Section: Highlights of the Year

Highlights of the Year

  • As an ERC Advanced Grant holder, Radu Horaud was awarded a Proof of Concept grant for his project Vision and Hearing in Action Laboratory (VHIALab). The project started in February 2018 for a duration of 12 months. Software packages enabling companion robots to robustly interact with multiple users are being developed.

    Website: https://team.inria.fr/perception/projects/poc-vhialab/

  • The 2018 winner of the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) Rising Star Award is Perception team member Dr. Xavier Alameda-Pineda. The award is given in recognition of Xavier's contributions to multimodal social behavior understanding.

    Website: http://sigmm.org/news/sigmm_rising_star_award_2018

  • A book was published by Academic Press (Elsevier), entitled “Multimodal Behavior Analysis in the Wild", co-edited by Xavier Alameda Pineda, Elisa Ricci (Fondazione Bruno Kessler and University of Trento) and Nicu Sebe (University of Trento). The book gathers 20 chapters written by 75 researchers from all over the world [53].