for Human-Robot Interaction

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson and Tom Williams

| Venue: F:R&AI

2021

Role-based Morality, Ethical Pluralism, and Morally Capable Robots

Authors: Qin Zhu and Tom Williams and Ruchen Wen

| Venue: JCEA

2021

Why and How Robots Should Say ‘No’

Authors: Gordon Briggs and Tom Williams and Ryan Blake Jackson and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: IJSR

2021

Blame‑Laden Moral Rebukes and the Morally Competent Robot: A Confucian Ethical Perspective

Authors: Qin Zhu, Tom Williams, Blake Jackson, Ruchen Wen

| Venue: S&EE

2020

Where to Next? The Impact of COVID-19 on Human-Robot Interaction Research

Authors: David Feil-Seifer, Kerstin Haring, Silvia Rossi, Alan Wagner, and Tom Williams

| Venue: T-HRI

2020

Reference in Robotics: A Givenness Hierarchy Theoretic Approach

Authors: Tom Williams, Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: The Oxford Handbook of Reference

2019

An Overview of the Distributed Integrated Cognition Affect and Reflection DIARC Architecture

Authors: Matthias Scheutz, Thomas Williams, Evan Krause, Bradley Oosterveld, Vasanth Sarathy, Tyler Frasca

| Venue: Cognitive Architectures

2019

Dempster-Shafer Theoretic Resolution of Referential Ambiguity

Authors: Tom Williams and Fereshta Yazdani and Prasanth Suresh and Matthias Scheutz and Michael Beetz

| Venue: Autonomous Robots

2018

Enabling Robots to Understand Indirect Speech Acts in Task-Based Interactions

Authors: Gordon Briggs and Tom Williams and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: JHRI

2017

A Consultant Framework for Natural Language Processing in Integrated Robot Architectures

Authors: Tom Williams

| Venue: IIB

2017

The State-of-the-Art in Autonomous Wheelchairs Controlled through Natural Language: A Survey

Authors: Tom Williams and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: RAS

2017

Covert Robot-Robot Communication: Human Perceptions and Implications for Human-Robot Interaction

Authors: Tom Williams and Priscilla Briggs and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: JHRI

2015

Conference Papers

Givenness Hierarchy Informed Optimal Sentence Planning in Situated Contexts

Authors: Kevin Spevak and Zhao Han and Tom Williams and Neil Dantam

| Venue: IROS

2022

Evaluating Referring Form Selection Models in Partially-Known Environments

Authors: Zhao Han and Polina Rygina and Tom Williams

| Venue: INLG

2022

Practical Considerations for Deploying Robot Teleoperation in Therapy and Telehealth

Authors: Saad Elbeleidy and Terran Mott and Dan Liu and Tom Williams

| Venue: RO-MAN

2022

Leveraging Intentional Factors and Task Context to Predict Linguistic Norm Adherence

Authors: Cailyn Smith and Charlotte Gorgemans and Ruchen Wen and Saad Elbeleidy and Sayanti Roy and Tom Williams

| Venue: CogSci

2022

IPOWER: Incremental, Probabilistic, Open-World Reference Resolution

Authors: Will Culpepper and Thomas A. Bennett and Lixiao Zhu and Rafael Sousa Silva and Ryan Blake Jackson and Tom Williams

| Venue: CogSci

2022

Practical, Ethical, and Overlooked: Teleoperated Socially Assistive Robots in the Quest for Autonomy

Authors: Saad Elbeleidy and Terran Mott and Tom Williams

| Venue: alt.HRI

2022

Norm-Breaking Responses to Sexist Abuse: A Cross-Cultural Human Robot Interaction Study

Authors: Katie Winkle and Ryan Blake Jackson and Gaspar Isaac Melsion and Drazen Brscic and Iolanda Leite and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI

2022

Teacher, Teammate, Subordinate, Friend: Generating Norm Violation Responses Grounded in Role-based Relational Norms

Authors: Ruchen Wen and Zhao Han and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI

2022

You Had Me at Hello: The Impact of Robot Group Presentation Strategies on Mental Model Formation

Authors: Alexandra Bejarano and Samantha Reig and Priyanka Senapati and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI

2022

Projecting Robot Navigation Paths: Hardware and Software for Projected AR

Authors: Zhao Han and Jenna Parrillo and Alexander Wilkinson and Holly A. Yanco and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI

2022

Robot Co-design Can Help Us Engage Child Stakeholders in Ethical Reflection

Authors: Terran Mott and Alexandra Bejarano and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI

2022

Cultivating Ethical Engineers in the Age of AI and Robotics: An Educational Cultures Perspective

Authors: Stephen C. Rea and Qin Zhu and Dean Nieusma and Kylee Shiekh and Tom Williams

| Venue: ISTAS

2021

How to Tune your Draggin’: Can Body Language Mitigate Face Threat in Robotic Noncompliance?

