Detailed Programme

Mental States, Emotions and their Embodiment

Dr Nadia Berthouze (University College London)
Dr Marco Gillies (Goldsmiths College London)
Dr Aladdin Ayesh (De Montfort University)

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Tuesday 7th April 2009

Time Session

8.30-09:00 8:30 Registration (Conference Centre Foyer)

08:45 Daily Announcements (James Watt Auditorium)


09:00-10:30 09:00 Nadia Barthouze. Affective Bodily Movement

09:30 Halovic S, Kroos C. Facilitating the Perception of Anger and Fear in Male and Female Walkers

10:00 Pan X, Gillies M, Slater M. Male Bodily Responses towards a Virtual Woman


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-13:00 11:00 Beck A, Stevens B, Bard K. Comparing Perception of Affective Body Movements displayed by Actors and Animated Characters

11:45 Fridin M, Barliya A, Schechtman E, de Gelder B, Flash T. Computational model and the human perception of emotional body language (EBL)

12:15 Igareda P, Maiche A. Audio Description of Emotions in Films using Eye tracking


13:00-14:00 Lunch
(included in Registration fee)

14:00-15:30 14:00 Keynote Speech by Frank Pollick


15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 16:00 Marco Gillies. Eliciting and Recording Affective Behaviour Discussion


17:00-18:30 Dinner
(3 courses, available at venue at extra charge)

18:30-19:30 AISB Keynote Talk: Evolutionary Computation: The Future of Machine Intelligence by David Fogel


Wednesday 8th April 2009

Time Session

8.30-09:00 8:30 Registration (Conference Centre Foyer)

08:45 Daily Announcements (James Watt Auditorium)


09:00-10:30 09:00 Aladdin Ayesh. Mental States

09:45 Karg M. Towards a System-Theoretic Model for Transition of Affect


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-13:00 11:00 Santos M, Pitt J. Ubiquitous Computing and Pervasive Adaptation of Social Norms in Workplace Design

11:45 Karanika M. Haptic Space and Bodily Expressions: A Bi-Directional Relation of Affect

12:15 Sdrolia C. Affect in Autonomous Artificial Systems: Interfacing Technology and Philosophy


13:00-14:00 Lunch
(included in Registration fee)

14:00-15:30 14:00 Keynote speech by Ruth Aylett

15:00 Final Discussion and Conclusion


15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00

17:00-18:30 Dinner
(3 courses, available at venue at extra charge)

18:30-19:30 AISB Keynote Talk: Is there a Future for Robot Companions? by Kerstin Dautenhahn


 
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