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Forbidden Research: gallery

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Forbidden Research

In a world where seemingly anything is possible, there are still lines of inquiry and research that—for a host of reasons—remain forbidde...

Thursday
July 21, 2016
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Forbidden Research: Part 4

July 21, 2016
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Forbidden Research: Part 1

July 21, 2016
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Forbidden Research: Part 2

July 21, 2016
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Forbidden Research: Part 3

July 21, 2016
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Data for Refugees

Data for refugees is a big data challenge whereby Turk Telekom opens a large dataset of anonymized mobile phone records to research group...

Project

Speechome Video for Retail Analysis

We are adapting the video data collection and analysis technology derived from the Human Speechome Project for the retail sector through ...

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Forbidden Research: Part 1 - captioned

July 21, 2016
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Forbidden Research: Part 2 - captioned

July 21, 2016
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July 21, 2016
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Forbidden Research: Part 4 - captioned

July 21, 2016
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Eigenfaces for Recognition

Matthew Turk, Alex Pentland

Project

Tools for recording high-speed brain dynamics

The brain is a three-dimensional, densely-wired circuit that computes via large sets of widely distributed neurons interacting at fast ti...

Event

Forbidden Research: agenda

Welcome and introductionCory Doctorow, Journalist, Author, and Co-editor of Boing BoingJoi Ito, Director, MIT Media LabEthan Zuckerman, D...

Thursday
July 21, 2016
Project

Marginalia: Critical Lenses for Reading Wikipedia

Even the most open content system is only as transparent as its interface. Taking cues from the timeless activity of annotating the margi...

Publication

Viper: A Framework for Responsive Television

Stefan Agamanolis, V. Michael Bove, Jr.

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Inside/Out: Mirrors for Reflective, Creative Thinking

Portocarreo, E. "Inside/Out: Mirrors for Reflective, Creative Thinking"

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Wearable Feedback Systems for Rehabilitation

Mike Sung, Carl Marci, Alex Pentland

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HandsOn: A gestural system for remote collaboration using augmented reality

2D screens, even stereoscopic ones, limit our ability to interact with and collaborate on 3D data. We believe that an augmented reality s...

Article

A Fab Four Reunion for a New Generation

Article

Where does your food really come from?

On the BBC’s Follow the Food, OpenAg head Caleb Harper and other experts discuss how technology is transforming our food systems.

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SPRING: A Smart Platform for Research, Intervention, and Neurodevelopmental Growth

SPRING is a custom-built hardware and software platform for children with neuro-differences. The system automates data acquisition, optim...

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Animated Props for Responsive Playspaces

Seitinger, S. "Animated Props for Responsive Playspaces"

Article

FingerReader: A Wearable Interface for Reading On-the-Go

Event

Forbidden Research: speaker bios

HostsJoi ItoJoichi "Joi" Ito has been recognized for his work as an activist, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and advocate of emergent ...

Thursday
July 21, 2016
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Sociable Robot Systems for Real-World Problems

Kidd, C., Breazeal, C.

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Synthetic Speech for Real Time Direction-Giving

Chris Schmandt, James Davis

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Tangible Interfaces for Remote Collaboration and Communication

Scott Brave, Hiroshi Ishii, Andrew Dahley

Article

Strategies for Responsible Gene Editing: Op-Ed by Kevin Esvelt

Publication

Signal Processing for Recognition of Human Frustration

Raul Fernandez, Rosalind W. Picard

Publication

Sociable robot systems for real-world problems

Kidd, C., Breazeal, C.

Article

Forbidden research: challenging norms to create positive change.

Disobedience for social good.

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Object Schemas for Responsive Robotic Language Use

Kai-yuh Hsiao, Soroush Vosoughi, Stefanie Tellex, Rony Kubat, Deb Roy

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VoiceLink: A Speech Interface For Responsive Media

Li, Y. "VoiceLink: A Speech Interface For Responsive Media"

Event

Lessons Learned: An ethics roadmap for real-time predictions

AI Ethics in practice lecture with Soyean Kim, Tech Safety BC

Monday
October 15, 2018
4:00pm — 5:00pm
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What's Cookin?: A Platform for Remote Collaboration

Christian Ervin, Dhairya Dand, Robert Hemsley, David Nunez, Laura Perovich

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Multi-Level Scripting for Responsive Multimedia

Stefan Agamanolis, V. Michael Bove, Jr.

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Exploiting Object Dynamics for Recognition and Control

Robbel, P, "Exploiting Object Dynamics for Recognition and Control"

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A motivation system for regulating human-robot interaction

C. Breazeal

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Flow: A Framework for Reality-Based Interfaces

Hemsley, R. "Flow: A Framework for Reality-Based Interfaces"

Project

Evaluation Tool for Recognition of Social-Emotional Expressions from Facial-Head Movements

To help people improve their reading of faces during natural conversations, we developed a video tool to evaluate this skill. We collecte...

