Applied Informatics Group

Dr.-Ing. Katrin Lohan

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Name: Dr.-Ing. Lohan Katrin
Email: klohan [AT]

Katrin Lohan received her diploma in computer science from the University of Bielefeld, Germany, in May 2008. Then she joined the research group for Applied Computer Science (Angewandte Informatik) at the University of Bielefeld, Germany, as a PhD student. She is working in the EU-Project ITALK.

The field of research is understanding the learning mechanisms between parents and infant to spot teaching with a robot.

Stay abroad:

date: 14-18.12.2008
location:University of Plymouth, UK

date: 3.-14.3.2009
location: MIT, Bosten

date: 1-3.09.2008; 05-09.12.2010; 23.1.2011-2.2.2011;14-19.2.2011; 28.2-2.3.2011
location: University of Hertfordshire, UK

date: 23-27.03.2011; 13.6-04.8.2011
location: IIT Genua, Italien

Co-organzier for workshops:

Rom-MAN 2009: Tutorial on How to analyze HRI Data
ICDL 2011: Special Section on How can human scaffolding support robots learning?
Bielefeld-Osaka-Kyoto-Workshop 2011
ICSR 2011: Analyzing HRI Data


Computer Vision  2010
Project Proposal Workshop "RobotDoc 2010"

Summerschool VVV11 
Citec-Summer school 2011
Seminars 2009-2010

Invited talks: 

University of Birmingham  2010
University of Siena 2011

Recent Best Paper/Poster Awards

Goal Babbling of Acoustic-Articulatory Models with Adaptive Exploration Noise
Philippsen A, Reinhart F, Wrede B (2016)
International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob) 


Are you talking to me? Improving the robustness of dialogue systems in a multi party HRI scenario by incorporating gaze direction and lip movement of attendees
Richter V, Carlmeyer B, Lier F, Meyer zu Borgsen S, Kummert F, Wachsmuth S, Wrede B (2016)
International Conference on Human-agent Interaction (HAI) 


"Look at Me!": Self-Interruptions as Attention Booster?
Carlmeyer B, Schlangen D, Wrede B (2016)
International Conference on Human Agent Interaction (HAI)


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