Recent Publications by Candy Sidner:

NOTE:  You may also contact Candy for a copies not available on the web.

M. Shayganfar, C. Rich, C.L.Sidner. "Impact of Affective Appraisal on Collaborative Goal Management: My Robot Shares My Worries." Proceedings of 11th ACM-IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction - HRI (LBR), 2016. (here ) .

A.Mohseni-Kabir, C.Rich, S.Chernova, C.Sidner, and D.Miller. "Interactive hierarchical task learning from a single demonstration." In Proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Portland, OR, 2015. (here ) .

B. Nooraei, C. Rich and C. Sidner. "A Real-Time Architecture for Embodied Conversational Agents: Beyond Turn-Taking." 7th International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions. May, 2014. (here ) .

Bickmore, T., Schulman, D., Sidner, C. "Automated Interventions for Multiple Health Behaviors Using Conversational Agents. "Journal of Patient Education and Counseling." 92(2):142-148, 2013. .

W. Coon, C. Rich and C. Sidner. "Activity Planning for Long-Term Relationships". Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. 2013 (here ) .

C. Rich and C. Sidner. "Procedural Dialogue Authoring with Hierarchical Task Networks and Dialogue Trees." Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents. Sept 2012 (here ).

L. Pfeifer Vardoulakis, L. Ring, B. Barry, C. Sidner, and T. Bickmore. "Designing Relational Agents as Long Term Social Companions for Older Adults." Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents September, 2012 (here ).

S.Kang, J. Gratch, C.Sidner, R. Artstein, L. Huang, and L. Morency. "Towards building a Virtual Counselor: Modeling Nonverbal Behavior during Intimate Self-Disclosure." Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems. June 2012 (here ).

Holroyd, A., Ponsler, B. Rich, C., and Sidner, C. "Generating Connection Events for Human-Robot Collaboration." Proceedings of Ro-Man 2011, 20th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. July 2011 (here ).

Bickmore, T., Schulman, D., and Sidner, C. "Modeling the Intentional Structure of Health Behavior Change Dialogue." Journal of Biomedical Informatics. 44 (2011):183-197 (here ).

Rich, C., Holroyd, A., Ponsler, B. and Sidner, C. "Recognizing Engagement in Human-Robot Interaction." Proceedings of the 2010 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction. pp. 375-382. March, 2010 (IEEE Xplore, here ).

Rich, C. Sidner, C. Humanoid Agents as Hosts, Advisors, Companions and Jesters, AI Magazine, Winter, 2009 (see here for paper and videos). An earlier version of this paper was an invited paper and talk in the Proceedings of the 21stInternational Florida AI Research Society Conference, May, 2008. (here)

Morency, L.P, Lee, C., Sidner, C., C.   and Darrell, T. “Head Gestures for Perceptual Interfaces: The Role of Context in Improving Recognition,” Artificial Intelligence, 171(8-9): 568-585. June, 2007. (AIJ)

Rich, C. and Sidner, C. ``DiamondHelp: A generic collaborative task guidance system.'' AI Magazine: Special Issue on Mixed-Initiative Assistants. Summer, 2007 (IEEE Xplore, TR2004-114).

C.Sidner, C. Lee, Attentional Gestures in Dialogues between People and Robots, in Engineering Approaches to Conversational Informatics, T. Nishida (ed), Wiley and Sons, 2007. (here)

L-P Morency, C. Sidner and T. Darrell, Dialogue Context for Visual Feedback Recognition,  in Engineering Approaches to Conversational Informatics, T. Nishida (ed), Wiley and Sons,  2007. (here)

Rich, C. and Sidner, C. “From the Programmer's Apprentice to Human-Robot Interaction: Thirty Years of Research on Human-Computer Collaboration,” Proceedings of AAAI 2006, July, 2006  (AAAI-06).

C. Paris and C. Sidner, Special Issue on Intelligent User Interfaces, Knowledge-Based Systems, Vol. 20, Iss. 6, 2007.  Note also Introduction to the issue, pages 509-510. (KBS)

Bickmore, T.W. and Sidner, C.L.  Towards plan-based health behavior change counseling systems, Argumentation for Consumers of Healthcare , AAAI Spring Symposium Series, April 2006 (AISpringSym).

