• HDR Defence December 15th, 2020
    I have successfully defended the “Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches” or HDR . The dissertation’s title was: Towards Probabilistic Generative Models for Socially Intelligent Robots Learning Multi-Person Robot Interactions from Audio-Visual Data The dissertation was defended in front of a Distinguished Committee: Prof. Ramesh Jain, University of California, Irvine Dr. Emmanuel Vincent, Inria Nancy Grand-Est Prof. ...
  • Xiaoyu Lin November 1st, 2020Xiaoyu Lin
    Xiaoyu is a PhD student co-advised with Laurent Girin. Xiaoyu investigates the use of complex deep generative models for multi-modal (audio-visual) multi-speaker tracking.
  • ELLIS Membership October 5th, 2020
    I have the honor to become member of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS). This is an excellent initiative to foster AI research and development in Europe, and I am very happy to be part of it. I will do my best to contribute by developing learning models and methods to bring social intelligence ...
  • Gaëtan Lepage October 1st, 2020Gaëtan Lepage
    Gaëtan is a PhD student co-advised by Laurent Girin, Chris Reinke and myself. Gaëtan’s research topic is on the use of reinforcement learning to enhance robotic multi-modal perception.
  • Publication of the IJCV Special Issue on Generatin… March 30th, 2020Publication of the IJCV Special Issue on Generating Realistic Visual Data of Human Behavior
    The special issue on Generating Realistic Visual Data of Human Behavior has been published: Link to the editorial. Link to the contents of the special issue. Thanks to all the authors, to the program committee, to IJCV and to Elisa, Albert, Nicu and Shuicheng!
  • ML3RI February 23rd, 2020ML3RI
    The project ML3RI (pronounced /mlẹɾi/) is mainly funded by the Young Researcher (Jeunes Chercheuses et Jeunes Chercheurs) programme of the ANR, under grant agreement ANR-19-CE33-0008-01. Additional support has been received within the framework of the “Investissements d’avenir” program (ANR-15-IDEX-02). ML3RI stands for Multi-modal multi-person low-level learning for robot interactions. The project aims to develop learning models ...
  • Viet Nhat Nguyen February 17th, 2020Viet Nhat Nguyen
    Viet Nhat Nguyen is a Masters student in the Perception team from February to July 2020. His topic is audio-visual speech separation using variational auto-encoders.
  • Predrag Pilipovic February 17th, 2020Predrag Pilipovic
    Predrag Pilipovic is a Masters intern in the Perception Team, since February to July 2020. His topic is coupled audio-visual multi-speaker tracking.
  • Álvaro González Jiménez February 17th, 2020Álvaro González Jiménez
    Álvaro González Jiménez is a Masters intern at the Perception Team from February to July 2020. His topic is probabilistic losses for robust deep regression.
  • H2020 SPRING January 5th, 2020H2020 SPRING
    SPRING — Socially Pertinent Robots in Gerontological Healthcare — is an H2020 ICT Project, from January 1st 2020, until December 31st 2023, with a total budget of 8.3 MEUR. I am the coordinator of the project as well as Inria’s principal investigator. The project aims to to develop Socially Assistive Robots with the capacity of performing ...