Authors: Aidan Naughton and Tom Williams

| Venue: ICSR

2021

An Integrated Approach to Context-Sensitive Moral Cognition in Robot Cognitive Architectures

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson* and Sihui Li* and Santosh Balajee Banisetty and Sriram Siva and Hao Zhang and Neil Dantam and Tom Williams

| Venue: IROS

2021

Givenness Hierarchy Theoretic Referential Choice in Situated Contexts

Authors: Poulomi Pal and Grace Clark and Tom Williams

| Venue: CogSci

2021

Analyzing Teleoperation Interface Usage of Robots in Therapy for Children with Autism

Authors: Saad Elbeleidy and Daniel Rosen and Dan Liu and Aubrey Shick and Tom Williams

| Venue: IDC

2021

Robots as Moral Advisors: The Effects of Deontological, Virtue,and Confucian Ethics on Encouraging Honest Behavior

Authors: Boyoung Kim and Ruchen Wen and Qin Zhu and Tom Williams and Elizabeth Phillips

| Venue: alt.HRI

2021

Deconstructed Trustee Theory: Disentangling Trust in Body and Identity in Multi-Robot Distributed Systems

Authors: Tom Williams and Daniel Ayers and Camille Kaufman and Jon Serrano and Sayanti Roy

| Venue: HRI

2021

What’s The Point? Tradeoffs Between Effectiveness and Social Perception When Using Mixed Reality to Enhance Gesturally Limited Robots

Authors: Jared Hamilton* and Thao Phung* and Nhan Tran and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI

2021

Effects of Proactive Explanations by Robots on Human-Robot Trust

Authors: Lixiao Zhu and Tom Williams

| Venue: ICSR

2020

“Excuse Me, Robot”: Impact of Polite Robot Wakewords on Human-Robot Politeness

Authors: Tom Williams, Daniel Grollman, Mingyuan Han, Ryan Blake Jackson, Jane Lockshin, Ruchen Wen, Zachary Nahman, and Qin Zhu

| Venue: ICSR

2020

Givenness Hierarchy Theoretic Cognitive Status Filtering

Authors: Poulomi Pal, Lixiao Zhu, Andrea Golden-Lasher, Akshay Swaminathan, and Tom Williams

| Venue: COGSCI

2020

“We Need to Start Thinking Ahead”: The Impact of Social Context on Linguistic Norm Adherence

Authors: Jane Lockshin and Tom Williams

| Venue: COGSCI

2020

An Experimental Ethics Approach to Robot Ethics Education

Authors: Tom Williams and Qin Zhu and Daniel Grollman

| Venue: EAAI

2020

Dempster-Shafer Theoretic Learning of Indirect Speech Act Comprehension Norms

Authors: Ruchen Wen and Mohammed Aun Siddiqui and Tom Williams

| Venue: AAAI

2020

The Confucian Matador: Three Defenses Against the Mechanical Bull

Authors: Tom Williams and Qin Zhu and Ruchen Wen and Ewart J. de Visser

| Venue: alt.HRI

2020

Exploring the Role of Gender in Perceptions of Robotic Noncompliance

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson and Tom Williams and Nicole M. Smith

| Venue: HRI

2020

Mixed Reality Deictic Gesture for Multi-Modal Robot Communication

Authors: Tom Williams and Matthew Bussing and Sebastian Cabrol and Elizabeth Boyle and Nhan Tran

| Venue: HRI

2019

Tact in Noncompliance: The Need for Pragmatically Apt Responses to Unethical Commands

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson and Ruchen Wen and Tom Williams

| Venue: AIES

2019

Language-Capable Robots may Inadvertently Weaken Human Moral Norms

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson and Tom Williams

| Venue: alt.HRI

2019

“Thank You for Sharing that Interesting Fact!”: Effects of Capability and Context on Indirect Speech Act Use in Task-Based Human-Robot Dialogue

Authors: Tom Williams and Daria Thames and Julia Novakoff and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: HRI

2018

A Bayesian Analysis of Moral Norm Malleability during Clarification Dialogues

Authors: Tom Williams and Ryan Blake Jackson and Jane Lockshin

| Venue: CogSci

2018

Quasi-Dilemmas for Artificial Moral Agents

Authors: Daniel Kasenberg and Vasanth Sarathy and Thomas Arnold and Matthias Scheutz and Tom Williams

| Venue: ICRES

2018

Augmenting Robot Knowledge Consultants with Distributed Short Term Memory

Authors: Tom Williams and Ravenna Thielstrom and Evan Krause and Bradley Oosterveld and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: ICSR

2018

Robot: Asker of Questions and Changer of Norms?

