Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ronald Böck

Dr.- Ing. Ronald Böck (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter)


Lehrstuhl Kognitive Systeme

Universitätsplatz 2, 39106, Magdeburg, G03-322

CV Awards Research Letures Memberships Conference Organisation Workshops SummerSchools Editor Journals Talks Publications Supervised Work

CV

 

06/2015-08/2015 Visiting Researcher at the Chinese Academy of Science (Beijing, China), National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (Group of Jianhua Tao)
since 10/2013 Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in the Cognitive Systems Group, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
09/2013 Dissertation Doktoringenieur (Dr.-Ing.) (PhD Degree)
Title: Multimodal Automatic User Disposition Recognition in Human-Machine Interaction
Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
01/2012 - 03/2012 Visiting Researcher at Trinity College Dublin (Irland), Centre for Language and Communication Studies (Group of Nick Campbell)
10/2007 - 09/2013 Research Assistent in the Cognitive Systems Group, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
09/2007 Diplom in Informatik (Dipl.-Inf.) (Pre-Bologna Master Degree)
Title: Ein Data Mining Verfahren zur Pfadbewertung in Storyboards
Technical University Ilmenau, Germany
06/2007 - 08/2007 Student Research Assistant in Artificial Intelligence
03/2007 - 05/2007 Student Research Assistant in Neuro Computer Sciences
10/2002 Start of Studies: Computer Sciences at Technical University Ilmenau, Germany
1994 - 2002 Goethegymnasium Kelbra (High School)
Abschluss: Abitur

Awards

20/11/2014 Forschungspreis 2014 der Industrie- und Handelskammer Magdeburg

Dissertation (PhD Thesis)

Multimodal Automatic User Disposition Recognition in Human-Machine Interaction
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, 2013.

Research Interests

Cognition, Speech Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Neuronal Networks, Selected Issues of Theoretical Computer Sciences

Lectures

Summer Term: Mustererkennung I (Pattern Recognition I)

Winter Term: Kognitive Systeme (Cognitive Systems)

Memberships

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI)
Gesellschaft für Kognitionswissenschaften (GK)
Association for the Advancement of Affective Computing (AAAC) (fka HUMAINE Association)

Member of the Transregional Research Collaboration Centre SFB-TRR 62 "Eine Companion-Technologie für kognitive technische Systeme"

former memberships:
Member of the Transregional Research Collaboration Centre's Graduate College SFB-TRR 62 (former Speaker of PhD Students)
SIGCHI 

Membership including Organisational Aspects

IEEE/SMC Young Professionals Subcommittee

Conference Organisation

Conference Organisational Committee Membership

Tutorial Chair of the 6th International AAAC Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction 2015 (ACII 2015), Xian, PR China, September 21-25, 2015.

Program Committee Membership

Program Committee Member for the 2017 International Workshop on Deep Affective Learning and Context Modelling, Honolulu, USA, July 26, 2017.

Program Committee Member for the 2015 Multimodal Machine Learning Workshop, Montreal, Canada, December 11, 2015.

Program Committee Member for the Doctoral Consortium at the International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2015), Seattle, USA, November 9-13, 2015.

Program Committee Member of the International Workshop on Emotion for Sociable Robotics (ESR15), Kobe, Japan, August 31, 2015.

Program Committee Member of the First International Workshop on Emotion for Sociable Agents (ESA14), Tsukuba, Japan, October 28, 2014.

Program Committee Member of the Second Workshop on Applications for Emotional Robots, Bielefeld, Germany, March 03, 2014.

Organised Workshops

3rd International Workshop on Multimodal Analyses enabling Artificial Agents in Human-Machine Interaction (MA3HMI 2016)
Workshop at ICMI 2016 (International Conference on Multimodal Interaction), Tokyo, Japan
November 16, 2016

2nd International Workshop on Emotion Representations and Modelling in Human-Computer Interaction Systems (ERM4HCI 2014)
Workshop at ICMI 2014 (International Conference on Multimodal Interaction), Istanbul, Turkey
November 16, 2014

2nd International Workshop on Multimodal Analyses enabling Artificial Agents in Human-Machine Interaction (MA3HMI 2014)
Workshop at INTERSPEECH 2014 (15th Annual Conference of International Speech Communication Association), Singapore
September 14, 2014