Sidner, C.L.; Lee, C.; Morency, L-P; Forlines, C., "The Effect of Head-Nod Recognition in Human-Robot Conversation", ACM SIGCHI/SIGART Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), ISBN: 1-59593-294-1, pp. 290-296, March 2006 (ACM Press, MERL TR2005-129, here)

Rich, C.; Sidner, C.; Lesh, N.; Garland, A.; Booth, S.; Chimani, M., "DiamondHelp: A Collaborative Task Guidance Framework for Complex Devices", National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), July 2005 (AAAI 2005, MERL-TR2004-114)

Rich, C.; Sidner, C.; Lesh, N.; Garland, A.; Booth, S.; Chimani, M., "DiamondHelp: A Collaborative Interface Framework for Networked Home Appliances", IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, pp. 514-519, June 2005 (IEEE Xplore, MERL-TR2004-114)

Sidner, C.L.; Lee, C.; Kidd, C.D.; Lesh, N.; Rich, C., "Explorations in Engagement for Humans and Robots", Artificial Intelligence, May 2005 (Science Direct, MERL-TR2005-017)


Morency, L.-P., Sidner, C., Darrell, T. Towards context-based visual feedback Recognition for Embodied Agents, Proceedings of the Symposium on conversational Informatics for Supporting Social Intelligence and Interaction, AISB-05, pp 69-72, 2005.

Sidner, C.L..; Lee, C., "Robots as Laboratory Hosts", Interactions, ISSN: 1072-5520, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 24-16, March 2005 (ACM Press)

Sidner, C.L.; Lee, C., "Engagement During Dialogues with Robots", AAAI Spring Symposia, March 2005 (AAAI 2005 Spring Symposia, TR2005-016)

Lesh, N.; Marks, J.; Rich, C.; Sidner, C.L., "Man-Computer Symbiosis Revisited: Achieving Natural Communication and Collaboration with Computers", Transactions on Electronics (IEICE), December 2004 (IEICE 2004, TR2004-053)

Sidner, C.; Lee, C.; Kidd, C.; Lesh, N., "Explorations in Engagement for Humans and Robots", IEEE RAS/RSJ International Conference on Humanoid Robots, November 2004 (Humanoids 2004, TR2004-048)

DeVault, D.; Rich, C.; Sidner, C.L., "Natural Language Generation and Discourse Context: Computing Distractor Sets from the Focus Stack", International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium (FLAIRS), May 2004 (FLAIRS 2004, TR2004-004)


C. Sidner, Building Spoken-Language Collaborative Interface Agents, in Practical Spoken Dialogue Systems, D. Dahl (ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2004 (TR2002-038)

Lee, C.H.; Lesh, N.B.; Sidner, C.L.; Morency, L-P; Kapoor, A.; Darrrell, T., "Nodding in Conversations with a Robot", ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), ISBN: 1-58113-703-6, pp. 785-786, April 2004 (ACM Press, TR2004-018)

Sidner, C.L.; Kidd, C.D.; Lee, C.H.; Lesh, N.B., "Where to Look: A Study of Human-Robot Engagement", ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), ISBN: 1-58113-815-6, pp. 78-84, January 2004 (ACM Digital Library, TR2003-123)

Sidner, C.L.; Lee, C.H.; Lesh, N.B., "Engagement Rules for Human-Robot Collaborative Interactions", IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics (CSMC), ISSN: 1062-922X , Vol. 4, pp. 3957-3962, October 2003 (TR2003-050)

Sidner, C.L.; Lee, C.H.; Lesh, N.B., "Engagement by Looking: Behaviors for Robots When Collaborating with People", Diabruck: Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Kruiff-Korbayova and Kosny (eds), Univ of Saarland, pp. 123-130, September, 2003 (DiaBruck 2003, TR2003-130)

Sidner, C.L.; Lee, C.H.; Lesh, N., "The Role of Dialog in Human Robot Interaction", International Workshop on Language Understanding and Agents for Real World Interaction, July, 2003 (TR2003-063)

Balter, O.; Sidner, C.L., "Bifrost Inbox Organizer: Giving Users Control Over the Inbox", ACM Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI), ISBN: 1-58113-616-1, pp. 111-118, October 2002 (ACM Press)

Sidner, C.L.; Dzikovska, M., "Engagement between Humans and Robots for Hosting Activities", International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI), October 2002 (TR2002-037)

Sidner, C.L.; Forlines, C., "Subset Languages for Conversing with Collaborative Interface Agents", International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP), September 2002 (TR2002-036)



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- This information last updated August 2010