Doctoral Consortium

Tuesday 3rd September 2019 – Doctoral Consortium
9:00-9:10 Opening Remarks
Affective and Social Signal Analysis
9:10-9:30 Speech, Head, and Eye-based Cues for Continuous Affect Prediction Jonny O’Dwyer
9:30-9:50 Social Touch: Stimuli-imitation Protocol and Automated Recognition Wail Elbani
9:50-10:10 Multi-Modal Depression Detection and Estimation Le Yang
10:10-10:30 Mitigating the Bias in Empathy Detection Saurabh Hinduja
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
Affective Issues in Enhancing Human Wellbeing I
11:00-11:20 “I Need a Hug Right Now”: Affective Support Through Remote Touch Technology Angela Chan
11:20-11:40 A Sensor-based Framework for Real-time Detection and Alleviation of Public Speaking Anxiety Everlyne Kimani
Invited Speaker
11:40-12:30 Cross-Disciplinary Research in Academia and Industry: The Challenges, Pros and Cons Daniel McDuff
12:30-14:00 Doctoral Consortium Lunch
Affective Issues in Enhancing Human Wellbeing II
14:00-14:20 Automatic Detection of Protective Movement Behavior with MoCap and sEMG Data for Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Chongyang Wang
12:20-14:40 Wearable Sensing Technology for Recognizing and Sharing Emotional Experiences of Running Tao Bi
14:40-15:00 Emotion Recognition in Dementia: Advancing Technology for Multimodal Analysis of Emotion Expression in Everyday Life Deniece Nazareth
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
Affect Analysis and Synthesis for Enhancing Machine/Robot Intelligence
15:30-15:50 The Role of Trust and Social Behaviours in Children’s Learning from Social Robots Rebecca Stower
15:50-16:10 A Methodology for Controlling the Emotional Expressiveness in Synthetic Speech – A Deep Learning Approach Noé Tits
16:10-16:30 An Investigation on the Automatic Generation of Music and Its Application into Video Games Germán Ruiz Marcos
16:30-16:50 Enriching Discrete Actions with Impactful Emotions Ricardo Rodrigues
16:50-17:10 Comfortability Detection for Adaptive Human-Robot Interactions Maria Elena Lechuga Redondo
17:10-17:30 Using Machine Learning to Generate Engaging Behaviours in Immersive Virtual Environments Georgiana Cristina Dobre