Publications

2021

X-8: an experimental interactive toy to support turn-taking games in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders,
B. Özcan, V. Sperati, F. Giocondo, G. Baldassarre;
Extended Abstract presented at 23rd International Conference on Human Computer Interaction, HCI International 2021; published in Stephanidis C., Antona M., Ntoa S. (eds), HCI International 2021 - Posters. HCII 2021. Communications in Computer and Information Science, pp 233-239, vol 1419, Springer, Cham, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-78635-9_32

2022

"Leveraging curiosity to encourage social interactions in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders".
F. Giocondo, N. Faedda, G. Cavalli, V. Sperati, B. Özcan, F. Giovannone, C. Sogos, V. Guidetti, G. Baldassarre;
Extended Abstract presented at International Conference of Human-Computer Interaction CHI 2022 (New Orleans, LA, April 30, May 5 2022)
Booktitle: CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstract, Article No. 273, pages 1-7, DOI: 10.1145/3491101.3519716
Poster CHI '22
video presentation:
https://programs.sigchi.org/chi/2022/program/content/73289

"Interactive soft toys to support social engagement through sensory-motor plays in early intervention of kids with special needs".
B. Özcan, V. Sperati, F. Giocondo, M. Schembri, G. Baldassarre;
Proceedings of the conference ACM Interaction Design and Children, IDC '22 (Braga, Portugal, June 27-30 2022), section "Demo & Art Track", pages 625-628,
DOI: 10.1145/3501712.3535274
Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA

"A Novel System Based on a Smart Toy Responding to Child’s Facial Expressions: Potential Use in Early Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders".
F. Montedori, F. R. Mattei, B. Özcan,  M. Schembri, V. Sperati, G. Baldassarre;
to appear in the proceedings of the conference HCI International 2022,
HCI '22 (Virtual, June 26-July 1 2022), Late Breaking Work, Poster Extended Abstract
Poster presentation