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2015

Beer, J. M., Mitzner, T. L., Stuck, R. E., & Rogers, W. A. (in press). Design considerations for technology interventions to support social and physical wellness for older adults with disability. International Journal of Automation and Smart Technology (AUSMT).

Liles, K. R., & Beer, J. M. (in press). Measuring the feasibility of Ms. An, the robot teaching assistant for rural minority students. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 59th Annual Meeting (HFES).

Liles, K. R., Stuck, R. E., Kacmar, A. A., & Beer, J. M. (in press). Understanding retirement community employee’s perceived benefits and concerns of smart presence technology. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 59th Annual Meeting (HFES).

Wu, X., Stuck, R. E., Rekleitis, I. & Beer, J. M. (in press). Towards a framework for human factors in underwater robotics. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 59th Annual Meeting (HFES).

Beer, J. M., Fisk, A. D., & Rogers, W. A. (in press). Commanding home robots: A comparison between older adults with and without mobility loss. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 59th Annual Meeting (HFES).

Wu, X., Stuck, R. E., Mitzner, T. L., Rogers, W. A., & Beer, J. M. (in press). Needs assessment for telewellness technologies among older adults with mobility impairment. Abstracts of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA).

Liles, K. R., Stuck, R. E., Kacmar, A. A., & Beer, J. M. (in press). Exploring the potential uses of smart presence technology in retirement communities. Abstracts of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA).

Liles, K. R., & Beer, J. M. (2015). Ms. An, feasibility study with a robot teaching assistant. Proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction [Late Breaking Report], 83-84.

Liles, K. R., Kacmar, A. A., Stuck, R. E., Beer, J. M. (2015). Smart presence for retirement community employees. Proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction [Late Breaking Report], 85-86.

Wu, X., Stuck, R. E., Rekleitis, I., & Beer, J. M. (2015). Towards a human factors model for underwater robotics. Proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction [Late Breaking Report], 159-160.

Beer, J. M., Smarr, C. A., Fisk, A. D., & Rogers, W. A. (2015). Younger and older users’ recognition of virtual agent facial expressions. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 75, 1-20.

Liles, K. R., Stuck, R. E., Kacmar, A. A., & Beer, J. M. (2015). Use Cases of Smart Presence for Retirement Communities. Proceedings of the HCI International (HCII); Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. (pp. 446-455). Springer.

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2014

Beer, J. M., & Rogers, W. A. (2014). “Enabling older adults to interact with robots: Why input methods matter for usability.” In A. Neustein (Ed.), Speech and Automata: Voice-Controlled Medical and Surgical Robots (pp. 163-182), (book series on Speech Technology and Text Mining in Medicine and Healthcare). De Gruyter, Boston.

Beer, J. M., Fisk, A. D., Rogers, W. A., (2014). Toward a framework for levels of robot autonomy in Human-Robot Interaction. Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 3(2), 74-99.

Beer, J. M., McBride, S. E., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2014). Understanding challenges in the front lines of home health care: A human-systems approach. Applied Ergonomics, 45, 1687-1699. [Impact factor = 1.332]

Smarr, C.-A., Mitzner, T. L., Beer, J. M., Prakash, A., Chen, T. L., Kemp, C. C., & Rogers, W. A. (2014). Domestic robots for older adults: Attitudes, preferences, and potential. International Journal of Social Robotics, 6(2), 229-247.

Beer, J. M., Fisk, A. D., & Rogers, W. A. (2014). Perceptions of usefulness for robot assistance: Differences between older adults with and without mobility loss. Abstracts of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA).

Weiss, A., Beer, J. M., Shibata, T., & Vincze, M. (2014). Socially assistive robots for the aging population: Are we trapped in stereotypes? Proceedings of the 9th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction [Workshop Overview], 497-498.

Bobbey, S. H., Beer, J. M., Fisk, A. D., & Rogers, W. A. (2014). Older Adults’ Perceived Usefulness of In-Home Robots. Abstracts of the Cognitive Aging Conference.

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2013

Prakash, A., Beer, J. M., Deyle, T., Smarr, C.-A., Chen, T. L., Mitzner, T. L., Kemp, C. C., & Rogers, W. A. (2013). Older adults’ medication management in the home: How can robots help? To be published in Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI’13; pp. 283-290). [acceptance rate 21%]

Beer, J. M., Fisk, A. D., & Rogers, W. A. (2013). Developing a framework of robot autonomy. Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction [Late Breaking Report].

