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Denise Geiskkovitch

Denise Geiskkovitch

PhD Student

Advisor: James E.Young

Projects

Publications

Wizard of Awwws: Exploring Psychological Impact on the Researchers in Social HRI Experiments

Daniel J. Rea, Denise Geiskkovitch, James E. Young. "Wizard of Awwws: Exploring Psychological Impact on the Researchers in Social HRI Experiments." In Proceedings of alt.HRI track, Human-Robot Interaction. ACM. 2017.

Icons for Kids: Can Young Children Understand Graphical Representations of App Store Categories?

Wiebe, M., Geiskovitvch, D.Y.,  Bunt, A., Young, J.E., and Glenwright, M. Icons for kids: Can young kids understand graphical representations of App store categories? Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2016, 4 pages, to appear.

Exploring User Attitudes Towards Different Approaches to Command Recommendation

Michelle Wiebe, Denise Y. Geiskkovitch, and Andrea Bunt. "Exploring User Attitudes Towards Different Approaches to Command Recommendation in Feature-Rich Software." Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces - IUI'16

Please Continue, We Need More Data: An Exploration of Obedience to Robots

Geiskkovitch, D. Y., Seo, S. H., Cormier, D., Young, J. E. (2016). Please continue, we need more data: an exploration of obedience to robots. Journal of Human Robot Interaction.

Would you feel sorry for a simulated robot? Study shows people empathize more with the real thing

Stela H. Seo, Denise Geiskkovitch, Masayuki Nakane, Corey King, and James E. Young. Would you feel sorry for a simulated robot? Study shows people empathize more with the real thing. Robohub, March 2015. http://robohub.org/would-you-feel-sorry-for-a-simulated-robot-study-shows-people-empathize-more-with-the-real-thing/

Autonomy, Embodiment, and Obedience to Robots

Denise Geiskkovitch, Stela H. Seo, James E. Young. “Autonomy, Embodiment, and Obedience to Robots,” In the adjunct proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI’2015, HRI Pioneers Workshop, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Poor Thing! Would You Feel Sorry for a Simulated Robot?

Stela H. Seo, Denise Geiskkovitch, Masayuki Nakane, Corey King, James E. Young. “Poor Thing! Would You Feel Sorry for a Simulated Robot? A comparison of empathy toward a physical and a simulated robot,” In proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI’2015, Portland, Oregon, USA.

External Publications

Using the PARO Robot to Reduce Stress in Older Adults During a Cognitively Demanding Task

Denise Y. Geiskkovitch, Sean A. McGlynn, Tracy L. Mitzner, Wendy A. Rogers (2016). Using the PARO Robot to Reduce Stress in Older Adults During a Cognitively Demanding Task. Cognitive Aging Conference.

PARO’s Stress-Reduction Potential for Older Adults

Sean A. McGlynn, Denise Geiskkovitch, Tracy L. Mitzner, Wendy A. Rogers (2016). PARO’s Stress-Reduction Potential for Older Adults. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting (Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 1799-1803).

Understanding the potential of the PARO robot as a stress reduction tool for older adults

Sean A. McGlynn, Denise Geiskkovitch, Tracy L. Mitzner, Wendy A. Rogers (2015). Understanding the potential of the PARO robot as a stress reduction tool for older adults. In Proceedings of the 2015 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter.