Organizers

Dr. Judith A. Redi is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EECMS) of Delft University of Technology. Her work involves the understanding and modelling of user appreciation for multimedia experiences. This connects visual perception, cognitive science and engineering, machine learning and computer vision. She obtained her PhD from the University of Genoa in 2010, for which she received the ASING best ICT thesis award. After a post-doc period at Eurecom, France, working on digital image forensics and computer vision, she moved to the Intelligent Systems department of TU Delft, and in 2012 she was awarded a NWO-VENI-grant for her research proposal on “Semantic Aware Quality Assessment”. She has served as TPC member of several top conference, as Technical Program Committee Chair of QoMEX 2015 and Area Chair for multimedia HCI and QoE forACMMM 2016. She currently serves as associate editor for the IEEE transactions on Multimedia, and she is General Chair for ACM TVX2017.

Dr. Alina Huldtgren works as Assistant Professor for Human-Technology Interaction at Eindhoven University of Technology. Her research focuses on the role of digital media, ICT and tangible computing in technologies for ageing well. In particular, she focuses on technology design for and with people with dementia and their caregivers as well as ethical consequences of such systems. She has been involved in several national and international projects in ambient assisted living, ambient lighting for wellbeing, supportive apps for informal caregivers and tangible interfaces for reminiscence therapy. She has also worked on establishing a research program on socio-technical systems for people with dementia at the University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf in the last years.

Dr. Khiet Truong is an assistant professor in the Human Media Interaction group, University of Twente. After her PhD research at TNO, she obtained her PhD at the University of Twente. Her interests lie in the automatic analysis and understanding of verbal and nonverbal (vocal) behaviors in human-human and human-machine interaction, and the design of socially interactive technology to support human needs. Having a background in (computational) paralinguistics and speech analysis, her main focus is on analysing the vocal modality of expression, in addition to the visual (e.g. facial expressions, eye gaze) and physiological modalities in social interaction. She is currently serving as TPC member for several conferences such as ACII2017, ICASSP2017, ACM UMAP2017, ACM Multimedia2017 and is Area Chair for Interspeech 2017.

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