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Aidan Jones

PhD student 
TheUniversity of Birmingham
Group : The Human-Computer Interaction Research Centre
Supervisor : Ginevra Castellano
E-mail : axj100@bham.ac.uk
Personal : http://postgrad.eee.bham.ac.uk/jonesa

 
 
 

 

Biography

Aidan Jones is a PhD Student within the School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Human-Computer Interaction Centre of the University of Birmingham. Prior to that, he worked in the City of London in various IT roles, specialising in commodities trading systems, release management, and production support team management. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham.

Research interests

Research interests are in the area of affective behavioural computing and robotics, and include automatic analysis of social behaviour, context-based affect recognition, social robotics, and evaluation of affective inter-action.

Current project

Working towards my PhD as a member of the team working on EU FP7 EMOTE project. The EMOTE project will design, develop and evaluate a new generation of artificial embodied tutors that have perceptive capa-bilities to engage in empathic interactions with learners in a shared physical space. Currently working on the design of the learning environment, paying particular attention to learner modelling and the transition between discovery and guided learning.

Publications

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