PUBLICATIONS

  1. L. Ben Letaifa, M.I. Torres.
    Perceptual Borderline for Balancing Multi-Class Spontaneous Emotional Data.
    IEEE ACCESS, Special Section on Behavioral Biometrics for Ehealth and Well-Being,  (DOI), 2021.
  2. M. Aymen, D. Petrovska-Delacretaz, J. Boudy and A. Hamida.
    Privacy-preserving speaker verification system based on binary I-vectors.
    In IET Biometrics, Vol. 10(3),  (DOI), 2021.
  3. M. I. Torres, J. Tenorio, G. Cordasco, E. Gonzalez-Fraile, A. Esposito, M. S. Kornes, G. Chollet, B. Fernandez-Ruinova.
    Ageing in the 21st century in Europe: social challenges and innovation opportunities to support elderly independency and wellbeing.
    Technical Report EHU-ADDI,  (link), 2021.
  4. C. Montenegro, R. Santana, J. A. Lozano.
    Analysis of the sensitivity of the End-Of-Turn Detection task to errors generated by the Automatic Speech Recognition process.
    In Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 100, (DOI), 2021.
  5. M. de Velasco, R. Justo, L. Ben Letaifa, M. I. Torres.
    Contrasting the Emotions identified in Spanish TV debates and in Human-Machine Interactions.
    In proceedings of IberSPEECH, (DOI) 2021.
  6. A.Esposito, T. Amorese, M. Cuciniello, G. Cordasco.
    Emotional virtual agents: How do young people decode synthetic facial expressions?
    In 1st Workshop on Technology Enhanced Learning Environments for Blended Education – The Italian e-LearningConference, teleXbe 2021, (DOI)(link), 2021.
  7. A. Esposito, Z. Callejas, M. L. Hemmje, M. Fuchs, M. N. Maldonato, G. Cordasco.
    Intelligent Advanced User Interfaces for Monitoring Mental Health Wellbeing.
    In  AVI 2020 Workshop on Road Mapping Infrastructures for Artificial Intelligence Supporting Advanced VisualBig Data Analysis, AVI-BDA 2020 and 2nd Italian Workshop on Visualization and Visual Analytics, ITAVIS 2020,83–95, (DOI)(link), 2021.
  8. J. A. Nolazco-Flores. M. Faundez-Zanuy, O. A. Velazquez-Flores, G. Cordasco, A. Esposito.
    Emotional State Recognition Performance Improvement on a Handwriting and Drawing Task.
    In  IEEE Access Vol. 9, 28496–28504, (DOI)(link), 2020.
  9. C. Montenegro, R. Santana, J. A. Lozano.
    Transfer learning in hierarchical dialogue topic classification with neural networks.
    Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN),  (DOI)(link), 2020.
  10. Z. Callejas, D. Griol, K. Benghazi, M. Noguera, G. Chollet, M. I. Torres, and A. Esposito.
    Measuring and fostering engagement with mental health e-coaches.
    In ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’20 Companion),  (DOI)(link), 2020.
  11. M. I. Torres, S. Schlogl, L. Clark, M. Pocheron.
    Editorial.
    In Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Conversational User Interfaces (CUI 2020),  (DOI)(link), 2020.
  12. L. Ben Letaifa, R. Justo Blanco, M.I. Torres.
    Adding dimensional features for emotion recognition on speech.
    In International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Signal and Image Processing (ATSIP),  (DOI)(link), 2020.
  13. F. Panico, G. Cordasco, C. Vogel, L. Trojano, A. Esposito.
    Ethical issues in Assistive Ambient Living technologies for ageing well.
    In Multimedia Tools and Applications,  (DOI)(link), 2020.
  14. A. Esposito, T. Amorese, M. Cuciniello, M.T. Riviello, G. Cordasco.
    How Human Likeness, Gender and Ethnicity affect Elders’Acceptance of Assistive Robots.
    In IEEE International Conference on Human-Machine Systems (ICHMS 2020), (DOI)(link), 2020.
