UM05 Workshop on  'Adapting the Interaction Style to Affective Factors'

July 25, 2005


8.30 – 8.40     Short Presentation of Organizers

Session 1.       Natural language

8.40 – 9.00        John A. Bateman and Cécile L.Paris:  Adaptation to affective factors. Architectural impacts for natural language generation and dialogue.

9.00 – 9.30        Carsten Brockmann, Amy Isard, Jon Oberlander and Michael White: Modelling alignment for affective dialogue.

9.30 – 10.00       Nancy Green: Affective factors in generation of tailored genomic information.

10.00 – 10.30      Coffee Break

10.30 – 11.15     Invited Speech: 

Marc Schroeder and Roddie Cowie: Toward emotion-sensitive mulitmodal interfaces. The challenge of the European Network of Excellence HUMANE.

Session 2.       Virtual Agents

11.15 – 11.45       Addolorata Cavalluzzi, Fiorella de Rosis, Irene Mazzotta and Nicole Novielli: Modeling the user attitude towards an ECA

11.45 – 12.05      Agneta Gulz and Magnus Haake:  Social and visual style in virtual pedagogical agents.

12.05 – 12.20      John Harpur, Dermot Madden and Maria Lawlor: Attachment theory and affective user models

12.20 – 13.30      Lunch

Session 3.       Other media

13.30 – 14.00      Andrea Kleinsmith, Tsuyoshi Fushimi and Nadia Bianchi-Berthouze:  An incremental and interactive affective posture recognition system.

14.00 – 14.30      Margeritta Von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Christian Mueller and Anthony Jameson: Recognition of time pressure via physiological sensors: is the user motion a help or a hindrance?

14.30 – 15.00      Anton Batliner, Stefan Steidl, Christian Hacker, Elmar Noeth and Heirich Nieman: Private emotions vs socal interaction. Towards new dimensions in research on emotions.

15.00 – 15.30      Coffee break

Session 4.       Applications

15.30 – 16.00      Samuel Alexander, Stephen Hill and Abdolhossein Sarrafzadeh: How do human tutors adapt to affective state?

16.00 – 16.20      Yasmin Hernàndez, Julieta Noguez, L. Enrique Sucar and Gustavo Arroyo-Figueroa: An affective model for semi-open learning environments.

16.20 – 16.40      Corinne Ribert-Van De Weerdt and Vincent Grosjean: Determinants od emotions in a call centre.

16.40 – 17.00      Dimitrios Vogiatzis, Amilia Tzanavari, Symeon Retalis and Michalinos Zembylas: Clustering the affective aspects of web users

17.0                                    Panel Discussion on “Perspectives of Affective Computing”.

Joshua Hurwitz, Motorola Labs, USA; Nuria Oliver, Microsoft Research, USA; Benjamin Reaves, Toyota Info Technology Center, USA; Marc Schroeder, DFKI, Ge.

17.45            Workshop Closure