D. Heylen, P. Paggio, M. Kipp

18 November 2011, Alicante, Spain

Held in conjunction with the 13th International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI).

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9:15-9:30 Welcome
9:30-10:30 Session 1
Automatic detection of motion sequences for motion analysis
Bernhard Bruning, Christian Schnier, Karola Pitsch, Sven Wachsmuth
Multimodal Corpora for an Automatic System Fostering Participants' Engagement in Informal Conversations around a Museum Café Table
Nadia Mana, Alessandro Cappelletti, Oliviero Stock, Massimo Zancanaro
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break(meeting room)
11:00-13:00 Session 2
Communicating vagueness by hands and face
Isabella Poggi, Laura Vincze
An audio visual corpus for emergent leader analysis
Dairazalia Sanchez-Cortes, Oya Aran, Daniel Gatica-Perez
A multilingual corpus for rich audio-visual scene description in a meeting-room environment
Taras Butko, Climent Nadeu, Asuncion Moreno
Turn taking, Utterance Density, and Gaze Patterns as Cues to Conversational Activity
Kristiina Jokinen
13:00-14:30 LunchTraviata restaurant (C/Alemania, 18)
14:30-16:00 Session 3
Multimodal Annotations and Categorization for Political Debates
Brigitte Bigi, Cristel Portes, Agnes Steuckardt, Marion Tellier
A Study on Cultural Variations of Smile Based on Empirical Recordings of Chinese and Swedish First Encounters
Jia Lu, Jens Allwood, Elisabeth Ahlsen
A multimodal dance corpus for research into real-time interaction between humans in online virtual environments
Slim Essid, Xinyu Lin, Marc Gowing, Georgios Kordelas, Anil Aksay, Philip Kelly, Thomas Fillon, Qianni Zhang, Alfred Dielmann, Vlado Kitanovski, RobinTournemenne, Noel E. O'Connor, Petros Daras and Gaël Richard
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break(meeting room)
16:30-17:30 Session 4
Learning to classify the feedback function of head movements in a Danish Corpus of first encounters
Patrizia Paggio, Costanza Navarretta
The Ravel Data Set
Xavier Alameda-Pineda, Jordi Sanchez-Riera, Johannes Wienke, Vojtech Franc, Jan Cech, Kaustubh Kulkarni, Antoine Deleforge, Radu Horaud

Important Dates

Deadline for paper submission (complete paper): 22 Aug 2011
Notification of acceptance: 21 Sep 2011
Final (photo-ready) version of accepted paper: 10 Oct 2011
Workshop: 18 November 2011


Submissions should be sent to: heylen at ewi.utwente.nl
Papers can be from 4 to 6 pages long. The paper format is the same as ICMI. The workshop papers will be included in a USB stick. The workshop is planned to result in a follow-up publication.

Also see: ICMI website

Programme Committee

Elisabeth Ahlsen, Univ. of G�teborg, Sweden
Jan Alexandersson, DFKI, Germany
Jens Alwood, Univ. of G�teborg, Sweden
Hamid Aghajan, Standford Univ. USA
Elisabeth Andre, Univ. Augsburg, Germany
Philippe Blache, Univ. de Provence, France
Susanne Burger, Carnegie Mellon Univ., USA
Jens Edlund, KTH, Sweden
Marianne Gullberg, Lund Univ., Sweden
Jean-Claude Martin, LIMSI-CNRS, France
Costanza Navaretta, Univ. of Copenhagen, Denmark
Karola Pitsch, Univ. Bielefeld, Germany
Fabio Pianesi, Bruno Kessler Foundation, Italy
Andrei Popescu-Belis, Idiap Research Inst., Switzerland
Ronald Poppe, Univ. Twente, The Netherlands
Kristiina Jokinen, Univ. of Helsinki, Finland
Albert Ali Salah, Univ. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Bjoern Schuller, TU Munich, Germany
Rainer Stiefelhagen, KIT, Germany
Alessandro Vinciarelli, Univ. Glasgow, UK

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