Invited Talks

  1. Björn Schuller: “Big Data, Zero Labels?”, invited opening talk, Passau Summit on Data Science (PasDaS 2017), Passau, Germany, 12.-13.10.2017.
  2. Björn Schuller: “Opportunities of Making Cities Smart: On Acoustics, Integration, Traffic & AI”, invited talk, Global Fellows Programme “Cities of the Future”, ICL/TUM, Burghausen, Germany, 17.-21.07.2017.
  3. Björn Schuller: “Affective Computing on the Road”, invited talk, DRIVE-ME, 5thFrench-German BMW Summer School for PhD Candidates and Junior Scientists, BMW Group/TUM/EURECOM, Bad Wörishofen, Germany, 09.-14.07.2017.
  4. Björn Schuller: “Overall, how would you describe your mood? – Active and Passive Voice Monitoring in mHealth for Wellbeing”, invited talk, Advancing Wellbeing Seminar Series, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 01.05.2017.
  5. Björn Schuller: “Voice Analytics 2.0 – When Science meets Business in a Rapidly Growing Field”, invited talk, Affectiva, Boston, MA, 28.04.2017.
  6. Björn Schuller: “Automatic Affect Analysis: Audio and Autism”, invited talk, Pre-Conference on Affective Computing, 2017 SAS Annual Conference, Society for Affective Science (SAS), Boston, MA, 27.04.2017.
  7. Björn Schuller: “Big Data, Deep Learning, Big Opportunities, Deep Insights”, invited talk, msg roundtable machine learning – Chancen nutzen im Zeitalter smarter IT, msg systems AG, Ismaning, Germany, 25.04.2017.
  8. Björn Schuller: “The Rise of Artificial Emotional & Social Intelligence”, invited talk, Nanjing Intelligent Multimedia Information Technology Seminar, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), Nanjing, China, 07.04.2017.
  9. Björn Schuller: “How is Affective Computing for Child Development Developping?”, invited talk, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, 05.04.2017.
  10. Björn Schuller: “Why Your Voice Tells it (almost) All: Three Essential Lessons Taught by Machines”, invited talk, Symposium “The Powerful Social Voice”, 2nd biennial International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), Association for Psychological Science, Vienna, Austria, 23.-25.03.2017.
  11. Björn Schuller: “Smartwatch, MD? Making your watch look after you.”, invited talk, Computing Lunch Talks, Imperial College London, London, UK, 15.02.2017.
  12. Björn Schuller: “Playfully Learning with Humans: On Emotions and Efficiency”, invited talk, Summit on Human Problem Solving and Artificial Intelligence, Aarhus University, Sandbjerg, Denmark, 28.-30.11.2016.
  13. Björn Schuller: “The Voice of Consumers: On Emotions & Sentiment”, invited talk, “Orange Hour”, GfK, Essen, Germany, 15.11.2016.
  14. Björn Schuller: “Hearing the People: Deep Paralinguistics”, invited talk, ChaLearn Looking at People ECCV Workshop 2016, held in conjunction with ECCV 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 09.10.2016.
  15. Björn Schuller: “Deep Audition: When Machines Learn to Listen”, invited taster talk, Open Day, Imperial College London, London, UK, 17.09.2016.
  16. Björn Schuller: “How to Make Machines Listen More like We Would”, invited talk, Google, New York City, NY, 11.07.2016.
  17. Björn Schuller: “Enter Dr Smart Gear: Intelligent Monitoring of Health and Wellbeing in the Wild”, invited talk, Augsburg University, Augsburg, Germany, 22.06.2016.
  18. Björn Schuller: “Deep Learning – Tiefe Einblicke in die KI von Morgen”, webinale – the holistic web conference, emerging technology day, Berlin, Germany, 30.05.2016.
  19. Björn Schuller: “Listening to the Voice of Consumers”, invited talk, “Orange Hour”, GfK, Frankfurt, Germany, 19.04.2016.
  20. Björn Schuller: “Machine Listening for Medical Applications”, invited talk, iDN quarterly, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria, 29.03.2016.
  21. Björn Schuller: “Deep Machine Listening”, invited talk, Xing Jian Lectures, Shanghai University, Shanghai, P.R. China, 25.03.2016.
  22. Björn Schuller: “Speech Processing at Imperial College London”, invited talk, SpeechLab, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, P.R. China, 21.03.2016.
  23. Björn Schuller: “Affective & Behavioural Computing: Into the Deep”, invited talk, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin-Chu City, Taiwan, 17.03.2016.
