Journals

  1. Russell Toris, David Kent, Sonia Chernova. "The Robot Management System: A Framework for Conducting Human-Robot Interaction Studies Through Crowdsourcing", Journal on Human-Robot Interaction (to appear).
  2. Cynthia Breazeal, Nick DePalma, Jeff Orkin, Sonia Chernova and Malte Jung. Crowdsourcing Human-Robot Interaction: New Methods and System Evaluation in a Public Environment. Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, Vol 2, No 1, 2013.
  3. Osentoski S., Pitzer B., Crick C., Graylin J., Dong S., Grollman D., Suay H.B., and Jenkins O.C. Remote Robotic Laboratories for Learning from Demonstration. In International Journal of Social Robotics, special issue on Learning from Demonstration, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 449-461, 2012.
  4. Halit Bener Suay, Russell Toris and Sonia Chernova.  A Practical Comparison of Three Robot Learning from Demonstration Algorithms.  International Journal of Social Robotics, special issue on Learning from Demonstration, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 319-330, 2012.
  5. Sonia Chernova, Nick DePalma, Cynthia Breazeal. Crowdsourcing Real World Human-Robot Dialog and Teamwork through Online Multiplayer Games. AI Magazine, Vol 32, No 4, 2011. (Invited Article)
  6. Taskin Padir, Gregory Fisher, Sonia Chernova and Michael Gennert. A Unified and Integrated Approach to Teaching a Two-Course Sequence in Robotics Engineering.  Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol 23, No 5, 2011.
  7. Sonia Chernova and Manuela Veloso. Confidence-Based Multi-Robot Learning from Demonstration. International Journal of Social Robotics. Vol. 2, No. 2, pages 195-215, 2010. [PDF]
  8. Monica D. Anderson, Sonia Chernova, Zachary Dodds, Andrea Thomaz and David S. Touretzky. Report on the AAAI 2010 Robot Exhibits. AI Magazine, 2010.
  9. Sonia Chernova and Manuela Veloso. Interactive Policy Learning through Confidence-Based Autonomy. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research. Vol. 34, 2009. [PDF]
  10. Brenna Argall, Sonia Chernova, Manuela Veloso and Brett Browning. A Survey of Robot Learning from Demonstration. Robotics and Autonomous Systems. Vol. 57, No. 5, pages 469-483, 2009. [PDF]
  11. Manuela Veloso, Nicholas Armstrong-Crews, Sonia Chernova, Elisabeth Crawford, Colin McMillen, Maayan Roth, Douglas Vail, and Stefan Zickler. A Team of Humanoid Game Commentators. International Journal of Humanoid Robotics. Vol. 5, No. 3, pages 457-480, 2008. [PDF]
  12. Sonia Chernova and Ronald C. Arkin. From Deliberative to Routine Behaviors: a Cognitively-inspired Action Selection Mechanism for Routine Behavior Capture. Adaptive Behavior Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, pages 199-216, 2007. [PDF]
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Conferences and Symposia

  1. Adrian Boteanu and Sonia Chernova.  Unsupervised Rating Prediction based on Local and Global Semantic Models.  AAAI Fall Symposium on Semantics in Big Data, 2013.
  2. Nicholas Alunni, Calder Phillips-Grafflin, Halit Bener Suay, Daniel Lofaro, Dmitry Berenson, Sonia Chernova, Robert W. Lindeman and Paul Oh. Toward A User-Guided Manipulation Framework for High-DOF Robots with Limited Communication, In the IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (TePRA), 2013.
  3. Adrian Boteanu and Sonia Chernova. Modeling Discussion Topics in Interactions with a Tablet Reading Primer. International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, pages 75-84, 2013.
  4. Halit Bener Suay, Joseph Beck, Sonia Chernova. Using Causal Models for Learning from Demonstration. AAAI Fall Symposium on Robots Learning Interactively from Human Teachers, 2012.
  5. Vadim Chernyak, Timothy Flynn, Jeffrey O’Rourke, Jonathan Morgan, Anton Zalutsky, Sonia Chernova, Stephen S. Nestinger, and Taskin Padir, “The Design and Realization of a High Mobility Biomimetic Quadrupedal Robot,” Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Suzhou, China, July 8-10, 2012.
  6. Halit Bener Suay and Sonia Chernova. A Comparison of Two Algorithms for Robot Learning from Demonstration. In the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 2011. [PDF]
  7. Halit Bener Suay and Sonia Chernova. Effect of the Human Guidance and State Space Size on Interactive Reinforcement Learning. In the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (Ro-Man), 2011. [PDF]
  8. Sonia Chernova, Nicholas DePalma, Elisabeth Morant and Cynthia Breazeal. Crowdsourcing Human-Robot Interaction: Application from Virtual to Physical Worlds. In the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (Ro-Man), 2011. [PDF]
  9. Matthew Taylor, Halit Bener Suay and Sonia Chernova. Integrating Reinforcement Learning with Human Demonstrations of Varying Ability. In the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS), Taipei, Taiwan, 2011. [PDF]
  10. Matthew E. Taylor, Halit Bener Suay and Sonia Chernova. Using Human Demonstrations to Improve Reinforcement Learning. In the AAAI 2011 Spring Symposium: Help Me Help You: Bridging the Gaps in Human-Agent Collaboration, Palo Alto, CA, 2011. [PDF]
  11. Sonia Chernova, Jeff Orkin and Cynthia Breazeal. Crowdsourcing HRI through Online Multi-Player Games. In the AAAI Fall Symposium on Dialog with Robots, 2010.
  12. Sonia Chernova and Cynthia Breazeal. Learning Temporal Plans from Observation of Human Collaborative Behavior. In the AAAI Spring Symposium, It’s all in the Timing: Representing and Reasoning about Time in Interactive Behavior. Palo Alto, CA, 2010.
  13. Matthew Loper, Odest Chadwicke Jenkins, Nathan Koenig, Sonia Chernova, Chris Jones. Mobile Human-Robot Teaming with Environmental Tolerance. In the 4th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI’09), March 9-13 2008, La Jolla, USA. [PDF]
  14. Sonia Chernova and Manuela Veloso. Teaching Collaborative Multi-Robot Tasks through Demonstration. In IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Daejeon, Korea, December 2008. [PDF]
  15. Sonia Chernova and Manuela Veloso. Learning Equivalent Action Choices from Demonstration. In the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2008), Nice, France, September 2008. [PDF]
  16. Sonia Chernova and Manuela Veloso. Teaching Multi-Robot Coordination using Demonstration of Communication and State Sharing (Short Paper). In the 7th Int. Conf. on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2008), Padgham, Parkes, Muller and Parsons (eds.), May 12-16, 2008, Estoril, Portugal. [PDF]
  17. Sonia Chernova and Manuela Veloso. Multi-Thresholded Approach to Demonstration Selection for Interactive Robot Learning. In the 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI’08), March 12-15 2008, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [PDF]
  18. Sonia Chernova and Manuela Veloso. Multiagent Collaborative Task Learning through Imitation. In the 4th International Symposium on Imitation in Animals and Artifacts, April 2007.
  19. Sonia Chernova and Manuela Veloso. Confidence-Based Policy Learning from Demonstration Using Gaussian Mixture Models. In the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS’07), May 2007. [PDF]
  20. Manuela Veloso, Nicholas Armstrong-Crews, Sonia Chernova, Elisabeth Crawford, Colin McMillen, Maayan Roth and Douglas Vail. A Team of Humanoid Game Commentators. In the International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Genova, Italy, 2006. [PDF]
  21. Sonia Chernova, Elisabeth Crawford and Manuela Veloso. Acquiring Observation Models through Reverse Plan Monitoring, In the 12th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2005. [PDF]
  22. Sonia Chernova and Manuela Veloso. An Evolutionary Approach To Gait Learning For Four-Legged Robots. In the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’04), September 2004. [PDF]
  23. Sonia Chernova and Manuela Veloso. Learning and Using Models of Kicking Motions for Legged Robots. In the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’04), May 2004. [PDF]
  24. Manuela Veloso, Scott Lenser, Doug Vail, Paul Rybski, Nick Aiwazian, and Sonia Chernova. CMRoboBits: Creating an Intelligent AIBO Robot. In the AAAI Spring Symposium on Accessible, Hands-on AI and Robotics Education, Palo Alto, CA, 2004.
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Workshops

