Publications

List of peer-reviewed publications; please let me know and I can send you an electronic version of my thesis (or any paper for which there is no download link below).

My Erdös Number is 4 (me → Nehaniv, C. L. → Dömösi, P. → Marcus, S. → Erdös, P.)

I use LaTeX for typesetting, from manuscripts to conference presentations and posters (Beamer); TikZ for figures and illustrations. BibTeX reference of all my publications coming soon: [alissandrakis.bib]

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PhD Thesis

  • Alissandrakis, A. (2003). Imitation and Solving the Correspondence Problem for Dissimilar Embodiments – A Generic Framework. PhD thesis, University of Hertfordshire.

Book Chapters

  • Aba-Sah Dadzie, Maximilian Müller, Aris Alissandrakis and Marcelo Milrad (2015). Collaborative Learning through Creative Video Composition via Distributed User Interfaces. In Li, Y., Chang, M., Kravcik, M., Popescu, E., Huang, R., Kinshuk, Chen, N.-S., editors, State-of-the-Art and Future Directions of Smart Learning , Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, pages 199-210. (ISBN 978-981-287-868-7) [DiVA]
  • Alissandrakis, A., and Milrad, M. (2013) Designing interactive mobile services to promote civic participation in northern Uganda. In Sarajeva, K, editor, ICT for Anti-Corruption, Democracy And Education In East Africa, Spider ICT4D Series No. 6., pages 53-65. Universitetsservice US-AB, Stockholm. (ISBN 978-91-637-4603-1) [pdf] [DiVA]
  • Alissandrakis, A., Syrdal, D. S., and Miyake, Y. (2011). Helping robots imitate: Acknowledgement of, and adaptation to, the robot’s feedback to a human task demonstration. In Dautenhahn, K. and Saunders, J., editors, New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, pages 9-33. John Benjamins Publising Company.
  • Alissandrakis, A., Otero, N., Saunders, J., Dautenhahn, K., and Nehaniv, C. L. (2010). Helping robots imitate – Metrics and computational solutions inspired by human-robot interaction studies. In Gray, J. and Nefti-Meziani, S., editors, Advances in Cognitive Systems, pages 127-167. IET Press.
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., and Dautenhahn, K. (2007). Solving the correspondence problem in robotic imitation across embodiments: Synchrony, perception, and culture in artifacts. In Nehaniv, C. L. and Dautenhahn, K., editors, Imitation and Social Learning in Robots, Humans and Animals: Behavioural, Social and Communicative Dimensions, pages 249-273. Cambridge University Press.
  • Dautenhahn, K., Nehaniv, C. L., and Alissandrakis, A. (2003). Learning by experience from others – Social learning and imitation in animals and robots. In Kühn, R., Menzel, R., Menzel, W., Ratsch, U., Richter, M. M., and Stamatescu, I. O., editors, Adaptivity and Learning: An Interdisciplinary Debate, pages 217-241. Springer Verlag.

Journal Articles

  • Alissandrakis, A., and Nake, I. (in preparation). Invited journal article about Quantified Self Avatars (tentative title).
  • Reski, N., and Alissandrakis, A. (in preparation). Exploration of a 3D network created with open data in an immersive Virtual Reality environment (title tentative).
  • Cooney, M., Kanda, T., Alissandrakis, A. and Ishiguro, H. (2014). Designing Enjoyable Motion-Based Play Interactions with a Small Humanoid Robot. International Journal of Social Robotics, 6(2):-173-193. [link]
  • Saunders, J., Nehaniv, C. L., Dautenhahn, K., and Alissandrakis, A. (2007). Self-imitation and environmental scaffolding for robot teaching. International Journal of Advanced Robotics Systems, Special Issue on Human – Robot Interaction, 4(1):109-124.
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., and Dautenhahn, K. (2007). Correspondence mapping induced state and action metrics for robotic imitation. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, & Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, Special issue on Robot Learning by Observation, Demonstration and Imitation, 37(2):299-307. [pdf]
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., and Dautenhahn, K. (2004). Towards robot cultures? – Learning to imitate in a robotic arm test-bed with dissimilar embodied agents. Interaction Studies: Social Behaviour and Communication in Biological and Artificial Systems, 5(1):3-44. [pdf]
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., and Dautenhahn, K. (2002). Imitating with ALICE: Learning to imitate corresponding actions across dissimilar embodiments. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, & Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, 32(4):482-496. [pdf]

