Programme

Date: October 23, 2017
Workshop Time: 9:00 – 18:00
Space: Room Lovelace, Computer History Museum, Mountain View (CA), USA

Talks in Session 1 and Session 2 are 20 minutes + 5 minutes dedicated to questions.

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Session 0 – Keynote

Chair: Fabien Ringeval (University of Grenoble Alpes)

9:00 – 10:00: AVEC’17 Keynote Talk – “Body Language Without Body: Social Signals in Technology Mediated Communication”, Alessandro Vinciarelli

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Session 1 – Introduction

Chair: Alessandro Vinciarelli (University of Glasgow)

10:00 – 10:30: “Challenge Introduction: AVEC 2017 – Real-life Depression, and Affect Recognition Workshop and Challenge”, Fabien Ringeval, Björn Schuller, Michel Valstar, Jonathan Gratch, Roddy Cowie, Stefan Scherer, Sharon Mozgai, Nicholas Cummins, Maximilian Schmitt, Maja Pantic

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10:30 – 11:00: Coffee Break
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Session 2 – AVEC 2017 Part 1

Chair: Yue Zhang (Imperial College London)

11:00 – 11:25: “Continuous Multimodal Emotion Prediction Based on Long Short Term Memory Recurrent Neural Network”, Jian Huang, Ya Li, Jianhua Tao, Zheng Lian, Zhengqi Wen, Minghao Yang and Jiangyan Yi

11:25 – 11:50: “Multimodal Multi-task Learning for Dimensional and Continuous Emotion Recognition”, Shizhe Chen, Qin Jin, Jinming Zhao and Shuai Wang

11:50 – 12:15: “Investigating Word Affect Features and Fusion of Probabilistic Predictions Incorporating Uncertainty in AVEC 2017″, Ting Dang, Brian Stasak, Zhaocheng Huang, Sadari Jayawardena, Mia Atcheson, Munawar Hayat, Phu Le, Vidhyasaharan Sethu, Roland Goecke and Julien Epps

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12:15 – 14:00: Lunch Break
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Session 3 – AVEC 2017 Part 2

Chair: Jing Han (University of Augsburg)

14:00 – 14:25: “Depression Severity Prediction Based on Biomarkers of Psychomotor Retardation”, Zafi Sherhan Syed, Kirill Sidorov and David Marshall

14:25 – 14:50: “Hybrid Depression Classification and Estimation from Audio Video and Text Information”, Le Yang, Hichem Sahli, Xiaohan Xia, Ercheng Pei, Meshia Cédric Oveneke and Dongmei Jiang

14:50 – 15:15: “Multimodal Measurement of Depression Using Deep Learning Models”, Le Yang, Dongmei Jiang, Xiaohan Xia, Ercheng Pei, Meshia Cédric Oveneke and Hichem Sahli

15:15 – 15:40: “A Random Forest Regression Method With Selected-Text Feature For Depression Assessment”, Bo Sun, Yinghui Zhang and Jun He

15:40 – 16:05: “Topic Modeling Based Multi-modal Depression Detection”, Yuan Gong and Christian Poellabauer

16:05 – 16:15: Challenge Results

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16:15 – 17:00: Coffee Break
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Session 4 – Panel Session

Chairs: Fabien Ringeval and Yue Zhang

17:00 – 17:30: Panel Session: Towards real-life applicability of affective computing and social signal processing
Panel members: Pr. Alessandro Vinciarelli (University of Glasgow), Pr. Sharon Oviatt (INCAA Designs)