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson and Tom Williams

| Venue: ICRES

2018

Blue Sky Ideas in Artificial Intelligence Education from the EAAI’17 New and Future AI Educator Program

Authors: Eric Eaton and Sven Koenig and Claudia Schulz and Francesco Maurelli and John Lee and Joshua Eckroth and Mark Crowley and Richard Freedman and Rogelio Cardona-Rivera and Tiago Machado and Tom Williams

| Venue: EAAI

2017

A Tale of Two Architectures: A Dual-Citizenship Integration of Natural Language and the Cognitive Map

Authors: Tom Williams and Collin Johnson and Matthias Scheutz and Benjamin Kuipers

| Venue: AAMAS

2017

Resolution of Referential Ambiguity in Human-Robot Dialogue Using Dempster-Shafer Theoretic Pragmatics

Authors: Tom Williams and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: RSS

2017

Differences in Interaction Patterns and Perception for Teleoperated and Autonomous Humanoid Robots

Authors: Maxwell Bennett and Tom Williams and Daria Thames and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: IROS

2017

Referring Expression Generation Under Uncertainty: Algorithm and Evaluation Framework

Authors: Tom Williams and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: INLG

2017

A Framework for Resolving Open-World Referential Expressions in Distributed Heterogeneous Knowledge Bases

Authors: Tom Williams and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: AAAI

2016

Situated Open World Reference Resolution for Human-Robot Dialogue

Authors: Tom Williams and Saurav Acharya and Stephanie Schreitter and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: HRI

2016

Going Beyond Literal Command-Based Instructions: Extending Robotic Natural Language Interaction Capabilities

Authors: Tom Williams, Gordon Briggs, Bradley Oosterveld, Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: AAAI

2015

A Domain-Independent Model of Open-World Reference Resolution

Authors: Tom Williams and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: CogSci

2015

POWER: A Domain-Independent Algorithm for Probabilistic, Open-World Entity Resolution

Authors: Tom Williams and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: IROS

2015

Learning to Recognize Novel Objects in One Shot through Human-Robot Interactions in Natural Language Dialogues

Authors: Evan Krause and Michael Zillich and Tom Williams and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: AAAI

2014

Is Robot Telepathy Acceptable? Investigating Effects of Nonverbal Robot-Robot Communication on Human-Robot Interaction

Authors: Tom Williams and Priscilla Briggs and Nathaniel Pelz and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: RO-MAN

2014

A Dempster-Shafer Theoretic Approach to Understanding Indirect Speech Acts

Authors: Tom Williams and Rafael C.Nunez and Gordon Briggs and Matthias Scheutz and Kamal Premaratne and Manohar N. Murthi

| Venue: IBERAMIA

2014

Grounding Natural Language References to Unvisited and Hypothetical Locations

Authors: Tom Williams and Rehj Cantrell and Gordon Briggs and Paul Schermerhorn and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: AAAI

2013

Trust in Human-Computer Interactions as Measured by Frustration, Surprise, and Workload

Authors: Leanne Hirshfield and Stuart Hirshfield and Sam Hincks and Matt Russell and Rachel Ward and Tom Williams

| Venue: HCII FAC

2011

This is your brain on interfaces: enhancing usability testing with functional near-infrared spectroscopy

Authors: Leanne Hirshfield and Rebecca Gulotta and Stuart Hirshfield and Sam Hincks and Matt Russell and Rachel Ward and Tom Williams, Rob Jacob

| Venue: CHI

2011

Invited and Lightly Refereed Papers

Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality for Human-Robot Interaction: A Survey and Virtual Design Element Taxonomy

Authors: Michael Walker and Thao Phung and Tathagata Chakraborti and Tom Williams and Daniel Szafir

| Venue: CoRR

2022

Using Markov Chain Text Generators to Facilitate Found Poetry Creation

Authors: Alex Leto, Toni Lefton and Tom Williams

| Venue: EAAI

2021

CHAOPT: A Testbed for Evaluating Human-Autonomy Team Collaboration Using the Video Game Overcooked!2

