Johan F. Hoorn

  • VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands

According to our database1, Johan F. Hoorn authored at least 50 papers between 2002 and 2022.

Collaborative distances:
  • Dijkstra number2 of five.
  • Erdős number3 of four.



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PhD thesis 


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A robot's sense-making of fallacies and rhetorical tropes. Creating ontologies of what humans try to say.
Cogn. Syst. Res., 2022

Robot Tutoring of Multiplication: Over One-Third Learning Gain for Most, Learning Loss for Some.
Robotics, 2021

Self-Disclosure to a Robot: Only for Those Who Suffer the Most.
Robotics, 2021

How Physical Presence Overrides Emotional (Coping) Effects in HRI: Testing the Transfer of Emotions and Emotional Coping in Interaction with a Humanoid Social Robot.
Int. J. Soc. Robotics, 2021

Differential Facial Articulacy in Robots and Humans Elicit Different Levels of Responsiveness, Empathy, and Projected Feelings.
Robotics, 2020

Theory of Robot Communication: II. Befriending a Robot Over Time.
Int. J. Humanoid Robotics, 2020

Theory of Robot Communication: I. The Medium is the Communication Partner.
Int. J. Humanoid Robotics, 2020

Robot tutor and pupils' educational ability: Teaching the times tables.
Comput. Educ., 2020

Do You Care for Robots That Care? Exploring the Opinions of Vocational Care Students on the Use of Healthcare Robots.
Robotics, 2019

Dating a Synthetic Character is Like Dating a Man.
Int. J. Soc. Robotics, 2019

Robot Affect: the Amygdala as Bloch Sphere.
CoRR, 2019

From Lonely to Resilient through Humanoid Robots: Building a New Framework of Resilience.
J. Robotics, 2018

Here Comes the Bad News: Doctor Robot Taking Over.
Int. J. Soc. Robotics, 2018

Perceptions of healthcare robots as a function of emotion-based coping: The importance of coping appraisals and coping strategies.
Comput. Hum. Behav., 2018

The Robot Brain Server: Design of a Human-Artificial Systems Partnership.
Proceedings of the Intelligent Human Systems Integration, 2018

Designing Robot Embodiments for Social Interaction: Affordances Topple Realism and Aesthetics.
Int. J. Soc. Robotics, 2015

The In-between Machine - The Unique Value Proposition of a Robot or Why we are Modelling the Wrong Things .
Proceedings of the ICAART 2015, 2015

Minimal Requirements of Realism In Social Robots: Designing for Patients with Acquired Brain Injury.
Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2015

Robots Humanize Care - Moral Concerns Versus Witnessed Benefits for the Elderly.
Proceedings of the HEALTHINF 2015, 2015

Stakeholder logistics of an interactive system.
J. Syst. Softw., 2014

How Women Think Robots Perceive Them - as if Robots were Men.
Proceedings of the ICAART 2013, 2013

Coppélius' concoction: Similarity and complementarity among three affect-related agent models.
Cogn. Syst. Res., 2012

Moral Coppélia - Combining Ratio with Affect in Ethical Reasoning.
Proceedings of the Advances in Artificial Intelligence - IBERAMIA 2012, 2012

Toward machines that behave ethically better than humans do.
Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2012

The lonesome architect.
J. Syst. Softw., 2011

Effects of facial similarity on user responses to embodied agents.
ACM Trans. Comput. Hum. Interact., 2010

Comparing Three Computational Models of Affect.
Proceedings of the Advances in Practical Applications of Agents and Multiagent Systems, 2010

Speed Dating with an Affective Virtual Agent - Developing a Testbed for Emotion Models.
Proceedings of the Intelligent Virtual Agents, 10th International Conference, 2010

Interactive engagement with embodied agents: an empirically validated framework.
Comput. Animat. Virtual Worlds, 2009

When too heavy is just fine: Creating trustworthy e-health advisors.
Int. J. Hum. Comput. Stud., 2009

These are safety-critical times.
Cogn. Technol. Work., 2008

Look through.
Cogn. Technol. Work., 2008

When the User Is Instrumental to Robot Goals: First Try - Agent Uses Agent.
Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology, 2008

Requirements change: Fears dictate the must haves; desires the won't haves.
J. Syst. Softw., 2007

Realism is not all! User engagement with task-related interface characters.
Interact. Comput., 2007

Shifts in foci and priorities. Different relevance of requirements to changing goals yields conflicting prioritizations and is viewpoint-dependent.
Softw. Process. Improv. Pract., 2006

Affective affordances: Improving interface character engagement through interaction.
Int. J. Hum. Comput. Stud., 2006

Memory load.
Cogn. Technol. Work., 2006

Error management.
Cogn. Technol. Work., 2006

Situational awareness.
Cogn. Technol. Work., 2006

Why Fat Interface Characters Are Better e-Health Advisors.
Proceedings of the Intelligent Virtual Agents, 6th International Conference, 2006

The Role of Social Norm in User-Engagement and Appreciation of the Web Interface Agent Bonzi Buddy.
Proceedings of the Intelligent Virtual Agents, 6th International Conference, 2006

Process polyphonia.
Cogn. Technol. Work., 2005

Cogn. Technol. Work., 2005

The cybercryptics.
Cogn. Technol. Work., 2005

Distributed cognition.
Cogn. Technol. Work., 2005

Cultural differences in user groups: a multi-angle understanding of IT use in large organizations.
Cogn. Technol. Work., 2005

Alignment and Maturity Are Siblings in Architecture Assessment.
Proceedings of the Advanced Information Systems Engineering, 17th International Conference, 2005

ECA Perspectives - Requirements, Applications, Technology.
Proceedings of the Evaluating Embodied Conversational Agents, 14.03. - 19.03.2004, 2004

A model for information technologies that can be creative.
Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Creativity & Cognition, 2002