Rosalind W. Picard

Affective Computing
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Feasibility and Acceptability of the Empatica E4 Sensor to Passively Assess Physiological Symptoms of Depression

Meyer, A. K., Fedor, S., Ghandeharioun, A., Mischoulon, D., Picard, R. & Pedrelli, P. (2020). Feasibility and Acceptability of the Empatica E4 Sensor to Passively Assess Physiological Symptoms of Depression. ABCT.

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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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Advancing Neuroscience through Wearable Devices

Johnson, K.T. & Picard, R.W. (2020). Advancing Neuroscience through Wearable Devices. Neuron.

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A Robotic Positive Psychology Coach to Improve College Students’ Wellbeing

Jeong, Sooyeon, et al. "A Robotic Positive Psychology Coach to Improve College Students’ Wellbeing." Proceedings of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (Ro-Man 2020) **Best Paper Award**

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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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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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Promoting Wellbeing with Sunny, a Chatbot that Facilitates Positive Messages between Members of Social Groups

Narain, J.*, Quach, T.*, Davey, M.*, Park, H., Braezeal, C., and Picard, R. "Promoting Wellbeing with Sunny, a Chatbot that Facilitates Positive Messages within Social Groups". Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Accepted. *Equal Contribution.

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Towards Assessing and Recommending Combinations of Behaviors for Improving Health and Well-Being

Nosakhare, E., and Picard. R. 2019. Toward Assessing and Recommending Combinations of Behaviors for Improving Health and Well-Being. ACM Trans. Comput. Healthcare 1, 1, Article 4 (December 2019), 29 pages.

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Holistic Affect Recognition using PaNDA: Paralinguistic Non-metric Dimensional Analysis

Zhang Y, Weninger F, Schuller B, Picard R "Holistic Affect Recognition using PaNDA: Paralinguistic Non-metric Dimensional Analysis." IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, December 2019.

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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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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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Improving Students' Daily Life Stress Forecasting using LSTM Neural Networks

Umematsu, T., Sano, A., Taylor, S., and Picard, R. "Improving Students' Daily Life Stress Forecasting using LSTM Neural Networks.", 2019 IEICE Society Conference, Japan, September 2019.

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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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Multi-modal Active Learning From Human Data: A Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach

Rudovic, O., Zhang, M, Schuller, B., Picard, R. "Multi-modal Active Learning From Human Data: A Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach", In 2019 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’19), October 14–18, 2019, Suzhou, China. ACM, New York, NY, USA.

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Probabilistic Latent Variable Modeling for Assessing Behavioral Influences on Well-Being

Nosakhare, E., Picard, R. W. Probabilistic Latent Variable Modeling for Assessing Behavioral Influences on Well-Being," ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD ’19), August 4–8, 2019, Anchorage, AK, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.1145/3292500.3330738

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Tweet Moodifier: Towards giving emotional awareness to Twitter users

Belen Saldias F. and Rosalind W. Picard. (2019). Tweet Moodifier: Towards giving emotional awareness to Twitter users. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2019). Cambridge, UK.

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Meta-weighted Gaussian Process Experts for Personalized Forecasting of AD Cognitive Changes

Rudovic, O., Utsumi, Y., Guerrero, R., Peterson, K., Rueckert, D., Picard, R. W. "Meta-weighted Gaussian Process Experts for Personalized Forecasting of AD Cognitive Changes" Machine Learning for Healthcare Conference (ML4HC2019), August 2019.

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Daytime Data and LSTM can Forecast Tomorrow's Stress, Health, and Happiness

Umematsu, T., Sano, A., and Picard, R. "Daytime Data and LSTM can Forecast Tomorrow's Stress, Health, and Happiness," the 41st International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC), p.2186-2190, Berlin, July 2019.

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Improving Students' Daily Life Stress Forecasting using LSTM Neural Networks

Umematsu, T., Sano, A., Taylor, S., and Picard, R. "Improving Students' Daily Life Stress Forecasting using LSTM Neural Networks." IEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), Chicago, Illinois, May 2019. (BEST PAPER AWARD - 1st Prize)

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Deep Reinforcement Learning for Optimal Critical Care Pain Management with Morphine using Dueling Double-Deep Q Networks

Lopez-Martinez D, Eschenfeldt P, Ostvar S, Ingram M, Hur C, Picard R. Deep Reinforcement Learning for Optimal Critical Care Pain Management with Morphine using Dueling Double-Deep Q Networks, in Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMBC). Berlin, Germany ; 2019.

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Personalized Estimation of Engagement from Videos Using Active Learning with Deep Reinforcement Learning

Rudovic, O., Park, H-W., Busche, J., Schuller, B. , Breazeal, C., Picard, R. W., " Personalized Estimation of Engagement from Videos Using Active Learning with Deep Reinforcement Learning," IEEE CVPR -AMFG W, June 2019.