1st International Workshop on Emotion Representations and Modelling in Human-Computer Interaction Systems (ERM4HCI 2013)
Workshop at ICMI 2013 (International Conference on Multimodal Interaction), Sydney, Australia
December 13, 2013

1st International Workshop on Techniques Towards Companion Technologies (T2CT 2013)
Workshop at IVA 2013 (International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents), Edinburgh, UK
August 28, 2013

1st International Workshop on Multimodal Analyses enabling Artificial Agents in Human-Machine Interaction (MA3HMI 2012)
Workshop at IVA 2012 (International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents), Santa Cruz, USA
September 15, 2012

Summer Schools

International Summer School on Companion Technology (ISSCT 2017) - Theory and Application
In conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Companion Technology, Ulm, Germany
September 9-13, 2017

Editor

MA3HMI 2016: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Multimodal Analyses enabling Artificial Agents in Human-Machine Interaction.
Eds.: Ronald Böck, Francesca Bonin, Nick Campbell, Ronald Poppe
ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2016.

Proceedings of the International Workshop on Emotion Representations and Modelling for Companion Technologies.
Eds: Kim Hartmann, Ingo Siegert, Björn Schuller, Louis-Philippe Morency, Albert Ali Salah and Ronald Böck
ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2015.

Multimodal Analyses enabling Artificial Agents in Human-Machine Interaction,
Eds: Ronald Böck, Francesca Bonin, Nick Campbell, Ronald Poppe,
Series: Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence,
Issue: 8757,
Publisher: Springer,
Year: 2014.

Joint Proceedings  of the 2013th T2CT and CCGL Workshops,
Eds: Ronald Böck, Nick Degens, Dirk Heylen, Sandy Louchart, Wolfgang Minker, Louis-Philippe Morency, Asad Nazir, Friedhelm Schwenker, Ingo Siegert,
Edinburgh, UK, August 28, 2013
Publisher: Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg,
ISBN:  978-3-940961-99-0.

Proceedings of the Workshop: click here (PDF)
Joint Proceedings  of the IVA 2012 Workshops,
Eds: Ronald Böck, Francesca Bonin, Nick Campbell, Jens Edlund, Iwan de Kok, Ronald Poppe, David Traum,
Santa Cruz, USA, September 15, 2012
Publisher: Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg,
ISBN:  978-3-940961-83-9.

Editor of Journals see here.

Journals/Special Issues as Editor

Springer Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces
Special Issue: From Multimodal Analysis to Real-Time Interactions with Virtual Agents
Editors: Ronald Böck, Francesca Bonin, Nick Campbell, Jens Edlund, Iwan de Kok, Ronald Poppe, David Traum

Reviewer for Institutions/Grants:
Israel Science Foundation (ISF)

Reviewer for Journals (i.a.):
IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing
Computer, Speech, and Language
Digital Signal Processing
Frontier in Human-System Interaction
Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces
Pattern Recognition Letters
Software and Systems

Talks/Invited Talks/Keynotes

06/2017 Companion Technology for Cognitive Technical Systems - and Related Projects (Invited Talk at University Cottbus-Senftenberg, Cottbus, Germany)
06/2016 Vom technischen System und seiner widersprüchlichen Umwelt (Talk in the Lecture Series "Von Schildkröten und Lügnern. - Paradoxien und Antinomien in der Wissenschaft")
11/2015 Involvement and companion-like Agents?! (Invited Talk at Institute of Creative Technologies, Los Angeles, USA)
09/2015 Companion Systems in Human-Machine Interaction - Enhanced Cognitive Technical Devices (Invited Talk at Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, leider ausgefallen)
07/2013 From Technical Systems to Companion-like Assistants (Invited Talk at Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China)

Publications

The listing is divided into Journal Articles and Conference Articles.

Journal Articles

2015

Ronald Böck, Ingo Siegert, Andreas Wendemuth
Probabilistic Breadth as an Evaluation Measure of Gaussian Mixture Models used for Acoustic Emotion States.
Kognitive Systeme 2015(2), DuEPublico, Duisburg-Essen Publication Online, ISSN 2197-0343, s.p., 2015.

