Computers in the Human Interaction Loop

By Alexander Waibel , Rainer Stiefelhagen

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Based on a major European Integrated Project, this book explores a new look at human interfaces, one in which computers become participants among humans interacting with humans. It contains over one hundred illustrations, most in color.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-8488-2053-1
  • 396 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: April 5, 2009
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $149.00
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This book integrates a wide range of research topics related to and necessary for the development of proactive, smart, computers in the human interaction loop, including the development of audio-visual perceptual components for such environments; the design, implementation and analysis of novel proactive perceptive services supporting humans; the development of software architectures, ontologies and tools necessary for building such environments and services, as well as approaches for the evaluation of such technologies and services. The book is based on a major European Integrated Project, CHLI (Computers in the Human Interaction Loop), and throws light on the paradigm shift in the area of HCI that rather than humans interactive directly with machines, computers should observe and understand human interaction, and support humans during their work and interaction in an implicit and proactive manner.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. From the Contents.
  2. Computers in the Human Interaction Loop.
  3. Perceptual Technologies: Analyzing the Who, What, Where of Human Interaction.
  4. Person Tracking.
  5. Multimodal Person Indentification.
  6. Estimation of Head Pose.
  7. Automatic Speech Recognition.
  8. Acoustic Event Detection and Classification.
  9. Language Technologies: Question Answering in Speech Transcripts.
  10. Extracting Interaction Cues: Focus of Attention, Body Pose and Gestures.
  11. Acoustic Emotion Recognition.
  12. Activity Classification.
  13. Situation Modeling.
  14. Targeted Audio.
  15. Multimodal Interaction Control.
  16. Perceptual Component Evaluation and Data Collection.
  17. User
  18. centred Design of CHIL Services: Introduction.
  19. The Collaborative Workspace: A Co
  20. located Tabletop Device to Support Meetings.
  21. The Memory Jog Services.
  22. The Connector Service
  23. Representing Availability for Mobile Communication.
  24. Relational Cockpit.
  25. Automatic Relational Reporting to Support Group Dynamics.
  26. Introduction.
  27. The CHIL Reference Model Architecture for Multi
  28. Modal Perceptual Systems.
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