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Building Stem Career Interest Through Curriculum Treatments
(Springer Open, 2020)
Watson and McMahon’s (2005) work identified a need for research to examine the what and how of children’s career development learning; this research is a start to answering that call, specifically focusing on STEM career ...
Reluctant to Share: How Third Person Perceptions of Fake News Discourage News Readers From Sharing “Real News” on Social Media
Rampant fake news on social media has drawn significant attention. Yet, much remains unknown as to how such imbalanced evaluations of self versus others could shape social media users’ perceptions and their subsequent ...
Learning to Share Autonomy Across Repeated Interaction
(Virginia Tech, 2021-07-20)
Wheelchair-mounted robotic arms (and other assistive robots) should help their users perform everyday tasks. One way robots can provide this assistance is shared autonomy. Within shared autonomy, both the human and robot ...
I Know What You Meant: Learning Human Objectives by (Under)estimating Their Choice Set
(Virginia Tech, 2021-04-05)
Assistive robots have the potential to help people perform everyday tasks. However, these robots first need to learn what it is their user wants them to do. Teaching assistive robots is hard for inexperienced users, elderly ...
Developing a Virginia STEM Network: A cross-university collaboration funded by 4-VA
STEM literacy is critical to workforce development and to an educated citizenry. Virginia has many points of pride in STEM education and is poised to accelerate STEM opportunities for all of its citizens. We propose ...
Here’s What I’ve Learned: Asking Questions that Reveal Reward Learning
(Virginia Tech, 2021-07-02)
Robots can learn from humans by asking questions. In these questions the robot demonstrates a few different behaviors and asks the human for their favorite. But how should robots choose which questions to ask? Today’s ...
ICAT Creativity + Innovation Day Exhibit and Event Catalog May 4, 2020
(Virginia Tech. Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology, 2020-05-04)
A program for the festival held virtually on May 4, 2020.
The Effects of Incorrect Occlusion Cues on the Understanding of Barehanded Referencing in Collaborative Augmented Reality
In many collaborative tasks, the need for joint attention arises when one of the users wants to guide others to a specific location or target in space. If the collaborators are co-located and the target position is in close ...
Virtual replicas of real places: Experimental investigations
The emergence of social virtual reality (VR) experiences, such as Facebook Spaces, Oculus Rooms, and Oculus Venues, will generate increased interest from users who want to share real places (both personal and public) with ...
New Interfaces for Spatial Musical Expression
With the proliferation of venues equipped with the high den- sity loudspeaker arrays there is a growing interest in developing new interfaces for spatial musical expression (NISME). Of particular interest are interfaces ...