  15. A. Economides, C. Baiano, I. Zappullo, M. Conson, J. Kalli-Laouri, Y. Laouris, A. Esposito
    Is Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Specific Learning Disorder linked to Impaired Emotion Recognition in Primary School Aged Children?
    In IEEE International Conference on Human-Machine Systems (ICHMS 2020), (DOI)(link), 2020.
  16. A. Economides, Y. Laouris, M. Conson, A. Esposito
    Facial Emotion Recognition Skills and Measures in Children and Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    In Progresses in Artificial Intelligence and Neural Systems. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol 184,   (DOI)(link), 2020.
  17. A. Esposito, M. Faundez-Zanuy, F. C. Morabito, E. Pasero.
    Towards Socially and Emotionally Believable ICT Interfaces.
    In Progresses in Artificial Intelligence and Neural Systems. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol 184, (DOI)(link), 2020.
  18. M. Conson, F. Polito, A. Di Rosa, L. Trojano, G. Cordasco, A. Esposito, M. Turi
    ‘Not only faces’: specialized visual representation of human hands revealed by adaptation.
    In ROYAL SOCIETY OPEN SCIENCE, vol. 7(12),  (DOI)(link), 2020.
  19. M. Thaler, S. Schlögl and A. Groth
    Agent vs. Avatar: Comparing Embodied Conversational Agents Concerning Characteristics of the Uncanny Valley.
    In IEEE International Conference on Human-Machine Systems (ICHMS 2020), (DOI)(link), 2020.
  20. A. Esposito, G. Raimo, M. Maldonato, C. Vogel, M. Conson, G. Cordasco
    Behavioral Sentiment Analysis of Depressive States.
    In 11th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom), (DOI )(link), 2020.
  21. B. Tolgay, M. Maldonato, C. Vogel, G. Cordasco, L. Trojano, A. Esposito
    Frontal Left Alpha Activity as an Indicator of Willingness to Interact with Virtual Agents: A pilot study.
    In 11th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom), (DOI)(link), 2020.
  22. G. Cordasco, M. Buonanno, M. Faundez-Zanuy, M.T. Riviello, L.Likforman-Sulem, A. Esposito
    Gender Identification through Handwriting: an Online Approach.
    In 11th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom), (DOI)(link), 2020.
  23. A. Esposito, A. Troncone
    Effect of Attachment and Personality Styles on the Ability to Interpret Emotional Vocal Expressions: A Cross-sectional Study.
    The Open Psychology Journal, (DOI) (link), 2020.
  24. A. Economides, Y. Laouris, and A. Esposito
    Emotion Recognition a Transdiagnostic Feature in Children and Adolescents with ASD and ADHD: The Humanitarian Perspective.
    In Journal of Childhood & Developmental Disorders ISSN 2472-1786, (DOI) (link), 2020.
  25. A. Esposito, I. Cirillo, A. Esposito, L. Fortunati, G.L. Foresti, S. Escalera, N. Bourbakis
    Impairments in Decoding Facial and Vocal Emotional Expressions in High Functioning Autistic Adults and Adolescents.
    In 15th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2020),(DOI) (link), ​2020.
  26. R. Justo Blanco, L. Ben Letaifa , C. Palmero,  E. Gonzalez Fraile, A. Torp Johansen, A. Vazquez, G. Cordasco, S. Scholg, B. Fernandez Ruanova, M. Silva Rodrigues, S. Escalera, M. de Velasco, A. Esposito, M. Korsnes, M.I. Torres.
    Analysis of the Interaction between Elderly People and a Simulated Virtual Coach.
    In Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing,
    (DOI) (link), 2020.
  27. A. Esposito, T. Amorese, M. Maldonato, A. Vinciarelli, M. I. Torres, S. Escalera, G. Cordasco
    Seniors’ ability to decode differently aged facial emotional expressions.
    In 15th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2020), (DOI) (link), 2020.
  28. Troncone A., Amorese T., Cuciniello M., Saturno R., Pugliese L., Cordasco G., Vogel C., Esposito A.
    Advanced assistive technologies for elderly people: A psychological perspective on seniors’ needs and preferences (part A).
    In Acta Polytechnica Hungarica, 17(2), pages 163-189, ISSN:17858860, (DOI) (link), 2020.
