My name is Elaheh (Ellie) Sanoubari, and I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Systems Design Engineering department at the University of Waterloo, advised by Kerstin Dautenhahn, and James E. Young, and a Student Researcher at Robotics, Google Brain.
My research in the field human-robot interaction and social robotics.
Please find a list of my publications below, on my curriculum vitae or on my Google Scholar profile.
You can also find me on LinkedIn.
Bullies and Stories: A Remote Co-design Study with Children Sanoubari, E, Munoz, J., Mahdi, H. Young, J., Houston, A. Dautenhahn, K. Proc. of ACM Interaction Design and Children (IDC), 2021. (to appear)
Children Designing Robots: A Modified Cooperative Inquiry Approach to Developing Social Robots Sanoubari, E, Dautenhahn, K. Proceedings of Research through Design Workshop in ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. 2021.
Ambiguity-aware AI Assistants for Medical Data Analysis Schaekermann, M, Beaton, G, Sanoubari, E, Lim, A, Larson, K & Law, E. Proc. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2020.
A Need for Trust in Conversational Interface Research Edwards, J & Sanoubari, E. Provocation Papers of the ACM International Conference on Conversational User Interfaces’19. 2019.
Mutation: Leveraging Performing Arts Practices in Cyborg Transitioning Hammad, N, Sanoubari, E, Finn, P, Somanath, S, Young, JE, Sharlin, E. Proc. ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition, 2019. Honorable Mention Award
AV-Pedestrian Interaction Design Using a Pedestrian Mixed Traffic Simulator Mahadevan, K, Sanoubari, E, Somanath, S, Young, JE, Sharlin, E. Proc. ACM conference on Designing Interactive Systems, 2019.
Good Robot Design or Machiavellian? An in-the-wild robot leveraging minimal knowledge of passersby’s culture Elaheh Sanoubari, Stela H. Seo, Diljot S. Garcha, James E. Young, Verónica Loureiro-Rodríguez. In Proceedings of alt.HRI track, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. 2019.
Subliminal Priming in Human-Agent Interaction: Can Agents Use Single-Frame Visuals in Video Feeds to Shape User Perceptions? Elaheh Sanoubari, Denise Y. Geiskkovitch, Diljot S. Garcha, Shahed A. Sabab, Kenny Hong, James E. Young, Andrea Bunt, Pourang Irani. In Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI '18). 2018.
“Hi human, can we talk?” An in-the-wild study template for robots approaching unsuspecting participants Elaheh Sanoubari, James E. Young. In proceedings of the Workshop on the Social Robots in the Wild at the 13th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. ACM. 2018.
Explicit, Neutral, or Implicit: a cross-cultural exploration of communication-style preferences in human robot interaction Elaheh Sanoubari, James E. Young. In adjunct Proceedings of the 13th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction . ACM. 2018.