M.Sc. Graduation: Büşra Sarıgül

Büşra Sarıgül, a master student at Ankara University (Department of Social Psychiatry), co-supervised by UMRAM faculty member Burcu Ayşen Ürgen successfully defended her master thesis! Her thesis is titled “Human Perception of Social Robots and Robotics Technology in Mental Health Services” and investigated audio-visual predictive processes in human-robot interaction. 

The study that is part of Büşra’s thesis work was also presented as a Late Breaking Report at the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2020) this year. Here is her abstract https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/3371382.3378302 and video presentation at HRI 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yxcn4Kilo6g&t.