How diverse is the ACII community? Analysing gender, geographical and business diversity of Affective Computing research

  title={How diverse is the ACII community? Analysing gender, geographical and business diversity of Affective Computing research},
  author={Isabelle Hupont and Song{\"u}l Tolan and Ana Freire and Lorenzo Porcaro and Sara Estevez and Emilia G'omez},
  journal={2021 9th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII)},
  • I. Hupont, Songül Tolan, +3 authors Emilia G'omez
  • Published 12 September 2021
  • Computer Science
  • 2021 9th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII)
ACII is the premier international forum for presenting the latest research on affective computing. In this work, we monitor, quantify and reflect on the diversity in ACII conference across time by computing a set of indexes. We measure diversity in terms of gender, geographic location and academia vs research centres vs industry, and consider three different actors: authors, keynote speakers and organizers. Results raise awareness on the limited diversity in the field, in all studied facets… Expand

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