The IEEE ENCS Humanoid Robot project team is invited to demonstrate the humanoid robot KEN at the Museum of Lief and Science for the first time, during the Halloween season. More information can be found at this link:
Daniel, Rodney, and I went to the event. Many people dressed up. There were 91 female and 63 male visitors, not including people who watched KEN through the window without coming in, with an estimation of 10. The total would be about 164 visitors saw KEN at the event.
From Nov 3 to Nov 5, I am attending the 15th IEEE RAS Humanoids Conference in Seoul, Korea. I presented a paper about human reactions to a humanoid robot at the workshop of Towards Intelligent Social Robots – Current Advances in Cognitive Robotics on Nov 3. This paper is based on two observations of how humans react to the humanoid robot KEN at a park picnic and a local school. I was awarded the Dr. Kanako Miura Travel Support Award.
Lixiao Huang, a human factors scientist who is enthusiastic about human-robot interaction research.