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Stress measurement using speech: Recent advancements, validation issues, and ethical and privacy considerations

Slavich G.M., Taylor S., Picard R.W. "Stress measurement using speech: Recent advancements, validation issues, and ethical and privacy considerations," Stress, 2019.

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Use of In-Game Rewards to Motivate Daily Self-Report Compliance: Randomized Controlled Trial

Taylor S., Ferguson C., Peng F., Schoeneich M., Picard R.W. "Use of In-Game Rewards to Motivate Daily Self-Report Compliance: Randomized Controlled Trial," Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(1), e11683, 2019.

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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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CultureNet: A Deep Learning Approach for Engagement Intensity Estimation from Face Images of Children with Autism

Rudovic, O., Utsumi, Y., Lee, J., Hernandez, J., Castello Ferrer, E., Schuller, B., Picard, R. "CultureNet: A Deep Learning Approach for Engagement Intensity Estimation from Face Images of Children with Autism." IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018).

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Affective Keys: Towards Unobtrusive Stress Sensing of Smartphone Users

Exposito, M., Hernandez, J., Picard, R., "Affective Keys: Towards Unobtrusive Stress Sensing of Smartphone Users" In Proceedings of Mobile Human Computer Interaction, Barcelona, Spain, September, 2018

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Multi-task multiple kernel machines for personalized pain recognition from functional near-infrared spectroscopy brain signals

Lopez-Martinez D, Peng K, Steele S, Lee A, Borsook D, Picard R. "Multi-task multiple kernel machines for personalized pain recognition from functional near-infrared spectroscopy brain signals." International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Beijing, China, August 2018. "BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD"

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Multimodal Ambulatory Sleep Detection Using LSTM Recurrent Neural Networks

Sano A, Chen W, Lopez-Martinez D, Taylor S, Picard R. Multimodal Ambulatory Sleep Detection Using LSTM Recurrent Neural Networks. Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. 2018.

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AMAI: Adaptive Music for Affect Improvement

Su, D., Picard, R., Liu, Y. "AMAI: Adaptive Music for Affect Improvement." Proceedings of the 44th International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Daegu, Korea, August 2018.

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Vomit Comet Physiology: Autonomic Changes in Novice Flyers

Johnson, K.T., Taylor, S., Fedor, S., Jaques, N., Chen, W., Picard, R.W. "Vomit Comet Physiology: Autonomic Changes in Novice Flyers." Proceedings of the International Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2018.

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Mood, Stress and Sleep Sensing with Wearable Sensors and Mobile Phone

Sano,A., Taylor,S., Jaques,N., Chen,W., Lopez-Martinez,D., Nosakhare,E., Rudovic,O., Umematsu,T., and Picard,R., "Mood, Stress and Sleep Sensing with Wearable Sensors and Mobile Phone," The 40th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), July 2018.

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Continuous pain intensity estimation from autonomic signals with recurrent neural networks

Lopez-Martinez D, Picard R. Continuous pain intensity estimation from autonomic signals with recurrent neural networks, in IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC). Hawaii ; 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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A Mixture of Personalized Experts for Human Affect Estimation

Feffer, M., Rudovic, O., Picard, R. "A Mixture of Personalized Experts for Human Affect Estimation." The 14th International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Mining (MLDM). July 2018.

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Personalized Machine Learning for Robot Perception of Affect and Engagement in Autism Therapy

Rudovic, O., Lee, J., Dai, M., Schuller, B. , Picard, R. W., " Personalized machine learning for robot perception of affect and engagement in autism therapy," Science Robotics, June 2018.

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Improving Stress Forecasting using LSTM Neural Networks

Umematsu, T., Sano, A., Taylor, S., and Picard, R. "Improving Stress Forecasting using LSTM Neural Networks." The 40th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2018.

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Dyadic Physiological Interdependence and Social Reciprocity in ASD

Saunders Wilder, O., Sullivan, J., Johnson, K.T., Palumbo, R.V., Cumpanasiou, C., Picard, R.W., Goodwin, M.S. "Dyadic Physiological Interdependence and Social Reciprocity in ASD," International Society for Autism Research (INSAR), Rotterdam, Netherlands, May 2018.

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Identifying objective physiological markers and modifiable behaviors for self-reported stress and mental health status using wearable sensor

Sano, A., Taylor, S., McHill, A. W., Phillips, A. J. K., Barger, L. K., Klerman, E., and Picard, R., "Identifying objective physiological markers and modifiable behaviors for self-reported stress and mental health status using wearable sensors and Mobile Phones: Observational Study," Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2018;20(6):e210

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Personalized Gaussian Processes for Forecasting of Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-Cognition Sub-Scale (ADAS-Cog13)

Utsumi, Y., Rudovic, O., Peterson, K., Guerrero, R., Picard, R. "Personalized Gaussian Processes for Forecasting of Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-Cognition Sub-Scale (ADAS-Cog13)." The 40th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC). May 2018.

