Publications

2017
Conference Proceedings
Unhelkar, V. V., X. Jessie Yang, and J. A. Shah, "Challenges for Communication Decision-Making in Sequential Human-Robot Collaborative Tasks", Workshop on Mathematical Models, Algorithms, and Human-Robot Interaction at R:SS, Cambridge, US, 07/2017.
Lasota, P. A., and J. A. Shah, "A Multiple-Predictor Approach to Human Motion Prediction", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 05/2017.
Hayes, B., and J. A. Shah, "Interpretable Models for Fast Activity Recognition and Anomaly Explanation During Collaborative Robotics Tasks", International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Singapore, IEEE, 05/2017.
Hayes, B., and J. A. Shah, "Improving Robot Controller Transparency Through Autonomous Policy Explanation", 12th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2017), 03/2017.
Kotowick, K., and J. Shah, "Intelligent Sensory Modality Selection for Electronic Supportive Devices", ACM Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2017), 03/2017.
Yang, X. Jessie, V. V. Unhelkar, K. Li, and J. A. Shah, "Evaluating Effects of User Experience and System Transparency on Trust in Automation", 12th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2017), Vienna, Austria, 03/2017.
Kim, J., C. J. Banks, and J. A. Shah, "Collaborative Planning with Encoding of Users’ High-level Strategies", The Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17), San Francisco, California, 02/2017.
Pérez-D'Arpino, C., and J. A. Shah, "C-LEARN: Learning Geometric Constraints from Demonstrations for Multi-Step Manipulation in Shared Autonomy", 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (IEEE ICRA 2017), 2017.
Journal Article
Lasota, P. A., T. Fong, and J. A. Shah, "A Survey of Methods for Safe Human-Robot Interaction", Foundations and Trends® in Robotics, vol. 5, issue 4, pp. 261–349, 05/2017.
2016
Conference Proceedings
Gombolay, M., X. Jessie Yang, B. Hayes, N. Seo, Z. Liu, S. Wadhwania, T. Yu, N. Shah, T. Golen, and J. Shah, "Robotic Assistance in Coordination of Patient Care", Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems ({RSS}), Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A., June 20-22, 2016.
Zhang, C., and J. A. Shah, "Co-Optimization Multi-Agent Placement with Task Assignment and Scheduling", International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 07/2016.
Gombolay, M., R. Jensen, J. Stigile, S-H. Son, and J. Shah, "Apprenticeship Scheduling: Learning to Schedule from Human Experts", Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 07/2016.
Lasota, P. A., and J. A. Shah, "Toward Robust and Generalizable Prediction of Human Motion via Predictor Ensembles", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Human-Robot Interfaces for Enhanced Physical Interactions Workshop, 05/2016.
Shah, A. J., and J. A. Shah, "Towards Manipulation Planning for Interlinked Deformable Linear Objects", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden, IEEE, 2016.
Unhelkar, V. V., R-D. Buhai, and J. A. Shah, "Planning in Dynamic Environments using Evolving Time-Indexed Graphs", Workshop on Planning for Human-Robot Interaction at R:SS, Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2016.
Unhelkar, V. V., R-D. Buhai, and J. A. Shah, "Incremental Path Planning in Time to Leverage Evolving Predictions", Workshop on Autonomous Mobile Service Robots at IJCAI, New York, NY, 2016.
Unhelkar, V. V., and J. A. Shah, "ConTaCT : Deciding to Communicate During Time-Critical Collaborative Tasks in Unknown, Deterministic Domains", Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-16) (26% Acceptance Rate), Phoenix, Arizona, AAAI Press, 2016.
Journal Article
Butchibabu, A., C. Sparano-Huiban, L. Sonenberg, and J. Shah, "Implicit Coordination Strategies for Effective Team Communication", Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, vol. 58, issue 4, 06/2016.
Kim, J., and J. A. Shah, "Improving Team's Consistency of Understanding in Meetings", IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems (THMS), vol. 46, issue 5, pp. 625-637, 04/2016.
