Advancing wellbeing using new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion

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Wearable Technologies for Multiple Sclerosis: The Future Role of Wearable Stress Measurement in Improving Quality of Life

Lopez Martinez D. and Picard R. "Wearable Technologies for Multiple Sclerosis: The Future Role of Wearable Stress Measurement in Improving Quality of Life," In the proceedings of the Second International Conference on Smart Portable, Wearable, Implantable and Disability-Oriented Devices and Systems (SPWID'16), May 2016, Valencia, Spain.

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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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Multi-task Neural Networks for Personalized Pain Recognition from Physiological Signals

Lopez-Martinez, D., and Picard, R. "Multi-task Neural Networks for Personalized Pain Recognition from Physiological Signals," International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII) Workshop on Tools and Algorithms for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Pain, and Distress (MHWPD), San Antonio, Texas, October 2017

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Designing Opportune Stress Intervention Delivery Timing using Multi-modal Data

Sano, A., Johns, P., Czerwinski, M. "Designing Opportune Stress Intervention Delivery Timing using Multi-modal Data," 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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Sequence Tutor: Conservative Fine-Tuning of Sequence Generation Models with KL-Control

Jaques, N., Gu, S., Bahdanau, D., Hernandez-Lobato, J., Turner, R., and Eck, D. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), Sydney, Australia, August 2017.

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Personalized Automatic Estimation of Self-reported Pain Intensity from Facial Expressions

Lopez-Martinez, D., Rudovic, O., and Picard, R. "Personalized Automatic Estimation of Self-reported Pain Intensity from Facial Expressions," Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshop on Deep Affective Learning and Context Modeling, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2017.

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Wrist sensor reveals sympathetic hyperactivity and hypoventilation before probable SUDEP

Rosalind W. Picard, ScD, Matteo Migliorini, PhD, Chiara Caborni, MSc, Francesco Onorati, PhD, Giulia Regalia, PhD, Daniel Friedman, MD, Orrin Devinsky, MD Neurology; published ahead of print July 12, 2017, doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000004208: 1526-632X

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SPRING: Customizable, Motivation-Driven Technology for Children with Autism or Neurodevelopmental Differences

Johnson, K.T. and Picard, R.W. Proceedings of Interaction Design and Children (IDC'17), ACM Press, Stanford, CA, June 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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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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Influence of Sleep and Circadian Preference on Exercise and Subjective Mood in College Undergraduates

McHill, AW., Barger, L.K., Sano, A., Phillips, A.J., Czeisler, C.A and Klerman, E.B. "Influence of Sleep and Circadian Preference on Exercise and Subjective Mood in College Undergraduates," 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 Prediciting Next-Day Stress, Happiness, and Health in College Students," Sleep2017, June 2017.

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Predicting the timing of Dim Light Melatonin Onset in Real-world Conditions using a Mathematical Model

Phillips AJ, McHill AM, Chen D, Beckett S, Barger LK, O’Brien CS, Sano A, Taylor S, Lockley SW, Czeisler CA, Klerman E.B. "Predicting the timing of Dim Light Melatonin Onset in Real-world Conditions using a Mathematical Model," 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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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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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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Tuning Recurrent Neural Networks with Reinforcement Learning

Jaquesn, N., Gu, S., Turner, R., and Eck, D. International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) workshop, Toulon, France, 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)

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Multi-task Learning for Predicting Health, Stress, and Happiness

Jaques, N., Taylor, S., Nosakhare, E., Sano, A., Picard, R. In Proc. NIPS Workshop on ML in Health, Barcelona, Spain, December 2016.

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Characterizing Electrodermal Responses during Sleep in a 30-day Ambulatory Study

Taylor, S. "Characterizing Electrodermal Responses during Sleep in a 30-day Ambulatory Study", MIT Master's Thesis, September 2016.

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Understanding and Predicting Bonding in Conversations Using Thin Slices of Facial Expressions and Body Language

Jaques, N., McDuff, D., Kim, Y. K., and Picard, R. W. "Understanding and Predicting Bonding in Conversations Using Thin Slices of Facial Expressions and Body Language," In Proceedings of Intelligent Virtual Agents, California, USA, September 2016.

