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van Maanen, P.P. (author), Wisse, F. (author), van Diggelen, J. (author), Beun, R.J. (author)
Problems with estimating trust in information sources are common in time constraining and ambiguous situations and often lead to a decrease of team performance. Humans lack the resources to track the integrity of information and thus tend to over- or under-rely on advice from support systems. Two types of adaptive team support have been...
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Steen, M.G.D. (author), Aarts, O.A.J. (author), Broekman, C.C.M.T. (author), Prins, S.C.L. (author)
In this paper, we discuss several ways in which the capability approach offers a valuable and useful perspective to better understand and organize processes of designing ICT. First, we present the WeCare project, in which the authors work and which will serve as an example of applying the capability approach. Next, we introduce our understanding...
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Raaijmakers, S.F. (author), Steel, F.W. (author), de Goede, M. (author), van Wouwe, N.C. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Brouwer, A.M. (author)
High heart rate variability (HRV) and low skin conductance level (SCL) have been associated with low levels of stress. Biofeedback - providing an individual with online information about his or her own physiological state – may help to change these signals in the desired direction and therewith improve an individual’s physical or mental...
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Correia Grácio, B.J. (author), Valente Pais, A.R. (author), van Paassen, M.M. (author), Mulder, M. (author), Kelly, L.C. (author), Houck, J.A. (author)
In motion simulation the inertial information generated by the motion platform is most of the times different from the visual information in the simulator displays. This occurs due to the physical limits of the motion platform. However, for small motions that are within the physical limits of the motion platform, one-to-one motion, i.e. visual...
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de Penning, H.L.H. (author), d'Avila Garcez, A.S. (author), Lamb, L.C. (author), Meyer, J.J.C. (author)
In real-world applications, the effective integration of learning and reasoning in a cognitive agent model is a difficult task. However, such integration may lead to a better understanding, use and construction of more realistic models. Unfortunately, existing models are either oversimplified or require much processing time, which is unsuitable...
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van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Toet, A. (author)
Touch is an essential channel in interpersonal and affective communication, yet most social agents currently lack the capability to touch the user. In this paper we show the credibility of three premises that make the case that providing touch capability to social robots will increase their effectiveness in communicating emotions, building trust...
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Isnanda, R.G. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author), Veling, W. (author), van der Gaag, M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
Freeman et al. reported that a substantial minority of the general population has paranoid thoughts while exposed in a virtual environment. This suggested that in a development phase of a virtual reality exposure system for paranoid patients initially a non-clinical sample could be used to evaluate the system's ability to induce paranoid...
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Belpaeme, T. (author), Baxter, P. (author), de Greeff, J. (author), Kennedy, J. (author), Read, R. (author), Looije, R. (author), Neerincx, M. (author), Baroni, I. (author), Coti Zelati, M. (author)
Child-Robot Interaction (cHRI) is a promising point of entry into the rich challenge that social HRI is. Starting from three years of experiences gained in a cHRI research project, this paper offers a view on the opportunities offered by letting robots interact with children rather than with adults and having the interaction in real-world...
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Xu, J. (author), Broekens, J. (author), Hindriks, K. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
Bodily expression of affect is crucial to human robot interaction. We distinguish between emotion and mood expression, and focus on mood expression. Bodily expression of an emotion is explicit behavior that typically interrupts ongoing functional behavior. Instead, bodily mood expression is integrated with functional behaviors without...
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Harbers, M. (author), Bradshaw, J.M. (author), Johnson, M. (author), Feltovich, P. (author), van den Bosch, K. (author), Meyer, J.J.C. (author)
There are several applications in which humans and agents jointly perform a task. If the task involves interdependence among the team members, coordination is required to achieve good team performance. This paper discusses the role of explanation in coordination in human-agent teams. Explanations about agent behavior for humans can improve...
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Engbers, C. (author), Dubbeldam, R. (author), de Hair-Buijssen, S.H.H.M. (author), de Goede, M. (author), Zeegers, T.H. (author), Buurke, J.H. (author)
Cycling supports the independence and health of the aging population. However, elderly cyclists have an increased injury risk due to a fall with their bicycle. A large proportion of the number of injured cyclists is victim of a single-sided accident [1].The aim of this project is to come up with recommendations for a feed-forward system which is...
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Sinclair, I. (author), Carter, J. (author), Kassner, S. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Weber, G. (author), Elliott, L. (author), Andrew, I. (author)
Tactile and haptic interaction is becoming increasingly important; ergonomic standards can ensure that systems are designed with sufficient concern for ergonomics and interoperability. ISO (through working group TC159/SC4/WG9) is developing international standards in this subject area, dual-tracked as both ISO and CEN standards. A framework and...
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Mühl, C. (author), Brouwer, A.-M. (author), van Wouwe, N.C. (author), van den Broek, E.L. (author), Nijboer, F. (author), Heylen, D. (author)
Reliable applications of multimodal affective brain-computer interfaces (aBCI) require a detailed understanding of the processes involved in emotions. To explore the modality-specific nature of affective responses, we studied neurophysiological responses (i.e., electrocardiographical/ECG and electroencephalographical/EEG) of 24 subjects during...
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Brinkman, W.P. (author), Hartanto, D. (author), Kang, N. (author), de Vliegher, D. (author), Kampmann, I.L. (author), Morina, N. (author), Emmelkamp, P.G.M. (author), Neerincx, M. (author)
People with social phobia have a severe fear of everyday social situations. In this paper we describe a virtual reality exposure therapy system specifically designed to expose patients with social phobia to various social situations. Patients can engage in a free speech dialogue with avatars while being monitored by a therapist. To control...
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de Penning, H.L.H. (author), d' Avila Garcez, A. (author), Meyer, J.J.C. (author)
Deep Boltzmann Machines (DBM) have been used as a computational cognitive model in various AI-related research and applications, notably in computational vision and multimodal fusion. Being regarded as a biological plausible model of the human brain, the DBM is also becoming a popular instrument to investigate various cortical processes in...
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Xu, J. (author), Broekens, J. (author), Hindriks, K. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
Our goal is to develop bodily mood expression that can be used during the execution of functional behaviors for humanoid social robots. Our model generates such expression by stylizing behaviors through modulating behavior parameters within functional bounds. We have applied this approach to two behaviors, waving and pointing, and obtained...
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Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Looije, R. (author)
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Kang, N. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author), van Riemsdijk, M.B. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
Motivation - The project is to reduce the therapist's workload in virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) for anxiety disorders and explore cognitive ergonomic factors in the design of an internet-delivered multi-patient treatment system. Research questions - The aim can be achieved by system improvement on both the patient side and the...
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van den Bosch, K. (author), Brandenburgh, A. (author), Muller, T.J. (author), Heuvelink, A. (author)
Serious games offer an opportunity for learning communication skills by practicing conversations with one or more virtual characters, provided that the character(s) behave in accordance with their assigned properties and strate-gies. This paper presents an approach for developing virtual characters by using the Belief-Desire-Intentions (BDI)...
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Steen, M.G.D. (author), Aarts, O.A.J. (author), Broekman, C.C.M.T. (author), Prins, S.C.L. (author)
In this paper, we present some of the work that is being done in the WeCare project (in the AAL programme). The project’s goal is to introduce social networking services in the lives of older people, in order to improve their well-being. Participation in social networks, both online and ‘in real life’ will help them to stay in touch with family...
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