Francesco Vigni is a licensed information engineer and PhD student of the EU project PERSEO and part of the PriscaLab based at the University of Naples Federico II in Naples, Italy. He is also affiliated with the Interdepartmental Center for Advances in Robotic Surgery (ICAROS) and enrolled in the graduate school Information and Communication Technology for Health (ICTH) of the same university. He received his M.Sc in computer and automation engineering with honours at the University of Siena in Italy. His first conference paper was awarded the Best Paper Award Finalist on HRI at ICRA2019 in Montreal, Canada. Currently, his work focuses on designing, developing, and testing metrics for social HRI that are inspired by the natural bidirectional communication that commonly happens among humans. This strategy can improve natural encounters between robots and humans.

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