Authors: Justin Bishop, Jaylen Burgess, Cooper Ramos, Jade B. Driggs, Tom Williams, Chad C. Tossell, Elizabeth Phillips, Tyler H. Shaw, and Ewart J. de Visser

| Venue: SIEDS

2020

Designing Augmented Reality Visualizations for Synchronized and Time-Dominant Human-Robot Teaming

Authors: Savannah Paul, Christopher Reardon, Tom Williams, and Hao Zhang,

| Venue: SPIE-XR

2020

Using Augmented Reality to Better Study Human-Robot Interaction

Authors: Tom Williams and Leanne Hirshfield and Nhan Tran and Trevor Grant and Nicholas Woodward

| Venue: VAMR

2020

Investigating the Potential Effectiveness of Allocentric Mixed Reality Deictic Gesture

Authors: Tom Williams and Matthew Bussing and Sebastian Cabrol and Ian Lau and Elizabeth Boyle and Nhan Tran

| Venue: VAMR

2019

Confucian Robot Ethics

Authors: Qin Zhu and Tom Williams and Ruchen Wen

| Venue: CEPE

2019

Augmented, Mixed, and Virtual Reality Enabling of Robot Deixis

Authors: Tom Williams and Nhan Tran and Josh Rands and Neil T. Dantam

| Venue: VAMR

2018

Blame-Laden Moral Rebukes and the Morally Competent Robot: A Confucian Ethical Perspective

Authors: Qin Zhu and Tom Williams and Ryan Blake Jackson

| Venue: BBAI

2018

Dissertation Briefing: Situated Natural Language Interaction in Uncertain and Open Worlds

Authors: Tom Williams

| Venue: AI Matters

2017

Workshop Papers and Late Breaking Reports

Causal Robot Communication Inspired by Observational Learning Insights

Authors: Zhao Han and Boyoung Kim and Holly Yanco and Tom Williams

| Venue: AAAI-SS

2022

Towards Formalizing HRI Data Collection Processes

Authors: Zhao Han and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI-TM&M

2022

Towards an Understanding of Physical vs Virtual Robot Appendage Design

Authors: Zhao Han and Albert Phan and Amia Castro and Fernando Sandoval Garza and Tom Williams

| Venue: VAM-HRI

2022

Robots Need the Ability to Navigate Abusive Interactions

Authors: Hideki Garcia Goo and Katie Winkle and Tom Williams and Megan Strait

| Venue: HRI-DEI

2022

Race in the Eye of the Robot Beholder: Against Racial Representation, Recognition, and Reasoning in Robotics Research

Authors: Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI-DEI

2022

A Task Design for Studying Referring Behaviors for Linguistic HRI

Authors: Zhao Han and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI LBRs

2022

Robot Teleoperation Interfaces for Customized Therapy for Autistic Children

Authors: Saad Elbeleidy and Aryaman Jadhav and Dan Liu and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI LBRs

2022

Improving Teleoperation Interfaces to Support Therapists in Robot-Assisted Therapy

Authors: Saad Elbeleidy

| Venue: CHI DC

2022

Community-Situated Mixed-Methods Robotics Research for Children and Childhood Spaces

Authors: Terran Mott and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI Pioneers

2022

Understanding and Influencing User Mental Models of Robot Identity

Authors: Alexandra Bejarano and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI Pioneers

2022

Human Capabilities as Guiding Lights for the Field of AI-HRI: Insights from Engineering Education

Authors: Tom Williams and Ruchen Wen

| Venue: AI-HRI

2021

Designing for Perceived Robot Empathy for Children in Long-Term Care

Authors: Alexandra Bejarano and Olivia Lomax and Peyton Scherschel and Tom Williams

| Venue: ICSR BRRs

2021

Robot-generated Mixed Reality Gestures Improve Human-Robot Interaction

Authors: Nhan Tran and Trevor Grant and Thao Phung and Leanne Hirshfield and Christopher Wickens and Tom Williams

| Venue: ICSR BRRs

2021

Social Good Versus Robot Well-Being: On the Principle of Procreative Beneficence and Robot Gendering

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson and Tom Williams

| Venue: RO-MAN: GenR

2021

Investigating Robot Moral Advice to Deter Cheating Behavior

Authors: Boyoung Kim and Ruchen Wen and Ewart J. de Visser and Qin Zhu and Tom Williams and Elizabeth Phillips

| Venue: RO-MAN: TSAR

2021

Towards Effective Robot-Teleoperation in Therapy for Children with Autism

Authors: Saad Elbeleidy

| Venue: IDC DC

2021

You Have Time to Explore Over Here! Augmented Reality for Enhanced Situation Awareness in Human-Robot Collaborative Exploration

