My current research focuses on Long-term Human-Robot Interaction with service robots. My general research interests are user-centered design and evaluation studies for Human-Computer Interaction and Human-Robot Interaction with a focus on in-the-wild studies and controlled experiments. I am especially interested in the impact technology has on our everyday life and what makes people accept or reject technology.
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Before my position in Vienna I was a postdoc researcher at the HCI&Usability Unit, of the ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg, Austria and at the Christian Doppler Laboratory on "Contextual Interfaces" at University of Salzburg. I hold a master's degree in sociology and a PhD in social sciences from the University of Salzburg. During my studies she specialized on methodologies of empirical social research and applied statistics. From September 2011 until January 2012 I was on a short-term sabbatical at the University of Amsterdam, Intelligent Systems Lab and the University of Twente, HMI group to work with Vanessa Evers on Cross-Cultural studies in Human-Robot Interaction.
I have published in conferences such as HRI, RO-MAN, and ICSR and journals such as International Journal of Social Robotics, Autonomous Robots, and the Journal of HRI. I am regularly member of Program and Organizing Committees related to HRI research.
Forschungsinteressen/Research Interests Human-Robot Interaction theories and methodologies, Human-Computer Interaction theories and methodologies, Social Interfaces, Methods of empirical social research and applied statistics
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Current research projects:
- Shared Space: Exploring Long-Term Human-Robot Interaction - FWF Elise Richter
- V4HRC: Vision-based Human-Robot Cooperation: Perspective Sharing - FWF Hertha Firnberg
- AssistMe: Human-zentrierte Assistenzrobotik in der Produktion - FFG Produktion der Zukunft