2015
Conference Proceedings
Gombolay, M. C., C. Huang, and J. A. Shah, "Coordination of Human-Robot Teaming with Human Task Preferences", AAAI Fall Symposium Series on AI-HRI, 11/2015.
Lasota, P. A., and J. A. Shah, "Toward Safe and Efficient HRI in Industrial Settings via Distance-Based Speed Limiting and Motion-Level Adaptation", IROS Workshop on Safety for Human-Robot Interaction in Industrial Settings, Hamburg, Germany, 10/2015.
Pérez-D'Arpino, C., and J. Shah, "Fast Target Prediction of Human Reaching Motion for Cooperative Human-Robot Manipulation Tasks Using Time Series Classification", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, WA, USA, 05/2015.
Unhelkar, V. V., C. Pérez-D'Arpino, L. Stirling, and J. A. Shah, "Human-Robot Co-Navigation using Anticipatory Indicators of Human Walking Motion", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, WA, USA, 05/2015.
Nikolaidis, S., K. Gu, R. Ramakrishnan, and J. A. Shah, "Efficient Model Learning from Joint-Action Demonstrations for Human-Robot Collaborative Tasks", The 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) [Best Enabling Technology Paper], Portland, Oregon, USA, 03/2015.
Unhelkar, V. V., and J. A. Shah, "Challenges in Developing a Collaborative Robotic Assistant for Automotive Assembly Lines", HRI Pioneers workshop, Portland, Oregon, USA, pp. 239-240, 03/2015.
Kim, B., K. Patel, A. Rostamizadeh, and J. Shah, "Scalable and interpretable data representation for high-dimensional, complex data", AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-15), 2015.
Zhang, C., and J. A. Shah, "On Fairness in Decision-Making under Uncertainty: Definitions, Computation, and Comparison", AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-15), 2015.
Journal Article
Nikolaidis, S., P. Lasota, R. Ramakrishnan, and J. Shah, "Improved human–robot team performance through cross-training, an approach inspired by human team training practices", The International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), vol. 34, issue 14, pp. 1711-1730, 12/2015.
Gombolay, M. C., R. A. Gutierrez, S. G. Clarke, G. F. Sturla, and J. A. Shah, "Decision-Making Authority, Team Efficiency and Human Worker Satisfaction in Mixed Human-Robot Teams", Autonomous Robots, vol. 39, issue 3, pp. 312, 10/2015.
Lasota, P. A., and J. A. Shah, "Analyzing the Effects of Human-Aware Motion Planning on Close-Proximity Human-Robot Collaboration", Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society [2014 Human Factors Prize Finalist], vol. 57, issue 1, pp. 21-33, 02/2015.
Kim, B., C. M. Chacha, and J. A. Shah, "Inferring Team Task Plans from Human Meetings: A Generative Modeling Approach with Logic-Based Prior", Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) , pp. 361-398, 2015.
Thesis
Unhelkar, V. V., "Introducing mobile robots on the automotive final assembly line : control, sensing and human-robot interaction", Aeronautics and Astronautics, vol. S.M., Cambridge, MA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, pp. 107, 2015.
Kim, J., "Improving team's consistency of understanding in meetings: intelligent agent participation and human subject studies", Aeronautics and Astronautics, vol. S.M., Cambridge, MA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, pp. 66, 2015.
2014
Conference Proceedings
Zhang, C., and J. A. Shah, "Fairness in Multi-Agent Sequential Decision-Making", Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 12/2014.
Kim, B., C. Rudin, and J. Shah, "The Bayesian Case Model: A Generative Approach for Case-Based Reasoning and Prototype Classification", Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 12/2014.
Kim, J., and J. A. Shah, "Automatic Prediction of Consistency among Team Members' Understanding of Group Decisions in Meetings", IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), San Diego, CA, 10/2014.
Lasota, P. A., G. F. Rossano, and J. A. Shah, "Toward Safe Close-Proximity Human-Robot Interaction with Standard Industrial Robots", The 10th IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), Taipei, Taiwan, 08/2014.
