Thomas Sievers

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- Research Assistant -


Ratzeburger Allee 160
23562 Lübeck
Gebäude 64, 2. OG

Email: t.sievers(at)uni-luebeck.de
Phone: +49 451 3101 5721

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 15 January 2022 - research assistant at the Institute for Information Systems at the University of Lübeck under the direction of Prof. Dr. Nele Rußwinkel and Prof. Dr. Ralf Möller.
  • Since Oct. 2020 participant in the Advanced Study Programme in AI at the University of Lübeck.
  • Self-employed as web developer.
  • Oct. 1988 - Apr. 1992 Studied electrical engineering at the University of the Federal Armed Forces in Hamburg, graduating as Dipl. Ing.

Research interests

  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Robotics
  • Social Robots
  • Developmental Robotics
  • Information Retrieval

Publications

2024

Thomas Sievers, and Ralf Möller,
Get it right: Improving Comprehensibility with adaptable Speech Expression of a Humanoid Service Robot, in AMLDA 2023: Applied Machine Learning and Data Analytics , 2024. pp. 1-14.
DOI:10.1007/978-3-031-55486-5_1
Bibtex: BibTeX
@INPROCEEDINGS{SiMo,
author ={Thomas Sievers and Ralf M\"oller},
title ={Get it right: Improving Comprehensibility with adaptable Speech Expression of a Humanoid Service Robot},
booktitle ={6th International Conference on Applied Machine Learning and Data Analytics (AMLDA)},
year ={2023},
pages = {},
publisher = {},
url ={},
keywords ={Social Robot; Human-Robot Interaction; Easy Language; Comprehensibility; Translation},
}
Alexander Werk, Sina Scholz, Thomas Sievers, and Nele Russwinkel,
How to Provide a Dynamic Cognitive Person Model of a Human Collaboration Partner to a Pepper Robot, in ICCM , Society for Mathematical Psychology, 2024.
Bibtex: BibTeX
@inproceedings{WeSchoSiRuICCM24,
  author    = {Alexander Werk and Sina Scholz and Thomas Sievers and Nele Russwinkel},
  title     = {How to Provide a Dynamic Cognitive Person Model of a Human Collaboration Partner to a Pepper Robot},
  booktitle = {ICCM},
  year      = {2024},
  volume    = {},
  pages     = {},
  publisher = {Society for Mathematical Psychology},
}
Thomas Sievers, and Nele Russwinkel,
How to use a cognitive architecture for a dynamic person model with a social robot in human collaboration, in Workshop "Robots for Humans" , CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2024.
Thomas Sievers, and Nele Russwinkel,
Interacting with a Sentimental Robot - Making Human Emotions tangible for a Social Robot via ChatGPT, in IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts (ARSO) , IEEE, 2024.
Bibtex: BibTeX
@inproceedings{SiRuARSO24,
  author    = {Thomas Sievers and Nele Russwinkel},
  title     = {Interacting with a Sentimental Robot -- Making Human Emotions tangible for a Social Robot via ChatGPT},
  booktitle = {IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts (ARSO)},
  year      = {2024},
  volume    = {},
  pages     = {},
  publisher = {IEEE},
}
Thomas Sievers, and Nele Russwinkel,
Introducing a note of levity to human-robot interaction with dialogs containing irony, sarcasm and jocularity, in IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) , IEEE, 2024.
Bibtex: BibTeX
@inproceedings{SiRuROMAN24,
  author    = {Thomas Sievers and Nele Russwinkel},
  title     = {Introducing a note of levity to human-robot interaction with dialogs containing irony, sarcasm and jocularity},
  booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN)},
  year      = {2024},
  volume    = {},
  pages     = {},
  publisher = {IEEE},
}

2023

Thomas Sievers, Magnus Bender, and Ralf Möller,
Connecting AI Technologies as Online Services to a Humanoid Service Robot, in 15th International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering (ICCAE) , IEEE, 2023. pp. 431-435.
DOI:10.1109/ICCAE56788.2023.10111181
Bibtex: BibTeX
@INPROCEEDINGS{SiBeMo,
author ={Thomas Sievers and Magnus Bender and Ralf M\"oller},
title ={Connecting AI Technologies as Online Services to a Humanoid Service Robot},
booktitle ={15th International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering (ICCAE)},
year ={2023},
pages = {431-435},
publisher = {{IEEE}},
url ={http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCAE56788.2023.10111181},
keywords ={Humanoid Robot; Human-Robot Interaction; Application Programming Interface; AI Democratization},
}
Thomas Sievers, and Nele Russwinkel,
Talking like one of us: Effects of using regional language in a Humanoid Social Robot, in Social Robotics , Springer, Singapore, 2023. pp. 71-80.
DOI:10.1007/978-981-99-8718-4_7
Bibtex: BibTeX
@INPROCEEDINGS{SiRu,
author ={Thomas Sievers and Nele Russwinkel},
title ={Talking like one of us: Effects of using regional language in a Humanoid Social Robot},
booktitle ={Social Robotics},
year ={2023},
pages = {71-80},
publisher = {Springer, Singapore},
url ={http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-8718-4_7},
keywords ={Social Robots; Human-Robot Interaction; Regional Language; Communication; Cultural Identity},
}