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Modeling and Design Analysis of Facial Expressions of Humanoid Social Robots

I am serving as a member of Shweta Murthy’s Graduate Supervisory Committee. The committee includes Dr. Ashraf Gaffar (chair), Dr. Arbi Ghazarian (member), and myself. Thesis defense is on April 13, 2017, 04.00 pm MST, Peralta Hall room 230W Abstract …

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Affect Measurement

Our chapter Affect Measurement: Approaches, Technologies, and Data Analysis is published. Abstract Affect is inextricably related to human cognitive processes and ex- presses a great deal about human necessities (Picard, 1997); affect signals what matters to us and what we …

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Innovative Learner and User Experience Lab

This is our lab and some of our toys. Alhurra TV channel visit us and recorded for their their Weekly technology series which features the latest developments in computer and information technology with expert guests and updates from around the …

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Including Affect-Driven Adaptation to the Pac-Man Video Game

Our students get a demo accepted to ISWC2014! The 18th International Symposium on Wearable Computers Sponsored by ACM’s special interest groups on computer-human interaction (SIGCHI) and mobility (SIGMOBILE) Seattle, WA, US. September 2014 Abstract Building affect-driven adaptive environments is a …

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The Affective Meta-Tutoring Project: Lessons Learned

A paper accepted to ITS2014! 12th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems Hosted by the University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, Hawaii, US. Jun 2014   Abstract The Affective Meta-Tutoring system is comprised of (1) a tutor that teaches system …

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Multimodal Detection of Affective States: A Roadmap Through Diverse Technologies

We are presenting a tutorial at CHI2014. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Toronto, ON, Canada. May 2014 Tutorial. 2-session(s): Apr 29, 9:00-10:20 and Apr 29, 11:00-12:20 (Room 711) This course presents devices and explores methodologies for multimodal …

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Evaluation of a meta-tutor for constructing models of dynamic systems

A paper accepted for publication in Computers & Education. Computers & Education An International Journal Elsevier Editors: C-C. Tsai, R.S. Heller, J. Underwood Abstract Modelling is an important skill to acquire, but it is not an easy one for students …

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Multimodal Affect Recognition in Virtual Worlds: Avatars Mirroring User’s Affect

A demo accepted to ACII 2013. Humaine Association Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII) Geneva, Switzerland. 2-5 September, 2013 Demo This demo showcase the integration of a generic real-time multimodal affect recognition tool in a 3D virtual world …

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Using HCI Task Modeling Techniques to Measure How Deeply Students Model

A third paper accepted to AIED2013. 16th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education Memphis, TN, USA. July 9-13, 2013 Abstract User modeling in AIED has been extended in the past decades to include affective and motivational aspects of learner’s …

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* Affect Recognition in Learning Scenarios: Matching Facial- and BCI-Based Values

A poster accepted to ICALT2013. 13th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT) Hosted by Beijing Normal University Beijing, China. 15-18 July, 2013 In this poster we compared two affect recognition strategies: face-based affect recognition and brain-computer interfaces. Poster …

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