Publications

Google Scholar Page

Theses


Jin Joo Lee. A Bayesian Theory of Mind Approach to Nonverbal Communication for Human-Robot Interactions. Doctoral Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017.

Jin Joo Lee. Modeling the Dynamics of Nonverbal Behavior on Interpersonal Trust for Human-Robot Interactions. Masters Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011.

Journals


 JJ Lee, C Breazeal, D DeSteno (2017). Role of Speaker Cues in Attention Inference. Frontiers in Robotics and AI (In Review).

 JJ Lee, WB Knox, JB Wormwood, C Breazeal, D DeSteno (2013). Computationally Modeling Interpersonal Trust. Frontiers in Psychology.

D DeSteno, C Breazeal, R Frank, D Pizarro, J Baumann, L Dickens, JJ Lee (2012). Detecting the Trustworthiness of Novel Partners in Economic Exchange. Psychological Science.

Conferences


HW Park, M Gelsomini, JJ Lee, and C Breazeal (2017). Telling Stories to Robots: The Effect of Backchanneling On A Child’s Storytelling. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI).

HW Park, M Gelsomini, JJ Lee, and C Breazeal (2017). Backchannel Opportunity Prediction for Social Robot Listeners. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).

G Gordon, S Spaulding, JK Westlund, JJ Lee, et al (2016). Affective Personalization of a Social Robot Tutor for Children’s Second Language Skills. In Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

JK Westlund, G Gordon, S Spaulding, JJ Lee, et al (2016). Lessons From Teachers on Performing HRI Studies with Young Children in Schools. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI).

E Short, K Swift-Spong, J Greczek, A Ramachandran, A Litoiu, E Grigore, D Feil- Seifer, S Shuster, JJ Lee, et al (2014). How to Train Your DragonBot: Socially Assistive Robots for Teaching Children About Nutrition Through Play. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (ROMAN).

MF Jung, JJ Lee, N DePalma, S Adalgeirsson, et al (2013). Engaging Robots: Easing Complex Human-Robot Teamwork using Backchanneling. In Proceedings of the Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social (CSCW).

Workshops, Symposiums, & Extended Abstracts


JK Westlund, JJ Lee, L Plummer, et al. Tega: A Social Robot (2016). In Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) Extended Abstract.

JK Westlund, G Gordon, S Spaulding, JJ Lee, et al (2015). Learning A Second Language with a Socially Assistive Robot. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Robots in Therapy and Education (New Friends) Extended Abstract.

 JJ Lee and C Breazeal (2014). Interactively Learning Nonverbal Behavior for Inference and Production: A Machine Learning Approach. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) Workshop on Algorithmic HRI.

JJ Lee, WB Knox, and C Breazeal (2013). Modeling the Dynamics of Nonverbal Behavior on Interpersonal Trust for Human-Robot Interactions. In Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Spring Symposium on Trust and Autonomous Systems.

Media


NSF News (March 2016). “Robot Learning Companion Offers Custom-tailored Tutoring

EdTech (March 2016). “MIT’s Sociable Robot ‘Tega’ Helps Preschoolers Learn a Second Language

IEEE Spectrum (March 2016). “Kids Love MIT’s Latest Squishable Social Robot (Mostly)

Computer World (Oct 2015). “From Bionics to Magic, MIT Media Lab Celebrates 30 yrs of Innovation

BBC News (Oct 2015). “Back to the Future: What will technology really look like?

NY Times Blog (Sept 2012). “Who’s Trustworthy? A Robot Can Help Teach Us

Engadget (Sept 2012). “Nexi Robot Helps Northeastern University Track Effects of Shifty Body Language

Psychological Science News (Sept 2012). “Who (and What) Can You Trust? How Non-Verbal Cues Can Predict a Person’s (and a Robot’s) Trustworthiness

NSF News (Sept 2012). “Trusty Robot Helps Us Understand Human Social Cues

Boston Globe (July 2012). “Robots may Furnish Lesson in Human Trust