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ViSAGE

Jeffrey Baumes, Hung-Ching (Justin) Chen, Matthew Francisco, Mark Goldberg, Malik Magdon-Ismail, William Wallace
2008 ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems  
We present a modeling laboratory, Virtual Laboratory for the Simulation and Analysis of Social Group Evolution (ViSAGE), that views the organization of human communities and the experience of individuals  ...  -C., Francisco, M., Goldberg, M., Magdon-Ismail, M., and Wallace, W. 2008. ViSAGE: A virtual laboratory for simulation and analysis of social group evolution. ACM Trans.  ...  We have designed a simulation laboratory, ViSAGE (Virtual Laboratory for the Simulation and Analysis of Social Group Evolution), as a solution to the problem of understanding social change from an autonomous  ... 
doi:10.1145/1380422.1380423 fatcat:w7poqkyoobazljh5yb2o25mb54

Inferring agent dynamics from social communication network

Hung-Ching (Justin) Chen, Malik Magdon-Ismail, Mark Goldberg, William A. Wallace
2007 Proceedings of the 9th WebKDD and 1st SNA-KDD 2007 workshop on Web mining and social network analysis - WebKDD/SNA-KDD '07  
We present a machine learning approach to discovering the agent dynamics or micro-laws that drives the evolution of the social groups in a community.  ...  To solve the problem we develop heuristic expectation-maximization style algorithms for determining the micro-laws of a community based on either the observed social group evolution, or observed set of  ...  the scope of this presentation. 3 The full name of ViSAGE is "Virtual Laboratory for Simulation and Analysis of Social Group Evolution". affected.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1348549.1348554 fatcat:si7gdxhy6fbvlfkr4nltrpx7ji

The sweet-home project: Audio technology in smart homes to improve well-being and reliance

M. Vacher, D. Istrate, F. Portet, T. Joubert, T. Chevalier, S. Smidtas, B. Meillon, B. Lecouteux, M. Sehili, P. Chahuara, S. Meniard
2011 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society  
This paper presents an overview of the project focusing on the multimodal sound corpus acquisition and labelling and on the investigated techniques for speech and sound recognition.  ...  of the elderly and frail population.  ...  Bonnefond and S. Pons for their support during the experiments inside the smart home.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iembs.2011.6091309 pmid:22255532 dblp:conf/embc/VacherIPJCSMLSC11 fatcat:4hhhwmecejcdviwxcdablrq5fq

Virtual Self-Modeling: The Effects of Vicarious Reinforcement and Identification on Exercise Behaviors

Jesse Fox, Jeremy N. Bailenson
2009 Media Psychology  
Social cognitive theory is often implemented when researchers develop treatments and campaigns for health behavior change.  ...  Study 2 separated reward (weight loss) from punishment (weight gain) and also explored model identification by contrasting the effects of a VRS with a VRO (virtual representation of an other); participants  ...  Through the use of digital photographs and head-modeling software, an individual's visage may be replicated in the virtual world. Figure 2 depicts an example of a VRS.  ... 
doi:10.1080/15213260802669474 fatcat:nzgwuncx2fh6tno2kxchpxrioa

Incorporation of third dimension with video dynamics in digital smile analysis & designing: A review

Anasua Debnath, Baisakhi Mallick, Adrita Roy Chowdhury
2021 Zenodo  
From drawing lines on two dimensional photographs to evolution of smile design software and CAD-CAM technology, this concept has come a long way in realizing that perfect smile.  ...  This not only helps the patient to visualize the final results but also helps smooth communication between clinician and laboratory technician.  ...  A video documentation is required for dynamic analysis of teeth, lips and face during smiling laughing and talking. 1. DST software 2. A digital SLR camera or a smart phone 3.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5202831 fatcat:pehjarnsnrfbpmikn2rmlanrdq

Hamlet Ex Machina

Ioana Petcu
2018 Theatrical Colloquia  
Art movements don't end up at a precise moment, but they can survive over the decades in different ways, even if they could be considered out of date.  ...  How do they (still) look like and what do they hide again, the new profiles of the prince who speaks to us about the death of sleep's dreams – those are the questions depicted from the hyper-technological  ...  From social media networks, with friends and virtual discussions, to online shopping, online information, virtual experiences on cinema or art galleries and so on.  ... 
doi:10.2478/tco-2018-0004 fatcat:b4o7bh3emzgknlbrpbkh6cwrf4

Multiscale Modeling in the Clinic: Drug Design and Development

Colleen E. Clancy, Gary An, William R. Cannon, Yaling Liu, Elebeoba E. May, Peter Ortoleva, Aleksander S. Popel, James P. Sluka, Jing Su, Paolo Vicini, Xiaobo Zhou, David M. Eckmann
2016 Annals of Biomedical Engineering  
A wide range of length and time scales are relevant to pharmacology, especially in drug development, drug design and drug delivery.  ...  We conclude with a focus on barriers to successful clinical translation of drug development, drug design and drug delivery multiscale models.  ...  WRC was funded under the Laboratory Directed Research Program at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. PNNL is operated by Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC06-76RLO.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10439-016-1563-0 pmid:26885640 pmcid:PMC4983472 fatcat:n42uj65q7jaufpnv4bfcg7ibuy

