Ginevra Castellano 

School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering      
University of Birmingham


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Activities


Organised international events

Activities as editor

Memberships, committees and editorial boards
  • Treasurer of the HUMAINE Association 
  • Member of the HUMAINE Association’s Management Board and Executive Committee
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, Springer
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Interactive Worlds, Ibima Publishing

International Program Committee Service
  • 14th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA 2014)
  • 2nd Workshop on Applications for Emotional Robots, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction 2014
  • 13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2014) 
  • Fifteenth International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2013)
  • Thirteenth International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA 2013)
  • Fifth Humaine Association Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2013)
  • Second International Workshop on Context Based Affect Recognition (CBAR 2013)
  • Fifth International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications (VS-Games 2013)
  • Fifth ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom2013)
  • 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2013) 
  • 1st Workshop on Applications for Emotional Robots, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction 2013
  • Workshop on Applications of Affective Computing in Intelligent Environments, 9th International Conference
    on Intelligent Environments (IE’13)
  • IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Creativity and Affective Computing 2013 (CICAC 2013), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence
  • 2nd International Workshop on Emotion Representation, Analysis and Synthesis in Continuous Time and Space (EmoSPACE 2013) - Program Committee
  • 14th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI2012) - Program Committee
  • Fourth IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom2012) - Program Committee
  • First International Workshop on Context-based Affect Recognition 2012 (CBAR 2012), Fourth IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom2012) - Program Committee
  • Third International Workshop on Social Behaviour in Music (CBAR 2012), 14th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI2012) - Program Committee
  • Third International Workshop on Human Behaviour Understanding 2012 (HBU 2012), IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 2012 - Program Committee
  • Workshop on Applications for Emotional Robots, IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication 2012 - Program Committee
  • British Computer Society Conference on Human-Computer Interaction 2012 - (BCS HCI 2012) - Program Committee
  • Eleventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2012) - Program Committee
  • Third IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom2011) - Program Committee
  • International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2011) - Program Committee
  • International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction 2011 (ACII 2011) - Program Committee
  • ACII Doctoral Consortium 2011 - Program Committee
  • Workshop on Machine Learning for Affective Computing (MLAC), International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction 2011 (ACII 2011) - Program Committee
  • International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces 2011 (IUI2011) - Program Committee
  • Second International Workshop on Social Behavior in Music (SBM2011) - Program Committee
  • Workshop on Emotion Synthesis, Representation, and Analysis in Continuous Spaces (EmoSPACE 2011), IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition 2011 (FG 2011) - Program Committee
  • Workshop on Social Behavior Analysis, IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture
    Recognition 2011 (FG 2011) - Program Committee
  • Workshop on Natural Interaction and Player Satisfaction in Games, 3rd International Conference in Games
    and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications (VS-Games 2011) - Program Committee
  • Workshop on Affective Computational Intelligence 2011, IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence - Program Committee
  • 3rd International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP) 2010 - Program Committee
  • First Summer School on Affective Computing and Social Signal Processing 2010 - Scientific Committee
  • AISB 2009 Symposium on Mental States, Emotions and their Embodiment - Program Committee
  • ACII Doctoral Consortium 2009 - Program Committee
  • 5th International Summer Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces (eNTERFACE'09) - Scientific Committee

Other Roles at International Conferences
  • IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication 2014 (RO-MAN 2014) - Special session chair
  • International Conference on Multimodal Interaction 2012 (ICMI 2012) - Publication Chair
  • British Computer Society Conference on Human-Computer Interaction 2012 - (BCS HCI 2012) -Workshop Chair
  • International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction 2011 (ACII 2011) - Workshop Chair

Reviewing activities

Journals:
  • IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces (JMUI) 2009, 2010, 2013
  • Image and Vision Computing, 2011, 2012
  • Journal of Human-Robot Interaction 2012 
  • Entertainment Computing 2012 
  • IEEE Transactions on Multimedia 2011
  • Emotion 2011
  • Kunstliche Intelligenz 2011
  • IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part B 2009, 2010
  • Interaction Studies 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Journal of Network and Computer Applications 2010, 2011
  • Advances in Human-Computer Interaction (AHCI) 2009
  • In Cognito 2008