  24. Björn Schuller: “Music: The shorthand of Emotion – Readable to Computers?”, invited talk, Academica Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, 16.03.2016.
  25. Björn Schuller: “Big Data – Deep Learning: Efficiency is Key”, invited talk, “Data Science and Engineering”, TUM, Munich, Germany, 27.11.2015.
  26. Björn Schuller: “Sound Affects.”, invited talk, LIRIS Workshop on Emotion, Ecole Centrale de Lyon/Technicolor, Lyon, France, 12.11.2015.
  27. Björn Schuller: “Emotions in the Voice: Making them Accessible for Consumer Research”, invited talk, “Orange Hour”, GfK, Hamburg, Germany, 22.10.2015.
  28. Björn Schuller: “Audio and textual analysis of sentiment”, invited talk, Cognitive Computing Workshop 2015, London, UK, 02.10.2015.
  29. Björn Schuller: “Emotion Detection, Sentiment Analysis”, invited talk, Chase IT Services, London, UK, 01.10.2015.
  30. Björn Schuller: “What the Voice tells about the Face and the Heart”, invited talk, International Symposium on Companion-Technology (ISCT 2015, Expert Workshop of the SFB-TR 62 “Companion-Technologie für kognitive technische Systeme”), Session “Multimodalität”), Ulm, Germany, 23.-25.09.2015.
  31. Björn Schuller: “How to Build an Intelligent Machine”, invited talk, Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2015 (AMNC, “Summer Davos”), BetaZone Session, World Economic Forum (WEF), DaLian, P.R. China, 11.09.2015.
  32. Björn Schuller: “Machines’ Learning on Social Behaviour Sensing”, invited talk, SMART School on Computational Social and Behavioral Sciences, Paris, France, 31.08.-04.09.2015.
  33. Björn Schuller: “Cooperatively and Deeply Learning Cognitive Systems”, invited talk,  Ulm University, Ulm, Germany, 09.07.2015.
  34. Björn Schuller: “Intelligent Systems”, invited talk, WiN:TeLeKT, University of Passau, Passau, Germany, 30.06.2015.
  35. Björn Schuller: “A.E.I.: Artificial Emotional Intelligence”, invited inaugural lecture, University of Passau, Passau, Germany, 09.06.2015.
  36. Björn Schuller: “Sounds of Autism and Depression: On Recognition and Feedback Generation”, invited tele-talk, Applied Signal Processing in Mental Health Workshop, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 04.-05.05.2015.
  37. Björn Schuller: “Subject, Emotion & Sentiment Analysis “in the Wild””, invited talk, GfK, Nürnberg, Germany, 14.04.2015.
  38. Björn Schuller: “Rich Multi-sensorial Human State, Trait, and Behaviour Analysis for Computational Psychophysiology”, invited talk, 2015 International Symposium on Computational Psychophysiology, Jinan, Shandong Province, China, 03.-06.04.2015.
  39. Björn Schuller: “Help Your Robot Understand You: Cooperative Learning for Computational Paralinguistics”, invited talk, NII Shonan Meeting: The Future of Human-Robot Spoken Dialogue: from Information Services to Virtual Assistants, Seminar 059, Shonan Village Center, Japan, 25.–28.03.2015.
  40. Björn Schuller: “Implicit Consumer Tagging: The Voice”, invited talk, “Orange Hour”, GfK, Munich, Germany, 16.04.2015.
  41. Björn Schuller: “Efficient Weakly-Supervised Learning at Signal’s Edge”, invited talk, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, 19.01.2015.
  42. Björn Schuller: “Introduction W3C Community Group”, invited talk, “Emotion representation and modelling in Human-Computer-Interaction-Systems” (ERM4HCI 2014) held in conjunction with the 16th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2014), ACM, Istanbul, Turkey, 16.11.2014.
  43. Björn Schuller and Hatice Gunes: “Organising Challenges: Achievements, Experiences, and the Future”, invited talk, The first international audio/visual Mapping Personality Traits Challenge & Workshop (MAPTRAITS 2014), held in conjunction with ACM ICMI 2014, ACM, Istanbul, Turkey, 12.11.2014.
  44. Björn Schuller: “Multimodal Human State and Trait Recognition: Quo plures, eo feliciores?”, invited talk, Turkish German Multimodal Interaction Summit (TGMIS), pre-conference event of ACM ICMI 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, 11.11.2014.
  45. Björn Schuller: “Professoren Persönlich: Björn Schuller”, invited talk, “Professoren Persönlich”, IEEE Student Branch, University of Passau, Germany, 06.11.2014.
