IDIAP Research Institute (IDIAP)

IDIAP conducts R&D in the areas of speech processing, computer vision, machine learning, multimodal interaction, information retrieval, and biometric authentication, with a total staff of 80 people. In particular, IDIAP has expertise in multiple people localisation and tracking, using audio, video, and audio-visual sensor data, including the estimation of people visual focus from head pose. IDIAP is also recognised for its research in the automatic analysis of social interaction from multimedia data, modeling of social influence and interest in meetings, recognition of group activities, and modeling of human visual attention.

Members: Jean-Marc Odobez, Daniel Gatica-Perez.