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Crowd-sourcing meets deep learning: A hybrid approach for retinal image annotation

Karin Roesch, George Leifman, Tristan Swedish, Dhruv Joshi, Vishal Gupta, Jay Chhablani, Ramesh Raskar Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Volume 57, Issue 12, Page 5965

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A visualization tool for reconstructing behavior patterns in built spaces

Jason Nawyn, Carson Smuts, and Kent Larson. 2017. A visualization tool for reconstructing behavior patterns in built spaces. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 269-272. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3123024.3123181

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The Temporal Limits of Agency for Reaching Movements in Augmented Virtuality

The sense of agency (SoA) describes the feeling of being the author and in control of one's movements. It is closely linked to automated ...

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Remot-IO: A System for Reaching into the Environment of a Remote Collaborator

Remot-IO is a system for mobile collaboration and remote assistance around Internet-connected devices. It uses two head-mounted displays,...

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The Huggable: A Therapeudic Robotic Companion for Relational Affective Touch

W.D. Stiehl, Lieberman, J., Breazeal, C., Basel, L., Cooper, R., Knight, H., Lalla, L., Maymin, A., Purchase, S.

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Correlation and Interpolation Networks for Real-time Expression Analysis/Synthesis

T. Darrell, I. Essa, A. Pentland

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PlayPals: Tangible Interfaces for Remote Communication and Play

Leo Bonanni Vaucelle, C., Lieberman, J., and Zuckerman, O.

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Cinema Cinema Fabriquթ: A Gestural Environment for Realtime Video Performance

Manor, J. "Cinema Fabriquթ : A Gestural Environment for Realtime Video Performance"

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A Framework for Recognizing Multi-Agent Action from Visual Evidence

Stephen S. Intille, Aaron F. Bobick

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Focal, Remote-controlled, Chronic Chemical Modulation of Brain Microstructures

Ramadi, K., Dagdeviren, C., Spencer, K., Joe, P., Cotler, M., Rousseau, E., Lopez, C., Graybiel, A., Langer, R., Cima, M., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(28), 7254-7259, 2018.

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Design of a Therapeutic Robotic Companion for Relational, Affective Touch

Stiehl,W., Breazeal, C.

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synchroLight: Three-dimensional Pointing System for Remote Video Communication

Jifei Ou, Sheng Kai Tang, Hiroshi Ishii

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A Visually Grounded Natural Language Interface for Reference to Spatial Scenes

Peter Gorniak, Deb Roy

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The 'Conductor's Jacket': A Device for Recording Expressive Musical Gestures

T. Marrin, Rosalind W. Picard

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Designing for Remixing: Supporting an Online Community of Amateur Creators

Monroy-Hernandez, A. "Designing for Remixing: Supporting an Online Community of Amateur Creators"

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Algorithms for Reconstruction of hidden 3D shapes using diffused reflections

Gupta, O. "Algorithms for Reconstruction of hidden 3D shapes using diffused reflections"

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Wearable Communicator Badge: Designing a New Platform for Revealing Organizational Dynamics

Daniel Olguin Olguin, Joseph A. Paradiso, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

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Mixtures of Eigenfeatures for Real-Time Structure from Texture

Tony Jebara, Kenneth Russell, Alex Pentland

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Wearable Communicator Badge: Designing a New Platform for Revealing Organizational Dynamics

Daniel Olguín Olguín, Joseph A. Paradiso, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

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An ecological framework for cancer communication: implications for research

K. Patrick, Stephen Intille, M. Zabinski

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AttentivU: a Wearable Pair of EEG and EOG Glasses for Real-Time Physiological Processing

Nataliya Kosmyna, Caitlin Morris, Utkarsh Sarawgi, Thanh Nguyen, Pattie Maes. 2019. AttentivU: a Wearable Pair of EEG and EOG Glasses for Real-Time Physiological Processing. In the 16th IEEE International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN’19), Chicago, IL, United States, May 19-22.

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Research Area | Point-of-Care Medical Technologies for Real World Data and Evidence Generation to Improve Public Health

Real World Data (RWD) and Real World Evidence (RWE) are playing an increasing role in healthcare decisions to support innovative point-of...

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Energy Metering for Free: Augmenting Switching Regulators for Real-Time Monitoring

Prabal Dutta, Mark Feldmeier, Jay Taneja, Joseph Paradiso, David Culler

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AttentivU: A Biofeedback System for Real-time Monitoring and Improvement of Engagement

Nataliya Kosmyna, Caitlin Morris, Utkarsh Sarawgi, Thanh Nguyen and Pattie Maes. 2019. AttentivU: A Biofeedback System for Real-time Monitoring and Improvement of Engagement. In Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper VS07, 2 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3290607.3311768