Human Computer Interaction

2019


Inter-session Reliability and Within-session Stability of a Novel Perception-Action Coupling Task

Chris Connaboy, Caleb D. Johnson, Alice D. LaGoy, Gert-Jan Pepping, Richard J. Simpson, Zhigang Deng, Luming Ma, Joanne L. Bower, Shawn R. Eagle, Shawn D. Flanagan, and Candice A. Alfano

Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance, Aerospace Medical Association, 90(2), Feb 2019, pp. 77-83.
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2018


Low-level Characterization of Expressive Head Motion through Frequency Domain Analysis

Yu Ding, Lei Shi, and Zhigang Deng

IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing (TAC), 11(3), July/September 2020, pages 405-418.

Photorealistic Avatar and Teen Physical Activity: Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy

Deborah Thompson, Dora Cantu, Chishinga Callender, Yan Liu, Madhur Rajendran, Mayur Rajendran, Yuting Zhang, and Zhigang Deng

Games for Health Journal, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publisher, Volume 7, Number 2, April 2018, pages. 143-150.
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2017


Perceptual Enhancement of Emotional Mocap Head Motion: An Experimental Study

Yu Ding, Lei Shi, and Zhigang Deng

Proceeding of International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction 2017 (ACII), San Antonio, TX, Oct 2017. pp. 242-247.
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A Multifaceted Study on Eye Contact based Speaker Identification in Three-party Conversations

Yu Ding, Yuting Zhang, Meihua Xiao, and Zhigang Deng

Proc. of ACM SIGCHI International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2017, May 2017, Denver, CO, pages 3011-3021.
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2014


Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP) Journal, Special Issue on Multimodal Joint Information Processing in Human Machine Interaction: Recent Advances

Lei Xie, Zhigang Deng, and Stephen Cox (Guest Editors)

73(1), November 2014, Springer Press.

2013


A Text-Driven Conversational Avatar Interface for Instant Messaging on Mobile Devices

Mario Rincon, and Zhigang Deng

IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems (THMS), 43(3), May 2013, pp. 328-332.

Implementation of a Force-Feedback Interface for Fixed-Access Point Interventions with real time MRI guidance

Nick V. Sternberg, Atilla Kilicarslan, Nikhil Navkar, Zhigang Deng, Karolos Grigoriadis, and Nikos V. Tsekos

Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2013, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2013.

Characterizing the Performance and Power Consumption of 3D Mobile Games

Xiaohan Ma, Zhigang Deng, Mian Dong, and Lin Zhong

IEEE Computer, 46(4), April 2013, pp. 72-78

Less-talk-is-more-play: An Experimental Study on Multiplayer Mobile Games for Casual Gamers

Chrysanthi Ntina, Xianhan Ma, and Zhigang Deng

ACM Computers In Entertainment (CIE), Dec 2014, 11(3), article 3, 16 pages.

2011


Perceptual Analysis of Talking Avatar Head Movements: A Quantitative Perspective

Xiaohan Ma, Binh H. Le, and Zhigang Deng

Proc. of ACM SIGCHI International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2011, Vancouver, Canada, May 2011, pp. 2699-2702

2010


PADS: Enhancing Gaming Experience Using Profile-Based Adaptive Difficulty System

Chang H. Yun, Philip Trevino, William Holtkamp, and Zhigang Deng

Proc. of ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Video Games (SandBox) 2010, Los Angeles, CA, July 2010, pp. 31-36
[Featured in SIGGRAPH 2010 News Letter (June 2010 issue)]

2009


Can local avatars satisfy a global audience? A case study of high-fidelity 3D facial avatar animation in subject identification and emotion perception by US and international groups

Chang H. Yun, Zhigang Deng, and Merrill Hiscock

ACM Computer In Entertainment (CIE), 7(2), Apri-June 2009, pp. 1-26

Improving Gaming Experience Using Real-Time, Adaptive Game Difficulty Adjustments by Utilizing Physiological Feedback

Chang H. Yun

PhD Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, 2009

O' Game, Can You Feel My Frustration?: Improving User's Gaming Experience via StressCam

Chang H. Yun, Dvijesh Shastri, Ioannis Pavlidis, and Zhigang Deng

Proc. ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2009, Boston, MA, April 2009, pp. 2195-2204

Intermittency of Slow Arm Movements Increases in Distal Direction

Ozkan Celik, Qin Gu, Zhigang Deng, and Marcia O'Malley

Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2009, St Louis, MO, Oct 2009, pp. 4499-4504

2007


EduNET: A Prototype Educational System Based on Handwritten and Verbal Interaction for Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis

Chang H. Yun, Zhigang Deng, Olin Johnson, and Oscar Criner

Proc. Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America Annual Conference (RESNA) 2007, Phoenix, Arizona, June 2007

Rigid Head Motion in Expressive Facial Animation: Analysis and Synthesis

Carlos Busso, Zhigang Deng, Michael Grimm, Ulrich Neumann, and Shrikanth Narayanan

IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing (TASLP), 15(3), March 2007, pp. 1075-1086

2006


Perceiving Visual Emotions with Speech

Zhigang Deng, Jeremy Bailenson, John P. Lewis, and Ulrich Neumann

Proc. International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA) 2006, Marina Del Rey, CA, August 2006, pp. 107-120

2004


Acoustic Study of Emotions Expressed in Speech

Serdar Yildirim, Murtaza Bulut, Chul Min Lee, Abe Kazemzadeh, Carlos Busso, Zhigang Deng, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan

Proc. International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP) 2004, Jeju Island, Korean, Oct 2004, pp. 2193-2196

Analysis of Emotion Recognition using Facial Expressions, Speech and Multimodal Information

Carlos Busso, Zhigang Deng, Serdar Yildirim, Murtaza Bulut, Chul Min Lee, Abe Kazemzadeh, Sungbok Lee, Ulrich Neumann, and Shrikanth Narayanan

Proc. ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interface (ICMI) 2004, State College, PA, Oct 2004, pp. 205-211
[ACM ICMI Ten Year Technical Impact Award (awarded on ACM ICMI 2014 Conference)]
[The #1 most cited article in the subject area of ICMI-MLMI (Multimodal Interfaces and Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction), according to the ACM Digital Library in 2020 (webpage snapshot)]

Emotion Recognition based on Phoneme Classes

Chul Min Lee, Serdar Yildirim, Murtaza Bulut, Abe Kazemzadeh, Carlos Busso, Zhigang Deng, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan

Proc. International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP) 2004, Jeju Island, Korean, Oct 2004, pp. 889-892