  46. Björn Schuller: “On Autism, Beats of the Heart, Cancer, Depression, Eye-contact and the Voice”, invited talk, MindTech network for research on mental health solutions and the School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, 16.07.2014.
  47. Björn Schuller: “Deep Learning the Blues”, invited talk, Computing Lunch Talks, Imperial College London, London, UK, 11.06.2014.
  48. Björn Schuller: “Joining Maths & Music for DJ Computer”, invited talk, How maths drives computing, Imperial College London, London, UK, 11.06.2014.
  49. Björn Schuller: “Towards Big Data Customer Profiling & Sentiment Analysis”, invited talk, GfK’s Tech & Trend Scouting Event, GfK, Berlin, Germany, 28.04.2014.
  50. Björn Schuller: “Medizintechnische Sprachanalyse: Beginn einer neuen Ära?”, invited talk, “Elektronik für ein gesundes Leben”, AKML (VDE Arbeitskreis Medizintechnik & LifeScience Electronic im Bezirksverein Südbayern), Munich, Germany, 15.07.2014.
  51. Björn Schuller: “Grasping Players’ Emotions: A Serious Game?”, invited talk, GaME 2014: Imperial College’s Games and Media Event, London, UK, 06.06.2014.
  52. Björn Schuller: “Deep for Big: Life-Long Cooperative Learning for Intelligent Sequential Data Analysis”, invited talk, Universität Marburg, Marburg, Germany, 06.06.2014.
  53. Björn Schuller: “En Route to Holistic Intelligent Connected Mobility”, invited talk, Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany, 31.03.2014.
  54. Björn Schuller: “A Holistic Perspective on Complex Systems, Machine Learning & Signal Processing: Emergence Inherent.”, invited talk, University of Passau, Passau, Germany, 24.01.2014.
  55. Björn Schuller: “Au Courant Computer Audition”, invited talk, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany, 22.01.2014.
  56. Björn Schuller: “ERC-Starting Grants in Horizon 2020 – Erfahrungsbericht”, invited talk, TUM, Garching, Germany, 11.02.2014.
  57. Björn Schuller: “Affective Audio Analysis: A Status Quo”, invited talk, Affective Computing and Social Signal Processing in the UK (AC@UK 2013), London, UK, 16.12.2013.
  58. Björn Schuller: “Affective Information & Communication Technology – Horizon 2020”, invited talk, ICT LEIT in H2020 Info Day & International Brokerage Event Koc University, Istanbul, 05.-06.12.2013.
  59. Björn Schuller: “Acoustic Cues of Human Personality Traits”, invited talk, Queen Mary University London, London, UK, 04.12.2013.
  60. Björn Schuller: “Approaching Cross-Audio Computer Audition”, invited talk, Computational Audio Analysis, Seminar 13451, Dagstuhl, Germany, 04.-08.11.2013.
  61. Björn Schuller: “Interactive software to help children with Autism understand and express emotions through facial expressions, tone-of-voice and body gestures”, invited talk, Festival della Scienza, Genoa, Italy, 25.10.2013.
  62. Björn Schuller: “Acoustic Features in Affective Speech Analysis: History and a Dash of Future”, invited talk, Workshop on Measuring affect and emotion in vocal communication via acoustic feature extraction: State of the art, current research, and benchmarking, Geneva, Switzerland, 01.-02.09.2013.
  63. Björn Schuller: “Machine Learning 4 Holistic Evolutionary Audio Recognising”, invited talk, Symposium Machine Learning, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany, 04.04.2013.(T)
  64. Björn Schuller: “Approaching Active and Autonomous Automatic Audiovisual Affect Analysis”, invited talk, University College London, London, UK, 06.03.2013.
  65. Björn Schuller: “Active, Semi-Supervised, and Transfer Learning and other Tricks to Reduce Labeling Costs”, invited tele-talk, Affectiva, Waltham, MA, 10.12.2012.
  66. Björn Schuller: “Towards Holistic Autonomus Machines’ Learning”, invited talk, Imperial College London, London, UK, 09.11.2012.
  67. Björn Schuller: “Acoustic Geo- and Emotion-Sensing: Streets of Graz”, invited talk, Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria, 23.10.2012.
  68. Björn Schuller: “Affective and Social Computing: Audivi, Vidi, …, Vici?”, invited talk, Graz University of Technology (TUG), Graz, Austria, 11.10.2012.