Gombolay, M. C., R. A. Gutierrez, G. F. Sturla, and J. A. Shah, "Decision-Making Authority, Team Efficiency and Human Worker Satisfaction in Mixed Human-Robot Teams", Robotics: Science and Systems, 07/2014.
Unhelkar, V. V., J. Perez, J. C. Boerkoel, J. Bix, S. Bartscher, and J. A. Shah, "Towards Control and Sensing for an autonomous Mobile Robotic Assistant navigating Assembly Lines", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, China, 06/2014.
Unhelkar, V. V., H. Chit Siu, and J. A. Shah, "Comparative Performance of Human and Mobile Robotic Assistants in Collaborative Fetch-and-Deliver Tasks", The 9th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Bielefeld, Germany, 03/2014.
Journal Article
Fallon, M., S. Kuindersma, S. Karumanchi, M. Antone, T. Schneider, H. Dai, C. Pérez-D'Arpino, R. Deits, M. Dicicco, D. Fourie, et al., "An Architecture for Online Affordance-based Perception and Whole-body Planning", Journal of Field Robotics, vol. 32, issue 2, 2014.
Gombolay, M. C., and J. A. Shah, "Schedulability Analysis of Task Sets with Upper and Lowerbound Temporal Constraints", Journal of Aerospace Information Systems (JAIS), 2014.
2013
Conference Proceedings
Nikolaidis, S., P. A. Lasota, Gregory Rossano, Carlos Martinez, Thomas Fuhlbrigge, and J. Shah, "Human-Robot Collaboration in Manufacturing: Quantitative Evaluation of Predictable, Convergent Joint Action", The 44th International Symposium on Robotics (Best Paper Nomination), Seoul, Korea., 10/2013.
Lasota, P. A., S. Nikolaidis, and J. A. Shah, "Developing an Adaptive Robotic Assistant for Close Proximity Human-Robot Collaboration in Space", AIAA Infotech@Aerospace, 08/2013.
Kim, B., C. M. Chacha, and J. A. Shah, "Inferring Robot Task Plans from Human Team Meetings: A Generative Modeling Approach with Logic-Based Prior", Twenty-Seventh AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-13) (29% Acceptance Rate), 07/2013.
Boerkoel, J. C., and E. H. Durfee, "Decoupling the Multiagent Disjunctive Temporal Problem", Twenty-Seventh AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-13), 07/2013.
Gombolay, M. C., R. J. Wilcox, and J. A. Shah, "Fast Scheduling of Multi-Robot Teams with Temporospatial Constraints", Robotics: Science and Systems (30% Acceptance Rate), Berlin, Germany, 06/2013.
Gombolay, M. C., R. J. Wilcox, A. Diaz, F.. Yu, and J. A. Shah, "Towards Successful Coordination of Human and Robotic Work using Automated Scheduling Tools: An Initial Pilot Study", Robotics: Science and Systems, Human-Robot Collaboration Workshop, Berlin, Germany, 06/2013.
Boerkoel, J. C., L. R. Planken, R. J. Wilcox, and J. A. Shah, "Distributed Algorithms for Incrementally Maintaining Multiagent Simple Temporal Networks", Proceedings of the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), 06/2013.
Boerkoel, J. C., and J. A. Shah, "Planning for Flexible Human-Robot Co-navigation in Dynamic Manufacturing Environments", HRI Pioneers, 03/2013.
Nikolaidis, S., and J. A. Shah, "Human-Robot Cross-Training: Computational Formulation, Modeling and Evaluation of a Human Team Training Strategy", Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (25% Acceptance Rate), 03/2013.
Kim, B., L. Bush, and J. A. Shah, "Quantitative Estimation of the Strength of Agreements in Goal-Oriented Meetings", IEEE International Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support (CogSIMA), 02/2013.
Journal Article
Boerkoel, J. C., and E. H. Durfee, "Distributed Reasoning for Multiagent Simple Temporal Problems", Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), vol. 47, 05/2013.
