For those interested in digging deeper into Human-Robot Interaction, here is an extended bibliography of worthwhile HRI papers, according to topics:
Breazeal, C. (2004). Social Interactions in HRI: The Robot View. IEEE Transactions on SMC, Part C, 34(2), 181–186.
Breazeal, C. (2002). Designing Sociable Machines: Lessons Learned. In K. Dautenhahn, A. H. Bond, L. Canamero, & B. Edmonds (Eds.), The Intentional Stance (pp. 149–156). Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Treating Objects as Agents with Mental States
Heider, F., & Simmel, M. (1944). An experimental study of apparent behavior. The American Journal of Psychology, 57(2), 243–259.
Dennett, D. C. (1987). Three kinds of intentional psychology. In The Intentional Stance. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Scholl, B., & Tremoulet, P. (2000). Perceptual causality and animacy. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 4(8), 299–309.
Gao, T., Newman, G. E., & Scholl, B. J. (2009). The psychophysics of chasing : A case study in the perception of animacy. Cognitive Psychology, 59(2), 154–179.
Surveys of Social Robotics / HRI
Fong, T., Nourbakhsh, I., & Dautenhahn, K. (2003). A Survey of Socially Interactive Robots. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 42(November), 143–166.
Goodrich, M. A., & Schultz, A. C. (2007). Human-Robot Interaction: A Survey. Foundations and Trends in Human-Computer Interaction, 1(3), 203–275.
Shah et al. (2011). Improved human-robot team performance using CHASKI, a human-inspired plan execution system. In Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Human-robot interaction, pp. 29-36.
Hoffman, G., & Breazeal, C. (2010). Effects of anticipatory perceptual simulation on practiced human-robot tasks. Autonomous Robots, 28(4), 403-423.
Koppula & Saxena (2013). Anticipating human activities using object affordances for reactive robotic response. Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS’13). **See also: Journal version of the same paper in IEEE transactions on pattern analysis and machine intelligence, 38(1), 14-29.
Designing Social Robots
Sirkin, D., Mok, B., Yang, S., & Ju, W. (2015). Mechanical ottoman: how robotic furniture offers and withdraws support. In Proc. of the Tenth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI’15), pp. 11-18.
Kahn, P. H., Freier, N. G., Kanda, T., Ishiguro, H., Ruckert, J. H., Severson, R. L., & Kane, S. K. (2008). Design patterns for sociality in human-robot interaction. In Proc. of the 3rd ACM/IEEE international conference on Human robot interaction (HRI’08), pp. 97-104.
Hoffman, G., & Ju, W. (2014). Designing robots with movement in mind. Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 3(1), 89-122.
Dautenhahn, K., Woods, S., Kaouri, C., Walters, M., Koay, K. L., & Werry, I. (2005). What is a robot companion — friend, assistant, or butler?, in IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS’05.
Forlizzi, J. (2007). How Robotic Products Become Social Products : An Ethnographic Study of Cleaning in the Home. Human Factors.
Gockley, R., et al. (2005). Designing robots for long-term social interaction. In 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems.(IROS 2005). (pp. 1338–1343).
Hinds, P. J., Roberts, T. L., & Jones, H. (2004). Whose Job is it Anyway? A Study of Human-Robot Interaction in a Collaborative Task. Human Computer Interaction, 19(1&2), 151–181.
Takayama, L., & Nass, C. (2008). Beyond Dirty , Dangerous and Dull : What Everyday People Think Robots Should Do. Assessment.
Feil-Seifer, D., & Matarić, M. (2011). Socially Assistive Robotics. IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, 18(1), 24–31.
Sharkey, A., & Sharkey, N. (2012). Granny and the robots: ethical issues in robot care for the elderly. Ethics and Information Technology, 14(1), 27–40.
Scassellati, B., Admoni, H., & Matarić, M. (2012). Robots for use in autism research. Annual review of biomedical engineering, 14, 275-294.
Sabelli, A. M., Kanda, T., & Hagita, N. (2011). A conversational robot in an elderly care center: an ethnographic study. In Proc. of the 6th international conference on Human-robot interaction (HRI’11), pp. 37-44.
Nonverbal Behavior: Proxemics and Gestures
Mumm, J., & Mutlu, B. (2011). Human-robot proxemics: physical and psychological distancing in human-robot interaction. In Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Human-robot interaction – HRI ’11 (p. 331).
