Francisco Romero

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Therapist language plays a critical role in influencing the overall quality of psychotherapy. Notably, it is a major contributor to the perceived level of empathy expressed by therapists, a primary measure for judging their efficacy. We explore psycholinguistics inspired features for predicting therapist empathy. These features model language which conveys(More)
This paper describes the implementation of a prototype text editor that incorporates conversation-like features through the direct-manipulation modality. In this way, traditional direct-manipulation interaction techniques such as direct reference via pointing can be extended to include techniques more commonly associated with human conversation, such as(More)
The development of veterinary education in Cuba has closely mirrored the political changes the nation has undergone. Veterinary studies in Cuba began in 1907, with an emphasis on clinical (individual-animal) medicine. Over time, the professional curriculum has evolved to meet the needs of the nation. Preventive medicine topics were added to the curriculum(More)
We propose a computational methodology for automatically estimating human behavioral patterns using the multiple instance learning (MIL) paradigm. We describe the incremental diverse density algorithm, a particular formulation of multiple instance learning, and discuss its suitability for behavioral coding. We use a rich multi-modal corpus comprised of(More)
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