Paul Chippendale

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This paper describes an automatically annotated multimodal corpus of multi-party meetings. The corpus provides for each subject involved in the experimental sessions information on her/his social behavior and personality traits, as well as audiovisual cues (speech rate, pitch and energy, head orientation, head, hand and body fidgeting). The corpus is based(More)
This paper presents a system to create a spatiotemporal attractiveness GIS layer for mountainous areas brought about by the implementation of novel image processing and pattern matching algorithms. We utilize the freely available Digital Terrain Model of the planet provided by NASA [1] to generate a three-dimensional synthetic model around a viewer " s(More)
This paper focuses on the integration of acoustic and visual information for people tracking. The system presented relies on a proba-bilistic framework within which information from multiple sources is integrated at an intermediate stage. An advantage of the method proposed is that of using a generative approach which supports easy and robust integration of(More)
This paper presents a visual particle filter for tracking a variable number of humans interacting in indoor environments, using multiple cameras. It is built upon a 3-dimensional, descriptive appearance model which features (i) a 3D shape model assembled from simple body part elements and (ii) a fast while still reliable rendering procedure developed on a(More)
This paper describes a real-time system developed for the derivation of low-level visual cues targeted at the recognition of simple hand, head and body gestures. A novel, adaptive background subtraction technique is presented together with a tool for monitoring repetitive movements, e.g. fidgeting. To monitor subtle body movements in an unconstrained(More)
The ability to mark-up live sports event content, viewed from multiple camera angles, such that athletes and other objects of interest can be tracked, facilitates an exciting new personalised and interactive viewing experience for spectators, enabling spectators to act as directors of their own customised live sports videos. In this paper, such an approach(More)
Smart homes for the aging population have recently started attracting the attention of the research community. One of the problems of interest is this of monitoring the activities of daily living (ADLs) of the elderly aiming at their protection and well-being. In this work, we present our initial efforts to automatically recognize ADLs using multimodal(More)