Breazeal, C., Kidd, C. D., Thomaz, A. L., Hoffman, G., & Berlin, M. (2005). Effects of nonverbal communication on efficiency and robustness in human-robot teamwork. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS).
Takayama, L., & Pantofaru, C. (2009). Influences on Proxemic Behaviors in Human-Robot Interaction. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2009. IROS’09 (pp. 5495–5502).
Ammi et al. (2015). Haptic Human-Robot Affective Interaction in a Handshaking Social Protocol. In Proc. of the Tenth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI’15), pp. 263-270.
Cicirelli et al. (2015). A kinect-based gesture recognition approach for a natural human robot interface. International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 12(3), 22.
Nonverbal Behavior: Gaze and Eye Contact
Srinivasan, V., & Murphy, R. R. (2011). A survey of social gaze. In Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), 2011 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on (pp. 253–254).
Rich, C., Ponsler, B., Holroyd, A., & Sidner, C. L. (2010). Recognizing engagement in human-robot interaction. In Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), 2010 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference on (pp. 375–382).
Mutlu, B., Forlizzi, J., & Hodgins, J. (2006). A storytelling robot: Modeling and evaluation of human-like gaze behavior. In Humanoid Robots, 2006 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on (pp. 518–523).
Boucher, J.-D., Pattacini, U., Lelong, A., Bailly, G., Elisei, F., Fagel, S., … Ventre-Dominey, J. (2012). I reach faster when I see you look: gaze effects in human–human and human–robot face-to-face cooperation. Frontiers in Neurorobotics, 6.
Admoni, H., Dragan, A., Srinivasa, S. S., & Scassellati, B. (2014). Deliberate delays during robot-to-human handovers improve compliance with gaze communication. In Proceedings of the 2014 ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-robot interaction (pp. 49–56).
Moon, et al. (2014). Meet me where i’m gazing: how shared attention gaze affects human-robot handover timing. In Proc. of the 10th ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-robot interaction (HRI’14).
Siegel, M., Breazeal, C., & Norton, M. I. (2009). Persuasive Robotics : The Influence of Robot Gender on Human Behavior. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (pp. 2563–2568).
Rae, I., Takayama, L., & Mutlu, B. (2013). The influence of height in robot-mediated communication. In 2013 8th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) (pp. 1–8).
Hoffman, G., Birnbaum, G. E., Vanunu, K., Sass, O., & Reis, H. T. (2014). Robot responsiveness to human disclosure affects social impression and appeal. In Proceedings of the 2014 ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-robot interaction (pp. 1–8).
Music Playing Robots
Weinberg, G., & Driscoll, S. (2006). Toward Robotic Musicianship. Computer Music Journal, 30(4), 28–45.
Hoffman, G. (2011). On stage: Robots as performers. In RSS 2011 Workshop on Human-Robot Interaction: Perspectives and Contributions to Robotics from the Human Sciences.
Robots and Theater
Knight, H. (2011). Eight lessons learned about non-verbal interactions through robot theater. In Social Robotics (pp. 42–51). Springer.
Dixon, S. (2004). Metal performance: humanizing robots, returning to nature, and camping about. The Drama Review, 48(4).
Robots and Ethics
Wallach, W., & Allen, C. (2009). Moral machines: Teaching robots right from wrong. Oxford University Press.
Malle, B. F., Scheutz, M., Arnold, T., Voiklis, J., & Cusimano, C. (2015). Sacrifice One For the Good of Many?: People Apply Different Moral Norms to Human and Robot Agents. In Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (pp. 117-124). ACM.
Kahn Jr, P. H., Kanda, T., Ishiguro, H., Gill, B. T., Ruckert, J. H., Shen, S., … & Severson, R. L. (2012, March). Do people hold a humanoid robot morally accountable for the harm it causes?. In Proceedings of the seventh annual ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction (pp. 33-40).
Kahn Jr, P. H., Kanda, T., Ishiguro, H., Freier, N. G., Severson, R. L., Gill, B. T., … & Shen, S. (2012). “Robovie, you’ll have to go into the closet now”: Children’s social and moral relationships with a humanoid robot. Developmental psychology, 48(2), 303.
Turkle, S. (2007). Authenticity in the age of digital companions. Interaction Studies.
Brooks, Rodney (1990) Elephants Don’t Play Chess. Robotics and Autonomous Systems 6: 3-15.
Watt, S. (2009). Can people think? or machines? In R. Epstein, G. Roberts, & G. Beber (Eds.), Parsing the Turing Test (pp. 301-318). Springer Netherlands.