  69. Björn Schuller: “Computer Audition – Next Stop: Universality”, invited talk, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Kongens Lyngby, Denmark, 04.09.2012.
  70. Björn Schuller: “Intelligent Audio Analysis – Innovative Verfahren der Signalverarbeitung und Maschinellen Intelligenz”, invited talk, Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria, 10.07.2012.
  71. Björn Schuller: “Intelligent and Social Audio Processing”, invited talk, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, 03.07.2012.
  72. Björn Schuller: “Machines Recognising Our Emotion”, invited talk, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, 03.04.2012.
  73. Björn Schuller: “Machine Listening & Learning”, invited talk, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, 04.04.2012.
  74. Björn Schuller: “Recent Intelligent Audio Analysis”, invited talk, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, 04.04.2012.
  75. Björn Schuller: “Huanyíng dào mìníhei jìshù dàxué”, invited talk, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, 05.04.2012.
  76. Björn Schuller: “Intelligente multisensorische Systeme zur sozial kompetenten Interaktion”, invited talk, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, 24.04.2012.
  77. Björn Schuller: “The Machine Listening Challenge”, invited talk, Honda Research Institute Europe, Offenbach am Main, Germany, 06.03.2012.
  78. Björn Schuller: “Virtual Companions: Socially Competent Input Analysis”, invited talk, SFB Kollogium SFB “Eine Companion Technologie für kognitive technische Systeme”, University of Ulm, Germany, 20.02.2012.
  79. Björn Schuller: “ASC-Inclusion – The “Case”, Initiatives and Impact”, invited talk, Digital Games for Empowerment and Inclusion (DGEI) Expert Workshop, JRC-IPTS, Seville, Spain, 23.-24.01.2012.
  80. Björn Schuller: “When Machines Open Ears: Speech, Music, and Sound Analysis”, invited talk, Centre Interfacultaire en Sciences Affectives, University of Geneva, Switzerland, 09.12.2011.
  81. Björn Schuller: “Injecting Memory into Semantic Signal Processing”, invited talk, NICTA, Sydney/Canberra, Australia, 01.12.2011.
  82. Björn Schuller: “Computational Affect Analysis: Voice, Words, and the Face”, invited talk, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 29.11.2011.
  83. Björn Schuller: “Machines Learning to Listen”, invited talk, NICTA, Sydney, Australia, 28.11.2011.
  84. Björn Schuller: “Engineering Paralinguistics: And Next … the Transparent Speaker?”, invited talk, Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Sprachforschung (ZefiS), Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany, 21.12.2011.
  85. Björn Schuller: “Semantic Speech, Music, and Sound Processing in the Real Life”, invited talk, Frierich Alexander University / Fraunhofer IIS within the Seminar “Elektrotechnik”, Erlangen, Germany, 20.09.2011.
  86. Björn Schuller: “Support Vector Machines … in a Nutshell”, invited talk, Promotionsprogramm “Empirische Sprachverarbeitung”, Institut für Phonetik und Sprachverarbeitung, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany, 01.07.2011.
  87. Björn Schuller: “Communication Homme-Machine – Machine ou Compagnon?”, invited talk, Université Pierre et Marie Curie – Paris 6, Paris, France, 05.04.2011.
  88. Björn Schuller: “Audiovisual Recognition of Affect and Non-verbals – Experiences and Directions”, invited talk, University of California San Diego (UCSD), Computer Vision and Robotics Research (CVRR) Group, San Diego, CA, USA, 28.03.2011.
  89. Björn Schuller: “Next Gen Music Analysis: Some Inspirations from Speech”, invited talk, Multimodal Music Processing, Seminar 11041, Dagstuhl, Germany, 23.-28.01.2011.
  90. Björn Schuller: “Long Short Term Memory Neural Networks for Audio and Video Analysis – An Introduction and Recent Successes”, invited talk, Imperial College London, Department of Computing, London, UK, 15.09.2010.
  91. Björn Schuller: “Emotion in Speech: A Look Around the Corner”, invited talk, Carnegie Mellon University, Language Technologies Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 21.06.2010.
  92. Björn Schuller: “Paralinguistics in Real-life Speech: On the Way to Unified Analysis”, invited talk, CNRS-LIMSI, Orsay, France, 23.03.2010.
  93. Björn Schuller: “Processing Conversational Speech – About Joy, Interest, and Laughter”, invited talk, CNRS-LTCI, Institut TELECOM – TELECOM ParisTech, Paris, France, 21.01.2010.
