Applied Informatics Group

M.Sc. Patryk Pekala

Name: M.Sc. Pekala Patryk
Office: CITEC 1.226
Email: ppekala [AT]

Patryk Pekala studied Cognitive Computer Science and Intelligent Systems at Bielefeld University. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in 2013 and his Master of Science Degree in 2016. In his Master thesis "Putting the 'Smart' in Smart Mirror: A User Centered Approach", he developed a Smart Mirror System with Augmented Reality features and pointing gesture support.


After receiving his Master's degree, he worked as a mobile app developer in the Internet of Things and Smart Home environment, after which he joined the Applied Informatics group in 2017. His current research fields are cooperative intelligence for robots and adaptive mental models for user interaction.

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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