Christian Becker-Asano

[B]elievable [A]ndroids


I) Affective Computing & Virtual Humans:

Simulation and recognition of affect based on multidisciplinary research to increase the believability of agents in social interaction and to support theory construction.

In REVERSE chronological order:

  • Humanoid Robots in Germany and Japan: the Future of Consumer Electronics?
    In: "Asa no Kai" Japanese-German breakfast meeting, Deutsch-Japanischer Wirtschaftskreis (DJW), Grandhotel Hessischer Hof, Frankfurt am Main, November 2016.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Emotionssimulation für virtuelle und robotische Agenten
    In: Science Cinema, "Inside Out", University of Bielefeld & Filmkunsttheater Bielefeld, October 2015.
    Official Webseite (invited talk)
  • Friends by Design: Androids and humanoids
    In: Workshop "Active Friends and Friendly Actions", University of Hamburg, February 2014.
    (invited talk)
  • Computational emotions for social agents
    In: Workshop "AI, logic, and epistemic planning", Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2013.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Emotionssimulation mit WASABI für virtuelle und robotische Agenten
    In: Institutskolloquium, Institut für Psychologie, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität, Greifswald, Germany, June 2013.
    (invited talk)
  • Emotions in Android Science and Social Robotics: Why and how?
    In: Workshop "Applications for Emotional Robots", in conj. with HRI2013, Tokyo, Japan, March 2013.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Emotionsmodellierung und androide Roboter
    In: Workshop "Towards a Smart Virtual Worker", "Virtual Humans" research group, TU Chemnitz, Germany, February 2013.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • To help or not to help: On strategic behavior in virtual emergencies
    In: SFB/TR8 Colloquia, SFB/TR 8, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, November 2012.
    (invited talk)
  • Android robots and feelings
    In: Robotik und Gesetzgebung, ZiF Bielefeld, Germany, May 2012.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Social Robotics
    In: Interdisciplinary College 2012 , Heinrich-Luebke-Haus, Günne am Möhnesee, Germany, March 2012.
    slides (pdf) (special lecture)
  • Computational modeling of emotions
    In: Semantics and Syntax: A Legacy of Alan Turing, Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series, Cambridge, UK, March 2012.
    Official Website (with slides (pdf) and video recording of my invited talk)

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