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Japanese and Computer Science alum, Eric Nichols, wins award for research

November 05, 2021 School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures | Japanese

Japanese Alum with his award for best paper from the Japan Toy Culture Foundation

Project analyzes collaborative story generation to produce a more "social robot"

Eric's research focuses on a collaborative story generation system using social robots and was awarded Best Entertainment and Amusement Paper Award at the 2021 IEEE/ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. His paper was titled "Design and Analysis of a Collaborative Story Generation Game for Social Robots". Eric is currently a Senior Scientist in the Research Division at the Honda Research Institute in Japan.