Robots, Love, and Sex: The Ethics of Building a Love Machine

John P. Sullins
2012 IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing  
The paper concludes by proposing certain ethical limits on the manipulation of human psychology when it comes to building sex robots and in the simulation of love in such machines.  ...  This fact may limit the possibility of creating a machine that can fulfill all that one should want out of erotic love unless a machine can be built that would help its user attain this kind of love.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author would like to thank Carson Reynolds, Patrick Lin, and anonymous reviewers for helpful comments on earlier drafts of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/t-affc.2012.31 fatcat:3astpcxncvatflatsd6cpgvc2m

The makers of the Protoaurignacian and implications for Neandertal extinction

S. Benazzi, V. Slon, S. Talamo, F. Negrino, M. Peresani, S. E. Bailey, S. Sawyer, D. Panetta, G. Vicino, E. Starnini, M. A. Mannino, P. A. Salvadori (+3 others)
2015 Science  
We would like to sincerely thank Emilija Nicolosi and the School of Social Science at the University of ueensland for equipment and logistical support.  ...  Aldo Villabruna for support in fundraising for this specific study and the Laboratory of Archaeozoology and Taphonomy (L.A.T.) for giving access to the Stereomicroscopy.  ...  A year-by-year demographic model for Neandertal groups moving through North-west Europe is simulated from 130 ky BP to 50 ky BP.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.aaa2773 pmid:25908660 fatcat:6m44miosqzbxljew7jbfm5cm5q

Autonomous and autonomic systems: with applications to NASA intelligent spacecraft operations and exploration systems

2010 ChoiceReviews  
Acknowledgements There are a number of people who made this book possible. We would like to thank them for their contributions.  ...  We have made liberal use of their work and their contributions to Agent-based research at NASA Goddard.  ...  Since the science planning group sets the goals for the whole virtual platform, the group is shared among all the vehicles of the virtual platform.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.47-6277 fatcat:nlprjuayozhg7mp55fz2wkl4bi

Summary of research in science education–1991

Norman G. Lederman, Julie Gess-Newsome, Danal Zeidler
1993 Science Education  
This summary of research in science education continues a long tradition of review and analysis of research in science education by the ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education  ...  The summaries provide an overview of recent research, provide research information in a succinct form for practitioners and development personnel, stimulate ideas for future research, and track trends  ...  First and foremost, we would like to thank David Haury of ERIC and The Ohio State University for his tireless efforts with respect to the organization and management of this entire endeavor.  ... 
doi:10.1002/sce.3730770503 fatcat:3hf3mhu3u5crdhd2saw477awri

Language learning and teaching – theory and practice

1983 Language Teaching  
Motivation and participation were increased, and a high level of content knowledge was reached. Discourse analysis of the group interactions would produce useful material for analysing any problems.  ...  Reading comprehension offers interesting possibilities for grammar, vocabulary, content and cloze. Games and simulations have a great motivating power.  ...  This relationship did not hold for unattended words which were presented in the left visual field, and which did not appear to have been processed for meaning.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444800010132 fatcat:f4iipgqwcjex5lcbjumfnowt7e

Predictors of auditory performance in hearing‐aid users: The role of cognitive function and auditory lifestyle

Martin D. Vestergaard
2006 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
In order to create a flexible headphone-based virtual environment, it is proposed to simulate the input signals for the BRS system using virtual microphone control ͑ViMiC͒.  ...  named ''VISAGE'' ͑Validity Inspecting System for Answers of Given Exercises͒.  ...  Simulated reflections of a virtual space were divided into 11 directional room impulse responses ͑RIRs͒.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4787675 fatcat:niry4qemhvdzvpeivahfcgd53a

Investigating the buildup of precedence effect using reflection masking

Jess Hartcher‐O'Brien, M. Buchholz, M. Buchholz
2006 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Both BEM simulation and scale model measurements were performed.  ...  Design of public address system for emergency evacuation in a tunnel.  ...  In order to create a flexible headphone-based virtual environment, it is proposed to simulate the input signals for the BRS system using virtual microphone control ͑ViMiC͒.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4787437 fatcat:4h2rmntypzabhiivz7ddvu5uai

Temporal processes involved in simultaneous reflection masking

Joerg M. Buchholz
2006 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
In order to create a flexible headphone-based virtual environment, it is proposed to simulate the input signals for the BRS system using virtual microphone control ͑ViMiC͒.  ...  named ''VISAGE'' ͑Validity Inspecting System for Answers of Given Exercises͒.  ...  Simulated reflections of a virtual space were divided into 11 directional room impulse responses ͑RIRs͒.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4787438 fatcat:paik6sldxff6fkga6wm7nmgp7m
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