Interactive session presentations:

  • Identifying Trust-related Factors in Human Control of Swarms by Changjoo Nam (CMU), Phillip Walker (University of Pittsburgh), Michael Lewis (University of Pittsburgh) and Katia Sycara (CMU)
  • When to Ask for Help: Introspection in Multi-Robot Teams by Jen Jen Chung, Lauren Milliken, Geoffrey A. Hollinger and Kagan Tumer (Oregon State University)
  • Teleoperation of a Platoon of Distributed Wheeled Mobile Robots with Predictive Display by Jaemin Yoon, Changsu Ha, Changu Kim, Yonghan Lee and Dongjun Lee (Seoul National University)
  • A Study on Human Multi-Robot Interaction Using Distal Deictic Gestures by Boris Gromov, Luca M. Gambardella, Alessandro Giusti (Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence)
Call for contributions: ICRA 2017 workshop – HMRSI due by February 15

We invite short papers of 2-4 pages in the standard IEEE ICRA conference format. Submissions should be in PDF format(<5MB). Please send the paper to by February 15. All the submissions will be reviewed based on relevance, technical quality, and novelty. Authors of accepted papers are expected to attend the workshop with a 1-minute lightning talk and to present their work as posters during the interactive session with posters prepared in advance.

Topics of interest must be in accordance with the workshop theme on human interaction with multi-robot systems. The general areas include but are not limited to:

  • Shared control
  • Physical human-robot interaction
  • Cognitive human-robot interaction
  • Social human-robot interaction
  • Swarm robotics
  • Multi-agent systems
  • Collaborative robotics

Important dates:

  • Feb 15: Submission deadline
  • Mar 15: Notification of acceptance
  • Jun 02: Workshop event (full-day)


This full-day workshop is supported by the IEEE RAS Technical Committee on Multi-Robot Systems, IEEE RAS Technical Committee on Human-Robot Interaction, and IEEE CSS Technical Committee on Manufacturing, Automation, and Robotic Control.