Verbal and Nonverbal Features of Human-Human and Human-Machine Interaction

COST Action 2102 International Conference, Patras, Greece, October 29-31, 2007. Revised Papers

  • Anna Esposito
  • Nikolaos G. Bourbakis
  • Nikolaos Avouris
  • Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis
Conference proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-70872-8

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5042)

Table of contents (21 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. - Static and Dynamic Processing of Faces, Facial Expressions, and Gaze

    1. Data Mining Spontaneous Facial Behavior with Automatic Expression Coding
      Marian Bartlett, Gwen Littlewort, Esra Vural, Kang Lee, Mujdat Cetin, Aytul Ercil et al.
      Pages 1-20
    2. On the Relevance of Facial Expressions for Biometric Recognition
      Marcos Faundez-Zanuy, Joan Fabregas
      Pages 32-43
    3. Biometric Face Recognition with Different Training and Testing Databases
      Joan Fabregas, Marcos Faundez-Zanuy
      Pages 44-55
    4. Combining Features for Recognizing Emotional Facial Expressions in Static Images
      Jiří Přinosil, Zdeněk Smékal, Anna Esposito
      Pages 56-69
    5. Mutually Coordinated Anticipatory Multimodal Interaction
      Anton Nijholt, Dennis Reidsma, Herwin van Welbergen, Rieks op den Akker, Zsofia Ruttkay
      Pages 70-89
  3. - Emotional Speech Synthesis and Recognition: Applications to Telecommunication Systems

    1. The Organization of a Neurocomputational Control Model for Articulatory Speech Synthesis
      Bernd J. Kröger, Anja Lowit, Ralph Schnitker
      Pages 121-135
    2. ECESS Platform for Web Based TTS Modules and Systems Evaluation
      Matej Rojc, Harald Höge, Zdravko Kačič
      Pages 149-157
    3. Towards Slovak Broadcast News Automatic Recording and Transcribing Service
      Matúš Pleva, Anton Čižmár, Jozef Juhár, Stanislav Ondáš, Michal Mirilovič
      Pages 158-168
    4. Computational Stylometry: Who’s in a Play?
      Carl Vogel, Gerard Lynch
      Pages 169-186
    5. The Acoustic Front-End in Scenarios of Interaction Research
      Rüdiger Hoffmann, Lutz-Michael Alisch, Uwe Altmann, Thomas Fehér, Rico Petrick, Sören Wittenberg et al.
      Pages 187-199
    6. Application of Expressive Speech in TTS System with Cepstral Description
      Jiří Přibil, Anna Přibilová
      Pages 200-212
    7. Speech Emotion Perception by Human and Machine
      Szabolcs Levente Tóth, David Sztahó, Klára Vicsi
      Pages 213-224
    8. Expressive Speech Synthesis Using Emotion-Specific Speech Inventories
      Csaba Zainkó, Márk Fék, Géza Németh
      Pages 225-234
    9. Study on Speaker-Independent Emotion Recognition from Speech on Real-World Data
      Theodoros Kostoulas, Todor Ganchev, Nikos Fakotakis
      Pages 235-242
    10. Exploiting a Vowel Based Approach for Acted Emotion Recognition
      Fabien Ringeval, Mohamed Chetouani
      Pages 243-254

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the COST 2102 International Conference on Verbal and Nonverbal Features of Human-Human and Human-Machine Interaction, held in Patras, Greece, October 29 -31, 2007

The 21 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected. The papers are organized in topical sections on static and dynamic processing of faces, facial expressions and gaze as well as emotional speech synthesis and recognition.


biometric data mining emotion recognition facial expressions facial patterns gestures hci multimodal interaction pattern matching speech recognition speech synthesis stylometry

Editors and affiliations

  • Anna Esposito
    • 1
  • Nikolaos G. Bourbakis
    • 2
  • Nikolaos Avouris
    • 3
  • Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PsychologySecond University of Naples, and IIASSVietri sul Mare (SA)Italy
  2. 2.ATRC CenterWright State UniversityDaytonUSA
  3. 3.Human Computer Interaction GroupUniversity of PatrasRio PatrasGreece
  4. 4.Department of Computer EngineeringUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-70871-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-70872-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349