Speaker: Timothy Bickmore
April 15-18, 2009
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Speakers: Biography

Timothy Bickmore

Assistant Professor
Northeastern University
College of Computer & Information Science
360 Huntington Ave
202 WVH
Boston MA
02115 USA

Timothy Bickmore is an Assistant Professor in the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University. Dr. Bickmore's research focus is on the development of Relational Agents--computational artifacts designed to build long-term social-emotional relationships with their users. These agents have been deployed within the context of health education interventions, sales and marketing, and museum installations. Dr. Bickmore received his PhD from the MIT Media Lab, studying under Profs. Rosalind Picard (Affective Computing) and Justine Cassell (Gesture and Narrative Language).

Timothy will demonstrate A Responsive Virtual Human Museum Guide at the Boston Museum of Science. [Demonstration]