Elizabeth S. Kim
PhD candidate

Social Robots Lab
Department of Computer Science

Yale University


51 Prospect St., Room 509
New Haven, CT  06511



I am interested in speech prosody, and the information it conveys about emotional intent, and about knowledge shared between the speaker and listener.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

  1. E. S. Kim, D. Leyzberg, K. M. Tsui, and B. Scassellati (2009). How People Talk When Teaching a Robot. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI/SIGART Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 09), La Jolla, CA.
  2. E. S. Kim, K. Gold, and B. Scassellati (2008). What Prosody Tells Infants to Believe. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL 2008), Monterey, CA.
  3. W. A. Bainbridge, J. Hart, E. S. Kim, B. Scassellati (2008). The effect of presence on human-robot interaction.  In Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2008), Munich, Germany.
  4. E. S. Kim and B. Scassellati (2007).  Learning to refine behavior using prosodic feedback. In Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL 2007), London, England.