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THIS IS A TEMPORARY TITLE PAGE It will be replaced for the final print by a version provided by the service academique. Thèse n. XYZ 2013 présenté le 1er Mars 2013à la Faculté de Génie Electriquee programme doctoral en Génie Electrique ´ Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne pour l'obtention du grade de Docteur s Sciences par Dairazalia Sanchez-Cortes(More)
In two vignette studies we examined beliefs about the nonverbal behavior and communication skills associated with high and low social power. Power was defined as both a trait (personality dominance) and a role (rank within an organization). Seventy nonverbal behaviors and skills were examined. Both Study 1 (a within-participants design) and Study 2 (a(More)
This paper presents first an analysis on how an emergent leader is perceived in newly formed small-groups, and in its second part tackles the emergent leader estimation task, using automatically extracted nonverbal cues. The estimations use rank-based and collective approaches with the combination of acoustic and visual features extracted from a new corpus(More)
THIS IS A TEMPORARY TITLE PAGE It will be replaced for the final print by a version provided by the service academique. Thèse n. 6567 présentée le 18 février 2015 à la Faculté Sciences et Techniques de l'Ingénieur (STI) laboratoire LIDIAP programme doctoral en Génie Electrique (EDEE) École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne pour l'obtention du grade de(More)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Infant feeding decisions made by new parents have significant health implications. The study aimed to investigate: influences on infant feeding decisions; characteristics of mothers reporting reliance on alternative information sources; associations between reliance on different sources and intentions to exclusively breastfeed and(More)
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