Authors: Terran Mott and Christopher Reardon and Hao Zhang and Tom Williams

| Venue: VAM-HRI

2021

On the Flexibility of Robot Social Identity Performance: Benefits, Ethical Risks and Open Research Questions for HRI

Authors: Katie Winkle and Ryan Blake Jackson and Alexa Bejarano and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI-WS: Robo-Identity

2021

Design, Performance, and Perception of Robot Identity

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson and Alexa Bejarano and Katie Winkle and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI-WS: Robo-Identity

2021

I Need Your Advice… Human Perceptions of Robot Moral Advising Behaviors

Authors: Nichole Starr and Bertram Malle and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI-WS: TRAITS

2021

Toward Hybrid Relational-Normative Models of Robot Cognition

Authors: Ruchen Wen

| Venue: HRI Pioneers

2021

Can Robots Be Used to Encourage Social Distancing?

Authors: Chloe McCaffrey and Alexander Taylor and Sayanti Roy and Santosh Balajee Banisetty and Tom Williams and Ross Mead

| Venue: HRI LBRs

2021

Implicit Communication Through Social Distancing: Can Social Navigation Communicate Social Norms?

Authors: Santosh Balajee Banisetty and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI LBRs

2021

Get This!⇓Mixed Reality Improves Robot Communication Regardless of Mental Workload

Authors: Nhan Tran and Trevor Grant and Thao Phung and Leanne Hirshfield and Christopher Wickens and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI LBRs

2021

Design Considerations for Child-Robot Interaction in Pediatric Contexts

Authors: Terran Mott and Joslyne Lovelace and Bennett Steward

| Venue: HRI LBRs

2021

Teleoperation Interface Usage in Robot-Assisted Childhood ASD Therapy

Authors: Saad Elbeleidy and Aubrey Shick and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI LBRs

2021

Comparing Strategies for Robot Communication of Role-Grounded Moral Norms

Authors: Ruchen Wen and Boyoung Kim and Elizabeth Phillips and Qin Zhu and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI LBRs

2021

Is it Pointless? Modeling and Evaluation of Category Transitions of Spatial Gestures

Authors: Adam Stogsdill and Grace Clark and Aly Ranucci and Thao Phung and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI LBRs

2021

Cognitive Architectural Control for Free-Flying Robots on the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway

Authors: Jon Emannuel Serrano and Shania Jo Runningrabbit and Sayanti Roy and Alexandra Bejarano and Tom Williams

| Venue: ICSR-HRI-SR

2020

Identity Performance in Multi-Robot Distributed Systems

Authors: Tom Williams and Daniel Ayers and Camille Kaufman and Jon Emmanuel Serrano and Shania Jo Runningrabbit and Sayanti Roy and Poulomi Pal and Alexandra Bejarano and Ryan Blake Jackson

| Venue: ICSR-HRI-SR

2020

Toward Givenness Hierarchy Theoretic Natural Language Generation

Authors: Poulomi Pal and Tom Williams

| Venue: ACS

2020

Toward Forgetting-Sensitive Referring Expression Generation for Integrated Robot Architectures

Authors: Tom Williams and Torin Johnson and Will Culpepper and Kellyn Larson

| Venue: ACS

2020

Enabling Morally Sensitive Robotic Clarification Requests

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson and Tom Williams

| Venue: ACS

2020

The Influence of Social Embarrassment on Engagement with Publicly Displayed Digital Content

Authors: Ethan Perry, Alexandra Pollock, Tom Williams

| Venue: HCII

2020

Adapting Mixed Reality Robot Communication to Mental Workload

Authors: Nhan Tran

| Venue: HRI Pioneers

2020

Exploring Mixed Reality Robot Communication Under Different types of Mental Workload

Authors: Nhan Tran and Kai Mizuno and Trevor Grant and Thao Phung and Leanne Hirshfield and Tom Williams

| Venue: VAM-HRI

2020

Tradeoffs Between Effectiveness and Social Perception When Using Mixed Reality to Supplement Gesturally Limited Robots

Authors: Jared Hamilton and Nhan Tran and Tom Williams

| Venue: VAM-HRI

2020

Exploring Interaction Design Considerations for Trustworthy Language-Capable Robotic Wheelchairs in Virtual Reality

