2020
  • Teacher-Learner Interaction for Robot Active Learning

    M. Racca

    Doctoral Dissertation
    Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS, 145/2020
    <ISBN link> <slides> <defense video recording>

  • Interactive Tuning of Robot Program Parameters via Expected Divergence Maximization

    M. Racca, V. Kyrki and M. Cakmak

    In Proceedings of the 2020 15th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2020. (HRI’20)
    <free access link> <video presentation> <showcase video> <code> <slides> <preprint>

2019
  • Teacher-Aware Active Robot Learning

    M. Racca, A. Oulasvirta and V. Kyrki

    In Proceedings of the 2019 14th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Daegu, Korea (South), 2019, 335-343. (HRI’19) <DOI link> <preprint> <code> <slides>

  • Autonomous Generation of Robust and Focused Explanations for Robot Policies

    O. Struckmeier, M. Racca and V. Kyrki

    In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN’19)
    <DOI link> <preprint> <slides> <code>

  • A Participatory Design Process of a Robotic Tutor of Assistive Sign Language for Children with Autism

    M. Axelsson, M. Racca, D. Weir and V. Kyrki

    In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN’19)
    <DOI_link> <preprint> <slides>

2018
  • Active Robot Learning for Temporal Task models

    M. Racca, and V. Kyrki

    In Proceedings of the 2018 13th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 123-131.
    <free access link> <slides> <code> <preprint> <showcase video>

  • Challenges of Transparency for Learning Robots

    M. Racca, and V. Kyrki

    Extended abstract in the Explainable Robotic Systems workshop, held in conjunction with the 13th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI ’18).
    <link> <slides>

2017
  • Probabilistic Mapping of Human Visual Attention from Head Pose Estimation

    A. Veronese, M. Racca, R. Pieters and V. Kyrki

    In Frontiers in Robotics and AI 4:53.
    <DOI link>

2016
  • Learning in-contact control strategies from demonstration

    M. Racca, J. Pajarinen, A. Montebelli and V. Kyrki

    In Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS ’16), 2016.
    <DOI link> <preprint> <poster> <spotlight video>

Reviewer duties
  • IEEE Transactions on Robotics (1 paper)
  • ACM Transactions on HRI (1 paper)
  • Robotics and Automation Letters (1 paper)
  • HRI’21 (1 paper), HRI’20 (3 papers), HRI’19 (1 paper), HRI’18 (2 papers)
  • IROS ’21 (1 paper), IROS ’17 (1 paper), IROS ’16 (1 paper)
  • RSS ’21 (1 paper)
  • ICRA ’19 (1 paper)
  • ICSR ’17 (1 paper)
  • Humanoids ’16 (1 paper)