2014

Bogdan Vlasenko, Dmytro Prylipko, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Modeling phonetic pattern variability in favor of the creation of robust emotion classifiers for real-life applications.
Computer Speech and Language, 28 (2), pp. 483-500, Elsevier, 2014.

Stefan Glüge, Ronald Böck, Günther Palm, Andreas Wendemuth
Learning Long-term Dependencies in Segmented-Memory Recurrent Neural Networks with Backpropagation of Error.
Neurocomputing 141, pp. 54-64, DOI: 10.1016/j.neucom.2013.11.043, Elsevier, 2014.

Ronald Poppe, Ronald Böck, Francesca Bonin, Nick Campbell, Iwan de Kok, David Traum
From Multimodal Analysis to Real-Time Interactions with Virtual Agents
Journal of Multimodal User Interfaces 8(1), pp. 1-3, DOI: 10.1007/s12193-014-0152-5, Springer, 2014.

Ingo Siegert, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Inter-Rater Reliability for Emotion Annotation in Human-Computer Interaction - Comparison and Methodological Improvements.
Journal of Multimodal User Interfaces 8(1), pp. 17-28, DOI: 10.1007/s12193-013-0129-9, Springer, 2014.

Ingo Siegert, David Philippou-Hübner, Kim Hartmann, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth.
Investigations on Speaker Group Dependent Modelling for Affect Recognition from Speech
Cognitive Computation 6(4) [Special Issue: Modeling Emotion, Behaviour & Context], pp. 892-913, 2014.

Conference Articles

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 mehr Publikationen

Ronald Böck, Olga Egorow, Andreas Wendemuth
Speaker-Group Specific Acoustic Differences in Consecutive Stages of Spoken Interaction.
Proceedings of the 27. Konferenz Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung (ESSV 2017), March 15-17, 2017, Saarbrücken, Germany, pp. 211-218, TUDpress, 2017.

Ronald Böck
Vom technischen System und seiner widersprüchlichen Umwelt.
Accepted In: Von Schildkröten und Lügnern - Paradoxien und Antinomien in der Wissenschaft, Karsten Engel (eds.), mentis Verlag, 2017.

Olga Egorow, Alicia Lotz, Ingo Siegert, Ronald Böck, Julia Krüger, Andreas Wendemuth
Accelerating Manual Annotation of Filled Pauses by Automatic Pre-Selection
Accepted in: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Companion Technology, September 11-13, 2017, Ulm, Germany, IEEE, 2017.

Norman Weißkirchen, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Speaker-Group Specific Acoustic Differences in Consecutive Stages of Spoken Interaction.
Accepted in: Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2017), October 23-26, 2017, San Antonio, USA, 2017.
(This publication will be presented at the ACII 2017's satellite workshop CBAR 2017)

Stefan Glüge, Ronald Böck, Thomas Ott
Emotion Recognition from Speech using Representation Learning in Extreme Learning Machines.
Accepted in: Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence, November 1-3, 2017, Funchal, Madaira, Portugal, INSTICC, 2017.

Minghao Yang, Ronald Böck, Dawei Zhang, Tingli Gao, Linlin Chao, Hao Li , Jianhua Tao
“Do You Like a Cup of Coffee?” - The CASIA Coffee House Corpus
Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Multimodal Corpora (MMC2016), May 22, 2016, Portoroz, Slovenia, pp. 13-16, ELRA, 2016.

Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Multimodale, dialogische Interaktion in der Industrie - Auf dem Weg zur Industrie 5.0
Proceedings of the 2016th INNTERACT Conference, June 23-24, 2016, Chemnitz, Germany, s.p., TU Chemnitz.

Ingo Siegert, Alicia Flores Lotz, Olga Egorow, Ronald Böck, Lutz Schega, Michael Tornow, Angelina Thiers and Andreas Wendemuth.
Akustische Marker für eine verbesserte Situations- und Intentionserkennung von technischen Assistenzsystemen.
In: Zweite transdisziplinäre Konferenz. Technische Unterstützungssysteme, die die Menschen wirklich wollen. 2016, S. 465–474.

Ronald Böck, Kirsten Bergmann, Petra Jaecks
Disposition Recognition from Spontaneous Speech Towards a Combination with Co-Speech Gestures.
In: Multimodal Analyses enabling Artificial Agents in Human-Machine Interaction, Eds: Ronald Böck, Francesca Bonin, Nick Campbell, Ronald Poppe. LNAI 8757, pp. 57-66, 2015.

