Welcome

The core expertise of the iBUG group is the machine analysis of human behaviour in space and time including face analysis, body gesture analysis, visual, audio, and multimodal analysis of human behaviour, and biometrics analysis. Application areas in which the group is working are face analysis, body gesture analysis, audio and visual human behaviour analysis, biometrics and behaviometrics, and HCI.

Latest News

The Menpo Project @CVPR 2016

posted 23 Jun 2016, 19:43

The Menpo Project will be presented at the demo session of CVPR 2016. Visit the revamped www.menpo.org to explore the features of Menpo Project's latest release.

Special Issue on Behavior Analysis "in-the-wild"

posted 11 Jun 2016, 23:38

We solicit papers for the special issue on Behaviour Analysis "in-the-wild", IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing. For more information please visit the special issue's page.

The SEWA Database has been released.

posted 23 May 2016, 11:18

The SEWA DB, which is the largest and the richest database of human conversational and emotional behaviour that has been released so far, is now available. For more info, check the Resources page. 

IBUG Chair speaking in The Royal Society.

posted 12 Apr 2016, 11:08

Prof. Maja Pantic speaking in the Royal Society on How Computers Got Smart

TWO new PhD positions available in the group

posted 14 Mar 2016, 10:36

Two new funded PhD fellowships are now available in the group. For more information and how to apply see the Vacancies. 

Latest Publications

Robust Statistical Frontalization of Human and Animal Faces

C. Sagonas, Y. Panagakis, S. Zafeiriou, M. Pantic. International Journal of Computer Vision, Special Issue on "Machine Vision Applications". June 2016.

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@article{sagonas2016rsf,
    author = {C. Sagonas and Y. Panagakis and S. Zafeiriou and M. Pantic},
    journal = {International Journal of Computer Vision, Special Issue on "Machine Vision Applications"},
    month = {June},
    publisher = {Springer},
    title = {Robust Statistical Frontalization of Human and Animal Faces},
    year = {2016},
}
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Facial Affect ``in-the-wild": A survey and a new database

S. Zafeiriou, A. Papaioannou, I. Kotsia, M. A. Nicolaou, G. Zhao. International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshops, Affect "in-the-wild" Workshop. June 2016.

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@inproceedings{zafeiriou_in_the_wild_2016,
    author = {S. Zafeiriou and A. Papaioannou and I. Kotsia and M. A. Nicolaou and G. Zhao},
    booktitle = {International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshops, Affect "in-the-wild" Workshop},
    month = {June},
    title = {Facial Affect ``in-the-wild": A survey and a new database},
    year = {2016},
}
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A Unified Framework for Compositional Fitting of Active Appearance Models

J. Alabort-i-medina, S. Zafeiriou. International Journal of Computer Vision. 2016.

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@article{alabortIJCV2016,
    author = {J. Alabort-i-medina and S. Zafeiriou},
    journal = {International Journal of Computer Vision},
    title = {A Unified Framework for Compositional Fitting of Active Appearance Models},
    year = {2016},
}
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