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M.A. Sascha Griffiths

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Name: M.A. Griffiths Sascha
Email: sgriffit [AT]

Sascha S. Griffiths received an MA in English language and computational linguistics from Bielefeld University, Germany, in 2006 and afterwards wrote a PhD dissertation in anthropology at the University of Kent, UK. Since 2009 he has been a research fellow at the Cluster of Excellence 'Cognitive Interaction Technology' (CITEC) in the Applied Informatics Group, Bielefeld University. His research is in human-machine interaction, computational natural language learning, and cognitive linguistics.

Sascha's research contributes to the ITALK project. He is also involved in the CITEC Dialogue Demonstrator. A short demo of the system can be seen here.

Sascha's teaching can be found here.

Sascha is now at the Robotics and Embedded Systems Group at the Technical University Munich. His new page can be found here.

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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