Person

Kelly Dobson

Research Affiliate

Event

Kelly Dobson on Machine Therapy

LocationWiesner Room DescriptionMany important elements of our relationships with machines either go unnoticed or get very little attenti...

Monday
April 27, 2009
Event

Kelly Dobson: Body-Based Wellness Machines and the Essential Self

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-240 DescriptionKelly Dobson is an artist and engineer who pioneered the Parapraxis of Machine Design, a novel ...

Tuesday
November 18, 2014
Project

Machine Therapy

Machine Therapy takes two forms: a series of wearable body organs (comforting armors) that are incorporated and used by participants, and...

Publication

Machine Therapy

Dobson, K. "Machine Therapy"

Event

Alumna Kelly Dobson @ CAVS

LocationCenter for Advanced Visual Studies DescriptionKelly Dobson is an artist and engineer who works in the realms of technology, medic...

Tuesday
October 27, 2009
Person

Kelly Heaton

Alumna, Program in Media Arts & Sciences

Person

Kelly Gavin

Manager of Philanthropic Relations

Person

Jeffrey Kelly

Research Guide

Person

Kelly McGee

Person

Kelly Donovan

Administrative Assistant

Person

Sean Kelly

Event Space Assistant

Project

Personalized Machine Learning for Autism Therapy

EngageME: Personalized machine learning and humanoid robots for measuring affect and engagement of children with autismEngageME is a proj...

Publication

Personalized Machine Learning for Robot Perception of Affect and Engagement in Autism Therapy

Rudovic, O., Lee, J., Dai, M., Schuller, B. , Picard, R. W., " Personalized machine learning for robot perception of affect and engagement in autism therapy," Science Robotics, June 2018.

Person

Ognjen (Oggi) Rudovic

Research Affiliate

Post

Meet the Labbers: Kelly Donovan

"I feel like I go to the real-life museum of science, where the machines and the projects all come to life."

Publication

Measuring Engagement in Robot-Assisted Autism Therapy: A Cross-Cultural Study

Rudovic, O., Lee, J., Mascarell-Maricic, L., Schuller, B., Picard, R. "Measuring Engagement in Robot-assisted Autism Therapy: A Cross-cultural Study," Frontiers in Robotics and AI, July 2017.

Article

Personalized “deep learning” equips robots for autism therapy

Machine learning network offers personalized estimates of children’s behavior.

Group

Music, Mind and Machine

The Music, Mind and Machine group is working towards bridging the gap between the current generation of audio technologies and those that...

Project

Data Therapy

As part of our larger effort to build out a suite of tools for community organizers, we are helping to build their capacity to do their o...

Project

BrainBeat: Breath-based music therapy

Can we sonfiy calming breathing and passively influence a state of calm?Deep breathing has been scientifically proven to affect the heart...

Publication

Measuring autonomic arousal during therapy

Elliott Hedman, Lucy Miller, Sarah Schoen, Darci Nielsen, Matthew Goodwin, Rosalind Picard

Project

Measuring arousal during therapy for children with autism and ADHD

Physiological arousal is an important part of occupational therapy for children with autism and ADHD, but therapists do not have a way to...

Project

ID/entity

In the Renaissance, kings rarely traveled to find a bride rather an artist was sent to paint her likeness. These artisans were often not ...

Project

Gene Therapy Devices

Devices to facilitate gene therapy will be of increasing importance in years to come. We are developing fluidic systems to facilitate vi...

Project

AgoraPhone

The first of this project's two goals is to enable those with internalized, psychologically distressing states to speak their own stories...

Project

TeleReporter

The goal of the TeleReporter project is to design a system that allows for complete and open interaction between news providers and the n...

Project

TeleAction

We are developing a system that allows a group of distributed participants to direct the actions of a remote actor. This remote "TeleActo...

Project

ReSound

This project investigates relationships between and within bodies. Architectural bodies and living bodies communicate in this project thr...

Project

Omo

Omo is an alternative relational object. While similar to "carebots" and companion robots, Omo draws on ongoing Machine Therapy work reve...

Project

Blendie

Blendie is an interactive, sensitive, intelligent, voice-controlled blender with a mind of its own. Materials are a 1950s Osterizer blend...

