Amin H. Atrash
School of Computer Science
University of Southern California Email: atrash at usc edu Phone: 213-740-6245 Office: 3710 McClintock Ave., RTH 423, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Mead, R., Atrash, A., and Matari., M.J. (2011) Proxemic Feature Recognition for Interactive Robots: Automating Metrics from the Social Sciences, to appear in International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR2011), Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 2011.
Mead, R., Atrash, A., and Matari., M.J. Automated Analysis of Proxemic Behavior: Leveraging Metrics from the Social Sciences, RSS Workshop on Human-Robot Interaction: Perspectives and Contributions to Robotics from the Human Sciences, Los Angeles, California, July 2011.
St. Clair, A., Atrash, A., Mead, R., and Matari., M.J. Speech, Gesture, and Space: Investigating Explicit and Implicit Communication in Multi-Human Multi-Robot Collaborations, AAAI Spring Symposium on Multi-Robot Systems and Physical Data Structures (SS-11-07), Stanford, CA, March 2011.
Mead, R., Atrash, A., and Matari., M.J. Recognition of Spatial Dynamics for Predicting Social Interaction International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI2011), Lausanne, Switzerland, March 2011, pp. 201-202
J. Pineau, R. West, A. Atrash, J. Villemure, F. Routhier. On the Feasibility of Using a Standardized Test for Evaluating a Speech-Controlled Smart Wheelchair. International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems. To appear.
W. Honore, A. Atrash, P. Boucher, R. Kaplow, S. Kelouwani, H. Nguyen, J. Villemure, R. West, F. Routhier, P. Stone, C. Dufour, J.-P. Dussault, D. Rock, P. Cohen, L. Demers, R. Forget, J. Pineau. Human-Oriented Design and Initial Validation of an Intelligent Powered Wheelchair. RESNA Annual Conference. 2010.
J. Pineau, R. West, A. Atrash, J. Villemure, F. Routhier. Towards a Standardized Test for Intelligent Wheelchairs. Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS). 2010.
J. Pineau, A. Atrash, R. Kaplow, J. Villemure. On the design and validation of an intelligent powered wheelchair: Lessons from the SmartWheeler project. CIM Symposium on Brain, Body and Machine. 2010.
Atrash, A., R. Kaplow, J. Villemure, R. West, H. Yamani, J. Pineau. Development and Validation of a Robust
Interface for Improved Human-Robot Interaction. International Journal of Social Robotics. 2009. Vol 1.
Kaplow, R., A. Atrash, and J. Pineau. Variable Resolution Decomposition
for Robotic Navigation Under a POMDP Framework. International Conference on Robotics and Automation. 2010.
Atrash, A. and J. Pineau. A Bayesian Reinforcement Learning Approach for
Customizing Human-Robot Interfaces. International Conference on Intelligent
User Interfaces. 2009. (.pdf)
Pineau, J. and A. Atrash for the SmartWheeler team. SmartWheeler: A robotic
wheelchair test-bed for investigating new models of human-robot interaction.
AAAI Spring Symposium on Multidisciplinary Collaboration for Socially Assistive
Robotics. 2007. (.pdf)
Pineau J. and A. Atrash Multi-modal control of an intelligent
wheelchair. IROS Workshop on Assistive Technologies. 2007 (.pdf)
Atrash, A. and J. Pineau. Efficient Planning and Tracking in POMDPs with
Large Observation Spaces. AAAI Workshop on Statistical and Empirical Approaches for Spoken Dialogue Systems 2006 (.pdf)
S. Abdou, et al. The 2004 BBN Levantine Arabic and Mandarin CTS Transcription Systems. EARS Workshop 2004.
Lukowiz, P., J. Ward, H. Junker, M. Stager, G. Troster, A. Atrash, and T.
Starner. Recognizing Workshop Activity Using Body Worn Microphones and
Accelerometers.. International Conference on Pervasive Computing,
Lukowiz, P., J. Ward, H. Junker, M. Stager, G. Troster, A. Atrash,
and T. Starner. Recognizing Workshop Activity Using Body Worn Microphones
and Accelerometers. Georgia Tech Technical Report 03-32. (.pdf)
Westeyn, T., H. Brashear, A. Atrash, and T. Starner. Georgia
Tech Gesture Toolkit: Supporting Experiments in Gesture Recognition.
International Conference on Perceptive and Multimodal User Interfaces 2003. (.pdf)
Simmons, R., et al. GRACE: An Autonomous Robot for the AAAI Robot
Challenge. AAAI Magazine, Summer 2003.(.pdf)
Atrash, A. and S. Koenig. Probablistic Planning for Behavior-Based
Robotics. FLAIRS, 2001. (.pdf)