Robin Welsch

Robin Welsch

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
T313 Dept. Computer Science
Assistant Professor
Computer Science Professors
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Konemiehentie 2 02150 Espoo Finland


113 Computer and information sciences, 515 Psychology, Software engineering, operating systems, man-computer interaction


  • Professorship Welsch Robin, Assistant Professor
  • Computer Science Professors, Assistant Professor
  • Computer Science - Human-Computer Interaction and Design (HCID), Assistant Professor
  • Computer Science - Engineering Psychology (ENGPSYCH), Assistant Professor


Feeling the Temperature of the Room : Unobtrusive Thermal Display of Engagement during Group Communication

Luke Haliburton, Svenja Yvonne Schött, Linda Hirsch, Robin Welsch, Albrecht Schmidt 2023 Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies

A Database for Kitchen Objects : Investigating Danger Perception in the Context of Human-Robot Interaction

Jan Leusmann, Carl Oechsner, Johanna Prinz, Robin Welsch, Sven Mayer 2023

The placebo effect of human augmentation : Anticipating cognitive augmentation increases risk-taking behavior

Steeven Villa, Thomas Kosch, Felix Grelka, Albrecht Schmidt, Robin Welsch 2023 Computers in Human Behavior

Task-relevant social cues affect whole-body approach-avoidance behavior

Robin Welsch, Heiko Hecht, John Stins 2023 Scientific Reports

Designing a Physiological Loop for the Adaptation of Virtual Human Characters in a Social VR Scenario

Francesco Chiossi, Robin Welsch, Steeven Villa, Lewis L. Chuang, Sven Mayer 2022 2022 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces Abstracts and Workshops (VRW)

Design of On-body Tactile Displays to Enhance Situation Awareness in Automated Vehicles

Francesco Chiossi, Steeven Villa, Melanie Hauser, Robin Welsch, Lewis Chuang 2022 2022 IEEE 9th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Virtual Environments for Measurement Systems and Applications (CIVEMSA)

Virtual Reality Adaptation Using Electrodermal Activity to Support the User Experience

Francesco Chiossi, Robin Welsch, Steeven Villa, Lewis Chuang, Sven Mayer 2022 Big Data and Cognitive Computing

(Don’t) stand by me: How trait psychopathy and NPC emotion influence player perceptions, verbal responses, and movement behaviours in a gaming task

Martin Dechant, Robin Welsch, Julian Frommel, Regan Mandryk 2022 CHI 2022 - Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Embedded AR Storytelling Supports Active Indexing at Historical Places

Linda Hirsch, Robin Welsch, Beat Rossmy, Andreas Butz 2022 TEI '22: Sixteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction

There Is No First- or Third-Person View in Virtual Reality: Understanding the Perspective Continuum

Matthias Hoppe, Andrea Baumann, Patrick Tamunjoh, Tonja-Katrin Machulla, Paweł W. Woźniak, Albrecht Schmidt, Robin Welsch 2022 CHI 2022 - Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Proxemics for Human-Agent Interaction in Augmented Reality

Ann Huang, Pascal Knierim, Francesco Chiossi, Lewis Chuang, Robin Welsch 2022 CHI 2022 - Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

The Placebo Effect of Artificial Intelligence in Human-Computer Interaction

Thomas Kosch, Robin Welsch, Lewis Chuang, Albrecht Schmidt 2022 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction

Adapting to the pandemic

Marlene Wessels, Nariman Utegaliyev, Christoph Bernhard, Robin Welsch, Daniel Oberfeld, Sven Thönes, Christoph von Castell 2022 Scientific Reports

SaferHome: Interactive Physical and Digital Smart Home Dashboards for Communicating Privacy Assessments to Owners and Bystanders

Maximiliane Windl, Alexander Hiesinger, Robin Welsch, Albrecht Schmidt, Sebastian S. Feger 2022 Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction

To See or Not to See

Linda Hirsch, Christina Schneegass, Robin Welsch, Andreas Butz 2021 Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies

When Friends Become Strangers

Radiah Rivu, Yumeng Zhou, Robin Welsch, Ville Mäkelä, Florian Alt 2021 Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2021 - 18th IFIP TC 13 International Conference, Proceedings

The Future of Proxemic Interaction in Smart Factories

Donovan Toure, Robin Welsch, Sven Mayer 2021 CEUR Workshop Proceedings

Physical distancing and the perception of interpersonal distance in the COVID-19 crisis

Robin Welsch, Marlene Wessels, Christoph Bernhard, Sven Thönes, Christoph von Castell 2021 Scientific Reports

Test–Retest Reliability and Temporal Agreement of Direct and Indirect Sexual Interest Measures

Robin Welsch, Alexander F. Schmidt, Daniel Turner, Martin Rettenberger 2021 Sexual Abuse

Pipelines Bent, Pipelines Broken: Interdisciplinary Self-Reflection on the Impact of COVID-19 on Current and Future Research (Position Paper)

Priscilla Balestrucci, Katrin Angerbauer, Cristina Morariu, Robin Welsch, Lewis L. Chuang, Daniel Weiskopf, Marc O. Ernst, Michael Sedlmair 2020 2020 IEEE Workshop on Evaluation and Beyond - Methodological Approaches to Visualization (BELIV)

Die klinisch-forensische Bedeutung des Selbstregulationsmodells sexueller Delinquenz und Rückfälligkeit bei pädosexuellen Straftaten

Priscilla Gregório Hertz, Martin Rettenberger, Robin Welsch, Daniel Turner 2020 Forensische Psychiatrie, Psychologie, Kriminologie

Body image avoidance affects interpersonal distance perception

Robin Welsch, Heiko Hecht, David R. Kolar, Michael Witthöft, Tanja Legenbauer 2020 European Eating Disorders Review

Interpersonal Distance in the SARS-CoV-2 Crisis

Robin Welsch, Heiko Hecht, Lewis Chuang, Christoph von Castell 2020 HUMAN FACTORS

Interpersonal Distance Regulation and Approach-Avoidance Reactions Are Altered in Psychopathy

Robin Welsch, Christoph von Castell, Heiko Hecht 2020 Clinical Psychological Science

Sexual attraction modulates interpersonal distance and approach-avoidance movements towards virtual agents in males

Robin Welsch, Christoph von Castell, Martin Rettenberger, Daniel Turner, Heiko Hecht, Peter Fromberger 2020 PloS one

The shape of personal space

Heiko Hecht, Robin Welsch, Jana Viehoff, Matthew R. Longo 2019 ACTA PSYCHOLOGICA

The anisotropy of personal space

Robin Welsch, Christoph von Castell, Heiko Hecht 2019 PloS one

Response inhibition and impulsive decision-making in sexual offenders against children

Daniel Turner, Christian Laier, Matthias Brand, Tamara Bockshammer, Robin Welsch, Martin Rettenberger 2018 JOURNAL OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

Cognitive performance and emotion are indifferent to ambient color

Christoph von Castell, Daniela Stelzmann, Daniel Oberfeld, Robin Welsch, Heiko Hecht 2018 Color research and application

Psychopathy and the Regulation of Interpersonal Distance

Robin Welsch, Heiko Hecht, Christoph von Castell 2018 Clinical Psychological Science