Vocal interactivity in-and-between humans, animals and robots

Learn more Register now Add to Calendar 08/29/2019 09:00 AM 08/30/2019 05:00 PM Europe/London Vocal interactivity in-and-between humans, animals and robots Location of the event
Thursday 29 Aug 2019 - Friday 30 Aug 2019
Time: 09:00 - 17:00

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VIHAR-2019 is the second international workshop on Vocal Interactivity in-and-between Humans, Animals and Robots. This event is a collaboration between The Alan Turing Institute and Queen Mary University of London.

We invite original submissions 5-page papers or 2-page extended abstracts in all areas of vocal interactivity. Accepted papers will be compiled in the VIHAR-2019 proceedings that will be published as a collection in the open-access journal PeerJ. Visit the main conference website for more details and to apply.

About the event

Venn diagram of general principals in interaction between animals, humans and robotsTaking place in London, UK on 29-30 August 2019, VIHAR-2019 aims to bring together researchers studying vocalisation and speech-based interaction in-and-between humans, animals and robots from a variety of different fields. VIHAR-2019 will provide an opportunity to share and discuss theoretical insights, best practices, tools and methodologies, and to identify common principles underpinning vocal behaviour in a multi-disciplinary environment.

We invite original submissions of papers or extended abstracts that relate to innovative topics in any area of vocal interaction in-and-between humans, animals and robots. Each submission will be reviewed by at least two members of the Scientific Review Committee. Accepted submissions will be published in the (indexed) VIHAR-2019 Proceedings.

The workshop follows the success of the first international workshop on Vocal interactivity in-and-between humans, animals and robots (VIHAR-2017).

For information on travel and accommodation, please head to the main conference website.

If you wish to join the VIHAR community, you can read more about us here, subscribe to our mailing list here, and follow the VIHAR-2019 Twitter account.

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Dr Sonja Vernes

Leader of the Neurogenetics of Vocal Communication group (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, The Netherlands)

Professor Mohamed Chetouani

Professor in Signal Processing and Machine Learning for the Human Machine Interaction Institute for Intelligent Systems and Robotics (Sorbonne University, France)



Queen Mary University of London, UK, Arts Two Building, Mile End Campus, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

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