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Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

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  • Vivian Chu, Andrea L. Thomaz. "Analyzing Differences between Teachers when Learning Object Affordances via Guided-Exploration," To appear in International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), 2017. [pdf] [bib]
  • Vivian Chu, Ian McMahon, Lorenzo Riano, Craig G. McDonald, Qin He, Jorge M. Perez-Tejada, Michael Arrigo, Trevor Darrell, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, "Robotic Learning of Haptic Adjectives Through Physical Interaction," Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS), 2015
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  • Bin Liu, Laura Chiticariu, Vivian Chu, H. V. Jagadish, and Frederick R. Reiss, "Refining Information Extraction Rules Using Data Provenance", IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, 2010. [pdf] [bib]

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Vivian Chu, Baris Akgun, Andrea L. Thomaz, "Learning Haptic Affordances from Demonstration and Human-Guided Exploration", IEEE Haptics Symposium (HAPTICS), 2016. [pdf] [bib]
  • Vivian Chu, Tesca Fitzgerald, Andrea L. Thomaz, "Learning Object Affordances by Leveraging the Combination of Human-Guidance and Self-Exploration", IEEE/ACM International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), 2016. [pdf] [bib] Nominated for Best Technical Advance in HRI Paper Award
  • Vivian Chu, Kalesha Bullard, Andrea L. Thomaz, "Multimodal Real-time Contingency Detection for HRI", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2014 [pdf] [bib]
  • Vivian Chu, Ian McMahon, Lorenzo Riano, Craig G. McDonald, Qin He, Jorge M. Perez-Tejada, Michael Arrigo, Naomi Fitter, John C. Nappo, Trevor Darrell, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker. "Using Robotic Exploratory Procedures to Learn the Meaning of Haptic Adjectives", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013. [pdf] [bib] Winner of Best Cognitive Robotics Paper Award
  • Yunyao Li, Vivian Chu, Sebastian Blohm, Huaiyu Zhu, Howard Ho,"Facilitating Pattern Discovery for Relation Extraction with Semantic-Signature-Based Clustering", CIKM 2011: 1415-1424. [pdf] [bib]
  • Bin Liu, Laura Chiticariu, Vivian Chu, H. V. Jagadish, and Frederick R. Reiss, "Automatic Rule Refinement for Information Extraction", PVLDB (Research Track), Singapore, 2010. [pdf] [bib]

Peer Reviewed Symposium and Workshop Papers

  • Vivian Chu, Andrea L. Thomaz, "Exploring Affordances Using Human-Guidance and Self-Exploration", AAAI Fall Symposium Series, 2015
  • Baris Akgun, Kalesha Bullard, Vivian Chu, Andrea L. Thomaz, "An HRI Approach to Learning from Demonstration", AAAI Fall Symposium Series, 2014 [pdf] [bib]
  • Vivian Chu, Andrea L. Thomaz, "Understanding the Role of Haptics in Affordances", RSS Workshop on Affordances in Vision for Cognitive Robotics, 2014 [pdf] [bib]
  • Ian McMahon, Vivian Chu, Lorenzo Riano, Craig G. McDonald, Qin He, Jorge Martinez Perez-Tejada, Michael Arrigo, Naomi Fitter, John C. Nappo, Trevor Darrell, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker. "Robotic Learning of Haptic Adjectives Through Physical Interaction", IROS 2012 [pdf] [bib]

Conference Demonstrations

  • Laura Chiticariu, Vivian Chu, Sajib Dasgupta, Thilo W. Goetz, Howard Ho, Rajasekar Krishnamurthy, Alexander Lang, Yunyao Li, Bin Liu, Sriram Raghavan, Frederick R. Reiss, Shivakumar Vaithyanathan, and Huaiyu Zhu. The SystemT IDE: An Integrated Development Environment for Information Extraction Rules. SIGMOD Conference 2011: 1291-1294
  • Sreeram Balakrishnan, Vivian Chu, Mauricio A. Hernandez, Howard Ho, Rajasekar Krishnamurthy, Shixia Liu, Jan Pieper, Jeffrey S. Pierce, Lucian Popa, Christine Robson, Lei Shi, Ioana Roxana Stanoi, Edison L. Ting, Shivakumar Vaithyanathan, Huahai Yang: Midas: Integrating Public Financial Data. SIGMOD Conference 2010: 1187-1190