Thursday, April 8, p.m. Room 34

Symposium L: Companions, Virtual Butler, Assistive Robots: Empirical and Theoretical Insights for Building Long-Term Social Relations
D. Heylen, Netherlands, B. Krenn, Austria, and S. Payr, Austria

Prerequisites for Human-Agent- and Human-Robot Interaction: Towards An Integrated Theory
S.C. Eimler, N.C. Kraemer, A.M. von der Puetten, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Conversation in Context: what should a robot companion say?
P. Wallis, S. Creer, S. Cunningham, V. Maier, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Acceptance and Use of a Zoomorphic Robot in a Domestic Setting
T. Klamer, S.B. Allouch, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Coffee Break
Ritual or Routine: Communication in Long-Term Relationships with Companions
S. Payr, Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Vienna, Austria
Methodological Considerations for Long-Term Experience with Robots and Agents
T. Ganster, S.C. Eimler, A.M. von der Puetten, L. Hoffmann, N.C. Kraemer, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany