Umer Rasheed

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— Traffic prediction algorithms can help improve the performance of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). To this end, ITS require algorithms with high prediction accuracy. For more robust performance, the traffic systems also require a measure of uncertainty associated with prediction data. Data driven algorithms such as Support Vector Regression (SVR)(More)
In this work we present a humanoid robot (Nao) that provides real-time sociofeedback to participants taking part in two-person dialogs. The sociofeedback system quantifies speech mannerism and social behavior of participants in an ongoing conversation, determines whether feedback is required, and delivers feedback through Nao. For example, Nao alarms the(More)
–In this paper we present a system that provides real-time feedback about an ongoing discussion. Various speech statistics, such as speaking length, speaker turns, and speaking turn duration, are computed and displayed in real-time. In social monitoring, such statistics have been used to interpret and deduce talking mannerisms of people, and gain insights(More)
In general, benzothiazole derivatives have attracted great interest due to thier pharmaceutical and biological importance. New 2-amino-6-arylbenzothiazoles were synthesized in moderate to excellent yields via Suzuki cross coupling reactions using various aryl boronic acids and aryl boronic acid pinacol esters and the antiurease and nitric oxide (NO)(More)
A real-time system is proposed to quantitatively assess speaking man-nerisms and social behavior from audio recordings of two-person dialogs. Speaking mannerisms are quantitatively assessed by low-level speech metrics such as volume, rate, and pitch of speech. The social behavior is quantified by sociomet-rics including level of interest, agreement, and(More)
handle massive volumes of data, and methods to represent that data in more compact representations are sorely needed. Subspace methods such as Principal Component Analysis (PCA) can create accurate low-dimensional models. However, such models are not readily interpretable, as the principal components usually involve a large number of links in the traffic(More)
This paper presents a humanoid robot (Nao) that provides real-time sociofeedback to participants taking part in two-person dialogs. The sociofeedback system quantifies speech mannerism and social behavior of participants in an ongoing conversation, determines whether feedback is required, and delivers feedback through Nao. For example, Nao alarms the(More)
In this paper we present a system that provides real-time socio-feedback for ongoing conversations. The system computes various speech cues such as speaking length, speaker turns, turn duration, volume and pitch etc and employs Support vector machines (SVM) on these speech cues to interpret behavior of people with respect to their level of involvement,(More)