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A Trip to the Moon: Personalized Animated Movies for Self-reflection

Peng F., LaBelle V., Yue E., and Picard R.. "A Trip to the Moon: Personalized Animated Movies for Self-reflection." Proceedings of Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, 2018.

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Digital phenotyping of suicidal thoughts

Kleiman, E. M., Turner, B. J., Fedor, S., Beale, E. E., Picard, R. W., Huffman, J. C., & Nock, M. K. "Digital phenotyping of suicidal thoughts." Depression and anxiety, April 2018

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QuantifyMe: An Open-Source Automated Single-Case Experimental Design Platform

Taylor, S.*, Sano, A.*, Ferguson, C., Mohan, A., Picard, R. "QuantifyMe: An Open-Source Automated Single-Case Experimental Design Platform," Sensors, April 2018. (*equal contribution)

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Learning via social awareness: improving sketch representations with facial feedback

Jaques, N., Engel, J., Ha, D., Bertsch, F., Picard, R., and Eck, D. "Learning via social awareness: improving sketch representations with facial feedback." International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) Workshop, Vancouver, Canada, April 2018.

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Skin conductance deconvolution for pain estimation

Lopez-Martinez, D., and Picard, R. "Skin conductance deconvolution for pain estimation". International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), Las Vegas, USA, March 2018

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Personalized Multitask Learning for Predicting Tomorrow's Mood, Stress, and Health

Taylor, S.*, Jaques, N.*, Nosakhare, E., Sano, A. and Picard, R., "Personalized Multitask Learning for Predicting Tomorrow's Mood, Stress, and Health," in IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1-1. doi: 10.1109/TAFFC.2017.2784832 *Both authors contributed equally.

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Personalized Gaussian Processes for Future Prediction of Alzheimer's Disease Progression

Peterson, K., Rudovic, O., Guerrero, R., Picard, R. "Personalized Gaussian Processes for Future Prediction of Alzheimer's Disease Progression." ML4H: Machine Learning for Health. NIPS'W (2017)

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Physiological and behavioral profiling for nociceptive pain estimation using personalized multitask learning

Lopez-Martinez, D., Rudovic, O., Picard, R. "Physiological and behavioral profiling for nociceptive pain estimation using personalized multitask learning," NIPS Workshop on Machine Learning for Healthcare, Long Beach, CA, December 2017.

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QuantifyMe: An Automated Single-Case Experimental Design Platform

Sano, A.*, Taylor, S.*, Ferguson, C., Mohan A., Picard, R. "QuantifyMe: An Automated Single-Case Experimental Design Platform," In Proc. International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare (MobiHealth), Vienna, Austria, November 2017. (*equal contribution)

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Location Patterns from Phone Sensors May Help Predict Depressive Symptoms: A Longitudinal Pilot Study

Howe, E., Ghandeharioun, A., Pedrelli, P., Mischoulon, D., Picard, R., Fedor, S. "Location Patterns from Phone Sensors May Help Predict Depressive Symptoms: A Longitudinal Pilot Study," Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Convention – Tech SIG, San Diego, CA, November 2017.

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Multimodal Autoencoder: A Deep Learning Approach to Filling In Missing Sensor Data and Enabling Better Mood Prediction

Jaques, N., Taylor, S., Sano, A., and Picard, R. International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), San Antonio, Texas, October 2017

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Integrating EMA, clinical assessment and wearable sensors to examine the association between MDD and alcohol use

Pedrelli, P., Howe, E., Mischoulon, D., Picard, R., Ghandeharioun, A., Fedor, S."Integrating EMA, clinical assessment and wearable sensors to examine the association between MDD and alcohol use," Connected Health Conference, Boston, MA, October 2017.

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Objective assessment of depressive symptoms with machine learning and wearable sensors data

Ghandeharioun, A., Fedor, S., Sangermano, L., Ionescu, D., Alpert, J., Dale, C., Sontag, D., Picard, R. "Objective assessment of depressive symptoms with machine learning and wearable sensors data," International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), San Antonio, Texas, October 2017.

