Holly Yanco's Publications

2008

Katherine M. Tsui, Holly A. Yanco, David Kontak and Linda Beliveau. Development and Evaluation of a Flexible Interface for a Wheelchair Mounted Robotic Arm. Proceedings of the Third Annual ACM/IEEE Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13-15 March 2008.

Katherine M. Tsui, Holly A. Yanco, David Kontak and Linda Beliveau. Experimental Design for Human-Robot Interaction with Assistive Technology, Proceedings of the HRI-08 Workshop on Robotic Helpers: User Interaction, Interfaces and Companions in Assistive and Therapy Robotics, Third Annual ACM/IEEE Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 12 March 2008.

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2007

Holly A. Yanco, Brenden Keyes, Jill L. Drury, Curtis W. Nielsen, Douglas A. Few and David J. Bruemmer. Evolving Interface Design for Robot Search Tasks. Journal of Field Robotics, Volume 24, Issue 8-9, August/September 2007.

Holly A. Yanco and Jill L. Drury. Rescuing Interfaces: A Multi-Year Study of Human-Robot Interaction at the AAAI Robot Rescue Competition. Autonomous Robots, Volume 22, Number 4, pp. 333-352, May 2007.

Amanda Courtemanche, Mark Micire and Holly Yanco. Human-Robot Interaction using a Multi-Touch Display. 2nd Annual IEEE Tabletop Workshop, poster presentation, October 2007.

Mark Micire, Martin Schedlbauer and Holly Yanco. Horizontal Selection: An Evaluation of a Digital Tabletop Input Device. In Proceedings of the 13th Americas Conference on Information Systems, Keystone, Colorado, August 2007.

Hyun Ju Kim, Diana Coluntino, Fred G. Martin, Linda Silka and Holly A. Yanco. Artbotics: Community-Based Collaborative Art and Technology Education. Educators Program paper presented at ACM SIGGRAPH 2007, The 34th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, San Diego, CA, August 2007.

Fred Martin, Hyun Ju Kim, Linda Silka, Holly Yanco and Diana Coluntino. Artbotics: Challenges and Opportunities for Multi-Disciplinary, Community-Based Learning in Computer Science, Robotics, and Art. Proceedings of the 2007 Workshop on Research in Robots for Education at the Robotics Science and Systems Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, July 2007.

Kate M. Tsui and Holly A. Yanco. Assistive, Surgical, and Rehabilitation Robots from the Perspective of Medical and Healthcare Professionals. Proceedings of the AAAI Workshop on Human Implications of Human-Robot Interaction, July 2007.

Matt Bailey, Andrew Chanler, Bruce Maxwell, Mark Micire, Katherine Tsui, and Holly Yanco. Development of Stereo Vision-Based Navigation for a Robotic Wheelchair. Proceedings of the International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, June 2007.

Linda Silka, Hyun Ju Kim, Fred Martin, Holly Yanco, Jerry Beck, Diana Coluntino and Diane Testa. Artbotics: The Challenge of New Partnerships. Presented at the CITA International Conference on Community-University Partnerships: How Do We Achieve the Promise, Lowell, Massachusetts, April 2007.

Jill L. Drury, Brenden Keyes and Holly A. Yanco. LASSOing HRI: Analyzing Situation Awareness in Map-Centric and Video-Centric Interfaces. Proceedings of the Second Annual ACM/IEEE Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, March 2007.

Katherine M. Tsui and Holly A. Yanco. Simplifying Wheelchair Mounted Robotic Arm Control with a Visual Interface. Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Multidisciplinary Collaboration for Socially Assistive Robotics, March 2007.

Holly A. Yanco, Hyun Ju Kim, Fred Martin and Linda Silka. Artbotics: Combining Art and Robotics to Broaden Participation in Computing. Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Robots and Robot Venues: Resources for AI Education, March 2007.

2006

Holly A. Yanco, Michael Baker, Robert Casey, Brenden Keyes, Philip Thoren, Jill L. Drury, Douglas Few, Curtis Nielsen and David Bruemmer. Analysis of Human-Robot Interaction for Urban Search and Rescue. Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, MD, August 22-24, 2006.

