Stephanie Rosenthal

Research Scientist and Research Team Lead, Carnegie Mellon SEI Emerging Technology Center

Adjunct Faculty, Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute and HCI Institute

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Stephanie Rosenthal, Manuela Veloso, Anind K. Dey. "Acquiring Accurate Human Responses to Robots' Questions." In Journal of Social Robotics, Volume 4(2), 2012, pages 117-129. (Springer Online)

Stephanie Rosenthal, Manuela Veloso, Anind K. Dey. "Is Someone in this Office Available to Help Me? Proactively Seeking Help from Spatially-Situated Humans." In Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Special Issue on Domestic Service Robots in the Real World, Volume 66(1-2), 2012, pages 205-221. (Springer Online)

Refereed Conference Papers

Vittorio Perera, Sai P. Selveraj, Stephanie Rosenthal, Manuela Veloso. "Dynamic Generation and Refinement of Robot Verbalization", Robot-Human Communication, August 2016.

Kim Baraka, Stephanie Rosenthal, and Manuela Veloso. "Enhancing Human Understanding of a Mobile Robot's State and Actions using Expressive Lights", Robot-Human Communication, August 2016.

Shen Li, Rosario Scalise, Henny Admoni, Stephanie Rosenthal, Siddhartha S. Srinivasa. "Spatial References and Perspective in Natural Language Instructions for Collaborative Manipulation", Robot-Human Communication, August 2016.

Stephanie Rosenthal, Sai P. Selvaraj, Manuela Veloso. "Verbalization: Narration of Autonomous Mobile Robot Experience." in Proc. 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2016), July 2016. [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Scott McMillan, Matthew Gaston. "Developer toolchains for large-scale analytics: Two case studies." In Proc. International Conference on Big Data (Big Data 2015): pgs 1311-1316, October 2015. [pdf]

Manuela Veloso, Joydeep Biswas, Brian Coltin, Stephanie Rosenthal "CoBots: Robust Symbiotic Autonomous Mobile Service Robots." in Proc. 25rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2015), July 2015. [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Dan Bohus, Ece Kamar, Eric Horvitz. "Look vs Leap: Value of Information with Streaming Evidence." in Proc. 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2013), August 2013. [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Manuela Veloso. "Monte Carlo Preference Elicitation for Learning Additive Reward Functions." in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2012), pgs. 886-891, September 2012. [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Manuela Veloso. "Mobile Robot Planning to Seek Help with Spatially-Situated Tasks." In Proc. Twenty-Sixth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2012), pgs. 2067-2073, July 2012. [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Manuela Veloso, Anind K. Dey. "Learning Accuracy and Availability of Humans who Help Mobile Robots." In Proc. Twenty-Fifth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2011) Special Track on Physically Grounded Artificial Intelligence, pgs. 1501-1506, August 2011. [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Manuela Veloso. "Modeling Humans as Observation Providers using POMDPs." In Proc. International Symposium on Robot-Human Communication (Ro-Man 2011), pgs. 53-58, July 2011. [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Anind K. Dey, Manuela Veloso. "Using Decision-Theoretic Experience Sampling to Build Personalized Mobile Phone Interruption Models." In Proc. International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2011), pp. 170-187, June 2011. (acceptance rate = 23.6%) [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Shaun K. Kane, Jacob O. Wobbrock, Daniel Avrahami. "Augmenting On-Screen Instructions with Micro-Projected Guides: When it Works and When it Fails." in Proc ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2010), pp. 203-212, September 2010. (acceptance rate = 19%) [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Joydeep Biswas, Manuela M. Veloso. "An Effective Personal Mobile Robot Agent Through Symbiotic Human-Robot Interaction." in Proc International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2010), pp. 915-922, May 2010. (acceptance rate = 24%) [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal and Anind K. Dey. "Towards Maximizing the Accuracy of Human-Labeled Sensor Data." in Proc International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2010), pp. 259-268. February 2010. (acceptance rate 30%) [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Anind K. Dey, Manuela Veloso. "How Robots' Questions Affect the Accuracy of the Human Responses." in Proc. Internatinal Symposium on Robot-Human Interactive Communication (Ro-Man 2009), pp. 1137-1142, September 2009. (acceptance rate 40%) [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal and Susan Finger. "Design Collaboration in a Distributed Environment." in Proc. Frontiers in Education (FIE 2006), pp. M2G-13 - 18. October 2006. [pdf]