Publication

In-Situ Measurement of Electrodermal Activity During Occupational Therapy

Elliott Hedman, Rosalind W. Picard, Lucy Jane Miller, Matthew Goodwin

Publication

Interactive Therapy with Instrumented Footwear

Joseph A. Paradiso, Stacy J. Morris, Ari Y. Benbasat, Erik Asmussen

Publication

Wireless, In-Situ Measurement of Electrodermal Activity During Occupational Therapy

Hedman, E. "Wireless, In-Situ Measurement of Electrodermal Activity During Occupational Therapy"

Project

ID/entity: Digital Limnings

In the Renaissance, kings rarely traveled to find a bride: instead, an artist was sent to paint her likeness. These artisans were often n...

Project

ID/entity: Strangers to Ourselves

The makings of identities: personal identity is guided by an invisible apparatus. This apparatus is ever-changing. Surveillance data is c...

Project

Ceiling with an Attitude

Expressive encoding of spatial ambience allows us to embed technological narratives in objects so as to provoke a re-thinking of our rela...

Project

Wearable Body Organs

Wearable Body Organs are a series of digitally controlled, electromechanical wearable devices that respond to a set of psychologically an...

Project

Wall of Sound

A wall that responds to its surroundings. By listening and interacting with the people around it the wall retains a memory of its experie...

Project

The Flying Karamazov Brothers

This project is exploring instrumenting everyone (The Flying Karamazov Brothers) and everything (their juggling clubs) in a large space (...

Project

Chit Chat Club

The Chit Chat Club is an experiment in bringing people together in a mixed physical and virtual environment. Online chatrooms and real wo...

Project

Metatherapy: Customized, Adaptive Therapy Systems

Mental health therapies are complex and, to be computer-deliverable, must be customizable and adaptive. We are applying software enginee...

Publication

TapTap: A Haptic Wearable for Asynchronous Distributed Touch Therapy

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

Publication

Affective Social Quest: Emotion Recognition Therapy for Autistic Children

K. Blocher, Rosalind W. Picard

Person

Chris Csikszentmihályi

Research Affiliate

Publication

Exploring Speech Therapy Games with Children on the Autism Spectrum

M. Ehsan Hoque, Lane J. K., Rana Kaliouby, Matthew Goodwin, Rosalind W. Picard

Article

Musical Therapy Is Making Breakthroughs

Article

Gene Therapy Restores Sight

Person

Grace Leslie

Research Affiliate

Person

Rosalind W. Picard

Professor of Media Arts and Sciences

Publication

AgoraPhone

Dobson, K. "AgoraPhone"

Person

Jacob Bernstein

Research Affiliate

Person

Barbara A. Barry

Postdoctoral Associate

Person

Elliott Hedman

Alumnus, Affective Computing

Person

Asma Ghandeharioun

Research Assistant

Publication

iCalm: Wearable Sensor and Network Architecture for Wirelessly Communicating and Logging Autonomic Activity

R. Fletcher, K. Dobson, M. S. Goodwin, H. Eydgahi, O. Wilder-Smith, D. Fernholz, Y. Kuboyama, E. Hedman, M. Z. Poh, R. W. Picard

Post

EngageME chosen as an EU Research success story

The technology being developed can enable personalized interactions with an autistic child, helping therapists to engage their attention.

Group

Molecular Machines

The Molecular Machines group is focused on pioneering the field of Avogadro scale engineering, which seeks to understand and approach the...

Project

Open Drawing Machine

Open Drawing Machine is a low-cost open source drawing machine for controlling drawing instruments with motors and code, and it is orient...

Group

Architecture Machine Group

Article

Intelligent robots could prove to be a boon for autism therapies

Social robots could potentially aid therapists working with autistic children in the future.

Project

Moral Machine

The Moral Machine is a platform for gathering a human perspective on moral decisions made by machine intelligence, such as self-driving c...

Project

8K Time Machine

Archived TV programs evoke earlier times. This application combines a video and music archive with an immersive screen and a simple user ...

Project

Machine Behavior

Machines powered by artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly mediate our social, cultural, economic, and ...

Project

Nightmare Machine

For centuries, across geographies, religions, and cultures, people try to innovate ways of scaring each other. Creating a visceral emotio...

Project

Human-Machine Cooperation

Since Alan Turing envisioned Artificial Intelligence (AI), a major driving force behind technical progress has been competition with huma...

Group

Affective Computing

The Affective Computing group creates and evaluates new ways of bringing together Emotion AI and other affective technologies in order to...