Ronald Böck, Ingo Siegert, Andreas Wendemuth
Probabilistic Breadth used in Evaluation of Resulting Gaussian Mixture Models.
4. Interdisziplinärer Workshop Kognitive Systeme - Mensch, Teams, Systeme und Automaten, March 23-25, 2015, Bielefeld, Germany

Dmytro Prylipko, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Functional Analysis of Pitch Contours for Disposition Recognition from Speech.
4. Interdisziplinärer Workshop Kognitive Systeme - Mensch, Teams, Systeme und Automaten, March 23-25, 2015, Bielefeld, Germany

Ingo Siegert, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth, Bogdan Vlasenko
Exploring Dataset Similarities using PCA-based Feature Selection.
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2015), September 21-24, 2015, Xi'an, PR China, pp. 387-393, IEEE, 2015.

Ingo Siegert, Ronald Böck, Bogdan Vlasenko, Kerstin Ohnemus, Andreas Wendemuth
Overlapping Speech, Utterance Duration and Affective Content in HHI and HCI - An Comparison.
In Proceedings of the 6th IEEE Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom 2015), October 19-21, 2015, Györ, Hungary, pp. 83-88, IEEE, 2015.

Ronald Böck and Ingo Siegert
Recognising Emotional Evolution from Speech.
In Proc. of the International Workshop on Emotion Representations and Modelling for Companion Technologies (ERM4CT '15), November 13, 2015, Seattle, USA, pp. 13–18, ACM, 2015.

Kim Hartmann, Ingo Siegert, Björn Schuller, Louis-Philippe Morency, Albert Ali Salah and Ronald Böck
ERM4CT 2015: Workshop on Emotion Representations and Modelling for Companion Systems.
In Proc. of the International Workshop on Emotion Representations and Modelling for Companion Technologies (ERM4CT '15). November 13, 2015, Seattle, USA, pp. 1–2, ACM, 2015.

Kirsten Bergmann, Ronald Böck, Petra Jaecks
EmoGest: Investigating the Impact of Emotions on Spontaneous Co-speech Gestures.
Proceedings of the 10th Workshop on Multimodal Corpora, May 27, 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland, pp. 13-16, 2014.

Ingo Siegert, Dmytro Prylipko, Kim Hartmann, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth.
Investigating the Form-Function-Relation of the Discourse Particle “hm” in a Naturalistic Human-Computer Interaction.
In: Recent Advances of Neural Network Models and Applications, Eds: Simone Bassis, Anna Esposito, Francesco Carlo Morabito. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies series, volume 26, Springer, 2014, pp. 387-394, 2014.

2013

Stefan Glüge, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Auto-Encoder Pre-Training of Segmented-Memory Recurrent Neural Networks.
Proceedings of 2013 European Symposium on Artificial Neural Networks, Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning, April 24-26, 2013, Bruges, Belgium, pp. 29-34, 2013.

Ronald Böck, Stefan Glüge, Andreas Wendemuth
Dempster-Shafer Theory with Smoothness.
Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Integrated Uncertainty in Knowledge Modelling and Decision Making (IUKM 2013), July 12-14, 2013, Beijing, China, pp. 13-22, 2013.

Ronald Böck, Kerstin Limbrecht-Ecklundt, Ingo Siegert, Steffen Walter, Andreas Wendemuth
Audio-based Pre-classification for Semi-automatic Facial Expression Coding.
M. Kurosu (Ed.): Human-Computer Interaction, Part V, HCII 2013, LNCS 8008, pp. 301-309. Springer, Heidelberg 2013.

Ingo Siegert, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
The Influence of Context Knowledge for Multimodal Affective Annotation.
M. Kurosu (Ed.): Human-Computer Interaction, Part V, HCII 2013, LNCS 8008, pp. 381-390. Springer, Heidelberg, 2013.