Brenden Keyes, Robert Casey, Holly A. Yanco, Bruce A. Maxwell, and Yavor Georgiev. Camera Placement and Multi-Camera Fusion for Remote Robot Operation. Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, MD, August 22-24, 2006.

Katherine M. Tsui and Holly A. Yanco. Human-in-the-Loop Control of an Assistive Robot Arm. Proceedings of the Workshop on Manipulation for Human Environments, Robotics: Science and Systems Conference, Philadelphia, PA, August 2006.

Douglas Blank, Deepak Kumar, Lisa Meeden and Holly Yanco. The Pyro Toolkit for AI and Robotics. AI Magazine 27(1), Spring 2006, pp. 39-50.

Jill L. Drury, Holly A. Yanco, Whitney Howell, Brian Minten and Jennifer Casper. Changing Shape: Improving Situation Awareness for a Polymorphic Robot. Proceedings of the First Annual ACM/IEEE Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2006.

2005

Munjal Desai and Holly A. Yanco. Blending Human and Robot Inputs for Sliding Scale Autonomy. Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (Ro-MAN), Nashville, TN, August 2005.

Robert Casey, Andrew Chanler, Munjal Desai, Brenden Keyes, Philip Thoren, Michael Baker, and Holly A. Yanco. Good Wheel Hunting: UMass Lowell's Scavenger Hunt Robot System. Proceedings of the AAAI-05 Robot Competition and Exhibition Workshop, Pittsburgh, PA, July 2005.

Holly A. Yanco, Michael Baker, Robert Casey, Andrew Chanler, Munjal Desai, Dan Hestand, Brenden Keyes, and Philip Thoren. Improving Human-Robot Interaction for Remote Robot Operation. Robot Competition and Exhibition Abstract, Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-05), July 2005.

Douglas Blank, Deepak Kumar, Lisa Meeden and Holly A. Yanco. Pyro: An Integrated Environment for Robotics Education. Robot Competition and Exhibition Abstract, Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-05), July 2005.

Michael Baker and Holly A. Yanco. Automated Street Crossing for Assistive Robots. Proceedings of the International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Chicago, June 2005.

William D. Smart, Sheila Tejada, Bruce Maxwell, Ashley Stroupe, Jennifer Casper, Adam Jacoff, Holly Yanco and Magda Bugajska. "The 2004 Mobile Robot Competition and Exhibition." AI Magazine, 26(2), Summer 2005, p. 25-35.

Jill L. Drury, Holly A. Yanco and Jean Scholtz. Using Competitions to Study Human-Robot Interaction in Urban Search and Rescue. ACM CHI Interactions, March/April 2005, p. 39-41.

2004

Douglas Blank, Deepak Kumar, Lisa Meeden and Holly Yanco. Pyro: A Python-based Versatile Programming Environment for Teaching Robotics. ACM Journal on Educational Resources in Computing (JERIC), Volume 4, Number 3, September 2004.

Michael Baker, Robert Casey, Brenden Keyes and Holly A. Yanco. Improved Interfaces for Human-Robot Interaction in Urban Search and Rescue. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, October 2004. Nominated for best student paper award.

Michael Baker and Holly A. Yanco. Autonomy Mode Suggestions for Improving Human-Robot Interaction. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, October 2004.

Dan Hestand and Holly A. Yanco. Layered Sensor Modalities for Improved Feature Detection. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, October 2004.

Holly A. Yanco and Jill Drury. "Where Am I?" Acquiring Situation Awareness Using a Remote Robot Platform. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, October 2004.

Holly A. Yanco and Jill Drury. Classifying Human-Robot Interaction: An Updated Taxonomy. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, October 2004.

Jean Scholtz, Jeff Young, Jill L. Drury, and Holly A. Yanco. Evaluation of Human-Robot Interaction Awareness in Search and Rescue. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), New Orleans, April 2004.