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Wearable ESM: Comparing the Wearable Experience Sampling Method across Wearable Devices

Hernandez, J., McDuff, D., Infante, C., Maes, P., Quigley, K., and Picard, R. W. "Wearable ESM: Comparing the Wearable Experience Sampling Method across Wearable Devices," In Proceedings of Mobile Human Computer Interaction, Florence, Italy, September 2016.

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Personality, Attitudes, and Bonding in Conversations

Jaques, N., Kim, Y. L., and Picard, R. W. "Personality, Attitudes, and Bonding in Conversations," In Proceedings of Intelligent Virtual Agents, California, USA, September 2016.

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Findings from Modeling Peaks in Electrodermal Activity during Sleep as a Point Process

Taylor, S., Sano, A., and Picard, R. W. "Findings from Modeling Peaks in Electrodermal Activity during Sleep as a Point Process" 56th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Minnesota, USA, September 2016.

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BITxBIT: Encouraging Behavior Change with N=2 Experiments

Natasha Jaques, Travis Rich, Karthik Dinakar, Niaja Farve, Weixuan 'Vincent' Chen, Pattie Maes, Rosalind W. Picard, Kevin Slavin

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BrightBeat: Effortlessly Influencing Breathing for Cultivating Calmness and Focus

Ghandeharioun, A. "BrightBeat: Effortlessly Influencing Breathing for Cultivating Calmness and Focus", MIT Master's Thesis, September 2016.

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Kind and grateful: A context-sensitive smartphone app utilizing inspirational content to promote gratitude

Ghandeharioun, A., Azaria, A., Taylor, S., and Picard, R. "Kind and grateful": A context-sensitive smartphone app utilizing inspirational content to promote gratitude," Psychology of well-being, Jul 2016, Vol. 6, Issue 9.

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A wristband assessment of accelerometry and autonomic activity of epileptic patients

C. Caborni, F. Onorati, G. Regalia, M. Migliorini, Rosalind W. Picard

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Influence of Sleep Regularity on Self-Reported Mental Health and Wellbeing

Sano A, Phillips A, Taylor S, McHill A, Hidalgo C, O’Brien C, Buie J, Barger L, Czeisler C, Klerman E, Picard R. "Influence of Sleep Regularity on Self-Reported Mental Health and Wellbeing," Sleep2016, June 2016.

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Machine Learning of Sleep and Wake Behaviors to Classify Self-Reported Evening Mood

Taylor S, Jaques N, Sano A, Azaria A, Ghandeharioun A, Picard R. "Machine Learning of Sleep and Wake Behaviors to Classify Self-Reported Evening Mood," Sleep2016, June 2016

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Neurotics Can't Focus: An in situ Study of Online Multitasking in the Workplace

Gloria Mark, Shamsi T. Iqbal, Mary Czerwinski, Paul Johns, Akane Sano

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Email Duration Batching and Self-interruption: Patterns of Email Use on Productivity and Stress

Gloria Mark, Shamsi T. Iqbal, Mary Czerwinski, Paul Johns, Akane Sano

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Wearable Technologies for Multiple Sclerosis: The Future Role of Wearable Stress Measurement in Improving Quality of Life

D. Lopez Martinez, Rosalind W. Picard

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SNAPSHOT Expose: Stage Based and Social Theory Based Applications to Reduce Stress and Improve Wellbeing

Zisook, M., Taylor S., Sano. A., and Picard R. W., "SNAPSHOT Expose: Stage Based and Social Theory Based Applications to Reduce Stress and Improve Wellbeing," CHI 2016 Computing and Mental Health Workshop. May 2016.

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COGCAM: Contact-free Measurement of Cognitive Stress During Computer Tasks with a Digital Camera

McDuff, D., Hernandez, J., Gontarek, S., and Picard, R. "COGCAM: Contact-free Measurement of Cognitive Stress During Computer Tasks with a Digital Camera," In Proceedings for the Computer and Human Interaction Conference (CHI), San Jose, California, May 2016.

