Journal Articles

  1. SEAN 2.0: Formalizing and Generating Social Situations for Robot NavigationTsoi, N., Xiang, A., Yu, P., Sohn, S., Schwartz, G., Ramesh, S., Hussein, M., Gupta, A.W., Kapadia, M., and Vázquez, M. (2022). IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters.
  2. Pose Generation for Social Robots in Conversational Group FormationsVázquez, M., Lew, A., Gorevoy, E., and Connolly, J. (2022). Frontiers in Robotics and AI 8.
  3. Improving Social Awareness Through DANTE: Deep Affinity Network for Clustering Conversational InteractantsSwofford, M., Peruzzi, J., Tsoi, N., Thompson, S., Martı́n-Martı́n Roberto, Savarese, S., and Vázquez, M. (2020). Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 4, CSCW1.
  4. The potential of socially assistive robots during infectious disease outbreaksScassellati, B. and Vázquez, M. (2020). Science Robotics 5, 44.
  5. An Assisted Photography Framework to Help Visually Impaired Users Properly Aim a CameraVázquez, M. and Steinfeld, A. (2014). ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI) 21, 5, 25.
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Conference Papers

  1. Bridging the Gap: Unifying the Training and Evaluation of Neural Network Binary ClassifiersTsoi, N., Candon, K., Li, D., Milkessa, Y., and Vázquez, M. (2022). Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS).
  2. A Social Robot for Anxiety Reduction via Deep BreathingMatheus, K., Vázquez, M., and Scassellati, B. (2022). Proceedings of 31st IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication. Winner of the Best Student Paper Award.
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  3. Learning Gaze Behaviors for Balancing Participation in Group Human-Robot InteractionsGillet, S., Parreira, M.T., Vázquez, M., and Leite, I. (2022). Proceedings of the 2022 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, 265–274.
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  4. Conversational Group Detection with Graph Neural NetworksThompson*, S., Gupta*, A., Gupta, A.W., Chen, A., and Vázquez, M. (2021). Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI), ACM.
  5. An Approach to Deploy Interactive Robotic Simulators on the Web for HRI Experiments: Results in Social Robot NavigationTsoi, N., Hussein, M., Fugikawa, O., Zhao, J.D., and Vázquez, M. (2021). Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), IEEE.
  6. Topological Planning with Transformers for Vision-and-Language NavigationChen, K., Chen, J.K., Chuang, J., Vázquez, M., and Savarese, S. (2021). Proceedings of the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR).
  7. Challenges Deploying Robots During a Pandemic: An Effort to Fight Social Isolation Among ChildrenTsoi, N., Connolly, J., Adénı́ran Emmanuel, Hansen, A., Pineda, K.T., Adamson, T., Thompson, S., Ramnauth, R., Vázquez, M., and Scassellati, B. (2021). Proceedings of the 2021 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI). Finalist of the Best Paper Award.
  8. Gaze by Semi-Virtual Robotic Heads: Effects of Eye and Head MotionVázquez, M., Milkessa, Y., Li, M.M., and Govil, N. (2020). IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), IEEE.
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  9. Localizing Against Drawn Maps via Spline-Based RegistrationChen, K., Vázquez, M., and Savarese, S. (2020). IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), IEEE.
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  10. Prompting Prosocial Human Interventions in Response to Robot MistreatmentConnolly, J., Mocz, V., Salomons, N., Valdez, J., Tsoi, N., Scassellati, B., and Vázquez, M. (2020). Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI).
  11. Designing Social Interactions with a Humorous Robot PhotographerAdamson, T., Lyng-Olsen, C.B., Umstattd, K., and Vázquez, M. (2020). Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI).
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  12. A Behavioral Approach to Visual Navigation with Graph Localization NetworksChen, K., Vicente, J.P. de, Sepulveda, G., Xia, F., Soto, A., Vázquez, M., and Savarese, S. (2019). Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems (R:SS).
  13. Deep Local Trajectory Replanning and Control for Robot NavigationPokle, A., Martı́n-Martı́n R., Goebel, P., Chow, V., Ewald, H.M., Yang, J., Wang, Z., Sadeghian, A., Sadigh, D., Savarese, S., and Vázquez, M. (2019). Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).
  14. GONet: A Semi-Supervised Deep Learning Approach For Traversability EstimationHirose, N., Sadeghian, A., Vázquez, M., Goebel, P., and Savarese, S. (2018). Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). Finalist of the Best Paper Award on Safety Security and Rescue Robotics in memory of Motohiro Kisoi.
  15. Translating Navigation Instructions in Natural Language to a High-Level Plan for Behavioral Robot NavigationZang, X., Pokle, A., Vázquez, M., Chen, K., Niebles, J.C., Soto, A., and Savarese, S. (2018). Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP).
  16. Inducing Bystander Interventions During Robot Abuse with Social MechanismsTan, X.Z., Vázquez, M., Carter, E.J., Morales, C.G., and Steinfeld, A. (2018). Proceedings of the 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), ACM, 169–177.
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  17. Towards Robot Autonomy in Group Conversations: Understanding the Effects of Body Orientation and GazeVázquez, M., Carter, E.J., McDorman, B., Forlizzi, J., Steinfeld, A., and Hudson, S.E. (2017). Proceedings of the 2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), ACM, 42–52.
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  18. Maintaining Awareness of the Focus of Attention of a Conversation: A Robot-Centric Reinforcement Learning ApproachVázquez, M., Steinfeld, A., and Hudson, S.E. (2016). 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), IEEE. Finalist of the Best Paper Award (Tech. category) and the RSJ/KROS Distinguished Interdisciplinary Research Award.
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  19. 3D Printing Pneumatic Device Controls with Variable Activation Force CapabilitiesVázquez, M., Brockmeyer, E., Desai, R., Harrison, C., and Hudson, S.E. (2015). Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 1295–1304.
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  20. Parallel Detection of Conversational Groups of Free-Standing People and Tracking of their Lower-Body OrientationVázquez, M., Steinfeld, A., and Hudson, S.E. (2015). IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), IEEE.
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  21. Spatial and Other Social Engagement Cues in a Child-Robot Interaction: Effects of a SidekickVázquez, M., Steinfeld, A., Hudson, S.E., and Forlizzi, J. (2014). Proceedings of the 2014 ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), 391–398.
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  22. Influence of Situation Awareness on Control Allocation for Remote RobotsDesai, M., Medvedev, M., Vázquez, M., McSheehy, S., Gadea-Omelchenko, S., Bruggeman, C., Steinfeld, A., and Yanco, H. (2013). IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (TePRA).
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  23. Effects of Changing Reliability on Trust of Robot SystemsDesai, M., Medvedev, M., Vázquez, M., McSheehy, S., Gadea-Omelchenko, S., Bruggeman, C., Steinfeld, A., and Yanco, H. (2012). Proceedings of the 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI).
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  24. Helping Visually Impaired Users Properly Aim a CameraVázquez, M. and Steinfeld, A. (2012). Proceedings of the 14th international ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS), 95–102.
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  25. An Assisted Photography Method for Street ScenesVázquez, M. and Steinfeld, A. (2011). 2011 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), IEEE, 89–94.
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  26. A Deceptive Robot Referee in a Multiplayer Gaming EnvironmentVázquez, M., May, A., Steinfeld, A., and Chen, W.-H. (2011). Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS), 2011 International Conference on, IEEE, 204–211.
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  27. Real-time Video Smoothing for Small RC HelicoptersVazquez, M. and Chang, C. (2009). Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC), 4019–4024.

