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International Workshop on
Emotion Representations and Modelling for Companion Systems 2016










This years workshop has a joint program with the 2nd Workshop on Advancements in Social Signal Processing for Multimodal Interaction (ASSP4MI2016) and the 2nd Workshop on Emotion Representations and Modelling for Companion Systems 2016 (ERM4CT 2016)


09:00 – 9:05 Opening
09:05 – 10:00 Keynote
Neşe Alyüz - Shaping the Future of Education with Empathic Companions
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:00 Emotion Detection and Recognition using HRV Features Derived from Photoplethysmogram Signals
Raj Rakshit, Ramu Reddy Vempada and Parijat Deshpande
11:00 – 11:30 Recognizing Facial Expressions of Emotion using Action Unit Specific Decision Thresholds
Mustafa Sert and Nukhet Aksoy
10:30 – 11:00 Inferring Mental Overload based on Postural Behavior and Gestures
Heinke Hihn, Sascha Meudt and Friedelm Schwenker
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 14:30 Keynote
Andreas Wendemuth - Developing, Recording and Synchronous Handling of ten Modalities in affective Human Machine Interactions
14:30 – 15:00 Panoptic Studio: A Massively Multiview System for Social Interaction Capture
Hanbyul Joo, Tomas Simon, Xulong Li, Hao Liu, Lei Tan, Lin Gui, Sean Banerjee, Timothy Godisart, Bart Nabbe, Iain Matthews, Takeo Kanade, Shohei Nobuhara, and Yaser Sheikh
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:00 Identification of Emergent Leaders in a Meeting Scenario Using Multiple Kernel Learning
Cigdem Beyan, Francesca Capozzi, Cristina Becchio, and Vittorio Murino
16:00 – 16:30 Prediction of Ice-breaking Between Participants Using Prosodic Features in the First Meeting Dialogue
Hirofumi Inaguma, Koji Inoue, Shizuka Nakamura, Katsuya Takanashi, and Tatsuya Kawahara
16:30 – 16:00 Look Who's Talking: Visual Identification of the Active Speaker in Multi-party Human-robot Interaction
Kalin Stefanov, Akihiro Sugimoto, and Jonas Beskow
17:00 – 17:05 Closing