HRI Workshop "The challenge (not) to go wild!"

The challenge (not) to go wild! Challenges and best practices to study HRI in natural interaction settings



Workshop candidates are requested to send a position paper (no longer than 4 A4 pages) before 19th of January about a research on HRI and challenges they have encountered (related to the topics described above) to All position papers must be submitted in PDF format and conform to conference proceedings specifications for Late Breaking Reports. Participants will be selected on the basis of the relevance and comparability/ generalizability of their work.


The following topics should be addressed in the workshop and guide the submission of position papers:
- Conceptual and technical challenges when developing social robots for the wild
- Methodological challenges when evaluating HRI outside the lab
- Methodological challenges when evaluating long-term interactions


- EXTENDED - 19 January 2016, Position paper submission
- 29 January 2016, Notification of acceptance
- 07 March 2016, Workshop at HRI 2016


Program Committee

Karola Pitsch (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
Maha Salem (Google, UK)
Tony Balpeame (Plymouth University, UK)
Ginevra Castellano (Uppsala University, Sweden)


19 January 2016 - EXTENDED
Position paper submission

29 January 2016
Notification of acceptance

07 March 2016
Workshop at HRI 2016