Björn Petrak M. Sc.

Research Associate
Chair for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence
Phone: +49 821 598 - 2336
Room: 2015 (N)
Address: Universitätsstraße 6a, 86159 Augsburg

Research interests

  • Proxemics
  • Human robot interaktion (HRI)
  • Human computer interaction (HCI)
  • Positive Computing

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2021 | 2019 | 2018


Björn Petrak, Gundula Sopper, Katharina Weitz and Elisabeth André. 2021. Do you mind if I pass through? Studying the appropriate robot behavior when traversing two conversing people in a hallway setting. DOI: 10.1109/ro-man50785.2021.9515430
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Björn Petrak, Julia G. Stapels, Katharina Weitz, Friederike Eyssel and Elisabeth André. 2021. To move or not to move? Social acceptability of robot proxemics behavior depending on user emotion. DOI: 10.1109/ro-man50785.2021.9515502
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Björn Petrak, Katharina Weitz, Ilhan Aslan and Elisabeth André. 2019. Let me show you your new home: studying the effect of proxemic-awareness of robots on users' first impressions.
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Jonas Müller, Lea Rieger, Ilhan Aslan, Christoph Anneser, Malte Sandstede, Felix Schwarzmeier, Björn Petrak and Elisabeth André. 2019. Mouse, touch, or fich: comparing traditional input modalities to a novel pre-touch technique. DOI: 10.1145/3365610.3365622
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Björn Bittner, Ilhan Aslan, Chi Tai Dang and Elisabeth André. 2019. Of smarthomes, IoT plants, and implicit interaction design. DOI: 10.1145/3294109.3295618
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Ilhan Aslan, Chi Tai Dang, Björn Petrak, Michael Dietz, Michael Filipenko and Elisabeth André. 2019. Viewing experience of augmented reality objects as ambient media - a comparison of multimedia devices. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-34255-5_23
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Ilhan Aslan, Björn Bittner, Florian Müller and Elisabeth André. 2018. Exploring the user experience of proxemic hand and pen input above and aside a drawing screen. DOI: 10.1145/3282894.3282906
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Jonas Müller, Christoph Anneser, Malte Sandstede, Lea Rieger, Adnan Alhomssi, Felix Schwarzmeier, Björn Bittner, Ilhan Aslan and Elisabeth André. 2018. Honeypot: a socializing app to promote train commuters' wellbeing. DOI: 10.1145/3282894.3282901
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Monika Pichlmair, Carolin Brandt, Marcel Henrich, Alexander Biederer, Ilhan Aslan, Björn Bittner and Elisabeth André. 2018. Pen-pen: a wellbeing design to help commuters rest and relax. DOI: 10.1145/3279963.3279966
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Michelle Martin, Franziska Geiger, Manuel Götz, Tobias Beeh, Markus Sosnowski, Martin Keppner, Ilhan Aslan, Björn Bittner and Elisabeth André. 2018. Traeddy: a stress sensitive traffic jam companion for car commuters. DOI: 10.1145/3279963.3279965
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