Designing systems for cognitive enhancement

MIT Media Lab / Fluid Interfaces

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Going with our Guts: Potentials of Wearable Electrogastrography (EGG) for Affect Detection

Vujic, A., Tong, S., Picard, R., & Maes, P. (2020). Going with our Guts: Potentials of Wearable Electrogastrography (EGG) for Affect Detection. Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction.

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Personalized Modeling of Real-World Vocalizations from Nonverbal Individuals

Narain, J.*, Johnson, K.T.*, Ferguson, C., O’Brien, A., Talkar, T., Zhang, Y., Wofford, P., Quatieri, T., Picard, R.W.,Maes, P., "Personalized Modeling of Real-World Vocalizations from Nonverbal Individuals," Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI), Utrecht, Netherlands, October 2020. (*Co-first authors/Equal contribution)

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Designing Interactions Beyond Conscious Control: A New Model for Wearable Interfaces

Abhinandan Jain, Adam Haar Horowitz, Misha Sra, Sang-won Leigh, Pattie Maes. "Designing Interactions Beyond Conscious Control: A New Model for Wearable Interfaces." Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies 4, no. 3 (2020): 1-23.

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Multimodal Inductive Transfer Learning for Detection of Alzheimer's Dementia and its Severity

@article{sarawgi2020multimodal, title={Multimodal Inductive Transfer Learning for Detection of Alzheimer's Dementia and its Severity}, author={Sarawgi, Utkarsh and Zulfikar, Wazeer and Soliman, Nouran and Maes, Pattie}, journal={arXiv preprint arXiv:2009.00700}, year={2020} }

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Towards Engineering Dreams

Carr, Michelle, Adam Haar Horowitz, Judith Amores, and Pattie Maes. "Towards engineering dreams." (2020).

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Dream engineering: Simulating worlds through sensory stimulation

Carr, Michelle, Adam Haar, Judith Amores, Pedro Lopes, Guillermo Bernal, Tomás Vega, Oscar Rosello, Abhinandan Jain, and Pattie Maes. "Dream engineering: Simulating worlds through sensory stimulation." Consciousness and cognition 83 (2020): 102955.

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Wearable Lab and BioFab on Body : Towards Closed-Loop Bio-Digital Human Augmentation

Pataranutaporn, Pat. Wearable Lab and BioFab on Body : Towards Closed-Loop Bio-Digital Human Augmentation. Diss. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.

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The Thinking Cap 2.0: Preliminary Study on Fostering Growth Mindset of Children by means of Electroencephalography and Perceived Magic

Nataliya Kosmyna, Alexandra Gross and Pattie Maes. “The Thinking Cap 2.0”: Preliminary Study on Fostering Growth Mindset of Children by means of Electroencephalography and Perceived Magic using Artifacts from Fictional Sci-Fi Universes. In Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 761–767.

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Nonverbal Vocalizations as Speech: Characterizing Natural-Environment Audio from Nonverbal Individuals with Autism

Narain, J.*, Johnson, K.T.*, O’Brien, A., Wofford, P., Maes, P., Picard, R.W. "Nonverbal Vocalizations as Speech: Characterizing Natural-Environment Audio from Nonverbal Individuals with Autism," Proceedings of the Workshop on Laughter and Other Nonverbal Vocalisations, Bielefeld, Germany, October 2020. (*Co-first authors/Equal contribution)

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Augmenting Natural Communication in Nonverbal Individuals with Autism

Johnson, K.T.* & Narain, J.*, Maes, P., Picard, R.W., "Augmenting Natural Communication in Nonverbal Individuals with Autism," International Society for Autism Research (INSAR), Seattle, Washington, May 2020. (*Co-first authors/equal contribution)

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Dormio: A Targeted Dream Incubation Device

Haar Horowitz, Adam, Tony J. Cunningham, Pattie Maes, and Robert Stickgold. "Dormio: A targeted dream incubation device." Consciousness and Cognition, Volume 83, August 2020, 102938. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2020.102938

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The ECHOS Platform to Enhance Communication for Nonverbal Children with Autism: A Case Study

Johnson, K.T.*, Narain, J.*, Ferguson, C., Picard, R.W., and Maes, P. The ECHOS Platform to Enhance Communication for Nonverbal Children with Autism: A Case Study. Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Case Studies Track of CHI 2020). (*Co-first authors/Equal contribution)

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ATHack: Co-Design and Education in Assistive Technology Development

Narain, J., Ananthabhotla, I., Mendez, S., Taylor, C., Siu, H., Brugnaro, L., and Mallozzi, A. "ATHack: Co-Design and Education in Assistive Technology Development". Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Accepted.

