Abstract: Every day, people miss their connections at airports. SPENCER is a demonstrator robot to guide passengers with a short connecting time to their departure gate.


More information about SPENCER can be found on http://www.spencer.eu.

People involved in this showcase:Michiel Joosse, Manja Lohse, Lu Zhang, Vanessa Evers.

Publications related to this showcase are:


Contributions to Proceedings

J.H. Vroon, M.P. Joosse, M. Lohse, J. Kolkmeier, Jaebok Kim, K.P. Truong, G. Englebienne, D.K.J. Heylen and V. Evers Dynamics of Social Positioning Patterns in Group-Robot Interactions. in Proceedings of the Fourth IEEE International Sumposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RoMan 2015), IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, USA, pp. 6, 2015 [pdf] [bibTeX] [e-prints] 

R. Triebel, K.O. Arras, R. Alami, L. Beyer, S. Breuers, R. Chatila, M. Chetouani, D. Cremers, V. Evers, M. Fiore, H. Hung, O.A. Islas Ramírez, M.P. Joosse, H. Khambhaita, T. Kucner, B. Leibe, A. Lilienthal, T. Linder, M. Lohse, M. Magnusson, B. Okal, L. Palmieri, U. Rafi, M.M.J.W. van Rooij and Lu Zhang SPENCER: A Socially Aware Service Robot for Passenger Guidance and Help in Busy Airports . in Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Field and Service Robotics, FSR 2015, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, pp. 21-34, 2015 [pdf] [bibTeX] [e-prints] 


Contributions to Proceedings

M.P. Joosse, R.W. Poppe, M. Lohse and V. Evers Cultural Differences in how an Engagement-Seeking Robot should Approach a Group of People. in Proceedings of the 5th ACM international conference on Collaboration across boundaries: Culture, Distance & Technology (CABS 2014), ACM, New York, pp. 121-130, 2014 [pdf] [bibTeX] [e-prints]