  29. A. Esposito, M. Cuciniello,  T. Amorese, A.M. Esposito, A. Troncone, M.N. Maldonato, C. Vogel, N. Bourbakis, G. Cordasco.  
    Seniors’ Appreciation of Humanoid Robots.
    In Proc. of 28th Italian Workshop on Neural Networks (WIRN 2018), Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, pages 331-345, ISSN:21903018, (DOI) (link), 2020.
  30. R. Justo Blanco, L. Ben Letaifa Zouari, J.M. Olaso, A. Lopez Zorrilla, M. De Velasco Vazquez, A. Vazquez Risco,M.I. Torres.
    A Spanish Corpus for talking to the Elderly.
    In Conversational Dialogue Systems for the Next Decade pp 183-192,  (DOI) (link), 2020.
  31. L. Ben Letaifa, M. de Velasco, R. Justo and M. I. Torres. 
    First Steps to Develop a Corpus of Interactions between Elderly and Virtual Agents in Spanish with Emotion Labels.
    In 7th International Conference on Statistical Language and Speech Processing, (DOI) (link), 2019.
  32. Cordasco G., Scibelli F., Faundez-Zanuy M., Likforman-Sulem L., Esposito A.
    Handwriting and drawing features for detecting negative moods.
    In Proc. of 27th Italian Workshop on Neural, Networks (WIRN 2017), Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies,
    pages 73-86, ISSN:21903018, (DOI) (link) 2019.
  33. C. Montenegro, A. López Zorrilla, J. M. Olaso, R. Santana, R. Justo, J. A. Lozano and M. I. Torres. 
    A Dialogue-Act Taxonomy for a Virtual Coach Designed to Improve the Life of Elderly.
    In Multimodal Technologies and Interaction (MTI), Switzerland, (link), 2019.
  34. B. Tolgay, S. Dell’Orco, M. N. Maldonato, C. Vogel, L. Trojano and A. Esposito. 
    EEGs as potential predictors of virtual agent’s acceptance. 
    In Proceedings of 10th IEEE International Conference On Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom’2019), (link), 2019.
  35. M. de Velasco, R. Justo, A. López Zorrilla and M. I. Torres. 
    Can Spontaneous Emotions be Detected from Speech on TV Political Debates? 
    In Proceedings of 10th IEEE International Conference On Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom’2019), (link), 2019.
  36. A. Esposito, T. Amorese, M. Buonanno, M. Cuciniello, A.M. Esposito, M. Faundez-Zanuy, L. Likforman-Sulem, M.T. Riviello, A. Troncone and G. Cordasco.
    Handwriting and Drawing Features for Detecting Personality Traits.
    In Proceedings of 10th IEEE International Conference On Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom’2019), (link), 2019.
  37. N. Mariacher, S. Schlögl and A. Monz.
    Investigating Perceptions of Social Intelligence in Simulated Human-Chatbot Interactions.
    In Proceedings of WIRN 2019 29th Italian Workshop on Neural Networks,  (link), 2019.
  38. A. Esposito, T. Amorese, M. Cuciniello, I. Pica , M.T. Riviello, A. Troncone, and G. Cordasco.
    Elders prefer female robots with high degree of human likeness.
    ForItAAL – Forum Italiano Ambient Assisted Living, (link), 2019.
  39. A. Esposito, T. Amorese, M. Cuciniello, M.T. Riviello, A. M. Esposito, A. Troncone, and G. Cordasco.
     
    The Dependability of Voice on Elders’ Acceptance of Humanoid Agents.
    Proceedings of Interspeech 2019, Special Session: Dynamics of Emotional Speech Exchanges in Multimodal Communication, (link), 2019.
  40. A. Esposito, T. Amorese, M. Cuciniello, M.T. Riviello, A.M. Esposito, A. Troncone, M.I. Torres, S. Schlögl and G. Cordasco.
    Elder user’s attitude toward assistive virtual agents: the role of voice and gender.
    In Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing ISSN: 1868-5137,  (link), 2019.