Ronald Böck, Stefan Glüge, Ingo Siegert, Andreas Wendemuth
Annotation and Classification of Changes of Involvement in Group Conversation.
Proceedings of the 2013 Humaine Association Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2013), September 2-5, 2013, Geneva, Switzerland, pp. 803-808, 2013.
(This publication was presented at the ACII 2013's satellite workshop CBAR 2013)

2012

Ronald Böck, Kerstin Limbrecht, Steffen Walter, David Hrabal, Harald C. Traue, Stefan Glüge, Andreas Wendemuth
Intraindividual and Interindividual Multimodal Emotion Analyses in Human-Machine-Interaction.
Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support, March 6-9, 2012, New Orleans, 2012. BibTex

David Philippou-Hübner, Bogdan Vlasenko, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
The Performance of the Speaking Rate Parameter in Emotion Recognition from Speech.
Proceedings of 2012 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME2012), July 9-13, 2012, Melbourne, Australia, 2012. BibTex

Martin Schels, Michael Glodek, Sascha Meudt, Miriam Schmidt, David Hrabal, Ronald Böck, Steffen Walter, Friedhelm Schwenker
Multi-Modal Classifier-Fusion for the Classification of Emotional States in WOZ Scenarios.
Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, July 21-25, 2012, San Francisco, 2012. BibTex

Ronald Böck, Kerstin Limbrecht, Ingo Siegert, Stefan Glüge, Steffen Walter, Andreas Wendemuth
Combining Mimic and Prosodic Analyses for User Disposition Classification.
Proceedings of the 23. Konferenz Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung (ESSV 2012), August 29-31, 2012, Cottbus, Germany, 2012. BibTex

David Philippou-Hübner, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Applying the Speaking Rate in a Hierarchical Classifier for Emotion Recognition from Speech.
Proceedings of the 23. Konferenz Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung (ESSV 2012), August 29-31, 2012, Cottbus, Germany, 2012.

Ingo Siegert, Ronald Böck, David Philippou-Hübner, Andreas Wendemuth
Investigation of Hierarchical Classification for Simultaneous Gender and Age Recognition.
Proceedings of the 23. Konferenz Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung (ESSV 2012), August 29-31, 2012, Cottbus, Germany, 2012. BibTex

Francesca Bonin, Ronald Böck, Nick Campbell
How do we react to context? Annotation of individual and group engagement in a video corpus.
Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Context Based Affect Recognition (CBAR 2012), September 3-6, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2012. BibTex

Ingo Siegert, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
The Influence of Context Knowledge for Multimodal Annotation on natural Material.
In: Joint Proceedings  of the IVA 2012 Workshops (Multimodal Analyses enabling Artificial Agents in Human-Machine-Interaction MA3), Eds: R. Böck, F. Bonin, N. Campbell, J. Edlund, I. de Kok, R. Poppe, D. Traum, Santa Cruz, USA, September 15, Publisher: Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, ISBN:  978-3-940961-83-9, 2012. BibTex

Stefan Glüge, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Extension of Backpropagation Through Time for Segmented-Memory Recurrent Neural Networks.
Proceedings of the 4th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence (IJCCI 2012), October 5-7, Barcelona, Spain, 2012. BibTex

Ingo Siegert, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Modeling Users' Mood State to Improve Human-Machine-Interaction.
In: Cognitive Behavioural Systems. COST 2102 International Training School, Dresden, Germany, February 21-26, 2011, Revised Selected Papers. Eds.: A. Esposito, A. M. Esposito, A. Vinciarelli, R. Hoffmann, V. C. Müller, LNCS 7403, Berlin, Springer, pp. 273-279, 2012. BibTex

2011

Ingo Siegert, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Incorporation of a mood-model to improve user-disposition prediction from emotion recognition (Abstract)
In Programm and Abstracts of the COST 2102 Final Conference, February 21-25, 2011, Dresden, Germany, 2011. BibTex

Steffen Walter, Stefan Scherer, Martin Schels, Michael Glodek, David Hrabal, Miriam Schmidt, Ronald Böck, Kerstin Limbrecht, Harald C. Traue, Friedhelm Schwenker
Multimodal Emotion Classification in Naturalistic User Behavior.
Julia A. Jacko (ed.): Human-Computer Interaction Part III, LNCS 6763, pp. 603-611, Springer, 2011 (as Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2011), July 9-14, 2011, Orlando, USA, 2011). BibTex

Ronald Böck, Ingo Siegert, Bogdan Vlasenko, Andreas Wendemuth, Matthias Haase, Julia Lange
A PROCESSING TOOL FOR EMOTIONALLY COLOURED SPEECH.
Paper and Demonstration at the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2011), July 11-15, 2011, Barcelona, Spain, 2011. BibTex

