Kristy Johnson

Affective Computing, ML Learning
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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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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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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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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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Characterizing Electrodermal Activity Using Point Processes in Young Children

Subramanian, S., Barbieri, R., Johnson, K.T., Brown, E. "Characterizing Electrodermal Activity Using Point Processes in Young Children," 50th Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), Atlanta, Georgia, October 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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Multi-SPRING: Facilitating Social Interaction through a Customizable, Multimodal Learning Platform

Johnson, K.T., Ferguson, C.S., Picard, R.W., "Multi-SPRING: Facilitating Social Interaction through a Customizable, Multimodal Learning Platform," International Society for Autism Research (INSAR), Rotterdam, Netherlands, May 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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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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Customizable, Interactive Toy Platform to Enable Motivation-Driven Cognitive and Physical Development in Children Diagnosed with Autism

Johnson, K.T. and Picard, R.W. "Customizable, Interactive Toy Platform to Enable Motivation-Driven Cognitive and Physical Development in Children Diagnosed with Autism or Developmental Disorders," International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Baltimore, Maryland, May 2016.