  41. A. Esposito, M. Faundez-Zanuy, F.C. Morabito, E. Pasero.
    Some Note on Artificial Intelligence.
    In Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, Vol 151, 3–8 ISBN: 978-981-13-8949-8,  (DOI)(Link), 2019.
  42. A. Lopez Zorrilla, M. De Velasco Vazquez, R. Justo Blanco.
    Euskaraz hitz egiten ikasten duten makina autodidaktak.
    II. Ikergazte Nazioarteko Ikerketa Euskaraz, Ingeniaritza eta Arkitektura, 2019Ko Maiatzaren 27, 28 eta 29,Baiona, Euskal Herria : 125–132,  (DOI)(link), 2019.
  43. M. De Velasco Vazquez, A. Lopez Zorrilla, R. Justo Blanco.
    Iruzurrezko portaeren detekzioa crowd motako etiketazioan.
    III. Ikergazte Nazioarteko Ikerketa Euskaraz, Ingeniaritza eta Arkitektura, 2019Ko Maiatzaren 27, 28 eta 29,Baiona, Euskal Herria : 133–140,  (DOI)(link), 2019.
  44. M. Serras, M. I. Torres, A. del Pozo.
    Regularized Neural User Model for Goal-Oriented Spoken Dialogue Systems.
    Advanced Social Interaction with Agents, pp 235-345, (DOI), 2019.
  45. I. Roman, R. Santana, A. Mendiburu and J. A. Lozano.
    Sentiment analysis with genetically evolved Gaussian kernels.
    Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference(GECCO), (link), 2019. 
  46. A. López Zorrilla, M. De velasco-Vázquez and M. I. Torres.
    A Differentiable Generative Adversarial Network for Open Domain Dialogue.
    In: Marchi E., Siniscalchi S.M., Cumani S., Salerno V.M., Li H. (eds) Increasing Naturalness and Flexibility in Spoken Dialogue Interaction. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 714. Springer, Singapore, (DOI) (link), 2021.
  47. C. Montenegro, R. Santana, and J. A. Lozano.
    Data Generation Approaches for Topic Classification in Multilingual Spoken Dialog Systems.
    Proceedings of PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) conference, (link), 2019. 
  48. M. I. Torres, J. M. Olaso, C. Montenegro, R. Santana, A. Vázquez, R. Justo, J. A. Lozano, S. Schlögl, G. Chollet, N. Dugan, M. Irvine, N. Glackin, C. Pickard, A. Esposito, G. Cordasco, A. Troncone, D. Petrovska-Delacretaz, A. Mtibaa, M. A. Hmani, M. S. Korsnes, L. J. Martinussen, S. Escalera, C. Palmero Cantariño, O. Deroo, O. Gordeeva, J. Tenorio-Laranga, E. Gonzalez-Fraile, B. Fernandez-Ruanova, A. Gonzalez-Pinto
    The EMPATHIC Project: Mid-term Achievements
    Proceedings of COACH Workshop: Personalized Coaching for the Wellbeing of an Ageing Society @ PETRA PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) conference, (link), 2019.
  49. M. Serras, M. I. Torres and A. del Pozo,
    Goal-conditioned User Modeling for Dialogue Systems using Stochastic Bi-Automata
    Proceedings of International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM 19), (link), 2019.
  50. J. Irastorza and M. I. Torres,
    Tracking the Expression of Annoyance in Call Centers
    Cognitive Infocommunications Theory and Applications, R. Klempous, J. Nikodem and P. Baranyi Eds, Topics in Intelligent Engineering and Informatics, vol 13, pp 131-151, (DOI), 978-3-319-95996-2_7, Springer, 2019.
  51. A. Esposito, A.M. Esposito, F. Scibelli ,  G. Cordasco, C. Vogel, N. Bourbakis.
    How traders’ appearances and moral descriptions influence receivers’ choices in the ultimatum game.
    Proceedings – International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI, (link) pages 409-416, ISSN:10823409, 2018.