Conference Papers

  • Alissandrakis, A., and Reski, N. (accepted, 2017). Using mobile Augmented Reality  to facilitate public engagement.
  • Hoppe, U., Müller, M., Alissandrakis, A., Milrad, M., Schneegaß, C., and Malzahn, N. (2016).  “VC/DC” – Video versus Domain Concepts in Comments to Learner-generated  Science Videos. In Proceedings of 24th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2016),  November 28 – December 2, 2016, IIT Bombay, Mumbai India. pages 172-181 [DiVA][overall best paper award]
  • Herault, R. C., and Alissandrakis, A. (2016) An Application for Speech and Language Therapy Using Customized Interaction Between Physical Objects and Mobile Devices. In Proceedings of 24th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2016),  November 28 – December 2, 2016, IIT Bombay, Mumbai India. pages 477-482 [DIVA]
  • Alissandrakis, A., and Nake, I. (2016). A New Approach For Visualizing Quantified Self Data Using Avatars. In Proceedings of New Frontiers of Quantified Self 2, International Workshop at the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp), September 12-16, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany. pages 522-527 [DOI][DiVA]
  • Reski, N., and Alissandrakis, A. (2016). Change your Perspective: Exploration of a 3D Network created from Open Data in an Immersive Virtual Reality Environment. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions (ACHI 2016), April 24-28, 2016, Venice, Italy. pages 403-410 [link][DiVA]
  • Nake, I., Alissandrakis, A., and Zbick, J. (2016). Visualizing Quantified Self data using avatars. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions (ACHI 2016), April 24-28, 2016, Venice, Italy. pages 57-66 [link][DiVA][best paper award (PDF)]
  • Aba-Sah Dadzie, Maximilian Müller, Aris Alissandrakis and Marcelo Milrad (2015). Collaborative Learning through Creative Video Composition via Distributed User Interfaces. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Smart Learning Environments (ICSLE 2015), September 23-25, 2015, Sinaia, Romania. [see book chapter above]
  • Müller, M., Otero, N., Alissandrakis, A., and Milrad, M. (2015). Increasing user engagement with distributed public displays through the awareness of peer interactions. In Proceedings of the 4th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis 2015), June 10-12, 2015, Saarbrücken, Germany. pages 23-29 [DiVA]
  • Müller, M., Otero, N., Alissandrakis, A., and Milrad, M. (2015). Application features to convey peers’ interactions to engage users in a display network. In Proceedings of the 4th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis 2015), June 10-12, 2015, Saarbrücken, Germany. pages 267-268 [DiVA]
  • Müller, M., Otero, N., Alissandrakis, A., and Milrad, M. (2014). Evaluating usage patterns and adoption of an interactive video installation on public displays in school contexts.  In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM ’14). Melbourne, VIC, Australia. ACM, New York, NY, USA. pages 160-169 [DiVA]
  • Otero, N., Alissandrakis, A., Müller, M., Milrad, M., Lencastre, J. A., Casal J., and José R. (2013). Promoting Secondary School Learners’ Curiosity Towards Science Through Digital Public Displays. Academic MindTrek Conference 2013, pages 204-210, October 1-4, 2013, Tampere, Finland. pages 204-210 [DiVA]
  • Cooney, M. D., Kanda, T., Alissandrakis, A., Ishiguro, H. (2011). Interaction Design for an Enjoyable Play Interaction with a Small Humanoid Robot. 11th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2011), pages 112-119, October 26-28, 2011, Bled, Slovenia.
  • Cooney, M. D., Becker-Asano, C., Kanda, T., Alissandrakis, A., and Ishiguro, H. (2010). Full-body gesture recognition using inertial sensors for playful interaction with small humanoid robot. 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2010), pages 2276-2282, October 18-22, 2010, Taipei International Convention Center, Taipei, Taiwan. (NTF Award Finalist for Entertainment Robots and Systems)
  • Alissandrakis, A., Otero, N., and Saunders, J. (2009). Helping robots imitate: Metrics and technological solutions inspired by human behaviour. In 18th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN’09), pages 135-140, Toyama International Conference Center, Japan. [final_AlissandrakisOteroSaunders2009]
  • Alissandrakis, A. and Miyake, Y. (2009). Human to robot demonstrations of routine home tasks: Adaptation to the robot’s preferred style of demonstration. In 18th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN’09), pages 141-146, Toyama International Conference Center, Japan. [final_Alissandrakis2009b]
  • Alissandrakis, A. and Miyake, Y. (2009). Human to robot demonstrations of routine home tasks: Acknowledgment and response to the robot’s feedback. In Proceedings of the Symposium New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, AISB 2009 Convention, pages 9-15, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. [alissandrakisHRI-AISB2009_final]
  • Otero, N., Alissandrakis, A., Dautenhahn, K., Nehaniv, C., Syrdal, D., and Koay, K. L. (2008). Human to robot demonstrations of routine home tasks: Exploring the role of the robot’s feedback. In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI’08), pages 177-184, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., and Dautenhahn, K. (2006). Action, state and effect metrics for robot imitation. In 15th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN’06), pages 232-237, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK. [pdf]
  • Koay, K. L., Zivkovic, Z., Dautenhahn, K., Walters, M., Otero, N., and Alissandrakis, A. (2006). Methodological issues of annotating vision sensor data using subjects’ own judgement of comfort in a robot human following experiment. In 15th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN’06), pages 66-73, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK.
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., Dautenhahn, K., and Saunders, J. (2006). Evaluation of robot imitation attempts: Comparison of the system’s and the human’s perspectives. In 1st Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI’06), pages 131-141, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. [pdf]
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., Dautenhahn, K., and Saunders, J. (2005). An approach for programming robots by demonstration: Generalization across different initial configurations of manipulated objects. In 6th IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA’05), pages 61-66, Espoo, Finland. [pdf]
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., Dautenhahn, K., and Saunders, J. (2005). Achieving corresponding effects on multiple robotic platforms: Imitating in context using different effect metrics. In Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Imitation in Animals & Artifacts, AISB 2005 Convention, pages 10-19, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK. The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. [pdf]
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., and Dautenhahn, K. (2003). Synchrony and perception in robotic imitation across embodiments. In IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA’03), pages 923-930, Kobe, Japan. [pdf]
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., and Dautenhahn, K. (2003). Solving the correspondence problem between dissimilarly embodied robotic arms using the ALICE imitation mechanism. In Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Imitation in Animals & Artifacts, AISB 2003 Convention, pages 79-92, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales. The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. [pdf]
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., and Dautenhahn, K. (2002). Do as I do: Correspondences across different robotic embodiments. In Polani, D., Kim, J., and Martinetz, T., editors, Proc. Fifth German Workshop on Artificial Life (GWAL5), pages 143-152, Lübeck, Germany. [pdf] Note: this paper is also available as an accepted on-line contribution to Perspectives on Imitation: From Cognitive Neuroscience to Social Science (Royaumnont Abbey, France, 24-26 May 2002).
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., and Dautenhahn, K. (2001). Through the looking-glass with ALICE – Trying to imitate using correspondences. In Balkenius, C., Zlatev, J., Kozima, H., Dautenhahn, K., and Breazeal, C., editors, Proc. First International Workshop on Epigenetic Robotics: Modeling Cognitive Development in Robotic Systems, Lund University Cognitive Studies, volume 85, pages 115-122, Lund, Sweden. [pdf]
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., and Dautenhahn, K. (2000). Learning how to do things with imitation. In Proc. Learning How to Do Things, AAAI Fall Symposium Series, pages 1-8, Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort & Conference Center, North Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA. [pdf]
  • Alissandrakis, A. and Dautenhahn, K. (1999). Evolution of vision-based agent behaviour in hilly landscapes. In Workshop Proc. Sensor Evolution in Nature, Hardware and Simulation, workshop at GECCO-99, 1999 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Posters/Demos

