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Denise Geiskkovitch

Denise Geiskkovitch

PhD Student

Advisor: James E.Young

Projects

Publications

Domestic Robots for Individuals Living with Loneliness: A Long-Term In-Home Interaction Study Design

Rahatul A. Ananto, Geiskkovitch, D.Y., James E. Young. 2020. Domestic Robots for Individuals Living with Loneliness: A Long-Term In-Home Interaction Study Design. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI '20), Australia. ACM, 2 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3406499.3418749

When Can I Get a Robot for my Home?: A Constrained Design Approach to Feasible, Deployable Companion

A.L. González, D. Y. Geiskkovitch and J. E. Young, "When Can I Get a Robot for my Home?: A Constrained Design Approach to Feasible, Deployable Companion," In Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2020 WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION OF HUMAN-CARE SERVICE ROBOTS). 2020.

Blind Trust: how making a device humanoid reduces the impact of functional errors on trust

Vattheuer, C., Baecker, A.N., Geiskkovitch, D.Y., Seo, S.H., Rea, D.J., Young, J.E.: Blind Trust: how making a device humanoid reduces the impact of functional errors on trust. In: International Conference on Social Robotics. Springer. (2020).

Children’s Overtrust: Intentional Use of Robot Errors to Decrease Trust

D. Y. Geiskkovitch and J. E. Young, "Children’s overtrust: Intentional use of robot errors to decrease trust," In Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (SCRITA Workshop). 2020.

Where Should I Sit? Exploring the Impact of Seating Arrangement in a Human-Robot Collaborative Task

Geiskkovitch, DY, Rea, DJ, Seo, AY, Seo, SH, Postnikoff, B, Young, JE. 2020. Where should I sit? Exploring the Impact of Seating Arrangement in a Human-Robot Collaborative Task. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI’20).

Emotional Support Domestic Robots for Healthy Older Adults

Annalena Nora Baecker, Denise Y. Geiskkovitch, Adriana Lorena González and James E. Young. 2020. Emotional Support Domestic Robots for Healthy Older Adults: Conversational Prototypes to Help With Loneliness. In Companion Proceedings of 2020 ACM International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI’20), March 23–26, 2020, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ACM, 2 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3371382.3378279

Social Robots Don’t Do That: Exploring Robot-Typical Errors in Child-Robot Interaction

Geiskkovitch, D. Y., & Young, J. E. (2020, March). Social Robots Don't Do That: Exploring Robot-Typical Errors in Child-Robot Interaction. In Companion of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (pp. 200-202).

What? That’s Not a Chair!: How Robot Informational Errors Affect Children’s Trust Towards Robots

Geiskkovitch, D. Y., Thiessen, R., Young, J. E., Glenwright, M. R. (2019). What? That’s not a chair!: How robot informational errors affect children’s trust towards robots. In Proceedings of the 14th ACM/IEEE International Conference of Human-Robot Interaction. 

Subliminal Priming in Human-Agent Interaction

Elaheh Sanoubari, Denise Y. Geiskkovitch, Diljot S. Garcha, Shahed A. Sabab, Kenny Hong, James E. Young, Andrea Bunt, Pourang Irani, "Subliminal Priming in Human-Agent Interaction: Can Agents Use Single-Frame Visuals in Video Feeds to Shape User Perceptions?" , In Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI '18). 2018.

Mental Health in Online Communities: How University Students Use Online Communities to Discuss Menta

Geiskkovitch, D. Y., Bunt, A., & Young, J. E. (2018) Mental Health in Online Communities: How University Students Use Online Communities to Discuss Mental Illness. Graphics Interface. Poster.

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. ACM Transactions on 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.