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Pervasive Augmented Reality and the Panopticon

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Body-Borne Reality: Risky Disembodiment in VR

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Project Us: A Wearable for Enhancing Empathy

Rojas, Camilo, et al. "Project Us: A Wearable for Enhancing Empathy." ACM DIS 2020 Conference (July 6, 2020).

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AttentivU + XR: Integrating Brain Sensing and HMDs

Nataliya Kosmyna "AttentivU: A Wearable Pair of EEG and EOG Glasses for Real-Time Physiological Processing (Conference Presentation)", Proc. SPIE 11310, Optical Architectures for Displays and Sensing in Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed Reality (AR, VR, MR), 113101P (2 April 2020); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2566398

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Living Bits : Opportunities and Challenges for Integrating Living Microorganisms in Human-Computer Interaction

Pataranutaporn, P* ., Vujic, A.* , Kong, D. S., Maes, P., & Sra, M. (2020, March). Living Bits: Opportunities and Challenges for Integrating Living Microorganisms in Human-Computer Interaction. In Proceedings of the Augmented Humans International Conference (pp. 1-12).

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Wearable Reasoner: Towards Enhanced Human Rationality Through A Wearable Device With An Explainable AI Assistant

Danry, Valdemar, et al. "Wearable Reasoner: Towards Enhanced Human Rationality Through A Wearable Device With An Explainable AI Assistant." ACM Augmented Humans 2020.

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Zero-Shot Transfer Learning to Enhance Communication for Minimally Verbal Individuals with Autism using Naturalistic Data

Narain, J.*, Johnson, K.T.*, Picard, R.W., Maes, P. "Zero-Shot Transfer Learning to Enhance Communication for Minimally Verbal Individuals with Autism using Naturalistic Data," NeurIPS Workshop on AI for Social Good, December 2019. (*Co-first authors/Equal contribution)

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AttentivU: An EEG-Based Closed-Loop Biofeedback System for Real-Time Monitoring and Improvement of Engagement for Personalized Learning

Nataliya Kosmyna, Pattie Maes. AttentivU: An EEG-Based Closed-Loop Biofeedback System for Real-Time Monitoring and Improvement of Engagement for Personalized Learning. Sensors 2019, 19, 5200.

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Paper Dreams: An Interactive Interface for Generative Visual Expression

Bernal, Guillermo, Lily Zhou, Haripriya Mehta, and Pattie Maes. NeurIPS Workshop on Machine Learning for Creativity and Design, December 14, 2019.

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Paper Dreams: Real-Time Human and Machine Collaboration for Visual Story Development

Bernal, Guillermo, Lily Zhou, Erica Yuen, and Pattie Maes. “Paper Dreams: Real-Time Human and Machine Collaboration for Visual Story Development.” XXII Generative Art Conference - GA2019, December 21, 2019.

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Enhancing human emotions with interoceptive technologies delivering controlled somatosensory stimulation

Schoeller, F., Haar, A. J. H., Jain, A., & Maes, P. (2019). Enhancing human emotions with interoceptive technologies. Physics of life reviews.

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Zero-Shot Transfer Learning to Enhance Communication for Minimally Verbal Individuals with Autism using Naturalistic Data

Narain, J.*, Johnson, K.T.*, Picard, R.W., and Maes, P. “Zero-Shot Transfer Learning to Enhance Communication for Minimally Verbal Individuals with Autism using Naturalistic Data”. NeurIPS 2019 Joint Workshop on AI for Social Good. (*Co-first authors/Equal contribution)

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AttentivU: Designing EEG and EOG Compatible Glasses for Physiological Sensing and Feedback in the Car

Nataliya Kosmyna, Caitlin Morris, Thanh Nguyen, Sebastian Zepf, Javier Hernandez, and Pattie Maes. 2019. AttentivU: Designing EEG and EOG Compatible Glasses for Physiological Sensing and Feedback in the Car. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (AutomotiveUI '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 355-368. DOI: https://doi.o

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Automatic Triage and Analysis of Online Suicide Risk with Document Embeddings and Latent Dirichlet Allocation

Jones, N., Jaques, N., Pataranutaporn, P., Ghandeharioun, A., & Picard, R. (2019, September). Analysis of Online Suicide Risk with Document Embeddings and Latent Dirichlet Allocation. In 2019 8th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction Workshops and Demos (ACIIW) (pp. 1-5). IEEE.