Barg-Walkow, L. H., McBride, S. E., Beer, J. M., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2013). Understanding home healthcare providers' challenges in providing task education. Abstracts of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Advancing the Cause.

Mitzner, T. L., Beer, J. M., McBride, S. E., & Rogers, W. A. (2013). From the front lines of home health care: Potential solutions to provider challenges. Abstracts of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Advancing the Cause.

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2012

Beer, J. M., Smarr, C.-A., Chen, T. L., Prakash, A., Mitzner, T. L., Kemp, C. C., & Rogers, W. A. (2012). The domesticated robot: Design guidelines for assisting older adults to age in place. Proceedings of the 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI’12; pp. 335-342). [acceptance rate 25%]

Beer, J. M., Prakash, A., Smarr, C.-A., Chen, T. L., Mitzner, T. L., Kemp, C. C., "Rogers, W. A. (2012). "Commanding your robot": Older adults' preferences for controlling home robots. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56th Annual Meeting (pp. 1263-1267). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Smarr, C.-A., Prakash, A., Beer, J. M., Mitzner, T. L., Kemp, C. C., & Rogers, W. A. (2012). Older adults' preferences for and acceptance of robot assistance for everyday living tasks. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56th Annual Meeting (pp. 153-157). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

McBride, S.E., Beer, J.M., Mitzner, T.L. & Rogers, W. A. (2012). Challenges of training older adults in a home healthcare context. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56th Annual Meeting (pp. 2492-2496). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Fausset, C.B., Bujak, K.R., Kline, K.A., Beer, J.M., Smarr, C., Adams, A., McBride, S.E., & Burnett, J.S. (2012). Leaving the lecture hall: Conducting HF/E outside the classroom.  Ergonomics in Design, 20(3), 23-26.

Cullen, R. H., Smarr, C.-A., Serrano-Baquero, D., McBride, S. E., Beer, J. M., & Rogers, W. A. (2012). The smooth (tractor) operator: Outcomes of a knowledge engineering project. Applied Ergonomics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2012.04.002

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2011

McBride, S. E., Beer, J. M., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2011). Challenges for home health care providers: A needs assessment. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 29(1), 5-22.

Crutcher, R. J., & Beer, J. M. (2011). An auditory analog of the picture superiority effect. Memory & Cognition,39, 63-74.

Beer, J. M., Springman, J. M., McBride, S. E., Mitzner, T. L, & Rogers, W. A. (2011). Needs assessment for certified nursing assistants providing personal care. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society 55th Annual Meeting. (pp. 291-295). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Beer, J. M., McBride, S. E., Adams, A. E., & Rogers, W. A. (2011). Applied experimental psychology: A capstone course for undergraduate degree programs. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society 55th Annual Meeting. (pp. 535-539). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Beer, J. M., & Takayama, L. (2011). Mobile remote presence systems for older adults: Acceptance, benefits, and concerns. Proceedings of 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI). [acceptance rate 22%] [*nominated for best paper = top 6%]

Takayama, L., Marder-Eppstein, E., Harris, H., & Beer, J. M. (2011). Assisted driving of a mobile remote presence system: System design and controlled user evaluation. Proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Automation: ICRA 2011, Shanghai, CN.

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2010

Wiltgen, B., Beer, J. M., McGreggor, K., Jiang, K., & Thomaz, A. (2010). The interplay of context and emotion for non-anthropomorphic robots. Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN.). (pp. 658-663). New York, NY: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Inc.

Beer, J. M., Fisk, A. D., & Rogers, W. A. (2010). Recognizing emotion in virtual agent, synthetic human, and human facial expressions. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society 54rd Annual Meeting. (pp. 2388-2392). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

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2009

Beer, J. M., Fisk, A. D., & Rogers, W. A. (2009). Emotion recognition of virtual agents: The effects of age and emotion intensity. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society 53rd Annual Meeting. (pp. 131-135). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Mitzner, T. L., Beer, J. M., McBride, S. E., Rogers, W. A., & Fisk, A. D. (2009). Older Adults’ Needs for Home Health Care and the Potential for Human Factors Interventions. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society 53rd Annual Meeting. (pp. 718-722). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

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2008

Beer, J. M., Ezer, N. (2008). Human-robotic interactions: The development of “helping robots” for the older population. Signpost: Journal of Dementia and Mental Health Care for Older People, 13(2), 31-33.

McBride, S. E., Beer, J. M., & Olson, K. E. (2008). Automation and aging: The future is now. Signpost: Journal of Dementia and Mental Health Care for Older People, 13(2), 26-28.

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