  94. Björn Schuller: “New Avenues for Sensing Affect in Spoken Language”, invited talk, University of Augsburg, Multimedia Concepts and Applications, Institute of Computer Science, Augsburg, Germany, 25.09.2009.
  95. Björn Schuller: “Intelligent Audio Signal Analysis: From Learning to Features”, invited talk, Frierich Alexander University within the Seminar “Elektrotechnik”, Lehrstuhl für Multimediakommunikation und Signalverarbeitung, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, 28.07.2009.
  96. Björn Schuller: “Audiovisual Data Processing for Robust Human-Machine-Communication and Media Retrieval” , invited talk, Max Planck Institut Informatik (MPI-Inf), Saarbrücken, Germany, 17.03.2009.
  97. Björn Schuller: “Maschinelles Lernen in der Analyse Kognitiver Daten”, invited talk, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Institut für Arbeitswissenschaft, Neubiberg, Germany, 12.02.2009.
  98. Björn Schuller: “Capturing and Processing of Multimodal Data for Interaction, Segmentation and Surveillance Tasks”, invited talk, Otto-von-Guericke University, Chair for Cognitive Systems / Speech Recognition, Magdeburg, Germany, 17.11.2008.
  99. Björn Schuller: “Speech and Emotion: Hvor skal du hen? – History and Future of Automatic Emotion Recognition”, invited talk, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Forschungszentrum Stimme und Emotion, Institut für Psychologie, Kiel, Germany, 15.05.2008.
  100. Björn Schuller: “Quickskip: Robustes Audiothumbnailing – Effiziente Extraktion von Songteasern”, invited talk at the Press Conference of the 5. Heidelberg Innovation Forum, MFG Baden-Württemberg mbH, Villa Bosch, Heidelberg, Germany, 27.11.2007.
  101. Björn Schuller: “Musical Mood Matching”, invited talk, 5. Heidelberg Innovation Forum, Panel Session Interface Technology, MFG Baden-Württemberg mbH, Villa Bosch, Heidelberg, Germany, 27.11.2007.
  102. Björn Schuller: “Quickskip: Robust Audiothumbnailing for Fast Music Browsing”, invited talk, 5. Heidelberger Innovationsforum, Panel Session Interface Technology, MFG Baden-Württemberg mbH, Villa Bosch, Heidelberg, Germany, 27.11.2007.
  103. Björn Schuller: “Laugh, Cough, Cry: Recognition of Non-linguistic Vocalizations”, invited talk, 5. Heidelberg Innovation Forum, Panel Session Semantic Technologies & Speech Recognition, MFG Baden-Württemberg mbH, Villa Bosch, Heidelberg, Germany, 28.11.2007.
  104. Björn Schuller: “Audiovisual Recognition of Spontaneous Interest”, invited talk, Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota City, Japan, 09.11.2007.
  105. Björn Schuller: “Audiovisual Emotion Recognition – Towards Real Life Usage”, invited talk, National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR), Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 02.07.2007.
  106. Björn Schuller: “Audiovisuelle Emotionserkennung – Grundlagen und aktuelle Entwicklungen”, invited talk, Fraunhofer IITB, Karlsruhe, Germany, 06.06.2007.
  107. Björn Schuller: “Automatic Multimodal Emotion Recognition in Spoken and Manual Interaction”, invited talk, Chair for Cognitive Systems / Speech Recognition, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany, 20.10.2006.
  108. Björn Schuller: “Automatische Emotionserkennung aus sprachlicher und manueller Interaktion”, invited lecture within the course for graduate students on Communications Engineering, Technische Universität München, Institute for Communications Engineering, Munich, Germany, 18.01.2006.
  109. Björn Schuller: “Inhaltsbasierte Musiksuche in einer multimodalen Systemarchitektur”, GI-Jahrestagung 2005, Symposium Musikinformatik, Bonn, Germany, 21.09.2005.
  110. Björn Schuller: “Integration of semantic and prosodic aspects in the recognition of emotions in natural language”, invited lecture within the course for graduate students on Communication and Emotion, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany, 03.07.2003.
  111. Björn Schuller: “Sprachverarbeitung im Fahrzeug”, invited talk, AUDI AG Vorentwicklung, Ingolstadt, Germany, 13.11.2003.
  112. Björn Schuller: “Natürlichsprachliche Interaktion und Emotionserkennung im Fahrzeug”, invited talk and technical demonstration, “Bedienkonzepte 2010: Multimodal – fehlerrobust – adaptiv”, BMW Group, FIZ, Munich, Germany, 27.03.2002.


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