Rachel Kirby, Frank Broz, Jodi Forlizzi, Marek Piotr Michalowski, Anne Mundell, Stephanie Rosenthal, Brennan Peter Sellner, Reid Simmons, Kevin Snipes, Alan Schultz, and Jue Wang. "Designing Robots for Long-Term Social Interaction." in Proc. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2005), pp. 1338 - 1343. August 2005. (acceptance rate 55%) [pdf]

Refereed Short Papers

Stepahnie Rosenthal, Sarjoun Skaff, Manuela Veloso, Dan Bohus, Eric Horvitz. "Execution Memory for Grounding and Coordination." in Proc. International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI 2013), pgs. 213-214, March 2013. [pdf]

Manuela Veloso, Joydeep Biswas, Brian Coltin, Stephanie Rosenthal, Tom Kollar, Cetin Mericli, Mehdi Samadi, Susana Brandao, and Rodrigo Ventura. "CoBots: Collaborative Robots Servicing Multi-Floor Buildings." In Proc. of IROS 2012, October 2012. [Video, Extended Abstract]

Stephanie Rosenthal "Modeling Users of Intelligent Systems." ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Doctoral Consortium, May 2011. [pdf]

Refereed Workshops

Sandeep Konam, Stephanie Rosenthal and Manuela Veloso. "UAV and Service Robot Coordination for Indoor Object Search Tasks". International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence Workshop on Autonomous Mobile Service Robots. July 2016.

Shen Li, Rosario Scalise, Henny Admoni, Siddhartha S. Srinivasa, Stephanie Rosenthal. "Clarity of Perspective in Spatial Language Instructions". Robotics: Science and Systems, June 2016.

Stepahnie Rosenthal. "Why did the robot do that? Explanability of Robot Plans." in Proc. AAAI Fall Symposium on Human-Robot Interaction, November 2015.

Stephanie Rosenthal, Andrew Mellinger, David Shepard, Eric Werner, Matthew Gaston. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Spring Symposium on Cognitive Security, March 2014.

Stephanie Rosenthal, Manuela Veloso, Anind K. Dey. "Task Behavior and Interaction Planning for a Mobile Service Robot that Occasionally Requires Help," Workshop on Automated Action Planning for Autonomous Mobile Robots, AAAI, August 2011. [pdf]

Manuela Veloso, Stephanie Rosenthal, Rodrigo Ventura, Brian Coltin, and Joydeep Biswas. "Autonomous Mobile Service Robots For Humans, With Human Help, and Enabling Human Remote Presence" Workshop on Human-RobotInteraction at RSS 2011, July 2011.[pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Manuela Veloso, Anind K. Dey. "Hello? Is Someone in this Office Available to Help Me? Proactively Seeking Help from Spatially-Situated Humans." Young Pioneers Workshop, International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI 2011), March 2011. (invited talk) [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal and Manuela Veloso. "Mixed-Initiative Long-Term Interactions with an All-Day-Companion Robot." Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Fall Symposium on Dialog on Robots, November 2010. [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal and Manuela Veloso. "Using Symbiotic Relationships with Humans to Help Robots Overcome Limitations" Workshop for Collaborative Human/AI Control for Interactive Experiences, Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems (AAMAS) 2010. [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Anind K. Dey, Manuela Veloso. "Using Interaction to Improve Intelligence: How Intelligent Systems Should Ask Users for Input" Workshop on Intelligence and Interaction, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2009. [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Manuela Veloso, Anind K. Dey. "Online Selection of Mediated and Domain-Specific Predictions for Improved Recommender Systems" Workshop on Intelligent Techniques in Web Personalization and Recommender Systems, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2009. [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Manuela Veloso, Anind K. Dey. "Asking Questions and Developing Trust" AAAI Spring Symposium - Agents that Learn from Humans Teachers, 2009. [pdf]

Technical Reports

Stephanie Rosenthal. "Human-Centered Planning for Effective Task Autonomy" PhD Thesis, 2012. CMU-CS-12-110 [pdf]

Stephanie Rosenthal, Dan Bohus, and Eric Horvitz, 2012. "Value of Information with Streaming Evidence", Microsoft Research Technical Report, MSR-TR-2012-99.

Invited Articles

Reid Simmons, et.al. "GRACE and GEORGE: Autonomous Robots for the AAAI Robot Challenge" Mobile Robot Competition 2003, AAAI, pp. 52 -62. August 2003. [pdf]