Workshop program

Oct. 16, 2021, 8 a.m. DYAD Workshop


** Workshop papers can be accessed here **


  Chair: Cristina Palmero Cantariño
8:00AM 8:05AM Opening [video]
8:05AM 8:45AM Invited talk 1: Yaser Sheikh (Carnegie Mellon University, USA) [video]
8:45AM 9:00AM DYAD challenge: Introduction and awards ceremony [video]
9:00AM 9:05AM Dyad Challenge Track 1: Automatic self-reported personality recognition - Sorina Smeureanu (Universitat de Barcelona) [video]
9:05AM 9:15AM Learning Personalised Models for Automatic Self-reported Personality Recognition - Winning Solution (SMART-SAIR team) - Hanan Salam (New York University Abu Dhabi); Oya Celiktutan (King’s College London); Viswonathan Manoranjan (National Institute of Technology); Iman Ismail (King’s College London); Himadri Mukherjee (New York University Abu Dhabi) [video]
9:15AM 9:25AM Informed baselines: a tool to disentangle contextual factors of influence in personality trait studies - Honorable mention award (USTC-SLR team) - Francisca Pessanha (Utrecht University); Gizem Sogancioglu (Utrecht University); Metehan Doyran (Utrecht University); Heysem Kaya (Utrecht University); Ronald Poppe (Utrecht University); Albert Ali Salah (Utrecht University); Almila Akdag Salah (Utrecht University) [video TBD]
9:25AM 9:30AM Dyad Challenge Track 2: Behavior forecasting - Germán Barquero (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) [video]
9:30AM 9:40AM Forecasting Nonverbal Social Signals during Dyadic Interactions - Honorable mention award (SAIR KCL team) - Nguyen Tan Viet Tuyen (King’s College London); Oya Celiktutan (King’s College London) [video]
9:40AM 9:50AM Coffee break
  Chair: Sergio Escalera
9:50AM 10:30AM      Invited talk 2: Hatice Gunes (University of Cambridge, UK) - "Your fellows matter! Inferring affect and personality in multi-person settings". [presentation not available]
10:30AM 10:40AM Workshop paper: Temporal Cues from Socially Unacceptable Trajectories for Anomaly Detection. Neelu Madan (Aalborg University); Arya Farkhondeh (Sapienza University of Rome); KAMAL NASROLLAHI (AALBORG UNIVERSITY, Denmark); Sergio Escalera (Computer Vision Center (UAB) & University of Barcelona); Thomas B. Moeslund (Aalborg University) [video]
10:40AM 10:50AM Workshop paper: Multiple Instance Triplet Loss for Weakly Supervised Multi-Label Action Localisation of Interacting Persons. Sovan Biswas (University of Bonn); Jürgen Gall (University of Bonn) [video]
10:50AM 11:00AM Workshop paper: Emotional Features of Interactions with Empathic Agents. Claudia Greco (Università della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”); Carmela Buono (Università della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”); Pau Buch-Cardona (Computer Vision Center); Gennaro Cordasco (Università della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”); Sergio Escalera (CVC and University of Barcelona); Anna Esposito (Università di Napol); Anais Fernandez (Association E-Seniors); Daria Kyslitska (Association E-Seniors); Maria Stylianou Kornes (University of Oslo); Cristina Palmero (Universitat de Barcelona); Jofre Tenorio Laranga (Osatek); Anna Torp Johansen (University of Oslo); Maria Inés Torres (University of the Basque Country) [video]
11:00AM 11:10AM Workshop paper: Dyadformer: A Multi-modal Transformer for Long-Range Modeling of Dyadic Interactions. David Curto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya); Albert Clapés (Aalborg University); Javier Selva (Universitat de Barcelona); Sorina Smeureanu (Universitat de Barcelona); Julio Cezar Silveira Jacques Junior (Computer Vision Center (UAB)); David Gallardo (Universitat de Barcelona); Georgina Guilera (Universitat de Barcelona); David Leiva (Universitat de Barcelona); Thomas B. Moeslund (Aalborg University); Sergio Escalera (Computer Vision Center (UAB) & University of Barcelona,); Cristina Palmero (Universitat de Barcelona) [video]
11:10AM 11:50AM Invited talk 3: Louis-Philippe Morency (Carnegie Mellon University, USA) [video]
11:50AM 12:30PM Lunch break
  Chair: Julio C. S. Jacques Junior
12:30PM 1:10PM Invited talk 4: Alexander Todorov (Princeton University, USA) - "Modeling impressions from faces and studying their effects on interactions" [presentation not available]
1:10PM 1:25PM

Sneak peek session: Part 1

Skeleton-based Personality Recognition using Laban Movement Analysis - Ziya Erkoç, Serkan Demirci, Sinan Sonlu, Uğur Güdükbay (Department of Computer Engineering, Bilkent University, Turkey) [video]

Digitized ADOS: Social Interaction Under the Scope of Causality - Theodoros Bermperidis, Richa Rai, Elizabeth Barbara Torres (Rutgers University Psychology Dept., USA) [presentation not available]

Cracking the Code of Live Human Social Interactions in Autism: A Review of the Eye-Tracking Literature - Sarah Laskowitz, Jason W. Griffin, Charles Geier, K. Suzanne Scherf (Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, USA) [video]

Covfee: an extensible web framework for continuous-time annotation of human behavior - Jose Vargas Quiros, Chirag Raman, Stephanie Tan, Laura Cabrera Quiros, Hayley Hung (Socially Perceptive Computing Lab, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands) [video]

A naturalistic video dataset of dyadic social actions - Emalie McMahon, Michael Bonner, Leyla Isik (Department of Cognitive Science - Johns Hopkins University, USA) [video]

1:25PM 2:05PM Invited talk 5: Daniel Gatica-Perez (IDIAP, Switzerland) [presentation not available]
2:05PM 2:15PM Coffee break
  Chair: Albert Clapés i Sintes
2:15PM 2:55PM Invited talk 6: Norah Dunbar (UC Santa Barbara, USA) - "New Methods to Examine Nonverbal Synchrony in Dyads" [video]
2:55PM 3:10PM

Sneak peek session: Part 2

Head and Body Orientation Estimation with Sparse Weak Labels in Free Standing Conversational Settings - Stephanie Tan, David M.J. Tax, Hayley Hung  (Socially Perceptive Computing Lab, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands) [video]

Social Processes: Self-Supervised Forecasting of Nonverbal Cues in Social Conversations - Chirag Raman,  Hayley Hung, Marco Loog  (Socially Perceptive Computing Lab, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands) [video]

Methods to Study Basic Building Blocks of Social Interactions Using Zoom Data - Elizabeth Torres (Rutgers University Psychology Dept., USA) [presentation not available]

3:10PM 3:50PM Invited talk 7: Qiang Ji (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA) - "Knowledge-Augmented Deep Learning for Data Efficient and Generalizable Facial Action Recognition" [video]
3:50PM 3:55PM Closing [video]




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