Conferences:
  • HRI 2014
  • CHI 2013
  • HRI 2013
  • IVA 2012
  • ACM/IEEE HRI 2011, 2012
  • INTETAIN 2011
  • IEEE RO-MAN 2010
  • ICMI-MLMI 2009
  • ICMI 2008 
  • IEEE/RSJ IROS 2009
  • IEEE ICRA 2009

Invited seminars and talks
  • Castellano, G. (2013). Affect-Aware and Empathic Robots: Closing the Affective Loop in Social Human-Robot Interaction. School of Computer Science and Communication, Royal Institute of Technology. Stockholm, Sweden, December 2013.

  • Castellano, G. (2013). Affect sensitive and empathic robots. “Summer School on Social Human-Robot Interaction”. Cambridge, United Kingdom, August 2013.
  • Castellano, G. (2013). Affective robots in natural environments - bridging the gap between affective computing and human-robot interaction in the wild. Workshop “Festschrift for Roddy Cowie and Ellen Douglas-Cowie”, 5th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Geneva, Switzerland, September 2013.
  • Castellano, G. (2013), Affect sensitive robots. Invited talk at the panel “Emotional Machines: Is society ready for robot companions?” NESTA, London, July 2013.
  • Castellano, G. (2012). Context-sensitive affect recognition for robotic companions. School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences seminar series, Heriot-Watt University, UK, April 2012.
  • Castellano, G. (2012). Affect sensitive robotic companions. Intelligent Robotics Lab (IRLab) seminar series, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, UK, February 2012.
  • Castellano, G. (2011). Long term interaction with robot companions. Robots and Avatars workshop, Department of Computing, Coventry University, UK, November 2011.
  • Castellano, G. (2011). Non-Verbal Behaviour Analysis for Affect Sensitive and Socially Perceptive Machines. Departmental Series, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, UK, October 2011.
  • Castellano, G. (2011). Affective Non-Verbal Behaviour Analysis for Socially Intelligent Machines. Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Trento, Italy, July 2011.
  • Castellano, G. (2011). Affect Sensitive and Socially Perceptive Machines. Automatic Human Behaviour Analysis Interest Group Meeting, Imperial College London, UK, May 2011.
  • Castellano, G. (2010). Affect Sensitive and Socially Perceptive Machines. IDIAP Research Institute, Martigny, Switzerland, November 2010.
  • Castellano, G. (2010). Affect Sensitive and Socially Perceptive Machines. Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, Italy, October 2010.
  • Castellano, G. (2010). Emotional Behaviours and Expressions in Human-Robot Interaction, presented at the seminar The science of expression: Physiognomy, evolution, and artificial companions, organised by the Centre for the History of Emotions, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK, March 2010.
  • Castellano, G. (2010). Long-Term Affect Sensitive and Socially Interactive Companions. UCL Interaction Centre Seminars, London, UK, January 2010.
  • Castellano, G. (2008). Movement Expressivity Analysis in Affective Computers: From Recognition to Expression of Emotion. Rainbow Group Seminars, Computer Laboratory, Cambridge, UK, November 2008.
  • Castellano, G., & Mancini, M. (2007). Real-Time Analysis and Synthesis of Emotional Gestures from Videos. Workshop on Emotional Gestures, Geneva, Switzerland, 8-10 January 2007.
  • Castellano, G. (2006). Human Full-Body Movement and Gesture Analysis for Emotion Recognition: A Dynamic Approach. HUMAINE Cross-currents meeting, Athens, Greece, June 2006.
  • Castellano, G, & Peters, C. (2006). Full-Body Analysis of Real and Virtual Human Motion for Animating Expressive Agents. HUMAINE Cross-currents meeting, Athens, Greece, June 2006.
  • Castellano, G., Camurri, A., & Volpe, G. (2005). Expressive Gesture in Interaction: the Role of Movement and Gesture in Emotion. WP6 HUMAINE Workshop, Paris, France, 10-11 March 2005.