Phd Defence

On Tuesday, 7 December 2021 at 12:00 GMT I am going to defend my thesis. You can contact me if you want to know the Zoom link.

The main part of the Thesis is publicly available at this url.

Included publications

  • Paper A: Taras Kucherenko, Dai Hasegawa, Naoshi Kaneko, Gustav Eje Henter, and Hedvig Kjellström. Moving fast and slow: Analysis of representations and post-processing in speech-driven automatic gesture generation. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction. 2021 [Paper]

  • Paper B: Taras Kucherenko, Patrik Jonell, Sanne van Waveren, Gustav Eje Henter, Simon Alexanderson, Iolanda Leite, and Hedvig Kjellström. Gesticulator: A framework for semantically-aware speech-driven gesture generation. International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ‘20). 2020. [Paper]

  • Paper C: Taras Kucherenko, Rajmund Nagy, Patrik Jonell, Michael Neff, Hedvig Kjellström, and Gustav Eje Henter. Speech2Properties2Gestures: Gesture-Property Prediction as a Tool for Generating Representational Gestures from Speech. International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA’21). 2021 [Paper]

  • Paper D: Patrik Jonell*, Taras Kucherenko*, Ilaria Torre, Jonas Beskow. Can we trust online crowdworkers? Comparing online and offline participants in a preference test of virtual agents. International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA’20). 2020 [Paper])

  • Paper E: Taras Kucherenko*, Patrik Jonell*, Youngwoo Yoon*, Pieter Wolfert, and Gustav Eje Henter. A large, crowdsourced evaluation of gesture generation systems on common data: The GENEA Challenge 2020. International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. 2021 [Paper]

  • Paper F: Rajmund Nagy*, Taras Kucherenko*, Birger Moell, André Pereira, Hedvig Kjellström, and Ulysses Bernardet. A Framework for Integrating Gesture Generation Models into Interactive Conversational Agents. 20th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS). [Paper]