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Gut-Brain Computer Interfacing (GBCI) : Wearable Monitoring of Gastric Myoelectric Activity

Vujic, A., Krause, C., Tso, G., Lin, J., Han, B., Maes, P. (2019) Gut-Brain Computer Interfacing (GBCI): Wearable Monitoring of Gastric Myoelectric Activity. In 41st Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC), 5886-5889.

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Deep Reality: An Underwater VR experience to promote relaxation by unconscious HR, EDA and brain activity biofeedback

Judith Amores, Anna Fuste, Robert Richer and Pattie Maes. 2019. Deep Reality: An Underwater VR experience to promote relaxation by unconscious HR, EDA and brain activity biofeedback. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2019 Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality (SIGGRAPH '19). ACM, Los Angeles, CA, USA, ACM 978-1-4503-6320-4/19/07. 10.1145/3306449.3328818

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AttentivU: a Biofeedback Device to Monitor and Improve Engagement in the Workplace

Nataliya Kosmyna, Pattie Maes. 2019. AttentivU: a Biofeedback Device to Monitor and Improve Engagement in the Workplace. In the 41st International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Berlin, Germany, July 23-27.

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Exploring Human-Machine Synergy and Interaction on a Robotic Instrument

Sang-won Leigh, Abhinandan Jain, Pattie Maes. 2019. Exploring Human-Machine Synergy and Interaction on a Robotic Instrument. In International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME-2019)

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Paper Dreams: An Adaptive canvas that assists users with generating and visualizing stories

Bernal, Guillermo R, et al. “Paper Dreams: An Adaptive Canvas That Assists Users with Generating and Visualizing Stories.” GANocracy Workshop on Theory, Practice and Artistry of Deep Generative Modeling , 31 May 2019, p. 1., http://ganocracy.csail.mit.edu/.

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Real-time Smartphone-based Sleep Staging using 1-Channel EEG

Koushik, A., Amores, J., & Maes, P. (2019, May). Real-time Smartphone-based Sleep Staging using 1-Channel EEG . In 2019 IEEE 16th International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN). IEEE.

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Deep Reality: Towards Increasing Relaxation in VR with subtly changing light, sound and movement based on HR, EDA, and EEG

Amores, J., Fuste, A., Richer, R., & Maes, P. (2019, May). Deep Reality: Towards Increasing Relaxation in VR with subtly changing light, sound and movement based on HR, EDA, and EEG. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems . ACM.

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Cyborg Botany: Augmented Plants as Sensors, Displays and Actuators

Harpreet Sareen, Jiefu Zheng, and Pattie Maes. 2019. Cyborg Botany: Augmented Plants as Sensors, Displays and Actuators. In Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA.

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AttentivU: a Wearable Pair of EEG and EOG Glasses for Real-Time Physiological Processing

Nataliya Kosmyna, Caitlin Morris, Utkarsh Sarawgi, Thanh Nguyen, Pattie Maes. 2019. AttentivU: a Wearable Pair of EEG and EOG Glasses for Real-Time Physiological Processing. In the 16th IEEE International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN’19), Chicago, IL, United States, May 19-22.

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Adding Proprioceptive Feedback to Virtual Reality Experiences Using Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation

Misha Sra, Abhinandan Jain, and Pattie Maes. 2019. Adding Proprioceptive Feedback to Virtual Reality Experiences Using Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 675, 14 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3290605.3300905

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Byte.it: Discreet Teeth Gestures for Mobile Device Interaction

Tomás Vega Gálvez, Shardul Sapkota, Alexandru Dancu, Pattie Maes, CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts (CHI’19 Extended Abstracts), May 4–9, 2019, Glasgow, Scotland UK, ACM, New York, NY, USA, 6 pages, https://doi.org/10.1145/3290607.3312925

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AttentivU: A Biofeedback System for Real-time Monitoring and Improvement of Engagement

Nataliya Kosmyna, Caitlin Morris, Utkarsh Sarawgi, Thanh Nguyen and Pattie Maes. 2019. AttentivU: A Biofeedback System for Real-time Monitoring and Improvement of Engagement. In Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper VS07, 2 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3290607.3311768

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Cyborg Botany: Exploring In-Planta Cybernetic Systems for Interaction

Harpreet Sareen and Pattie Maes. 2019. Cyborg Botany: Exploring In-Planta Cybernetic Systems for Interaction. In Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA

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Wearable Lab on Body: Combining Sensing of Biochemical and Digital Markers in a Wearable Device

P. Pataranutaporn, A. Jain, C. M. Johnson, P. Shah and P. Maes, "Wearable Lab on Body: Combining Sensing of Biochemical and Digital Markers in a Wearable Device," 2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Berlin, Germany, 2019, pp. 3327-3332. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2019.8857479

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Combining Virtual Reality and Biofeedback to Foster Empathic Abilities in Humans

Schoeller, Felix, et al. "Combining virtual reality and biofeedback to foster empathic abilities in humans." Frontiers in psychology 9 (2018): 2741.

