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Sean Andrist

  • Researcher
  • Microsoft Research
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Research interests

embodied conversational agentshuman-robot interactionsituated interaction

About

I am a researcher at Microsoft Research in the Adaptive Systems and Interaction group. My research interests involve designing, building, and evaluating socially interactive technologies that are physically situated in the open world, particularly embodied virtual agents and robots.

Co-authors (32)

Publications (18)

Effects of Culture on the Credibility of Robot Speech: A Comparison between English and Arabic

  • Andrist S
  • Ziadee M
  • Boukaram H
Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction - HRI '15 (2015)
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Gaze and Attention Management for Embodied Conversational Agents

  • Pejsa T
  • Andrist S
  • Gleicher M
ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (2015)
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Look Like Me: Matching Robot Personality via Gaze to Increase Motivation

  • Andrist S
  • Mutlu B
  • Tapus A
Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '15 (2015)
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Look together: analyzing gaze coordination with epistemic network analysis.

  • Andrist S
  • Collier W
  • Gleicher M
Frontiers in psychology (2015)
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Using gaze patterns to predict task intent in collaboration.

  • Huang C
  • Andrist S
  • Sauppé A
Frontiers in psychology (2015)
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Professional experience

Researcher

Microsoft Research

September 2016 - Present

Graduate Researcher

Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison

September 2010 - August 2016(6 years)

Research Intern

Microsoft Research

June 2015 - September 2015(3 months)

Graduate Research Fellow

ENSTA Paristech - École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées

January 2014 - June 2014(5 months)

Research & Development Lab Associate

Disney Research Pittsburgh

September 2012 - December 2012(3 months)

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Department of Computer Science, University of Minnesota

September 2008 - August 2010(2 years)

Honors Tutor

University of Minnesota Honors Program

September 2008 - December 2009(a year)

Education history

PhD in Computer Science

University of Wisconsin at Madison

September 2010 - August 2016(6 years)

Masters of Science in Computer Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison

September 2010 - May 2012(2 years)

Bachelors of Science in Computer Science

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

September 2006 - May 2010(4 years)