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We report current findings when considering video recordings of facial expressions and body movements to provide affective personalized support in an educational context from an enriched multimodal emotion detection approach. In particular, we describe an annotation methodology to tag facial expression and body movements that conform to changes in the(More)
Recent progress in affective computing is having an important impact on the development of Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS). Many ITS use action logs to record user's interaction with the system, such as to discover important information that help instructional designers to improve the ITS performance. However, finer grain interaction data as well as(More)
Adaptive Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) aim at helping students going through the resolution of a given problem in a principled way according to the desired outcomes, the intrinsic capabilities of the student, and the particular context in which the exercise takes place. These systems should be capable of acting according to mistakes, boredness,(More)
Despite psychological research showing that there is a strong relationship between learners' affective state and the learning process, affection is often neglected by distance learning (DL) educators. In this paper we discuss some issues which arise when eliciting personalized affective recommendations for DL scenarios. These issues were identified in the(More)
In this paper we present research works we are addressing in EU4ALL project (IST-2006-034778) to enable Higher Education (HE) institutions to support and attend the accessibility needs of their students. This approach is based on integrating i) learning and ii) management of the learning in terms of workflows to support the different types of existing(More)
There is a challenge and opportunity to research if the ambient intelligent support that can be deployed with a recommender system extended with an open hardware infrastructure that can sense and react within the learners' context is of value to supports learners' affectively. In this paper, we summarize the status of our research on eliciting an(More)