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Multicenter clinical assessment of improved wearable multimodal convulsive seizure detectors

Francesco Onorati, Giulia Regalia, Chiara Caborni, Matteo Migliorini, Daniel Bender, Ming-Zher Poh, Cherise Frazier, Eliana Kovitch Thropp, Elizabeth D. Mynatt, Jonathan Bidwell, Roberto Mai, W. Curt LaFrance Jr, Andrew S. Blum, Daniel Friedman, Tobias Loddenkemper, Fatemeh Mohammadpour-Touserkani, Claus Reinsberger, Simone Tognetti, Rosalind W. Picard. DOI: 10.1111/epi.13899

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Stress Measurement from Tongue Color Imaging

Hernandez J., Ferguson C., Sano A., Chen W., Weihui L., Yeung A. and Picard R. "Stress Measurement from Tongue Color Imaging," International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), San Antonio, Texas, October 2017.

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Predicting Tomorrow's Mood, Health, and Stress Level using Personalized Multitask Learning and Domain Adaptation

Jaques, N., Rudovic, O., Taylor, S., Sano, A., and Picard, R. Proceedings of Machine Learning Research, 48, 17-33. August 2017.

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Measuring Engagement in Robot-Assisted Autism Therapy: A Cross-Cultural Study

Rudovic, O., Lee, J., Mascarell-Maricic, L., Schuller, B., Picard, R. "Measuring Engagement in Robot-assisted Autism Therapy: A Cross-cultural Study," Frontiers in Robotics and AI, July 2017.

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Irregular sleep/wake patterns are associated with poorer academic performance and delayed circadian and sleep/wake timing

Phillips AJ, Clerx WM, Sano A, Barger LK, Picard RW, Lockley WE, Klerman EB, Czeisler CA, "Irregular sleep/wake patterns are associated with poorer academic performance and delayed circadian and sleep/wake timing," Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 3216 (2017).

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Influence of Weekly Sleep Regularity on Self-Reported Wellbeing

Sano A, Phillips AJ, McHill AW, Taylor S, Barger LK, Czeisler CA, Picard RW. "Influence of Weekly Sleep Regularity on Self-Reported Wellbeing," Sleep2017, June 2017.

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Multimodal Ambulatory Sleep Detection Using Recurrent Neural Networks

Chen, W.*, Sano, A.*, Lopez, D., Taylor, S., McHlll, A. W., Phillips, A. J., Barger, L.K., Czeisler, C. A., Picard, R. W. "Multimodal Ambulatory Sleep Detection Using Recurrent Neural Networks," Sleep 2017 (oral), June 2017.

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Importance of Sleep Data in Predicting Next-Day Stress, Happiness, and Health in College Students

Taylor, S., Jaques, N., Nosakhare, E., Sano, A., Klerman, E., and Picard, R. "Importance of Sleep Data in Predicting Next-Day Stress, Happiness, and Health in College Students," Sleep2017, June 2017.

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Structure of Electrodermal Responses during Sleep

Taylor, S., Sano, A., and Picard, R. "Structure of Electrodermal Responses during Sleep," Sleep2017, June 2017.

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Location Variability from Commodity Phone Sensors Is Negatively Associated with Self-Reported Depression Score: A Pilot Study

Ghandeharioun, A., Fedor, S., Sangermano, L., Alpert, J., Dale, C., Ionescu, D., Picard, R. "Location Variability from Commodity Phone Sensors Is Negatively Associated with Self-Reported Depression Score: A Pilot Study," Association for Psychological Science (APS) annual convention, Boston, May 2017.

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BrightBeat: Effortlessly Influencing Breathing for Cultivating Calmness and Focus

Ghandeharioun, A., Picard, R."BrightBeat: Effortlessly Influencing Breathing for Cultivating Calmness and Focus," Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, Denver, May 2017.

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Incoming Cell Phone Data as a Potential Predictor of Depression Severity: A Pilot Study

Sangermano, L., Ghandeharioun, A., Picard, R., Alpert, J., Dale, C., Fedor, S., Ionescu, D. "Incoming Cell Phone Data as a Potential Predictor of Depression Severity: A Pilot Study," Anxiety and Depression Conference (ADAA), San Fransisco, April 2017.

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Objective vs. Subjective Reports of Sleep Quality in Major Depressive Disorder: A Pilot Study

Ghandeharioun, A., Sangermano, L., Picard, R., Alpert, J., Dale, C., Ionescu, D., Fedor, S. "Objective vs. Subjective Reports of Sleep Quality in Major Depressive Disorder: A Pilot Study," Anxiety and Depression Conference (ADAA), San Fransisco, April 2017.

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Multimodal Ambulatory Sleep Detection

Chen, W.*, Sano, A.*, Lopez, D., Taylor, S., McHill, A. W., Phillips, A. J. K., Barger, L. K., Klerman, E. B., and Picard, R. W., "Multimodal Ambulatory Sleep Detection," In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), Orlando, Florida, pp. 465-468, 2017. (*equal contribution)