Research

Peer reviewed Journals

Saunderson, S., Nejat, G. “Persuasive Robots Should Avoid Authority: the Effects of Formal and Real Authority on Persuasion in Human-Robot Interaction.” Science Robotics. 8.58 (2021). (PDF)

Saunderson, S., Nejat, G. “Robots Asking for Favors: The Effects of Directness and Familiarity on Persuasive HRI.” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L). 6.2 (2021): 1793-1800. (PDF)

Saunderson, S., Nejat, G. “Investigating Strategies for Robot Persuasion in Social Human-Robot Interaction.” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics. 2020: 1-13. (PDF)

Saunderson, S., Nejat, G. “How Robots Influence Humans: A Survey of Nonverbal Communication in Social Human-Robot Interaction.” International Journal of Social Robotics. 11.4 (2019): 575-608 (PDF)

Saunderson, S., Nejat, G. “It Would Make Me Happy if You Used My Guess: Comparing Robot Persuasive Strategies in Social Human-Robot Interaction.” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L). 4.2 (2019): 1707-1714. (PDF)

Lafleche, J.F., Saunderson, S., Nejat, G. “Robot Cooperative Behavior Learning using Single-Shot Learning from Demonstration and Parallel Hidden Markov Models.” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L). 4.2 (2019): 193-200. (PDF)

Schiff, M., Saunderson, S., Mountian, I., & Hartley, P. “Chronic Disease and Self-Injection: Ethnographic Investigations into the Patient Experience During Treatment.” Rheumatology and Therapy (2017): 445-463. (Link)

Babin, R. & Saunderson, S. “Governance of Outsourcing: Building a Better Relationship.” Journal of Information Systems Applied Research (JISAR) 9.01 (2016):16-25. (PDF)

Dudek, G., Giguere, P., Prahacs, C., Saunderson, S., Sattar, J., Torres-Mendez, L. A., Jenkin, M., German, A., Hogue, A., & Ripsman, A. “AQUA: An Amphibious Autonomous Robot.” IEEE Computer Magazine 40.1 (2007): 46-53. (Link)

Conference Proceedings

Saunderson, S., Fung, A., Tan, A., Nejat, G. “Socially Assistive Service Robots at the Autonomous Systems and Biomechatronics Lab.” University of Toronto Engineering Research Days, Toronto, ON, Canada. June, 2021. (poster)

Saunderson, S., Nejat, G. “Robots Asking for Favors: The Effects of Directness and Familiarity on Persuasive HRI.” International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2021 (ICRA 2021), Xi’an, China. IEEE. May, 2021.

Saunderson, S., Nejat, G. “Persuasive Strategies in Human-Robot Interaction.” University of Toronto Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, Toronto, ON, Canada. June, 2019. (poster)

Saunderson, S., Nejat, G. “It Would Make Me Happy if You Used My Guess: Comparing Robot Persuasive Strategies in Social Human-Robot Interaction.” International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2019 (ICRA 2019), Montreal, QC, Canada. IEEE. May 2019.

Saunderson, S., Nejat, G. “Competitive Persuasive Strategies for Social Human-Robot Interactions.” Workshop on Robotic Co-Workers 4.0: Human Safety and Comfort in Human-Robot Interactive Social Environments, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018), Madrid, Spain. IEEE. October, 2018.

Schiff, M., Aris, M., Saunderson, S., Mountian, I., & Hartley., P. “SAT0631-HPR Chronic Disease and Self-Injection: Ethnographic Investigations into the Patient Experience During Treatment.” EULAR Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 75.2 (2016): pp.1291-1292.

Giguere, P., Dudek, G., Saunderson, S., & Prahacs, C. “Environment Identification for a Running Robot Using Inertial and Actuator Cues.” Robotics: Science and System (RSS), Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A, August, 2006.

Dudek, G., Jenkin, M., Prahacs, C., Hogue, A., Sattar, J., Giguere, P., German, A., Liu, H., Saunderson, S., Ripsman, A. “A Visually Guided Swimming Robot.” Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2005 (IROS 2005),Edmonton, AB, Canada (pp. 1749-1754) IEEE. August 2005.