  • Reski, N., and Alissandrakis, A. (submitted) Open Data Exploration in Virtual Reality: An Input Technology Comparative Study.
  • Alissandrakis, A., and Reski, N. (2016). PEAR 4 VXO: A Case Study Using an Augmented Reality Framework to Facilitate Public Engagement. International Digital Humanities Symposium, 7-8 November, 2016, Växjö, Sweden. [pdf]
  • Müller, M., Alissandrakis, A., and Otero, N. (2016). There is more to come: Anticipating content on interactive public displays through timer animations. The International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis’16). [DiVA]
  • Östlund, M., Leitet, J., and Alissandrakis, A. (2014). Samproduktion med industrin för att skapa en flexibel utbildning på avancerad nivå., Nätverk och utveckling 2014 (NU2014), 8-10 October, 2014, Umeå, Sweden. [pdf]
  • Otero, N., Müller, M., Alissandrakis, A., and Milrad, M. (2013). Exploring video-based interactions around digital public displays to foster curiosity about science in schools. The International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, 4-5 June, 2013, Mountain View, California, USA. [DiVA]

Technical Reports (non-peer reviewed)

  • Otero, N., Nehaniv, C. L., Dautenhahn, K., Saunders, J., and Alissandrakis, A. (2005). Naturally occurring gestures in a human-robot teaching scenario: An exploratory study. UH Computer Science technical report 443, University of Hertfordshire.
  • Alissandrakis, A., Nehaniv, C. L., Dautenhahn, K., and Saunders, J. (2005). Imitating using JABBERWOCKY to achieve corresponding effects in context. UH Computer Science technical report 441, University of Hertfordshire.
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