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October 24 (Thursday)

October 25 (Friday)

 8:30 - 9:15 Registration

 9:15 - 9:30 Opening Ceremony

 8:30 - 9:30  Keynote Speaker - Fabrizio Caccavale  

                    "Aerial Robotic Manipulation: Challenges and Perspectives"

 9:30 - 10:30  Keynote Speaker - Dongheui Lee 

                     "Robot Learning for Industry 4.0"

 9:30 - 10:30 Session 5: Learning and Adaptive Robots

 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break

 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

 11:00 - 12:20 Session 1: Human-Robot and Robot-Human Communication

 11:00 - 12:20 Session 6: Human Understanding

 12:20 - 13:00 Session 2: Mechanical Design

 12:20 - 13:00 Session 7: Social and Education

 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break

 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break

 14:00 - 15:00  Keynote Speaker - Serena Ivaldi 

                       "Learning and prediction for human-humanoid collaboration"

 14:00 - 14:20 Franka Emika GmbH -  presentation

 15:00 - 16:00 Session 3: Human Measurements and Human Factors

 14:20 - 15:20 Session 8: Medical and Surgical

 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break

 15:20 - 16:00 Best Paper Award ceremony and concluding remarks

 16:30 - 17 :30 Session 4: Physical Interfaces and Interaction

 16:00 - 17:00 Farewell reception

 20:00 - ...: HFR 2019 Social Dinner



DETAILED SCHEDULE OF TECHNICAL SESSIONS (15 min. oral presentation + 5 min. Q&A for each paper)

Session 1 (Day 1, 11:00 - 12:20): Human-Robot and Robot-Human Communication (Chair: Gianluca Palli)

  1. Guiding Quadrotor Landing with Pointing Gestures, Boris Gromov, Luca Gambardella and Alessandro Giusti
  2. Human-Friendly Multi-Robot Systems: Legibility Analysis, Beatrice Capelli and Lorenzo Sabattini
  3. Closing the Feedback Loop: the Relationship between Input and Output Modalities in Human-Robot Interactions, Tamara Markovich, Shanee Honig and Tal Oron-Gilad
  4. Engaging with Robotic Swarms: Commands from Expressive Motion, David St-Onge, Ulysse Côté-Allard, Kyrre Glette, Benoit Gosselin and Giovanni Beltrame

Session 2 (Day 1, 12:20 - 13:00): Mechanical Design (Chair: Marcello Bonfè)

  1. Soft Cooperative Grippers for Safe Human Robot Interaction, Gionata Salvietti and Domenico Prattichizzo
  2. How to 3D-print Compliant Joints with a Selected Stiffness for Cooperative Underactuated Soft Grippers, Irfan Hussein, Zubair Iqbal, Monica Malvezzi, Domenico Prattichizzo and Gionata Salvietti

Session 3 (Day 1, 15:00 - 16:00): Human Measurements and Human Factors (Chair: Giovanni Beltrame)

  1. Towards Affective Robotics: Wearable Devices for the Assessment of Cognitive Effort, Massimiliano Righi, Valeria Villani, Lorenzo Sabattini and Cristian Secchi
  2. A Dual Arm Mobile Robot System Performing Assistive Tasks Operated via P300-based Brain Computer Interface, Giuseppe Gillini, Paolo Di Lillo, Filippo Arrichiello, Daniele Di Vito, Alessandro Marino, Gianluca Antonelli and Stefano Chiaverini
  3. Linking Human Factors to Assess Human Reliability, Fabio Fruggiero, Marcello Fera, Alfredo Lambiase and Valentina Di Pasquale

Session 4 (Day 1, 16:30 - 17:30): Physical Interfaces and Interaction (Chair: Gionata Salvietti)

  1. Haptic Shared-Control Methods for Robotic Cutting under Nonholonomic Constraints, Rahaf Rahal, Firas Abi-Farraj, Paolo Robuffo Giordano and Claudio Pacchierotti
  2. Grasp-Oriented Myoelectric Interfaces for Robotic Hands:a Minimal-Training Synergy-Based Framework for Intent Detection, Control and Perception, Roberto Meattini, Luigi Biagiotti, Gianluca Palli and Claudio Melchiorri
  3. Hierarchical Task-Priority Control for Human-Robot Co-Manipulation, Jonathan Cacace, Fabio Ruggiero and Vincenzo Lippiello

Session 5 (Day 2, 9:30 - 10:30): Learning and Adaptive Robots (Chair: Cristian Secchi)

  1. Incremental Motion Reshaping of Autonomous Dynamical Systems, Matteo Saveriano and Dongheui Lee
  2. Progressive Automation of Periodic Movements, Fotios Dimeas, THeodora Kastritsi, Dimitrios Papageorgiou and Zoe Doulgeri
  3. Fault-tolerant Physical Human-Robot Interaction via Stiffness Adaptation of Elastic Actuators, Florian Stuhlenmiller, Rodrigo J. Velasco-Guillen, Stephan Rinderknecht and Philipp Beckerle

Session 6 (Day 2, 11:00 - 12:20): Human Understanding (Chair: Fabio Ruggiero)

  1. Enhance the Collaboration Between Human and Robots through Activity Prediction and Reactive Scheduling, Andrea Casalino, Andrea Maria Zanchettin and Paolo Rocco
  2. Parameter Adaptation in Admittance Control for Stable Physical Human-Robot Interaction, Federica Ferraguti, Chiara Talignani Landi, Lorenzo Sabattini, Marcello Bonfè, Cesare Fantuzzi and Cristian Secchi
  3. Real-time Monitoring of Human Task Advancement, Riccardo Maderna, Paolo Lanfredini, Andrea Maria Zanchettin and Paolo Rocco
  4. Computer-aided Assessment of Safety Countermeasures for Industrial Human-Robot Collaborative Applications, Fabio Pini and Francesco Leali

Session 7 (Day 2, 12:20 - 13:00): Social and Education (Chair: Matteo Saveriano)

  1. Designing an Expressive Head for a Help Requesting Socially Assistive Robot, Tim van der Grinten, Steffen Müller, Martin Westhoven, Sascha Wischniewski, Andrea Scheidig and Horst-Michael Groß
  2. STEAM and Educational Robotics: interdisciplinary approaches to robotics in early childhood and primary education, Lorenzo Manera

Session 8 (Day 2, 14:20 - 15:20): Medical and Surgical (Chair: Fotios Dimeas)

  1.  Field-test of an Upper-limb Actuated Exoskeleton for the Support of Daily Life Activities in Muscular Dystrophy Patients, Valeria Longatelli, Marta Gandolla, Stefano Dalla Gasperina, Alessandro Manti, Lorenzo Aquilante, Maria Grazia D'Angelo, Emilia Biffi, Eleonora Diella, Franco Molteni, Mauro Rossini, Margit Gfoehler, Markus Puchinger, Francesco Braghin and Alessandra Pedrocchi
  2. Vision-based Virtual Fixtures Generation for Polyp Dissection, Rocco Moccia, Mario Selvaggio, Luigi Villani, Bruno Siciliano and Fanny Ficuciello
  3. Dynamic Motion Planning for Autonomous Assistive Surgical Robots, Alessio Sozzi, Marcello Bonfè, Saverio Farsoni, Giacomo De Rossi and Riccardo Muradore