Fong, Terry


The Third International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction

AI Magazine

The third international conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI-2008) was held in Amsterdam, The Netherland, March 12-15, 2008. The theme of HRI-2008, "Living With Robots", highlights the importance of the technical and social issues underlying human-robot interaction with companion and assistive robots for long-term use in everyday life and work activities. More than two hundred and fifty researchers, practitioners, and exhibitors attended the conference, and many more contributed to the conference as authors or reviewers. HRI-2009 will be held in San Diego, California from March 11-13, 2009.


The Second International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction

AI Magazine

The second international conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI-2007) was held in Arlington, Virginia, March 9-11, 2007. The theme of the conference was "Robot as Team Member" and included posters and paper presentations on teamwork, social robotics, adaptation, observation and metrics, attention, user experience, and field testing. One hundred seventy-five researchers and practitioners attended the conference, and many more contributed to the conference as authors or reviewers. HRI-2008 will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from March 12-15, 2008.


The Second International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction

AI Magazine

The second international conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI-2007) was held in Arlington, Virginia, March 9-11, 2007. The theme of the conference was "Robot as Team Member" and included posters and paper presentations on teamwork, social robotics, adaptation, observation and metrics, attention, user experience, and field testing. One hundred seventy-five researchers and practitioners attended the conference, and many more contributed to the conference as authors or reviewers. HRI-2008 will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from March 12-15, 2008.


AAAI 2006 Spring Symposium Reports

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The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, in cooperation with Stanford University's Computer Science Department, was pleased to present its 2006 Spring Symposium Series held March 27-29, 2006, at Stanford University, California.


AAAI 2006 Spring Symposium Reports

AI Magazine

The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, in cooperation with Stanford University's Computer Science Department, was pleased to present its 2006 Spring Symposium Series held March 27-29, 2006, at Stanford University, California. The titles of the eight symposia were (1) Argumentation for Consumers of Health Care (chaired by Nancy Green); (2) Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Cognitive Science Principles Meet AI Hard Problems (chaired by Christian Lebiere); (3) Computational Approaches to Analyzing Weblogs (chaired by Nicolas Nicolov); (4) Distributed Plan and Schedule Management (chaired by Ed Durfee); (5) Formalizing and Compiling Background Knowledge and Its Applications to Knowledge Representation and Question Answering (chaired by Chitta Baral); (6) Semantic Web Meets e-Government (chaired by Ljiljana Stojanovic); (7) To Boldly Go Where No Human-Robot Team Has Gone Before (chaired by Terry Fong); and (8) What Went Wrong and Why: Lessons from AI Research and Applications (chaired by Dan Shapiro).