Ingo Siegert, Ronald Böck, David Philippou-Hübner, Bogdan Vlasenko, Andreas Wendemuth
APPROPRIATE EMOTIONAL LABELING OF NON-ACTED SPEECH USING BASIC EMOTIONS, GENEVA EMOTION WHEEL AND SELF ASSESSMENT MANIKINS.
In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2011), July 11-15, 2011, Barcelona, Spain, 2011. BibTex

Bogdan Vlasenko, David Philippou-Hübner, Dmytro Prylipko, Ronald Böck, Ingo Siegert, Andreas Wendemuth
VOWELS FORMANTS ANALYSIS ALLOWS STRAIGHTFORWARD DETECTION OF HIGH AROUSAL EMOTIONS.
In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2011), July 11-15, 2011, Barcelona, Spain, 2011. BibTex

Ronald Böck, Ingo Siegert, Matthias Haase, Julia Lange, Andreas Wendemuth
ikannotate - A Tool for Labelling, Transkription, and Annotation of Emotionally Coloured Speech
S. D´Mello et al. (Eds.): ACII 2011, Part I, LNCS 6974, pp. 25-34. Springer, Heidelberg, 2011, (Proceedings of the Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction 2011 as part of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (ACII 2011), October 9-12, 2011, Memphis, USA, 2011). BibTex

Stefan Glüge, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Segmented-Memory Recurrent Neural Networks versus Hidden Markov Models in Emotion Recognition from Speech
In Proceedings of the 3rd International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence (IJCCI 2011), October 24-26, 2011, Paris, France, 2011. BibTex

2010

Tobias Grosser, Aoys Elsafadi, David Hübner, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Adaptive Beamforming in Speaker Diarization.
Proceedings of the Berlin Beamforming Conference 2010 (BeBeC 2010), February 24-25, 2010, Berlin, Germany, 2010. BibTex

Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Artitificial Intelligent Systems and Cognition.
To appear: Proceedings of 1st International Conference on What makes Humans Human (WMHH 2010), March, 26-27, 2010, Ulm, Germany, 2010. BibTex

Ronald Böck, David Hübner, Andreas Wendemuth
Determining Optimal Signal Features and Parameters for HMM-Based Emotion Classification.
Proceedings of the 15th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON 2010), April 26-28, 2010, Valletta, Malta, 2010. BibTex

Bogdan Vlasenko, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Modeling affected user behavior during human-machine interaction.
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Speech Prosody, May 11-14, 2010, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2010. BibTex

Stefan Glüge, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
IMPLICIT SEQUENCE LEARNING - A Case Study with a 4-2-4 Encoder Simple Recurrent Network.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Neural Computation (ICNC 2010), October 24-26, 2010, Valencia, Spain, 2010. BibTex

2009

Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Emotional Speech in Robot Controlling.
In: Proceedings of Research Workshop on "Emotion-, Speech-, and Face Recognition with advanced classifiers". A. Wendemuth and H.-G. Meyer (eds.), Magdeburg 2008, ISBN: 978-3-940961-24-2, 2008. BibTex

Tobias Grosser, Ronald Böck, David Hübner, Andreas Wendemuth
Survey of State-of-the-Art Speech Recognition Technology.
In: Proceedings of Research Workshop on "Emotion-, Speech-, and Face Recognition with advanced classifiers". A. Wendemuth and H.-G. Meyer (eds.), Magdeburg 2008, ISBN: 978-3-940961-24-2, 2008. BibTex

Rainer Knauf, Ronald Böck, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Setsuo Tsuruta
Knowledge Engineering with Didactic Knowledge - First Steps towards an Ultimate Goal.
Proceedings of the 22nd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2009 (FLAIRS 2009)
May 19-21, 2009, Sanibel Island, FL, USA, CA: AAAI Press, pp. 418-419, 2009. BibTex

Ronald Böck, David Hübner, Andreas Wendemuth
On the Influences of Feature Extraction in Single Emotion Recognition in Naive vs. Acted Speech.
Proceedings of the 20. Konferenz Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung (ESSV 2009)
September 21-23, 2009, Dresden, Germany, 2009. BibTex

