Publications

Journal Articles

(under review) Deploying a Robotic Positive Psychology Coach to Improve College Students' Psychological Wellbeing

Jeong, S., Aymerich-Franch, L., Arias, K., Alghowinem, S., Lapedriza, A., Picard, R., Park, H., Breazeal, C., User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, Special Issues on Personalization and Adaptation in Human-Robot Interactive Communication (UMUAI)

(2019) Social Robots for Hospitalized Children

Logan, D. E., Breazeal, C., Goodwin, M., Jeong, S., O’Connell, B., Smith-Freedman, D., Weinstock, P., Pediatrics, 143.6.

(2017) Flat versus expressive storytelling: young children’s learning and retention of a social robot’s narrative

Kory Westlund, J., Jeong, S., Park, H. W., Ronfard, S., Adhikari, A., Harris, P. L., DeSteno, D., & Breazeal, C., Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11.

(2017) Children Use Non-Verbal Cues to Learn New Words From Robots as well as People

Kory Westlund, J., Dickens, L., Jeong, S., Harris, P., DeSteno, D., Breazeal, C., International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, 13, (pp.1-9).

(2016) Young children treat robots as informants

Breazeal, C., Harris, P., DeSteno, D., Kory, J., Dickens, L., Jeong, S., Topics in Cognitive Science 8, (pp.481–491).


Highly Refereed Conference Proceedings

(under review) Beyond the Words: Analysis and Detection of Self-Disclosure Behavior during Robot Positive Psychology Interaction

Alghowinem, S., Jeong, S., Breazeal, C., Park, H., IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition.

(2021) Practical Guidelines for Intent Recognition: BERT with Minimal Training Data Evaluated in Real-World HRI Application

Huggins, M., Alghowinem, S., Jeong, S., Colon-Hernandez, P., Breazeal, C., & Park, H., Proceedings of the 2021 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI).

(2020) A Robotic Positive Psychology Coach to Improve College Students' Wellbeing

Jeong, S., Alghowinem, S., Arias, K., Aymerich-Franch, L., Lapedriza, A., Picard, R., Park, H., Breazeal, C., Proceedings of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN).

*Best Paper Award* and *Best Student Paper Finalist*

(2020) Migratable AI: Effect of identity and information migration on users’ perception of conversational AI agents

Tejwani, R., Moreno, F., Santana, Jeong, S., Park, H., Breazeal, C., Proceedings of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN).

(2018) Huggable: The Impact of Embodiment on Promoting Socio-emotional Interactions for Young Pediatric Inpatients

Jeong, S., Breazeal, C., Logan, D. & Weinstock, P., Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).

(2017) Huggable: Impact of Embodiment on Promoting Verbal and Physical Engagement for Young Pediatric Inpatients

Jeong, S., Breazeal, C., Logan, D. & Weinstock, P., Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN)

(2016) Toward Robotic Companions that Enhance Psychological Wellbeing with Smartphone Technology

Jeong, S., & Breazeal, C., Proceedings of the Companion of the 2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction.

(2016) Improving Smartphone Users’ Affect and Wellbeing with Personalized Positive Psychology Interventions

Jeong, S., & Breazeal, C., Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI), (pp. 131-137). ACM: New York, NY.

(2016) A Robotic Learning Companion That Always Tries Hard Might Lower Children's Self-Efficacy in Challenging Learning Tasks

Jeong, S., & L'Huillier, N., Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN).

(2016) Tega: A Social Robot

Kory Westlund, J., Lee, J., Plummer, L., Faridi, F., Gray, J., Berlin, M., Quitus-Bosz, H., Hartmann, R., Hess, M., Dyer, S., Dos Santos, K., Aoalgeirsson, S., Gordon, G., Spaulding, S., Martinez, M., Das, Madhurima, Archie, M., Jeong, S., & Breazeal, C., Proceedings of the 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI).

(2015) A Comparison of Children Learning New Words from Robots, Tablets, & People

Kory Westlund, J., Dickens, L., Jeong, S., Harris, P., DeSteno, D., Breazeal, C., Proceedings of the New Friend 2015 Conference (New Friend).

(2015) Designing a Socially Assistive Robot for Pediatric Care

Jeong, S., Dos Santos, K., Breazeal, C., et al., Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC).

(2015) A social robot to mitigate stress, anxiety, and pain in hospital pediatric care

Jeong, S., Logan, D.E., Goodwin, M.S., Graca, S., O'Connell, B., Goodenough, H., Anderson, L., Stenquist, N., Fitzpatrick, K., Zisook, M. and Plummer, L., In Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction Extended Abstracts (HRI Extended Abstracts).

(2013) Robotic learning companions for early language development

Kory, J., Jeong, S., & Breazeal, C. L., Proceedings of the 15th ACM on International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI).


Workshop and Poster Presentations

(2020) Toward Designing User-centered Idle Behaviors for Social Robots in the Home

Arias, K., Jeong, S., Breazeal, C., The 1st international workshop on Designerly HRI Knowledge in RO-MAN 2020 Conference.

(2016) Challenges in Developing Socially Assistive Robots in Pediatric Inpatient Care Context

Jeong, S., & Breazeal, C., Workshop on Challenges and Best Practices to Study HRI in Natural Interaction Settings held in conjunction with the 11th International Conference on Human-Robot Interactions.

(2016) Improving Smart Phone User’s Emotional Well-being with Personalized Positive Psychology Interventions.

Jeong, S., & Breazeal, C., 20th Anniversary Future of Health Technology Summit.

(2016) The Huggable Bear: Introducing social robotics to the pediatric hospital setting.

Logan, D., Weinstock, P., Jamieson, K., & Jeong, S., Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference.

(2015) Challenges Conducting Child-Robot Interaction Research in a Pediatric Inpatient Care Context

Jeong, S., Logan, D., Goodwin, M., et al., The First Workshop on Evaluating Child-Robot Interaction held in conjunction with the Seventh International Conference on Social Robotics.

(2015) Deploying Social Robots in Pediatric Hospitals: What Needs To Be Considered?

Jeong, S., O'Connell, B., Anderson, L., Graca, S., Workshop on the Emerging Policy and Ethics of Human-Robot Interaction held in conjunction with the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction.


Theses

(2017) The impact of social robots on young patients' socio-emotional wellbeing in a pediatric inpatient care context

S. M. Media Arts and Sciences, MIT.

(2014) Developing a Social Robotic Companion for Pediatric Care for Stress and Anxiety Mitigation

M.Eng. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.