  52. A. López-Zorrilla, M. de Velasco-Vázquez, J. Irastorza Manso, J. M. Olaso, R. Justo, M. I. Torres
    EMPATHIC: Empathic, Expressive, Advanced Virtual Coach to Improve Independent Healthy-Life-Years of the Elderly
    Sociedad Española para el Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural (SEPLN), vol 68, (DOI), 2018.
  53. M. de Velasco, R. Justo, J. Antón, M. Carrilero and M. I. Torres
    Emotion Detection from Speech and Text
    Proceedings of IberSPEECH 2018, (link), 2018.
  54. M. I. Torres, G. Chollet, C. Montenegro, J. Tenorio-Laranga, O. Gordeeva, A. Esposito, N. Glackin, S. Schlögl, O. Deroo, B. Fernández-Ruanova, D. Petrovska-Delacrétaz, R. Santana, M. S. Korsnes, F. Lindner, D. Kyslitska, M. Reiner, R. Santana, G. Cordasco, A. Férnandez, M. Aksnes, R. Justo.
    EMPATHIC, Expressive, Advanced Virtual Coach to Improve Independent Healthy-Life-Years of the Elderly
    Proceedings of IberSPEECH 2018, (link), 2018.
  55. A. Esposito, A. M. Esposito, G. Cordasco, M. Maldonato, C. Vogel, N. Bourbakis
    Emotional faces of children and adults: What changes in their perception
    Proceedings of 9th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications, CogInfoCom 2018, (DOI), 2018.
  56. D. Saggese, G. Cordasco, N.M. Maldonado, N. Bourbakis, A. Vinciarelli, A. Esposito
    Power Poses Affect Risk Tolerance and Skin Conductance Levels
    Proceedings of International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI 2018, (link), 2018.
  57. A. López-Zorrilla, M. de Velasco-Vázquez, S. Cenceschi and M. I. Torres,
    Corrective Focus Detection in Italian Speech Using Neural Networks
    Acta Polytechnica Hungarica, vol 15, n 5, (link), 2018.
  58. L. Brinkschulte, N. Mariacher, S. Schlögl, M. I. Torres, R. Justo, J. M. Olaso, A. Esposito, G. Cordasco, G. Chollet, C. Glackin, C. Pickard, D. Petrovska-Delacretaz, M. A. Hmani, A. Mtibaa, A. Fernandez, D. Kyslitska, B. Fernandez-Ruanova, J. Tenorio-Laranga, M. Aksnes, M. S. Korsnes, M. Reiner, F. Lindner, O. Deroo and O. Gordeeva,
    The empathic project: Building an expressive, advanced virtual coach to improve independent healthy-life-years of the elderly
    Innovative Lösungen für eine alternde Gesellschaft – Konferenzbeiträge der SMARTER LIVES 18, pages 36-52, (link), 2018.
  59. M. Serras, M. I. Torres, A. del Pozo.
    User‐aware dialogue management policies over attributed bi‐automata
    Pattern Analysis and Applications (already published online) ISSN: 1433-7541
    (DOI), Springer, 2018.
  60. A. Esposito, T. Amorese, M. Cuciniello, A.M. Esposito, A. Troncone, M. I. Torres, S. Schlögl, G. Cordasco.
    Seniors’ acceptance of virtual humanoid agents
    ForItAAL – Forum Italiano Ambient Assisted Living, (link), 2018.
  61. Raquel Justo, Jose María Alcaide, M. Inés Torres, and Marilyn Walker.
    Detection of sarcasm and nastiness: new resources for Spanish
    Cognitive Computation, (already published online) ISSN: 1866-9956
    (DOI), Editorial: IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, 2018.
  62. M. Inés Torres, Cornelius Glackin, Raquel Justo and Gérard Chollet
    A Spoken Dialog System for the Empathic Virtual Coach
    International Workshop on Spoken Dialog System Technology (IWSDS), Singapore, May 14-16, (link), 2018.
  63. Anna Esposito, Stephan Schlögl, Terry Amorese, Antonietta Esposito, Maria Inés Torres, Francesco Masucci, and Gennaro Cordasco
    Seniors’ Sensing of Agents’ Personality from Facial Expressions
    International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP 2018), University of Linz, Austria, July 9-10, (link), 2018.
 
 
 
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