Jill L. Drury, Jean Scholtz and Holly A. Yanco. Applying CSCW and HCI techniques to human-robot interaction. Proceedings of the CHI 2004 Workshop on Shaping Human-Robot Interaction, April 2004, Vienna, pp. 13-16.

Jill L. Drury, Dan Hestand, Holly A. Yanco and Jean Scholtz. Design Guidelines for Improved Human-Robot Interaction, Proceedings of CHI2004, Poster Presentation, Vienna, April 2004.

Holly A. Yanco, Jill L. Drury, and Jean Scholtz. Beyond Usability Evaluation: Analysis of Human-Robot Interaction at a Major Robotics Competition. Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, Volume 19, Numbers 1 and 2, pp. 117-149.

Bruce A. Maxwell, William Smart, Adam Jacoff, Jennifer Casper, Brian Weiss, Jean Scholtz, Holly Yanco, Mark Micire, Ashley Stroupe, Dan Stormont, and Tom Lauwers. "2003 AAAI Robot Competition and Exhibition." AI Magazine, 25(2), Summer 2004, pp. 68-80.

Douglas Blank, Holly Yanco, Deepak Kumar, and Lisa Meeden. Avoiding the Karel-the-Robot Paradox: A Framework for Making Sophisticated Robotics Accessible. Proceedings of the 2004 AAAI Spring Symposium on Accessible, Hands-on AI and Robotics Education.

2003

Jill L. Drury, Jean Scholtz, and Holly A. Yanco. Awareness in Human-Robot Interactions. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Washington, DC, October 2003.

Holly A. Yanco and Karl R. Wurst. Beyond Botball: Science Experiments With Your Handyboard. In Proceedings of the National Conference on Educational Robotics, Norman, Oklahoma, June 28 - July 1, 2003.

Holly A. Yanco and Tucker Balch. The AAAI-2002 Mobile Robot Competition and Exhibition. AI Magazine, Volume 24, Number 1, Spring 2003, pp. 45-50.

2002

Holly A. Yanco and Jill L. Drury. A Taxonomy for Human-Robot Interaction. In Proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Human-Robot Interaction, AAAI Technical Report FS-02-03, Falmouth, Massachusetts, November 2002, pp. 111-119.

Holly A. Yanco. Evaluating the Performance of Assistive Robotic Systems. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, August 2002.

Karen Haigh and Holly A. Yanco. Automation as Caregiver: A Survey of Issues and Technologies. In Proceedings of the AAAI-2002 Workshop on Automation as Caregiver: The Role of Intelligent Technology in Elder Care, Edmonton, Alberta, August 2002.

Tucker Balch and Holly A. Yanco. Ten Years of the AAAI Robot Competition and Exhibition: Looking Back and to the Future. AI Magazine, Volume 23, Number 1, Spring 2002, pp. 13-22.

Jennifer L. Casper and Holly A. Yanco. AAAI/RoboCup 2001 Robot Rescue. AI Magazine, Volume 23, Number 1, Spring 2002, pp. 43-50.

Pedro Lima, Tucker Balch, Masahiro Fujita, Raul Rojas, Manuela Veloso, and Holly A. Yanco. RoboCup 2001: A Report on Research Issues that Surfaced During the Competitions and Conference. IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, June 2002.

2001

Holly A. Yanco. Designing Metrics for Comparing the Performance of Robotic Systems in Robot Competitions. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Measuring Performance and Intelligence of Intelligent Systems (PERMIS), IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Mexico City, Mexico, September 2001.

Holly A. Yanco. Development and Testing of a Robotic Wheelchair System for Outdoor Navigation. In Proceedings of the 2001 Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America. RESNA Press, 2001.

2000

Holly A. Yanco. Shared User-Computer Control of a Robotic Wheelchair System. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2000.

Holly A. Yanco. Book Review: `Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Robots: Case Studies of Successful Robot Systems.' Artificial Life, Volume 6, Number2 , 2000, pp. 181-183.

