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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.

eNTERFACE'16 is a summer workshop gathering leading researchers and (phd/master) ...
University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands, 18 July 2016
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Utrecht, the Netherlands, 28 June 2016

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Code for the Classification of Emotion Antecedent Situations and Responses

This PDF file reproduces a code to categorize emotion-antecedent situations according to some of their salient features as well as to categorize responses. The coding system has been developed by a group of international researchers for the purpose of a cross-cultural study. Further information is provided on the cover sheet of the file.
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Researcher of the day

Hichem Sahli
Hichem Sahli
Vrije Univeristeit Brussel - Electronics & Informatics Dept
Key research interests:

Computer Vision, Digital Signal Processing, Physiological Signal Processing, Affect recognition through physiological & multi-modal methods (audio, facial, body),
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The AAAC currently has 56 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.

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Management Board

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


Executive Committee

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Editorial Board

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