Peer-Reviewed Short Papers

  1. Design Implications for Effective Robot Gaze Behaviors in Multiparty InteractionsParreira, M.T., Gillet, S., Vázquez, M., and Leite, I. (2022). Proceedings of the 2022 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, 976–980.
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  2. Perceptions of Conversational Group Membership based on Robots’ Spatial Positioning: Effects of EmbodimentConnolly, J., Tsoi, N., and Vázquez, M. (2021). Companion of the 2021 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction.
  3. SEAN: Social Environment for Autonomous NavigationTsoi, N., Hussein, M., Espinoza, J., Ruiz, X., and Vázquez, M. (2020). Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, 281–283. Finalist of the Best Poster Award (Runner Up 1st Place).
  4. Studying Human-Agent Interactions in Space InvadersLarge, J., Stodolski, G., and Vázquez, M. (2020). Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, 245–247.
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  5. Behavioral Indoor Navigation With Natural Language DirectionsZang, X., Vázquez, M., Niebles, J.C., Soto, A., and Savarese, S. (2018). Companion of the 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, ACM, 283–284.
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  6. Methods for Studying Group Interactions in HRIVázquez, M., Carter, E.J., Forlizzi, J., Hudson, S.E., and Steinfeld, A. (2017). Robots in Groups and Teams, CSCW 2017 Workshops.
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  7. Social Group Interactions in a Role-Playing GameVázquez, M., Carter, E.J., Vaz, J.A., Forlizzi, J., Steinfeld, A., and Hudson, S.E. (2015). Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction Extended Abstracts, ACM, 9–10.
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  8. Facilitating Photographic Documentation of Accessibility in Street ScenesVázquez, M. and Steinfeld, A. (2011). CHI’11 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, 1711–1716.
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  9. ShakeTime! A Persuasive Robotic GameVázquez, M., May, A., and Chen, W.-H. (2010). Proceedings of the 9th AAAI Conference on Enabling Intelligence Through Middleware.
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