Areas of Interest

  • human-aware computing
  • computational modelling of cognitive, neurological, social and biomedical processes for Ambient Intelligence
  • modelling emotion and mood and their regulation
  • social awareness modelling
  • collecting and analysing histories of behaviour
  • computational modelling of mindreading, theory of mind
  • building profiles; user modelling in Ambient Intelligence
  • sensoring; e.g., tracking physiological states, gaze, body movements, gestures
  • sensor information integration methods
  • analysis of sensor information; e.g., voice and skin analysis with respect to emotional states, gesture analysis, heart rate analysis
  • environmental modelling
  • situational awareness
  • model-based reasoning and analysis techniques for Ambient Intelligence
  • responsive and adaptive systems; machine learning
  • cognitive agent models
  • reflective ambient agent architectures
  • multi-agent system architectures for Ambient Intelligence applications
  • human interaction with devices
  • wearable devices for ambient health and wellness monitoring
  • brain-computer interfacing
  • analysis and design of applications to care for humans in need of support for physical and mental health; e.g., elderly or psychiatric care, surveillance, penitentiary care, humans in need of strucural medical or psychological care, support for psychotherapeutical/self-help communities
  • analysis and design of applications to support humans in demanding circumstances and tasks, such as warfare officers, air traffic controllers, crisis and disaster managers, humans in space missions
  • evaluation studies
  • handling aspects of privacy and security; philosophical and ethical aspects