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2017.August.17:

IFAAMAS Influential Paper Award

Dr. Justine Cassell, School of Computer Science Associate Dean for Technology Strategy and Impact and a professor in the Language Technologies Institute, won IFAAMAS Influential Paper Award 2017 ! Justine Cassell, Catherine Pelachaud, Norman Badler, Mark Steedman, Brett Achorn, Tripp Becket, Brett Douville, Scott Prevost, Matthew Stone (1994), Animated Conversation: Rule-based Generation of Facial Expression, Gesture & […]

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2017.August.17:

Justine Cassell Named ACM Fellows

Dr. Justine Cassell,  School of Computer Science Associate Dean for Technology Strategy and Impact and a professor in the Language Technologies Institute, has been named Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellows for 2016 in recognition of her contributions to human-computer interaction. The ACM cited her as “for contributions to human-computer interaction and advocacy for empowerment and voice through […]

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2017.July.2:

Best Student Paper Award @ CSCL 2017

Michael Madaio, a Ph.D student in Human-Computer Interaction won the Best Student Paper Award in CSCL (International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning)! The Impact of Peer Tutors’ Use of Indirect Feedback and Instructions Michael Madaio, Justine Cassell, Amy Ogan Abstract: During collaborative learning, computer-supported or otherwise, students balance task oriented goals with the interpersonal goals […]

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2017.June.2:

ArticuLab 2016 Intern Alumni’s Stories

Congratulations to 2016 summer intern alumni for getting enrolled in prestigious post-graduate program this fall! We received their stories… SCIPR Project Alumni Lu Sun Master of Educational Technology and Applied Learning Science, Carnegie Mellon University From Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications “My research experience in Articulab was amazing! The research atmosphere is great here and […]

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2017.May.31:

ArticuLab presented at CHI’17 “Designing for Curiosity and Interdisciplinary Workshop”

This May, Prof. Justine Cassell, post-doc researcher Zhen Bai and PhD student Tanmay Sinha presented the latest findings of the SCIPR project at the CHI’17 workshop “Designing for Curiosity and Interdisciplinary Workshop” at Denver. The position paper can be found here. Tanmay Sinha, Zhen Bai, and Justine Cassell A Theoretical Framework of Curiosity in Small […]

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2017.May.31:

ArticuLab showcased SARA in “Bots and AI Conference”

LivePerson and Carnegie Mellon University hosted over 100 customer care executives from globally leading brands for the Bots and AI Conference on May 4th. The ArticuLab presented the latest InMind-SARA mobile app to the audience. Zeynep Tolon, IBM Lead for CMO Market Development, posted a nice article about the conference and SARA. Bots and AI: […]

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2017.May.22:

Cassell To Speak at U.N. Event on Innovation and Connectivity

Justine Cassell, associate dean of technology strategy and impact for the School of Computer Science, will present a keynote address on Wednesday, May 17, at a United Nations event…

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2017.March.17:

Google Faculty Award 2016

Our proposal “Grounding Task Behavior in the Social World: Deep Reinforcement Learning for Social Dialogue to Improve Task Performance” has been awarded the Google Faculty Research Awards …

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2017.February.14:

ArticuLab @ World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017

CMU’s ArticuLab presented SARA (the Socially Aware Robot Assistant) at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos (January 17-20, 2017).

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2017.February.14:

Media Coverage of SARA at the World Economic Forum 2017

SARA GIF Hate virtual assistants that lack personality or emotion? Able to perform a wide range of tasks whilst being endowed with empathy…

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2017.January.1:

Full-time/Summer Internship Opportunities 2017

The ArticuLab is looking for undergraduate and graduate (masters or PhD) interns for summer 2017. This is a great research experience for those who want to go on to graduate school

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2016.October.26:

Media Coverages of SARA (Summer 2016)

That future will likely include Sara and other forms of AI that think and behave like humans. And they’ll become an everyday part of our lives sooner than you might imagine.

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2016.September.23:

Best Student Paper Award @ IVA 2016

PhD students Randy Zhao and Tanmay Sinha won the best student paper award at 16th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents for their work on automatic estimation of interpersonal rapport.

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2016.August.27:

Summer Internship 2016

This past summer, the ArticuLab hosted a group of 26 talented undergraduate and postgraduate students from all around the world!

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2016.August.26:

SARA at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of New Champions

The ArticuLab presented SARA (Socially Aware Robot Assistant) at the Annual Meeting of New Champions 2016, hosted by the World Economics Forum, in Tianjin (June 26-28).

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2016.August.25:

ArticuLab Summer Retreat 2016!

The Articulab had a summer retreat to discuss our future research plan, and DNA of the Articulab.

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