Publications & Presentations


Van Straten, C. L., Peter, J., Kühne, R., De Jong, C., & Barco, A. (2018). Technological and interpersonal trust in child-robot interaction: An exploratory study. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, 253-259. doi: 10.1145/3284432.3284440

Peter, J., & Kühne, R. (2018). The new frontier in communication research: Why we should study social robots. Media and Communication, 6(3), 73–76.

Barco, A., Van Straten, C.L., De Jong, C., Peter, J., & Kühne, R. (2018, June). Current technical and practical impediments to research on social robots. In Proceedings of New Friends 2018: The 3rd international conference on social robots in therapy and education, June 27-29, Panama City, Panama.

Peter, J. (2017). New communication technologies and young people: The case of social robots. In R. Kühne, S. E. Baumgartner, T. Koch, & M. Hofer (Eds.), Youth and media. Current perspectives on media use and effects (pp. 203–217). Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos.

Peter, J. (2017). Social robots and the robotification of childhood. In S. Chaudron, R. Di Gioia, M. Gemo, D. Holloway, J. Marsh, G. Mascheroni, … D. Yamada-Rice (Eds.), Kaleidoscope on the Internet of Toys: Safety, security, privacy and societal insights (EUR 28397) (pp. 14–16). Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


De Jong, C., Van Straten, C.L., Peter, J., Kühne, R., & Barco, A. (2018, September). Children and social robots: Inventory of measures for CRI research. Presentation at the IEEE International Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impact (ARSO), September 27-28, Genoa, Italy.

De Jong, C., Peter, J., Kühne, R., & Barco, A. (2018, August). Children’s acceptance of social robots: A narrative review of the research 2000-2017. Presentation at the Workshop on Social Cues in Robot Interaction, Trust and Acceptance (SCRITA) of the 27th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), August 30, Nanjing, China.

Kühne, R., Peter, J., & Möller, A. M. (2018, May). Anthropomorphism in human-robot interactions. Presentation at the Preconference “Communicating with Machines: Theory and Practice” of the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 24-28, Prague, Czech Republic.

Peter, J., & Kühne, R. (2018, May). Asking today the crucial questions of tomorrow: The case of children and social robots. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 24-28, Prague, Czech Republic.

Kühne, R., & Peter, J. (2016, June). A cross-nationally comparative look at the determinants of attitudes toward robots. Presentation at the Postconference “Communicating With Machines: The Rising Power of Digital Interlocutors in Our Lives” of the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), June 9-13, Fukuoka, Japan.