3rd Workshop on Affective and Attitude User Modeling

Assessing and Adapting to User Attitudes and Affect:
Why, When and How?

in conjunction with User Modeling 2003  

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
June 22, 2003

Background and Motivation
Focus Questions
Accepted Papers and Posters
Complete CFP

Please consult the
main conference website
for details regarding registration and accomodations.

All contributions will be made available on the Workshop Web site and published as part of an informal Annex to the main UM03 conference proceeding

9:00 - 9:15             Opening  / Welcome

9:15 - 10:45            Paper session

Emotional Recognition from Physiological Signals for User Modeling of Affect
Fatma Nasoz, Christine L. Lisetti, Kaye Alvarez, Neal Finelstein

Using Biosignals to Track the Effects of a Character-based Interface
Junichiro Mori, Helmut Prendinger, Sonja Mayer, Hiroshi Dohi, Mitsuru Ishizuka

A Study on Using Biometric Sensors for Detecting User Emotions in Educational Games
Cristina Conati, Romain Chabbal, Heather Maclaren

10:45 - 11:00           Break

11:00 - 12:30           Paper session

Active Affective State Detection and Assistance with Dynamic Bayesian Networks
Xiangyang Li, Qiang Ji

Extracting Emotional Information from the Text of Spoken Dialog
Curry Guinn and Rob Hubal

Combining Logical with Emotional Reasoning in Natural Argumentation
Valeria Carofiglio and Fiorella de Rosis

12:30 - 1:30            Lunch

1:30 - 2:30             Open poster session

Affective Attributes in a Distributed Learning Environment
Anne Brisebois, Gilbert Paquette, Anis Masmoudi

Accounting for Emotion and Personality in Multi-Agent Modeling and Simulation Systems
Aurel Cami, Christine L. Lisetti, Maarten Sierhuis

Can Automated Emotional Scaffolding Affect Student Persistence? A Baseline Experiment
Jack Mostow, Joseph Beck and Joe Valeri

Objective Measurement of Student Affect to Optimize Automated Instruction
Elizabeth Sheldon, Linda Malone, Dennis MacBride

Modeling the Antecedents of System Trust
Peter de Vreis, Cees Midden .

2:30 - 3:30             Paper session

Constructing Personality Model from Observed Communication
Ivan Kopecek

 Interpersonal Relationships in Group Interaction in CSCW Environments
Yang Cao, Golha Sharifi, Yamini Upadrashta, Julita Vassileva              

3:30 - 3:45             Break

3:45 - 5:00             Small groups and small group presentations

5:00 - 5:15             Break

5:15 -  6:45            Panel