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RO-MAN2017 Awards

The IEEE RO-MAN2017 Awards Results:

RO-MAN Best Paper Award

- On the Recognition of Human Hand Touch from Robotic Skin Pressure Measurements Using Convolutional Neural Networks,
authors: Simone Denei, Alessandro Albini, Giorgio Cannata

The RSJ/KROS Distinguished Interdisciplinary Research award

- Electrodermal Activity: Explorations in the Psychophysiology of Engagement with Social Robots in Dementia,
authors: Giulia Perugia, Daniel Rodríguez-Martín, Marta Díaz-Boladeras, Andreu Català, Emilia I. Barakova, Matthias Rauterberg

The Kazuo Tanie Award

- Development of an Upper Limb Neuroprosthesis to Voluntarily Control Elbow and Hand,
authors: Yosuke Ogiri, Yusuke Yamanoi, Wataru Nishino, Ryu Kato, Takehiko Takagi, Hiroshi Yokoi

The conference has three award categories:

1) The RO-MAN Best Paper award of 1,000 Euros will be awarded to the paper considered overall the best contribution by the Awards Committee.

2) The Kazuo Tanie award (JPY 100,000) will go to the best paper focusing on practical application or one that can be applied to real products in the view of the Awards Committee.

3) The Distinguished Interdisciplinary Research prize. This will go to the best paper submitted by an interdisciplinary group in the opinion of the Awards Committee and it is a cash prize (1,000 Euros) given jointly by the Korean Robotics Society and the Robotics Society of Japan.

The award winners will be announced in the closing session on Thursday, August 31, starting at 11:45 in Belém I+II room.

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