David Feil-Seifer[File-Cypher]
Assistant Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno
email: dave (at) cse (dot) unr (dot) edu
phone: (775) 784-6469
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Publications

  1. David Feil-Seifer. "Data-Driven Interaction Methods for Socially Assistive Robotics: Validation With Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders." University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, Oct 2011. (details)
  1. Mercedes Anderson, Blanca Miller, Jamie Poston, Melissa Jurkiewicz, Adam Kirn, and David Feil-Seifer. "Robots and Sequences." To Appear in ScienceScope, Aug 2018. (details)
  2. Elaine Short, David Feil-Seifer, Eric Deng, and Maja Matarić. "Understanding the Role of a Socially Assistive Robot for Children with ASD in a Clinic Setting." To Appear in Journal of Human-Robot Interaction (JHRI), Nov 2017. (details)
  3. Corinne Jung, Lars Strother, David Feil-Seifer, and Jeffrey Hustler. "Atypical Asymmetry for Processing Human and Robot Faces in Autism Revealed by fNIRS." In PLoS One, 11(7):1-13, Jul 2016. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158804 (details) (pdf)
  4. David Feil-Seifer. "The Tail Shouldn't Wag the Dog: Why Modeling Dog-Human Interaction is not Ideal for Socially Assistive Robotics." In Interaction Studies, 15(2):195-200, Jan 2014. doi: 10.1075/is.15.2.06fei (details) (pdf)
  5. David Feil-Seifer. "Using Socially Assistive Robotics to Address the Caregiver Gap." In Circuit Cellar Magazine, Jul 2013. (details)
  6. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "Distance-Based Computational Models for Facilitating Robot Interaction with Children." In Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 1(1):55-77, Jul 2012. doi: 10.5898/JHRI.1.1.Feil-Seifer (details) (pdf)
  7. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "Ethical Principles for Socially Assistive Robotics." In IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, 18(1):24-31, Mar 2011. doi: 10.1109/MRA.2010.940150 (details) (pdf)
  8. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "Dry Your Eyes: Examining the Roles of Robots for Childcare Applications." In Interaction Studies, 11(2):208-213, Apr 2010. doi: 10.1075/is.11.2.05fei (details)
  9. David Feil-Seifer, Kristine M. Skinner, and Maja Matarić. "Benchmarks for evaluating socially assistive robotics." In Interaction Studies: Psychological Benchmarks of Human-Robot Interaction, 8(3):423-439, Oct 2007. doi: 10.1075/is.8.3.07fei (details)
  10. Maja Matarić, Jon Eriksson, David Feil-Seifer, and Carolee Winstein. "Socially Assistive Robotics for Post-Stroke Rehabilitation." In Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation (JNER), 4(5), Feb 2007. doi: 10.1186/1743-0003-4-5 (details) (pdf)
  1. Blanca Miller and David Feil-Seifer. "Embodiment, Situatedness and Morphology for Humanoid Interaction." To Appear in Humanoid Robotics: a Reference, Mar 2017. (details)
  2. Katherine Tsui, David Feil-Seifer, Holly Yanco, and Maja Matarić. "Methods for Evaluating Assistive Robotic Technology," page 41-66. In Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of Intelligent Systems, Raj Madhavan, Edward Tunstel, and Elena Messina (eds.), page 41-66, Aug 2009. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0492-8_3 (details)
  3. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "Human-Robot Interaction," page 4643-4659. In Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science, page 4643-4659, New York, NY, Apr 2009. (details) (pdf)
  1. Janelle Blankenburg, Santosh Balajee Banisetty, Seyed P. Hoseini, Luke Fraser, David Feil-Seifer, Monica Nicolescu, and Mircea Nicolescu. "A Distributed Control Architecture for Collaborative Multi-Robot Task Allocation." To Appear in International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Birmingham, UK, Nov 2017. (details) (pdf)
  2. Kazi Tanvir Ahmed Siddiqui, David Feil-Seifer, Tianyi Yang, Sonu Jose, Siming Liu, and Sushil Louis. "Development of a Swarm UAV Simulator Integrating Realistic Motion Control Models For Disaster Operations." In Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Controls Conference (DSCC), Tysons Corner, Virginia, Oct 2017. (details) (pdf)
  3. Ashutosh Singandhupe, Hung La, David Feil-Seifer, Pei Huang, Linke Guo, and Ming Li. "Securing a UAV Using Individual Characteristics From an EEG Signal." In Proceedings of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Conference, page 2748-2753, Banff, Alberta, Oct 2017. preprint, \url{https://arxiv.org/abs/1704.04574}. (details) (pdf)
  4. Huy X. Pham, Hung La, David Feil-Seifer, and Matthew Deans. "A Distributed Control Framework for a Team of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Dynamic Wildfire Tracking." In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), page 6648-6653, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Sep 2017. (details) (pdf)
  5. Meera Sebastian, Santosh Balajee Banisetty, and David Feil-Seifer. "Socially-Aware Navigation Planner Using Models of Human-Human Interaction." In International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), page 405-410, Lisbon, Portugal, Aug 2017. (details) (pdf)
