3rd International Workshop on Vocal Interactivity in-and-between Humans, Animals and Robots (VIHAR-2021)
The workshop is organized by the Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics at Sorbonne University in Paris.
VIHAR 2021 is going virtual.
Keynote speakers include Ilyena Hirskyj-Douglas on “Animal-Computer Interaction: Future Directions for Animals Interacting with Computers” and Katie Slocombe on “Who’s a good dog? The influence of dog directed speech on human-dog interactions”.
The deadline for submitting abstracts is 8th September 2021.
Suggested workshop topics may include, but are not limited to the following areas:
Physiological and morphological comparisons between vocal systems in animals
Properties and functions of animal signals
Evolution of vocal interactivity
Vocal imitation and learning
Conveyance of emotion
Comparative analyses of human and animal vocalisations
Use of vocalisation
Vocal interactivity between non-conspecifics
Spoken language systems
Technology-based research methods
Vocal interaction with robots
Registration is free and can be accessed here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vihar-2021-tickets-168963052037