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Asymmetry of Electrodermal Activity on the Right and Left Palm as Indicator of Depression for People Treated with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Szymon Fedor, Peggy Chau, Nicolina Bruno, Rosalind W. Picard, Joan Camprodon

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Associations between mental health and academic performance sleep behaviors trait and daily behaviors in college students

Sano. A., Taylor, S., and Picard, R., "Associations between mental health and academic performance, sleep behaviors, trait and daily behaviors in college students," Anxiety and Depression Conference, April 2016

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Efficacy of a Web-Based Peer-To-Peer Cognitive Reappraisal Platform: a Randomized Controlled Trial

Robert R Morris, Stephen M Schueller, Rosalind W. Picard

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Affect-aware tutors: recognising and responding to student affect

Beverly Woolf, Winslow Burleson, Ivon Arroyo, Toby Dragon, David Cooper, Rosalind Picard

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Promoting kindness and gratitude with a smartphone and triggers

Ghandeharioun, A., Azaria, A., Taylor, S., Maes, P., and Picard, R. "Promoting kindness and gratitude with a smartphone and triggers," Annals of Behavioral Medicine, March 2016, Volume 50, Supplement 1.

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Improvement of a convulsive seizure detector relying on accelerometer and electrodermal activity collected continuously by a wristband

F Onorati, G Regalia, C Caborni, Rosalind W. Picard

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An improved wrist-worn convulsive seizure detector based on accelerometry and electrodermal activity sensors

Regalia G, et al.

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A simple hierarchical infinite HMM with efficient inference

Ardavan Saeedi, Asma Ghandeharioun, Matt Hoffman

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Active Learning for Electrodermal Activity Classification

Xia, V., Jaques, N., Taylor, S., Fedor, S., and Picard, R. "Active Learning for Electrodermal Activity Classification" In Proc. IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 2015.

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Multi-task Multi-Kernel Learning for Estimating Individual Wellbeing

Jaques, N., Taylor, S., Sano, A., and Picard, R.W. "Multi-task, Multi-Kernel Learning for Estimating Individual Wellbeing" In Proc. NIPS Workshop on Multimodal Machine Learning, Montreal, Quebec, December 2015.

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Improving Sleep-Wake Schedule Using Sleep Behavior Visualization and a Bedtime Alarm

Weixuan 'Vincent' Chen, Misha Sra, Rosalind W. Picard

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Intelligent Mobile Wearable and Ambient Technologies for Behavioral Health Care

Luxton, D.D., June D. J., Akane Sano, Timothy Bickmore

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HealthAware: An Advice System for Stress Sleep Diet and Exercise

Akane Sano, P. Johns, Mary Czerwinski

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Predicting students' happiness from physiology phone mobility and behavioral data

Jaques, N., Taylor, S., Azaria, A., Ghandeharioun, A., Sano, A., and Picard, R. "Predicting students' happiness from physiology, phone, mobility, and behavioral data" In Proc. Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), Xi'an, China, September 2015.

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Stress Is In the Eye of the Beholder

Yuliya Lutchyn, Gloria Mark, Akane Sano, Paul Johns, Mary Czerwinski, Shamsi Iqbal,

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Towards Wearable Stress Measurement

Hernandez, J. "Towards Wearable Stress Measurement", MIT PhD Thesis, September 2015

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Autonomic Changes Following Generalized Tonic Clonic Seizures: An Analysis of Adult and Pediatric Patients with Epilepsy

Sarkis R., Thome-Souza S., Poh M-Z., Llewellyn N., Klehm J., Madsen J.R., Picard R, Pennell P., Dworetzky B.A., T. Loddenkemper, Reinsberger C.

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SmileTracker: Automatically and unobtrusively recording smiles and their context

Natasha Jaques*, Weixuan 'Vincent' Chen*, Rosalind W. Picard

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Automatic Identification of Artifacts in Electrodermal Activity Data

Taylor, S., Jaques, N., Chen, W., Fedor, S., Sano, A., and Picard, R. "Automatic Identification of Artifacts in Electrodermal Activity Data" In Proc. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Milan, Italy, August 2015.

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Separation of Ambulatory Skin Conductance in Day and Sleep Activities based on Activity Magnitude and Sleep-Wake Scoring

Akane Sano, Szymon Fedor, Rosalind W. Picard

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BioPhone: Physiology Monitoring from Peripheral Smartphone Motions

Hernandez, J., McDuff, D., and Picard, R. "BioPhone: Physiology Monitoring from Peripheral Smartphone Motions" In Proc. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Milan, Italy, August 2015.