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Prof. Dr. Elisabeth André


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E-mail: andre { @ } informatik.uni-augsburg.de
Tel.: +49 821 598 - 2341
Fax: +49 821 598 - 2349
Room: 2035
Address: Universitätsstr. 6a
86159 Augsburg


Full Professor of Computer Science (W3), Chair of Human-Centered Multimedia, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Augsburg University since 2001

Current activities

Research Interests

  • Multimodal User Interfaces
  • Multimodal Analysis (physiological data, gaze, speech, gestures)
  • Affective Computing & Social Signal Processing
  • Social Robotics & Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Technology-Enhanced Learning
  • Tangible and Perceptive User Interfaces

Scientific Career

  • 1988 Diploma in Computer Science at Department of Computer Science at Saarland University, Title of Diploma Thesis: Generierung natürlichsprachlicher Äußerungen zur simultanen Beschreibung von zeitveränderlichen Szenen: Das System SOCCER (Generation of natural language utterances for the simultaneous description of time varying scenes: The System SOCCER)
  • 1988-2001 Scientific Researcher at DFKI GmbH (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence)
  • 1995 Dr. rer. Nat. at Department of Computer Science at Saarland University, Title of Thesis: Ein planbasierter Ansatz zur Generierung multimedialer Präsentationen (A plan-based approach for the generation of multimedia presentations)
  • 1995 Promoted to Senior Researcher
  • 1999 Appointed DFKI Research Fellow
  • 1999 Promoted to Principal Researcher
  • 2000 Call to C4-Professorship from Augsburg University
  • 2001- Full Professor of Computer Science, Chair of Human-Centered Multimedia at Augsburg University
  • 2004-2006 Managing Director of Institute for Computer Science at Augsburg University
  • 2009 Call to W3-Professorship in Mensch-Maschine Interaktion (Human-Machine Interaction) from Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
  • 2009 Call to W3-Professorship in Mensch-Computer-Interaktion und Kognitive Systeme (Human-Computer Interaction and Cognitive Systems) from University of Stuttgart

Awards and Honors

Awards at Scientific Conferences

Functions of Honor

Editorials

Organization of International Conferences and Workshops

Externally Funded Research Projects

Role of Prof. Dr. Elisabeth André: Coordinator, Co-Speaker or PI

Current projects

  • PRESENT Photoreal REaltime Sentient ENTity
    Consortium: Universidad Pompeo Fabra ES, The Framestore Ltd UK, Cubic Motion Ltd UK, Ikinema Limited UK, Infocert SPA IT, Brainstorm Multimedia S.L. ES, Creative Workers - Creatieve Werkers VZW BE, Institut National de Recherche Eninformatique et Automatique France, Universität Augsburg
    Funded by: EU
  • ForDigitHealth Gesunder Umgang mit digitalen Technologienund Medien (Healthy Use of Digital Technologies and Media) Consortium: LMU München, University of Augsburg, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Otto-Friedrich-Universtät Bamberg
    Funded by:
    Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst Co-Speaker: Prof. Dr. Elisabeth André
  • EmmA Emotionaler mobiler Avatar als Coaching-Assistent in der psychologischen Unterstützung
    Consortium: Charamel GmbH, Semvox GmbH, University of Augsburg, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI) GmbH, WIPS GmbH
    Funded by: BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
  • VIVA Vertrauen und Sympathie schaffender "lebendiger" sozialer Roboter
    Consortium: University of Augsburg, University of Bielefeld, Fachhochschule Bielefeld, navel robotics GmbH, Neuland Software GmbH, Visions4IT
    Funded by: BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
  • EVA Empowering Virtueller Agenten
    Consortium: University of Augsburg, University of Ulm
    Funded by: DFG (German Research Foundation)
  • DEEP Deep Emotion Processing for Social Agents
    Consortium: University of Augsburg, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI)
    Funded by: DFG (German Research Foundation)
  • FMLA Forum Maschinelles Lernen Augsburg
    Consortium: University of Augsburg
    Funded by: BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
  • DIGISTA Die Digitale Stadt - Materialität und Objekte urbaner Kommunikationskultur in Zeiten der Mediatisierung
    Consortium: University of Augsburg, University of Leipzig, Architekturmuseum Schwaben
    Funded by: BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
  • ForGenderCARE Gender und Care: Dynamiken von Fürsorge im Kontext von Institutionen, Praxen, Technik und Medien in Bayern Consortium: University of Augsburg, University HAW Landshut, University of Applied Sciences Munich, University LMU Munich, University TUM Munich, Universität der Bundeswehr Munich, Women's Academy Munich, German Youth Institute Munich, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, University of Applied Sciences OTH Regensburg, University of Regensburg
    Funded by: BayFor (Bavarian Research Allianz), Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts

Finished projects

  • SenseEmotion Multisensory Pain and Emotion Recognition: Avatar-based Affect Management for the Elderly
    Consortium: University of Augsburg, University Medical Center Ulm, University Ulm
    Funded by: BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research) Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Elisabeth André
  • GLASSISTANT Virtual Assistant to Support People with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) on the Basis of Smart Glasses Consortium: University of Augsburg, Ascora GmbH, Charité University Medical Center Berlin, OTARIS Interactive Serives GmbH
    Funded by: BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
  • EMPAT Empathic Training Companions for Job Interviews Consortium: DFKI Gmbh, Universtiy of Augsburg, Charamel GmbH, Saarland University, TriCAT GmbH, ELSI-Beirat
    Funded by: BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
  • OC-Trust Trustworthiness of Organic Computing Systems Consortium: University of Augsburg, Leibniz University Hannover Funded by: DFG (German Research Foundation)
  • AriaValuspa Artificial Retrieval of Information Assistants - Virtual Agents with Linguistic Understanding, Social skills, and Personalised Aspects
    Consortium: University of Augsburg, University of Twente Netherlands, Imperial College London, University of Nottingham, University of Passau, CNRS, Paris, Institut Télécom - Paris Telecom, CereProc, Cantoche
    Funded by: EU (European Union)
  • KRISTINA Knowledge-Based Information Agent with Social Competence andHuman Interaction Capabilities
    Consortium: University of Augsburg, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, University Ulm, CERTH - Center for Research and Technology Hellas, Almende B.V., Vocapia Research, semFYC-Sociedad Española de Medicina de Familia y Comunitaria, German Red Cross
    Funded by: EU (European Union)
  • CARE Context-Aware Recommender System for the Elderly
    Consortium: Augsburg University, University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, ICCS-NTUA, Athens, Greece
    Funded by: BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research) Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Elisabeth André
  • Ilhaire Incorporating Laughter into Human-Avatar Interactions: Research and Evaluation
    Consortium: University of Augsburg, University of Mons - Belgium, Università degli Studi of Genova - Italy, University College London- UK, Queen´s University Belfast - UK, University of Zurich - Switzerland, CNRS, Supélec - France, Cantoche - France
    Funded by: EU (European Union)
  • CEEDS The Collective Experience of Empathic Data Systems Consortium: Goldsmiths - University of London, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, University of Sussex, Informatics and Telematics Institute, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, University of Augsburg, University of Teesside, Universita Degli Studie Di Padova, Max Planck Society, Ecole Normale Superieure, Budapesti Műszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Spain, Universita di Pisa - Italy, Electrolux Italia S.P.A - Italy, Universiteit Leiden, University of Helsinki - Finnland
    Funded by: EU (European Union)
  • TARDIS Training young Adult's Regulation of emotions and Development of social Interaction Skills
    Consortium: Université Pierre et Marie Currie, Sorbonne, German Research Center for Artifical Intelligence DFKI GmbH, Institute of Education London (IOE) - University of London, Institut Télécom, Mission Locale Val d’Oise Est (MLVOE), University of Augsburg, Universiteit Utrecht, Charamel, CNRS, University Paris-Sud
    Funded by: EU (European Union)
  • eCute Education in Cultural Understanding, Technologically-Enhanced
    Consortium: Herriot Watt University, INESC-ID University, Sunderland University, University of Augsburg , Wageningen University, Jacobs University, Seikei University, Kyoto University
    Funded by: EU (European Union)
  • IT4SE Smart renewable Energy generation and use Consortium: University of Augsburg, University of Applied Sciences, Augsburg & University of Waikato, New Zealand
    Funded by: BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
  • DynaLearn Engaging and informed tools for learning conceptual system knowledge
