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Title: Monitoring of group discussion using Android apps
Authors: Hamdi Hamzah
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineering::Computer hardware, software and systems
Issue Date: 2014
Abstract: Human group interaction is very complex and rich. Monitoring any group can be done using non-verbal (facial expressions, body languages, gestures, etc ) or/and verbal (voice tone, voice pitch,...etc) signals. Despite the impressive advancements in video-audio signal processing, analyzing different aspects of human interaction as empathy, hostility, (dis-)agreement, flirting, dominance, superiority, inferiority, etc. remains very challenging. Investigating these aspects is crucial for building intelligent robots that can participate in conversations in a natural way, or to fulfill certain social responsibilities in our life. As our ultimate goal is to improve the current computer systems and social robots that suffer from a lack of social skills, we will explore the social signals and social behaviors, including social interactions (like turn taking), social attitude (like alliance), and social relations/ roles to build more socially intelligent model for robots. More specifically, we have the following three aims: - Analyze social signals (audio-video signals) collected simultaneously from different candidates in a group interaction. - Develop a real-time automated system to annotate the measured signals based on the features discussed above. - Implement such system as an Android app.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/60424
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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