  6. Luke Fraser, Banafsheh Rekabdar, Monica Nicolescu, Mircea Nicolescu, David Feil-Seifer, and George Bebis. "A compact task representation for hierarchical robot control." In International Conference on Humanoid Robots, page 697-704, Cancun, Mexico, Nov 2016. IEEE. doi: 10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2016.7803350 (details) (pdf)
  7. Jamie Poston, Houston Lucas, Zachary Carlson, and David Feil-Seifer. "Does the Safety Demand Characteristic Influence Human-Robot Interaction?." In International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR), volume 9979, page 850-859, Nov 2016. Springer International Publication. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-47437-3_83 (details) (pdf)
  8. Houston Lucas, Jamie Poston, Nathan Yocum, Zachary Carlson, and David Feil-Seifer. "Too big to be mistreated? Examining the Role of Robot Size on Perceptions of Mistreatment." In IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), page 1071-1076, New York, NY, Aug 2016. doi: 10.1109/ROMAN.2016.7745241 (details) (pdf)
  9. Zachary Carlson, Timothy Sweet, Jared Rhizor, Houston Lucas, Jamie Poston, and David Feil-Seifer. "Team-Building Activities For Heterogeneous Groups of Humans and Robots." In International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR), page 113-123, Paris, France, Oct 2015. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-25554-5_12 (details) (pdf)
  10. Elaine Short, Katelyn Swift-Spong, Jillian Greczek, Aditi Ramachandran, Alexandru Litoiu, Elena C. Grigore, David Feil-Seifer, Samuel Shuster, Jin Joo Lee, Shaobo Huang, Svetlana Levonisova, Sarah Litz, Jamy Li, Gisele Ragusa, Donna Spruijt-Metz, Maja Matarić, and Brian Scassellati. "How to Train Your DragonBot: Socially Assistive Robots for Teaching Children About Nutrition Through Play." In International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), page 924-929, Edinburgh, Scotland, Aug 2014. IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ROMAN.2014.6926371 (details) (pdf)
  11. Henny Admoni, Bradley Hayes, David Feil-Seifer, Daniel Ullman, and Brian Scassellati. "Dancing With Myself: The effect of majority group size on perceptions of majority and minority robot group members." In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (COGSCI), Berlin, Germany, Aug 2013. (details)
  12. Henny Admoni, Bradley Hayes, David Feil-Seifer, Daniel Ullman, and Brian Scassellati. "Are You Looking At Me?: Perception of robot attention is mediated by gaze duration and group size." In Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), page 389-396, Toyko, Japan, Mar 2013. doi: 10.1109/HRI.2013.6483614 (details) (pdf)
  13. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "People-Aware Navigation For Goal-Oriented Behavior Involving a Human Partner." In Proceedings of the International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL), Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Aug 2011. doi: 10.1109/DEVLRN.2011.6037331 (details) (pdf)
  14. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "Automated Detection and Classification of Positive vs. Negative Robot Interactions With Children With Autism Using Distance-Based Features." In Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, page 323-330, Lausanne, Switzerland, Mar 2011. ACM, . doi: 10.1145/1957656.1957785 (details) (pdf)
  15. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "B3IA: An architecture for autonomous robot-assisted behavior intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders." In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), page 328-333, Munich, Germany, Aug 2008. doi: 10.1109/ROMAN.2008.4600687 (details) (pdf)
  16. Katherine Tsui, Holly Yanco, David Feil-Seifer, and Maja Matarić. "Survey of Domain-Specific Performance Measures in Assistive Robotic Technology." In Proceedings of the Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop (PerMIS), page 116-123, Washington, D.C., Aug 2008. doi: 10.1145/1774674.1774693 (details) (pdf)
  17. Juan Fasola, David Feil-Seifer, and Maja Matarić. "Robotics as a tool for immersive, hands-on freshman engineering instruction." In American Society for Engineering Education Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, page 13_1058_1-13_1058_14, Pittsburgh, PA, Jul 2008. (details)
  18. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "Toward Socially Assistive Robotics For Augmenting Interventions For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders." In International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), page 201-210, Athens, Greece, Jul 2008. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-00196-3_24 (details) (pdf)
  19. Emily Mower, David Feil-Seifer, and Maja Matarić. "Investigating Implicit Cues for User State Estimation in Human-Robot Interaction Using Physiological Measurements." page 1125-1130, Jeju Island, South Korea, Aug 2007. doi: 10.1109/ROMAN.2007.4415249 (details) (pdf)