  1. Halit Bener Suay and Sonia Chernova. Learning from Demonstration with Multiple Techniques. International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Young Pioneers Workshop, 2013.
  2. Russell Toris and Sonia Chernova. RobotsFor.Me and Robots For You. Interactive Machine Learning Workshop, Intelligent User Interfaces Conference, 2013.
  3. Adrian Boteanu and Sonia Chernova. Modeling Topics in User Dialog for Interactive Tablet Media. Workshop on Human Computation in Digital Entertainment at the Eighth Annual AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment, 2012.
  4. Nick DePalma, Sonia Chernova and Cynthia Breazeal. Leveraging Online Virtual Agents to Crowdsource Human-Robot Interaction. In the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Workshop on Crowdsourcing and Human Computation, Vancouver, Canada, 2011. [PDF]
  5. Matthew E. Taylor and Sonia Chernova. Integrating Human Demonstration and Reinforcement Learning: Initial Results in Human-Agent Transfer. In the Proceedings of the Workshop on Agents Learning Interactively from Human Teachers at AAMAS, Toronto, Canada, 2010.
  6. N. Koenig, S. Chernova, C. Jones, M. Loper, and O. Jenkins. Hands-free interaction for human-robot teams. In the ICRA 2008 Workshop on Social Interaction with Intelligent Indoor Robots, Pasadena, CA, USA, May 2008.
  7. Sonia Chernova and Manuela Veloso. Tree-Based Policy Learning in Continuous Domains through Teaching by Demonstration. In Modeling Others from Observations: Papers from the AAAI Workshop, ed. Gal Kaminka, David Pynadath, and Christopher Geib, 24-31. Technical Report WS-06-13. American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Menlo Park, California, 2006.
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Reports

  1. Monica Anderson, Sonia Chernova, Zachary Dodds, Andrea L. Thomaz, David Touretsky. Report on the AAAI 2010 Robot Exhibition. AI Magazine, Vol 32, No 3, 2011.
  2. Sonia Chernova, Zachary Dodds, Mike Stilman, David Touretsky and Andrea L. Thomaz. Report on the AAAI 2011 Robot Exhibition. AI Magazine, In Press.
  3. Halit Bener Suay and Sonia Chernova.  Policy Transformation for Learning from Demonstration, HRI Late Breaking Report, 2012.
  4. Russell Toris, Halit Bener Suay and Sonia Chernova.  A Practical Comparison of Three Robot Learning from Demonstration Algorithms, HRI Late Breaking Report, 2012. [best late breaking report nomination]

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Videos and Other

  1. B. H. Suay, S. Chernova. Humanoid Robot Control using Depth Camera. In the HRI 2011 Video Program, Lausanne, Switzerland, Mar 2011.
  2. N. Koenig, S. Chernova, C. Jones, M. Loper, and O. Jenkins. Hands-free human-robot interaction. In the AAAI 2008 Video Program, Chicago, IL, USA, Jul 2008.
  3. N. Koenig, S. Chernova, C. Jones, M. Loper, and O. Jenkins. Hands-free human-robot interaction. In the HRI 2008 Video Program, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Mar 2008.
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