Thesis
Gombolay, M. C., "Fast Methods for Scheduling with Applications to Real-Time Systems and Large-Scale, Robotic Manufacturing of Aerospace Structures", Aeronautics and Astronautics, vol. S.M., pp. 117, 06/2013.
2012
Conference Proceedings
Wilcox, R., S. Nikolaidis, and J. A. Shah, "Optimization of Temporal Dynamics for Adaptive Human-Robot Interaction in Assembly Manufacturing", Robotics: Science and Systems (33% acceptance rate), Sydney, Australia, 07/2012.
Gombolay, M. C., and J. A. Shah, "Uniprocessor Scheduling Policy for Non-Preemptive Task Sets with Precedence and Temporal Constraints", AIAA Infotech@Aerospace [Best Intelligent Systems Paper], Garden Grove, California, 06/2013, 2012.
Nikolaidis, S., and J. A. Shah, "Human-Robot Interactive Planning using Cross-Training: A Human Team Training Approach", AIAA Infotech@Aerospace, Garden Grove, California, 06/2012.
Wilcox, R., and J. A. Shah, "Optimization of Multi-Agent Workflow for Human-Robot Collaboration in Assembly Manufacturing", AIAA Infotech@Aerospace, Garden Grove, California, 06/2012.
Nikolaidis, S., and J. A. Shah, "Human-Robot Teaming using Shared Mental Models", IEEE/ACM International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Workshop on Human-Agent-Robot Teamwork, Boston, Massachusetts, 03/2012.
2011
Conference Proceedings
Dong, S., P. Conrad, J. A. Shah, B. Williams, D. Mittman, M. Ingham, and V. Verma, "Compliant Task Execution and Learning for Safe Mixed-Initiative Human-Robot Operations", AIAA Infotech@Aerospace, 06/2011.
Shah, J. A., J. Wiken, B. Williams, and C. Breazeal, "Improved Human-Robot Team Performance Using Chaski, a Human-Inspired Plan Execution System", Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (Best Paper Nomination), Lausanne, Switzerland, 03/2011.
2009
Conference Proceedings
Shah, J. A., P. Conrad, and B. Williams, "Fast Distributed Multi-agent Plan Execution with Dynamic Task Assignment and Scheduling", Proceedings of the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) (34% acceptance rate), Thessaloniki, Greece, 09/2009.
Shah, J. A., P. Conrad, and B. Williams, "Flexible Execution of Plans with Choice", Proceedings of the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), Thessaloniki, Greece, 09/2009.
2008
Conference Proceedings
Shah, J. A., and B. Williams, "Fast Dynamic Scheduling of Disjunctive Temporal Constraint Networks through Incremental Compilation", Proceedings of the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) (Best Student Paper Award), Sydney, Australia, 09/2008.
Journal Article
Shah, J. A., J. H. Saleh, and J. A. Hoffman, "Analytical Basis for Evaluating the Effect of Unplanned Interventions on the Effectiveness of a Human–Robot System", Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 93, 08/2008.
2007
Conference Proceedings
Shah, J. A., J. Stedl, B. Williams, and P. Robertson, "A Fast Incremental Algorithm for Maintaining Dispatchability of Partially Controllable Plans", Proceedings of the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (32% acceptance rate), 09/2007.
Journal Article
Shah, J. A., J. H. Saleh, and J. A. Hoffman, "Review and Synthesis of Considerations in Architecting Heterogeneous Teams of Humans and Robots for Optimal Space Exploration", Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, IEEE Transactions on , vol. 37, issue 5, pp. 779-793, 09/2007.
2006
Conference Proceedings
Fong, T., J. Scholtz, J. A. Shah, L. Fluckiger, C. Kunz, D. Lees, J. Schreiner, M. Siegel, L. M. Hiatt, I. Nourbakhsh, et al., "A Preliminary Study of Peer-to-Peer Human-Robot Interaction", IEEE International Conf. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 2006.