  20. Joshua Wainer, David Feil-Seifer, Dylan A. Shell, and Maja Matarić. "Embodiment and Human-Robot Interaction: A task-based perspective." In IEEE Proceedings of the International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), page 872-877, Jeju Island, South Korea, Aug 2007. doi: 10.1109/ROMAN.2007.4415207 (details) (pdf)
  21. Joshua Wainer, David Feil-Seifer, Dylan A. Shell, and Maja Matarić. "The role of physical embodiment in human-robot interaction." In IEEE Proceedings of the International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), page 117-122, Hatfield, United Kingdom, Sep 2006. doi: 10.1109/ROMAN.2006.314404 (details) (pdf)
  22. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "A Multi-Modal Approach to Selective Interaction in Assistive Domains." In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), page 416-421, Nashville, TN, Aug 2005. doi: 10.1109/ROMAN.2005.1513814 (details) (pdf)
  23. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "Defining Socially Assistive Robotics." In International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), page 465-468, Chicago, IL, Jun 2005. doi: 10.1109/ICORR.2005.1501143 (details) (pdf)
  1. Santosh Balajee Banisetty, Meera Sebastian, and David Feil-Seifer. "Socially-Aware Navigation: Action Discrimination To Select Appropriate Behavior." Nov 2016. Annual Graduate Poster Symposium (GSA), . (details) (pdf)
  2. Majed Al Zayer, Sam Tregillus, Jiwan Bhandari, David Feil-Seifer, and Eelke Folmer. "Exploring the Use of a Drone to Guide Blind Runners." Poster Paper in International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, page 263-264, Reno, NV, Oct 2016. doi: 10.1145/2982142.2982204 (details) (pdf)
  3. Janelle Blankenburg, David Feil-Seifer, and Richard Kelley. "Failsafe Algorithms for Stabilization and Control of UAS." Poster Paper in Nevada NASA EPSCOR and Space Grant Consortium Annual Meeting, Apr 2014. (details) (pdf)
  4. David Frank and David Feil-Seifer. "Fast Detection of Partially Occluded Humans from Mobile Platforms: Preliminary Work." Poster Paper in Nevada NASA EPSCOR and Space Grant Consortium Annual Meeting, Apr 2014. (details) (pdf)
  5. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "A Simon-Says Robot Providing Autonomous Imitation Feedback Using Graded Cueing." Poster Paper in International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Toronto, Canada, May 2012. (details)
  1. Santosh Balajee Banisetty, Meera Sebastian, and David Feil-Seifer. "Socially-Aware Navigation: Action Discrimination to Select Appropriate Behavior." Refereed Workshop 2016 AAAI Fall Symposium Series: AI-HRI Artificial Intelligence for Human-Robot Interaction, Arlington, VA, Nov 2016. (details) (pdf)
  2. Luke Fraser, Banafsheh Rekabdar, Monica Nicolescu, Mircea Nicolescu, and David Feil-Seifer. "A Hierarchical Control Architecture for Robust and Adaptive Collaborative Robot Task Execution." Refereed Workshop Robotics: Science \& Systems: Workshop on Planning for Human-Robot Interaction: Shared Autonomy and , Cambridge, Massachusetts, Jun 2016. (details) (pdf)
  3. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "Using Robots to Augment (not Replace) People in Therapeutic Settings." Refereed Workshop Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), Jul 2011. Workshop on HRI: Perspectives and contributions to robotics from the human sciences. (details)
  4. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "Towards the integration of socially assistive robots into the lives of children with ASD." Refereed Workshop International Conference on Human Robot Interaction, San Diego, CA, Mar 2009. Workshop on Societal Impact: How Socially Accepted Robots Can be Integrated in our Society. (details) (pdf)
  5. David Feil-Seifer and Maja Matarić. "Robot-assisted therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders." Refereed Workshop Workshop Conference on Interaction Design for Children, Chicago, Il, Jun 2008. Children with Special Needs. (details) (pdf)
  6. David Feil-Seifer. "Socially Assistive Robot-Based Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder." Refereed Workshop IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, page 10-11, Pasadena, CA, May 2008. Workshop on Unifying characteristics of research in human-robot interaction. (details)
  7. David Feil-Seifer, Nathan Koenig, and Maja Matarić. "Materials for Enabling Hands-On Robotics and STEM Education." Refereed Workshop AAAI Spring Symposium on Robots and Robot Venues, Stanford, CA, Mar 2007. Resources for AI Education. (details) (pdf)
  1. Zachary Carlson, Louise Lemmon, MacCallister Higgins, David Frank, and David Feil-Seifer. "This robot stinks! Differences between perceived mistreatment of robot and computer partners." Submitted to International Journal of Social Robotics (IJSR), Nov 2017. (details)
  2. Huy X. Pham, Hung La, David Feil-Seifer, and Matthew Deans. "A Distributed Control Framework of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Dynamic Wildfire Tracking." Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, Jul 2017. (details)