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Real-Time Sleep Staging using Deep Learning on a Smartphone for a Wearable EEG

Abhay Koushik, Judith Amores, Pattie Maes, Real-Time Sleep Staging using Deep Learning on a Smartphone for a Wearable EEG, Machine Learning for Health (ML4H) Workshop at NeurIPS 2018 arXiv:1811.07216

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Wearable Motion-based Heart-rate at Rest: A Workplace Evaluation

Hernandez J., McDuff D., Quigley K., Maes P., and Picard R., "Wearable Motion-based Heart-rate at Rest: A Workplace Evaluation," Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 2018.

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PhysioHMD: a conformable, modular toolkit for collecting physiological data from head-mounted displays

Bernal, Guillermo, et al. "PhysioHMD: a conformable, modular toolkit for collecting physiological data from head-mounted displays." Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. ACM, 2018.

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AttentivU: Evaluating the Feasibility of Biofeedback Glasses to Monitor and Improve Attention

Nataliya Kosmyna, Utkarsh Sarawgi, and Pattie Maes. 2018. AttentivU: Evaluating the Feasibility of Biofeedback Glasses to Monitor and Improve Attention. In Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Symposium on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Wearable Computers (UbiComp '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 999-1005. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3267305.32741

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ROBOTIC SYMBIONTS: Exploring Integrated Human-Machine Action and Expression

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BioEssence: A Wearable Olfactory Display that Monitors Cardio-Respiratory Information to Support Mental Wellbeing

Amores, J., Hernandez, J., Dementyev, A., Wang, X., Maes, P. "BioEssence: A Wearable Olfactory Display that Monitors Cardio-respiratory Information to Support Mental Wellbeing," Proceedings of the International Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2018

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Towards Gut-Brain Computer Interfacing: Gastric Myoelectric Activity as an Index of Subcortical Phenomena

Vujic, A., Tong, S., Picard, R., Maes, P. (2018) Towards Gut-Brain Computer Interfacing: Gastric Myoelectric Activity as an Index of Subcortical Phenomena. In 3rd International Mobile Brain/Body Imaging Conference, 135-136.

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Words in Motion: Kinesthetic language learning in virtual reality

Christian Vázquez, Lei Xia, Takako Aikawa, Pattie Maes "Words in Motion: Kinesthetic Language Learning in Virtual Reality", 2018 IEEE 18th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT)

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Robotic Symbionts: Interweaving human and machine actions

Sang-won Leigh, Harshit Agrawal, Pattie Maes

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Mathland: Constructionist Mathematical Learning in the Real World Using Immersive Mixed Reality

Mina Khan, Fernando Trujano, Pattie Maes, "Mathland: Constructionist Mathematical Learning in the Real World Using Immersive Mixed Reality" International Conference on Immersive Learning

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Mathland: Playful Mathematical Learning in Mixed Reality

Mina Khan, Fernando Trujano, Ashris Choudhury, Pattie Maes, "Mathland: Playful Mathematical Learning in Mixed Reality" CHI EA '18 Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

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Dormio: Interfacing with Dreams

Haar Horowitz, Adam, Ishaan Grover, Pedro Reynolds-Cuéllar, Cynthia Breazeal, and Pattie Maes. "Dormio: Interfacing with dreams." In Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 1-10. 2018.

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BreathVR: Leveraging Breathing as a Directly Controlled Interface for Virtual Reality Games

Sra, Misha, Xuhai Xu, and Pattie Maes. "BreathVR: Leveraging Breathing as a Directly Controlled Interface for Virtual Reality Games." Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, 2018.

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Morphology Extension Kit: A Modular Robotic Platform for Physically Reconfigurable Wearables.

Sang-won Leigh, et al. "Morphology Extension Kit: A Modular Robotic Platform for Physically Reconfigurable Wearables." TEI 18, pp 11-18, March 3, 2018.

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AlterEgo: A Personalized Wearable Silent Speech Interface

A. Kapur, S. Kapur, and P. Maes, "AlterEgo: A Personalized Wearable Silent Speech Interface." 23rd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2018), pp 43-53, March 5, 2018.

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Promoting relaxation using virtual reality, olfactory interfaces and wearable EEG

Judith Amores ; Robert Richer ; Nan Zhao ; Pattie Maes ; Bjoern M. Eskofier. "Promoting relaxation using virtual reality, olfactory interfaces and wearable EEG." Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). April 5, 2018.