    Consortium: University of Amsterdam, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, University of Augsburg, University of Barcelona, Tel Aviv University, University of Hull - Hull International Fisheries Institute, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences
    Funded by: EU (European Union)
  • IRIS Network of Excellence on Integrating Research in Interactive Storytelling
    Consortium: University of Augsburg, University of Teesside, Institut National de la Recherche en Informatique et Automatique, University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, TECFA - Université de Genève, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Université de La Rochelle, Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
    Funded by: EU (European Union)
  • CALLAS Conveying Affectiveness in Leading-Edge Living Adaptive Systems
    Consortium: Engineering Ingegneria Informatica SpA, British Broadcasting Corporation BBC, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Studio Azzurro, XIM, Digital Video - Italy, Humanware, NEXTURE Consulting srl, University of Augsburg, Institute of Communication and Computer Systems - National Technical University of Athens, University of Mons, University of Teesside, Aalto University, Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, University of Reading, Fondazione Teatro Massimo, Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand
    Funded by: EU (European Union)
  • METABO Controlling Chronic Diseases related to Metabolic Disorders
    Consortium: University of Augsburg, Univerzita Karlova V Praze - Czech Repulic, IDS Scheer S.R.O., itelligence AS, Software Ag SRO, University of Stuttgart, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid - Spain, Servicio Madrileño de Salud - Spain, Hospital Clínico San Carlos de Madrid Insalud - Spain, Universitat Politècnica de València - Spain, University of Eastern Finland, Mega Electronics Ltd. - Finnland, ORT France, ICCS - Greece, University of Patras - Greece, dd Synergy Hellas Anonymi Emporiki Etaireia Parochis Ypiression Pliroforikis - Greece, MICRODATA PROIGMENI TECHNOLOGIA AE - Greece. Università degli Studi di Parma - Italy, FERRARI Societa Per Azioni Esercizio Fabriche AUTOMOBILI E Corse O Semplicemente: FERRARI S.P.A - Italy, S.A.T.E - Italy, R &S Info S.R.L. - Italy, Azienda USL di Modena - Italy, Sword technologies SA - Luxembourgh, World Match Ltd. - Malta, MEDMARK S.R.O - Slovakia
    Funded by: EU (European Union)
  • e-Circus Education through Characters with emotional Intelligence and Role-playing Capabilities that Understand Social interaction Consortium: University of Augsburg, Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh Funded by: EU (European Union)
  • CUBE-G CUlture-adaptive BEhavior Generation for interactions with embodied conversational agents
    Consortium: University of Augsburg, Seikei University Tokyo, Kyoto University
    Funded by: DFG (German Research Foundation)
  • Humaine Human Machine Interaction Network on Emotion Research Consortium: Queen's University Belfast, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI GmbH, Institute of Communication and Computer Systems - National Technical University of Athens, Université de Genève, University of Hertfordshire, Instituto Trentino Di Cultura, Université de Paris VIII, Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies Vienna, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan Stockholm, University of Augsburg, Università Degli Studi di Bari, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Università Degli Studi di Genova, University of Haifa, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, Inesc Id - Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores: Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa, King's College London, Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique Paris, including EPML38, University of Oxford, Heriot-Watt University, Tel Aviv University, Trinity College Dublin, La Cantoche Production Vincennes, Télécom SA Paris, T-Systems Nova GmbH Bonn, Instituto Superior Técnico Lisbon, University of Southern California, University of Zagreb, University of Twente, University of Sheffield, University of Leeds, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies Rome
    Funded by: EU (European Union)

Function Owner within University

Selected Key Notes at Major Conferences

Selected Public Talks and Public Exhibitions

Publications

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