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The Association for the Advancement of Affective Computing

The AAAC is a professional, world-wide association for researchers in Affective Computing, Emotions and Human-Machine Interaction

The AAAC, formerly the HUMAINE Association, was founded in June 2007, and its first Executive Committee and Management Board were elected in September and October 2007. The history of the process can be viewed in the Association Blog.

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HUMAINE Database Stage 1

This is a pilot database representing the first stage of the final HUMAINE database which will be available at the end of 2007. It consists of an exemplar set of 50 clips from naturalistic and induced data showing a range of modalities and emotions, and a subset of 16 clips selected to cover a balanced sample of emotional behaviour in a range of contexts. This subset is labelled. It is mounted on ... 
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Researcher of the day

Ronald Böck
Ronald Böck
Otto von Guericke University
Key research interests:

Involvement/Engagement, Human-Machine Interaction, Affect Recognition from Speech, Emotions from Speech, Intention, and Situation Modelling
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The AAAC currently has 54 members.

Membership in the Association is open to all researchers and research students in one of the disciplines related to emotion-oriented and affective computing.

AAAC Membership type
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(Bank: HSBC Kings Cross, 31 Euston Road, NW1 2ST London UK — Beneficiary: The Association for the Advancement of Affective Computing, care of Tyndallwoods Solicitors, 29 Woodbourne Road, B17 8BY Birmingham UK) and send a screenshot or receipt of the bank transfer to portal-editor & treasurer (AT) (please substitute the (AT) in the email addresses).

Management Board

The following persons are elected as the managing team of the Association. They can be reached under


Executive Committee

The following persons form the Executive Committee of the Association, its decision-making body.


Editorial Board

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