Authors: Nicholas Woodward and Teresa Nguyen and Lixiao Zhu and Carter Fowler and Taewoo Kim and Stacia Near and Stephen Thoemmes and Tom Williams

| Venue: VAM-HRI

2020

Investigating Confidence-Based Category Transition of Spatial Gestures

Authors: Adam Stogsdill and Thao Phung and Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI:NLG

2020

Toward Morally Sensitive Robotic Communication

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson

| Venue: HRI Pioneers

2019

Generating Appropriate Responses to Inappropriate Robot Commands

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson

| Venue: AIES Student Program

2019

The Reality-Virtuality Interaction Cube: A Framework for Conceptualizing Mixed-Reality Interaction Design Elements for HRI

Authors: Tom Williams and Daniel Szafir and Tathagata Chakraborti

| Venue: HRI LBRs

2019

Towards A Role Ethics Approach to Command Rejection

Authors: Ruchen Wen and Ryan Blake Jackson and Tom Williams and Qin Zhu

| Venue: DARK-HRI

2019

On Perceived Social and Moral Agency in Natural Language Capable Robots

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson and Tom Williams

| Venue: DARK-HRI

2019

The Reality-Virtuality Interaction Cube

Authors: Tom Williams and Daniel Szafir and Tathagata Chakraborti

| Venue: VAM-HRI

2019

Toward Allocentric Mixed-Reality Deictic Gesture

Authors: Tom Williams and Matthew Bussing and Sebastian Cabrol and Ian Lau

| Venue: VAM-HRI

2019

Toward Ethical Natural Language Generation for Human-Robot Interaction

Authors: Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI LBRs

2018

Investigating Interactions with Teleoperated and Autonomous Humanoids Using a Suit-Based VR Teleoperation Interface

Authors: Maxwell Bennett and Tom Williams and Daria Thames and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: VAM-HRI

2018

A Framework for Robot-Generated Mixed-Reality Deixis

Authors: Tom Williams

| Venue: VAM-HRI

2018

A Hands-Free Virtual-Reality Teleoperation Interface for Wizard-of-Oz Control

Authors: Nhan Tran and Josh Rands and Tom Williams

| Venue: VAM-HRI

2018

“Who Should I Run Over?”: Long-Term Ethical Implications of Natural Language Generation

Authors: Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI:LHRT

2018

Combinatorial Inference of Multi-modal Observations

Authors: Neil T. Dantam and Tom Williams and Hao Zhang

| Venue: ICRA Extended Abstracts

2018

Challenges in Responding to Malicious Robot-Directed Commands

Authors: Ryan Blake Jackson and Tom Williams

| Venue: RSS:WAR

2018

Towards Robot Knowledge Consultants Augmented with Distributed Short Term Memory

Authors: Tom Williams and Evan Krause and Bradley Oosterveld and Ravenna Thielstrom and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: RSS:MRHRC

2018

Towards Givenness and Relevance-Theoretic Open World Reference Resolution

Authors: Tom Williams and Evan Krause and Bradley Oosterveld and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: RSS:MRHRC

2018

Workload-Driven Modulation of Mixed-Reality Robot-Human Communication

Authors: Leanne Hirshfield and Tom Williams and Natalie Sommer and Trevor Grant and Senem Velipasalar Gursoy

| Venue: ICMI:MCPMD

2018

Referring Expression Generation Under Uncertainty in Integrated Robot Architectures

Authors: Tom Williams and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: RSS:HCR

2017

Spatial Referring Expression Generation for HRI: Algorithms and Evaluation Framework

Authors: Lars Kunze and Tom Williams and Nick Hawes and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: AI-HRI

2017

Architectural Mechanisms for Situated Natural Language Understanding in Uncertain and Open Worlds

Authors: Tom Williams

| Venue: AAAI-DC

2016

Resolution of Referential Ambiguity Using Dempster-Shafer Theoretic Pragmatics

Authors: Tom Williams and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: AI-HRI

2016

Towards More Natural Human-Robot Dialogue

Authors: Tom Williams

| Venue: HRI Pioneers

2015

Towards Situated Open World Reference Resolution

Authors: Tom Williams and Stephanie Schreitter and Saurav Acharya and Matthias Scheutz

| Venue: AI-HRI

2015

Novel Mechanisms for Natural Human-Robot Interactions in the DIARC Architecture

Authors: Matthias Scheutz and Gordon Briggs and Rehj Cantrell and Evan Krause and Tom Williams and Richard Veale

| Venue: AAAI-IRS

2013

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