1998

Vibhu O. Mittal, Holly A. Yanco, John Aronis and Richard Simpson, editors. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence: Assistive Technology and Artificial Intelligence. Springer-Verlag, 1998.

Holly A. Yanco. Wheelesley, A Robotic Wheelchair System: Indoor Navigation and User Interface. In Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence: Assistive Technology and Artificial Intelligence, edited by V.O. Mittal, H.A. Yanco, J. Aronis, and R. Simspon. Springer-Verlag, 1998, pp. 256-268.

Holly A. Yanco. The AAAI-97 Robot Exhibition. AI Magazine, Volume 19, Number 3, Fall 1998, pp. 39-47.

Holly A. Yanco. The `Hors D'Oeuvres Anyone?' Event. AI Magazine, Volume 19, Number 3, Fall 1998, pp. 33-37.

Holly A. Yanco. Development of Outdoor Navigation for a Robotic Wheelchair System. Student abstract in Proceedings of the Fifteenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI Press/MIT Press, 1998, pp. 1208.

Holly A. Yanco and James Gips. Driver Performance Using Single Switch Scanning with a Powered Wheelchair: Robotic Assisted Control Versus Traditional Control. In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 26-30 June 1998. RESNA Press, 1998, pp 298-300.

Holly A. Yanco. Integrating Robotic Research: A Survey of Robotic Wheelchair Development. AAAI Spring Symposium on Integrating Robotic Research, Stanford, California, March, 1998.

Holly A. Yanco. Integrating Robotic Research for Assistive Technology Applications. Short position paper for the AAAI Spring Symposium on Integrating Robotic Research, Stanford, California, March, 1998.

1997

Holly A. Yanco and James Gips. Preliminary Investigation of a Semi-Autonomous Robotic Wheelchair Directed Through Electrodes. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 20-24 June 1997. RESNA Press, 1997, pp. 414-416.

1996

Peter M. Todd and Holly A. Yanco. Environmental Effects on Minimal Behaviors in the Minimat World. Adaptive Behavior, Volume 4, Number 3/4, Winter/Spring 1996, pp. 365-413.

1995

Holly A. Yanco, Anna Hazel, Alison Peacock, Suzanna Smith and Harriet Wintermute. Initial Report on Wheelesley: A Robotic Wheelchair System. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Developing AI Applications for the Disabled, held at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Montreal, Canada, August, 1995.

1994

Peter M. Todd, Stewart W. Wilson, Anil B. Somayaji, and Holly A. Yanco. The Blind Breeding the Blind: Adaptive Behavior Without Looking. In From Animals to Animats 3: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, edited by D. Cliff, P. Husbands, J.-A. Meyer, and S.W. Wilson. Brighton, England. The MIT Press/Bradford Books, 1994, pp. 228-237.

Holly A. Yanco. Robot Communication: Issues and Implementations. Sc.M. Thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1994.

Holly Yanco. Synthetic Robot Language Development. Student abstract in Proceedings of the Twelfth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence. AAAI Press/The MIT Press, 1994, p. 1500.

1993

Holly Yanco. Development of a Context Dependent Robot Language: Preliminary Results. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Dynamically Interacting Robots, held at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Chambery, France, August 1993.

Holly Yanco. Talking About the World: Cooperative Robots that Learn to Communicate. In Learning Action Models: Papers from the 1993 AAAI Workshop, AAAI Technical Report WS-93-06, Washington, D.C., July 1993, pp. 52-56.

1992

Holly Yanco and Lynn Andrea Stein. An Adaptive Communication Protocol for Cooperating Mobile Robots. In From Animals to Animats 2: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, edited by J.-A. Meyer, H.L. Roitblat and S.W. Wilson. The MIT Press/Bradford Books, 1993, pp. 478-485.

Holly Yanco. Towards an Adaptable Robot Language. In Intelligent Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Real World Robots: Papers from the 1992 Fall Symposium, AAAI Technical Report FS-92-02, Boston, MA, October 1992, pp. 191-194.


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