The covered topics include, among others:

  • Autonomous mental development
  • Behavioral biometrics
  • Benchmarking studies on novel databases
  • Facial, gestural and voice-based affect recognition for robotics
  • Human motion analysis and action recognition
  • Human-robot interaction
  • Imitation learning (learning from demonstration)
  • Mathematical description and integration of contextual information
  • New feature selection and extraction methods
  • Novel sensors (e.g. RGB-D cameras)
  • Pattern discovery
  • Robots and smart environments
  • Sign-language recognition
  • Social behavior analysis & modeling, multimodal behavior patterns
  • Temporal patterns