Xavier Alameda-Pineda is PhD candidate at Perception Team, at INRIA Rhône-Alpes. He graduated in Telecommunication Engineering and Mathematics at Technical University of Catalonia. After a Masters program in computer vision, graphics and robotics, he started a PhD in Audio-Visual machine perception. His main research interest lie in the field of Audio-Visual fusion (detection, localization and tracking).
Kristiina Jokinen is adjunct Professor of language technology at the University of Helsinki and visiting professor of intelligent user interfaces at the University of Tartu. She strongly collaborates with several researchers in Japan, specially from Doshisha University in Kyoto. She is project director of NOMCO (University of Helsinki) and Multimodal Interaction (University of Tartu), secretary of SIGDial.
Roman Bednarik is an interaction technology researcher at the University of Eastern Finland. He is interested in human behavior, cognition, learning, and interaction with computers in general. His particular interests lie in applying eye-tracking to study and support usability, thinking and interaction
Michal Hradiš is a PhD candidate at Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology. His main interests are machine learning and computer vision with the main focus on object detection and image classification.