1. Sheikholeslami, S., Moon, A., Croft, E. A., Cooperative Gestures for Industry: Exploring the Efficacy of Robot Hand Configurations in Expression of Instructional Gestures for Human-Robot Interaction, International Journal of Robotics Research (in review)
  2. Radmard, S., Moon, A., Croft, E. A., Impacts of Visual Occlusion and its Resolution in Telepresence Collaborations, International Journal of Social Robotics (in review)
  3. Zheng, M., Moon, A., Croft, E. A., Meng, M. Q. H., Impact of robot head gaze on robot-to-human handover, International Journal of Social Robotics (Online First, June, 2015)
  4. Moon, A., Parker, C.A.C., Croft, E.A., and Van der Loos, H.F.M., Design and Impact of Hesitation Gestures during Human-Robot Resource Conflicts, Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 2(3):18-40
  5. Moon, A., Danielson, P., and Van der Loos, H.F.M., Survey-based Discussions on Morally Contentious Applications of Interactive Robotics, International Journal of Social Robotics (Online First, Nov. 2011)

Book Chapter

  1. Moon, A., Calisgan, E., Bassani, C., Ferreira, F., Operto, F., Veruggio, G., Croft, E. A., Van der Loos, H. F. M., (2016) The Open Roboethics Initiative and the Elevator-Riding Robot, in Robot Law, Calo, R., Froomkin, M. A., and Kerr, I. (eds.), Edward Elgar Publishing


  1. Millar, J., Moon, A., How to Engage the Public on the Ethics and Governance of Lethal Autonomous Weapons, We Robot 2016.
  2. Sheikholeslami, S., Moon, A., Croft, E. A., Exploring the Effect of Robotic Poseable Hand in Task Based Gestures in Human-robot Interaction, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015).[link]
  3. *Radmard, S., Moon, A., Croft, E. A., Interface Design and Usability Analysis for a Robotic Telepresence Platform, IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, (RO-MAN 2015). (Nominated for Best Paper)
  4. Riek, L.D., Hartzog, W., Howard, D., Moon, A., Calo, R. The Emerging Policy and Ethics of Human Robot Interaction. In Proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE Conference on Human-Robot Interaction 2015 (HRI’15).[pdf]
  5. Zheng, M., Moon, A., Gleeson, B., Troniak, D.M., Pan, M.K.X.J., Blumer, B.A., Meng, M.Q.H., Croft, E.A., Human Behavioural Responses to Robot Head Gaze during Robot-to-Human Handovers, 362-367. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 (ROBIO’14).[link]
  6. *Moon, A., Troniak, D.M., Gleeson, B., Pan, M.K.X.J., Zheng, M., Blumer, B.A., MacLean, K., and Croft, E.A., Meet Me where I’m Gazing: How Shared Attention Gaze Affects Human-Robot Handover Timing, HRI 2014 [link(Awarded Best Paper)
  7. Moon, A., Van der Loos, H.F.M., and Croft, E. A., Nonverbal Dialogues for Conflict Resolution: Exploring Hesitation Gestures in Human-Robot Conflict of Resource Scenarios, HRI Pioneers Workshop 2014 [pdf]
  8. Hart, J. W., Gleeson, B., Pan, M., Moon, A., MacLean, K., and Croft, E. A., Gesture, Gaze, Touch, and Hesitation: Timing Cues for Collaborative Work, HRI Workshop on Timing in Human-Robot Interaction 2014 [pdf]
  9. Calisgan, E., Moon, A., Bassani, C., Ferreira, F., Operto, F., Veruggio, G., Croft, A., and Van der Loos, H.F.M., Open Roboethics Pilot: Accelerated Policy Design, Implementation and Demonstration of Socially Acceptable Behaviors, We Robot 2013 [pdf]
  10. Moon, A., Calisgan, E., Operto, F., Veruggio, G., and Van der Loos, H.F.M., Open Roboethics: Establishing an Online Community for Accelerated Policy and Design Change, We Robot 2012: Inaugural Conference on Legal and Policy Issues Relating to Robotics [link]
  11. Moon, A., Parker, C.A.C., Croft, E.A., and Van der Loos, H.F.M., Did you see it hesitate? – Empirically Grounded Design of Hesitation Trajectories for Collaborative Robots, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 2011 [pdf]
  12. Pan, M., Cheng, G., Himmetoglu, G., Moon, A., Hazelton, T., MacLean, K., Croft E. A., Now, where was I? – Physiologically-Triggered Bookmarking, International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2011 [ACM]
  13. Moon, A., Grajales, F., and Van der Loos, H.F.M., Robots, Multi-User Virtual Environments and Healthcare: Synergies for Future Directions, International Conference for Information Technology and Communications in Health (ITCH) 2011, Victoria, Canada, February 2011.[pdf]
  14. Moon, A., Panton, B., Van der Loos, H.F.M., Croft, E.A., Using Hesitation Gestures for Safe and Ethical Human-Robot Interaction, IEEE ICRA’10 Workshop on Interactive Communication for Autonomous Intelligent Robots, Anchorage, United States, May 2010. [pdf]


  1. Moon, A., What Should a Robot Do?: Design and Implementation of Human-like Hesitation Gestures as a Response Mechanism for Human-robot Resource Conflicts, M.A.Sc. thesis, Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2012 [link]


  1. Moon, A., What Should A Robot Do? Designing Robots That Know Right From Wrong, (Apr. 25, 2013)
  2. articles [link]
  3. Moon, A., Ethical RobotsThe Next Big Thing – UBC Media Release, Dec. 2012 (reprinted in Ingenuity Magazine, Feb, 2013)


  1. Moon, A., (2012) Exploring the Intersection of Roboethics and Human-Robot Interaction, Poster for CITEC Summer School on Verbal and Nonverbal Communication: From Experience to Implementation.
  2. Moon, A., (2010) Saturating the Space of Reasons: An Investigation of N-Reasons Online Deliberation Tool, University of British Columbia, Interdisciplinary class report., pp.1-16