David Hübner, Ronald Böck, Andreas Wendemuth
Application of HMMs for the Recognition of Emotional Sequences in the Valence-Arousal Space.
Proceedings of the 20. Konferenz Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung (ESSV 2009)
September 21-23, 2009, Dresden, Germany, 2009. BibTex

2008

Rainer Knauf, Ronald Böck, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Setsuo Tsuruta
A Priori Evaluation and Refinement of Curricula by Data Mining over Storyboards.
Proceedings of 21st International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2008 (FLAIRS 2008)
May 15-17, 2008, Miami, FL, USA, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, ISBN 978-1-57735-365-2, pp. 335-340, 2008. BibTex

Ronald Böck, Rainer Knauf, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Setsuo Tsuruta
Methods for Path Evaluation in Dynamic Storyboards.
Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 2008 (ICALT 2008)
July 1-5, 2008, Santander, Spain, IEEE Computer Society Press, ISBN 987-0-7695-3167-0, pp. 614-616, 2008. BibTex

Rainer Knauf, Ronald Böck, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Shinishi Dohi, Setsuo Tsuruta
Knowledge Mining for Supporting Learning Processes.
The 2008 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2008)
October 12-15, 2008, Singapore, IEEE Catalog number CFP08SMC-USB, ISBN 978-1-4244-2384-2, Library of Congress: 2008903109, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, USA, pp. 2615-2621, 2008. BibTex

2007

Rainer Knauf, Ronald Böck, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Shinishi Dohi, Setsuo Tsuruta
Using Storyboarding and Data Mining to Estimate Success Chances of Curricula.
Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2007)
December 7-9, 2007, Cavoeiro, Portugal, IADIS Press, ISBN 978-972-8924-48-5, pp. 235 - 242, 2007. BibTex

Supervised Students

It was a great pleasure to supervise the following students and their work

Mirko Hannemann
Combinations of Confidence Measures for the Detection of Out-of-Vocabulary Segments in Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech Using Differently Constrained Recognizers.
Studienarbeit, 2008.

Tobias Baum
Komponenten des Dialogmanagements in einem telefonischen Assistenzsystem.
Studienarbeit, 2009. (Betreuung als Kooperation mit Kinfe Tadesse Mengistu)

Andreas Krolop
Sprachsteuerung der Roboterplattform LABO-3.
Studienarbeit, 2009.

Mirko Hannemann
Hierarchical Semantic Tagger for Robust Spoken Language Understanding.
Diplomarbeit, 2009.

Ingo Schalk-Schupp
Entwicklung einer Programmierschnittstelle zum Roboterarm KATANA.
Studienarbeit, 2010.

Matthias Steglich
Benutzergerechte, prozessgestaltende Sprachsteuerung des Roboterarmes KATANA.
Studienarbeit, 2011.

Tobias Borgert
Framework zur Simulation künstlicher rekurrenter neuronaler Netze.
Diplomarbeit, 2011. (Betreuung als Kooperation mit Stefan Glüge)

Wenjie Yang
A Matlab Framework for Beamforming Design for small conference rooms.
Integrated Project, 2011. (Betreuung als Kooperation mit Tobias Grosser)

Wenjie Yang
Sound Source Localization Implementation using a Limited Microphone Array and a Camera.
Master Thesis, 2012.

Nico Hagemann
Identifikation von Sprachsignalen in verrauschten Umgebungen.
Studienarbeit, 2012.

Richard Jumar und Konrad Lindemann
Beispielhafte Implementierung eines Objekterkennungssystems für den Roboterarm KATANA.
Forschungsprojekt, 2012.

Ingo Schalk-Schupp
Improved Noise Reduction for Hands-Free Communication in Automobile Environments.
Diplomarbeit, 2012. (In Kooperation mit Nuance Communications Deutschland, Ulm)

Weichen Li
Myoelectric Interaction Device to Enhance Grasping in Virtual Environment
Masterarbeit, 2014. (In Kooperation mit dem Deutschen Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt [DLR], Braunschweig)

Philipp Waxweiler
Implementierung eines Rauschfilters auf der Basis von Echo-State-Netzwerken
Forschungsprojekt, 2014.



Letzte Änderung: 22.08.2017 - Contact Person: Dr.- Ing. Ronald Böck