Human Behavior Understanding: First International Workshop, HBU 2010, Istanbul, Turkey, August 22, 2010, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Workshop on Human Behavior Understanding, HBU 2010, a satellite workshop of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 22, 2010. The 13 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 29 submissions.

The papers are organized in topical sections on analysis of human activities; non-verbal action dynamics; visual action recognition; and social signals.

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Table of Contents

Challenges of Human Behavior Understanding Albert Ali Salah Theo Gevers Nicu Sebe Alessandro Vinciarelli 1

Analysis of Human Activities

Understanding Macroscopic Human Behavior (Invited Paper) Ramesh Jain 13

Activity-Aware Map: Identifying Human Daily Activity Pattern Using Mobile Phone Data Santi Phithakkitnukoon Teerayut Horanont Giusy Di Lorenzo Ryosuke Shibasaki Carlo Ratti 14

From On-Going to Complete Activity Recognition Exploiting Related Activities Carlo Nicolini Bruno Lepri Stefano Teso Andrea Passerini 26

Human Activity Recognition Using Inertial/Magnetic Sensor Units Kerem Altun Billur Barshan 38

Non-verbal Action Dynamics

Face Tracking and Recognition Considering the Camera's Field of View Yuzuko Utsumi Yoshio Iwai Hiroshi Ishiguro 52

Spatiotemporal-Boosted DCT Features for Head and Face Gesture Analysis Hatice Çinar Akakin Bülent Sankur 64

Concensus of Self-features for Nonverbal Behavior Analysis Derya Ozkan Louis-Philippe Morency 75

Visual Action Recognition

Recognizing Human Action in the Wild (Invited Paper) Ivan Laptev 87

Comparing Evaluation Protocols on the KTH Dataset Zan Gao Ming-yu Chen Alexander G. Hauptmann Anni Cai 88

3D Mean-Shift Tracking of Human Body Parts and Recognition of Working Actions in an Industrial Environment Markus Hahn Fuad Quronfuleh Christian Wöhler Franz Kummert 101

Feature Representations for the Recognition of 3D Emblematic Gestures Jan Richarz Gernot A. Fink 113

Social Signals

Types of Help in the Teacher's Multimodal Behavior Francesca D'Errico Giovanna Leone Isabella Poggi 125

Honest Signals and Their Contribution to the Automatic Analysis of Personality Traits - A Comparative Study Bruno Lepri Kyriaki Kalimeri Fabio Pianesi 140

Speech Emotion Classification and Public Speaking Skill Assessment Tomas Pfister Peter Robinson 151

Dominance Signals in Debates Isabella Poggi Francesca D'Errico 163

Author Index 175

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