Publications


19. N. Churamani, O. Kara and H. Gunes. Domain-Incremental Continual Learning for Mitigating Bias in Facial Expression and Action Unit Recognition. arXiv. 2103.08637. 2021.


18. O. Kara, N. Churamani and H. Gunes. Towards Fair Affective Robotics: Continual Learning for Mitigating Bias in Facial Expression and Action Unit Recognition. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Lifelong Learning and Personalization in Long-Term Human-Robot Interaction (LEAP-HRI), 16th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI). 2021.


17. N. Churamani, S. Kalkan and H. Gunes. Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Facial Actions using Lifecycle-Aware Capsule Networks. arXiv. 2011.08819. 2020.


16. N. Churamani, P. Barros, H. Gunes and S. Wermter. Affect-Driven Modelling of Robot Personality for Collaborative Human-Robot Interactions. arXiv. 2010.07221. 2020.


15. V. Lomonaco, L. Pellegrini, P. Rodríguez, M. Caccia, Qi She, Yu Chen, Quentin Jodelet, R. Wang, Zheda Mai, D. Vázquez, G. Parisi, N. Churamani, M. Pickett, Issam H. Laradji and D. Maltoni. CVPR 2020 Continual Learning in Computer Vision Competition: Approaches, Results, Current Challenges and Future Directions. arXiv. 2009.09929. 2020.


14. P. Barros, N. Churamani and A.Sciutti. The FaceChannel: A Fast & Furious Deep Neural Network for Facial Expression Recognition. SN Computer Science, 1, 321, Oct 2020.


13. N. Churamani, Sinan Kalkan and H.Gunes. Continual Learning for Affective Robotics: Why, What and How?.In IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), pp. 425--431, IEEE, Virtual Conference, 2020.


12. Indu P. Bodala, N. Churamani and H.Gunes. Creating a Robot Coach for Mindfulness and Wellbeing: A Longitudinal Study. arXiv. 2006.05289. 2020.


11. N. Churamani and H.Gunes. CLIFER: Continual Learning with Imagination for Facial Expression Recognition. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG), pp. 322--328, IEEE, Virtual Conference, 2020.


10. N. Churamani. Continual Learning for Affective Computing. In Doctoral Consortium Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG), IEEE, Virtual Conference, 2020. Awarded the Best Doctoral Consortium Paper Award.


9. P. Barros, N. Churamani and A.Sciutti. The FaceChannel: A Light-weight Deep Neural Network for Facial Expression Recognition. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG), 652-656, IEEE, Virtual Conference, 2020.


8. P. Barros, N. Churamani, A. Lim and S. Wermter. The OMG-Empathy Dataset: Evaluating the Impact of Affective Behavior in Storytelling. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), pp. 311--317, IEEE, Cambridge, UK, 2019.


7. N. Churamani, P. Barros, E. Strahl, S. Wermter. Learning Empathy-Driven Emotion Expressions using Affective Modulations. In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), pp. 1400--1407, IEEE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2018.


6. P. Barros, N. Churamani, E. Lakomkin, H. Siqueira, A. Sutherland, S. Wermter. The OMG-Emotion Behavior Dataset. In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), pp. 1408--1414, IEEE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2018.


5. N. Churamani, A. Sutherland, P. Barros. An Affective Robot Companion for Assisting the Elderly in a Cognitive Game Scenario. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Intelligent Assistive Computing (WIAC), IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2018.


4. N. Churamani, P. Anton, M. Brügger, E. Fließwasser et al. The Impact of Personalisation on Human-Robot Interaction in Learning Scenarios. Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Human Agent Interaction (HAI), pp. 171-- 180, ACM, Bielefeld, 2017.


3. H.G. Ng, P. Anton, M. Brügger, N. Churamani et al. Hey Robot, Why Don't You Talk to Me? In IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), pp. 728--731, IEEE, Lisboa, Portugal 2017.


2. N. Churamani, M. Kerzel, E. Strahl, P. Barros and S. Wermter. Teaching Emotion Expressions To A Human Companion Robot using Deep Neural Architectures. In Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), pp. 627--634. IEEE, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 2017.


1. N. Churamani, F. Cruz, S. Griffiths, P.Barros. iCub: Learning Emotion Expressions using Human Reward. In Workshop on Bio-inspired Social Robot Learning in Home Scenarios, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, Korea, 2016.