Research

Journal, Conference and Workshop Papers

2018 A. Rossi, P. Holthaus, K. Dautenhahn, K. L. Koay and M. L. Walters, "Getting to know Pepper. Effects of people's awareness of a robot's capabilities on their trust in the robot", 6th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction - HAI 2018, 15-18th December 2018, Southampton, UK

2018 A. Rossi, K. Dautenhahn, K. L. Koay and M. L. Walters, "Investigating human perception of trust and social cues in robots for safe HRI in home environments", International PhD Conference on Safe and Social Robotics (SSR-2018), Madrid, 29-30 September 2018

2018 A. Rossi, P. Holthaus, K. Dautenhahn, K.L. Koay and M.L. Walters, "Programming Pepper: What can you make a humanoid robot do?", 3rd Workshop on Behavior Adaptation, Interaction and Learning for Assistive Robotics - IEEE-RO-MAN 2018, 27 - 31 of August 2018, Nanjing, China

2018 Alessandra Rossi, Kerstin Dautenhahn, Kheng Lee Koay, and Michael L. Walters, "The impact of peoples' personal dispositions and personalities on their trust of robots in an emergency scenario". Paladyn Journal of Behavioral Robotics 2018

2017 Rossi, A., Dautenhahn, K., Koay, K L and Walters, M L., Human Perceptions of the Severity of Domestic Robot Errors, in The Ninth International Conference on Social Robotics - ICSR2017. November 22-24th, 2017, Tsukuba, Japan.

2017 Rossi, A., Dautenhahn, K., Koay, K L and Walters, M L., A Study on How the Timing and Magnitude of Robot Errors May Influence People Trust of Robots in an Emergency Scenario, in The Ninth International Conference on Social Robotics - ICSR2017. November 22-24th, 2017, Tsukuba, Japan.

2017 Byrne, B., Rossi, A. and Doolan, M. Humanoid Robots attending Lectures - Research Informed Teaching, 9th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers (ICETC 2017), Barcelona, Spain, December 20-22, 2017.

2017 Byrne, B. and Rossi, A., Research Informed Teaching - Pepper the Robot attends Lectures, in 9th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, pages 2963. Spain, July 3-5, 2017

2017 Rossi, A., Dautenhahn, K., Koay, K. L. and Saunders, J., Investigating human perceptions of trust in robots for safe HRI in home environments, in the Human- Robot Interaction Pioneers Workshop in conjunction with the 2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. March, 2017.

2016 A. Rossi, M. Staffa and S. Rossi, Supervisory Control of Multiple Robots through Group Communication, Special Issue on Cognitive Agents and Robots for Human-Centred Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems (IEEE TCDS). 2016.

2016 S. Rossi, F. Barile, A. Caso and A. Rossi, Pre–trip Ratings and Social Networks User Behaviors for Recommendations in Touristic Web Portals, In WEBIST2015 Selected and Revised Papers, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), Springer-Verlag.

2015 F. Barile, A. Rossi, M. Staffa, C. Di Napoli and S. Rossi, QoS–aware task distribution to a team of robots: an Health–care case study, Intelligenza Artificiale (IOS Press), September 2015.

2016 S. Rossi, C. Di Napoli, F. Barile, A. Rossi, M. Staffa, Negotiating and Executing Composite Tasks for QoS-aware Teams of Robots, in 14th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (PAAMS’16).

2015 A. Rossi, M. Staffa, A. Origlia and S. Rossi, An Analysis of Perceptual Cues in Robot Group Selection Tasks, In Proceedings of The 24 st International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO–MAN2015), August 31–September 4, 2015, Kobe, Japan.

2015 F. Barile, A. Rossi, M. Staffa, C. Di Napoli and S. Rossi, A Market Mechanism for QoS–aware Multi–Robot Task Allocation, in Proceedings of the 16 st Workshop "From Objects to Agents" WOA15, CEUR Workshop Proceedings (1382), pp. 129-134, 2015.

Posters

2009 A. Rossi, G. Schmid, L. Tamburo and M. Sommella, An Infrastructure for simplifying the management of large distributed collaborative environments, LISA’09 – 23 st Large Installation System Admin Conference, November 1–6 2009, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Honors

Award of Scientific Excellence

2016 S. Rossi, C. Di Napoli, F. Barile, A. Rossi and M. Staffa. Negotiating and Executing Composite Tasks for QoS-Aware Teams of Robots.

Conference, Workshop and Journal organization

2018 Main organiser of Special Issue of Interaction Studies - Social Behaviour and Communication in Biological and Artificial Systems Journal.

2018  Program Chair of 2018 International PhD Conference on Safe and Social Robotics (SSR 2018), Madrid, 29-30 September 2018.

2018 Main organiser of Workshop "Social Cues in Robot Interaction, Trust and Acceptance (SCRITA)" held in conjunction with IEEE RO-MAN 2018, Nanjing-Tai'An, China, August 27-September 1, 2018.

Scholarships, Talks and Conferences

2016 ICDL–Epirob, participation at The Sixth Joint IEEE International Conference – Developmental Learning and Epigenetic Robotics , September 19–22, 2016. Cergy-Pontoise, France

2015 Organizing Committee of the XVI Workshop, participation to the school "Dagli oggetti agli Agenti (WOA 2015)", June 2015, Naples, Italy.

2015 A Market Mechanism for QoS–aware Multi–Robot Task Allocation, presentation of the paper at the XVI Workshop Dagli Oggetti agli Agenti (WOA2015), June 2015, Naples, Italy.

2015 The 2015 ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers (CF’15), participation to the conference, May 2015, Naples, Italy.

Scientific Experiences

2019 PC member, UMAP 2019 Adapted interaction with social robot Workshop

2018 Review activities for International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction - HAI

2018 PC member, RO–MAN 2018 Workshop on Behavior Adaptation, Interaction and Learning for Assistive Robotics, (BAILAR2018), 2018

2018 Review activities for Journal of Pediatric Nursing

2018 Review activities for SSR 2018 conference

2018 Review activities for 27th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication

2017 PC member, RO–MAN 2017 Workshop on Behavior Adaptation, Interaction and Learning for Assistive Robotics, (BAILAR2017), 2017

 2016 - 2018 Review activities for Pattern Recognition Letters Journal

 2016 PC member, RO–MAN 2016 Workshop on Behavior Adaptation, Interaction and Learning for Assistive Robotics, (BAILAR2016), August 26-31, 2016.

2016 Review activities, for the 14th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, (PAAMS’16), June 1-3, 2016.