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MCOWAN PW, williams H (2017) . The magic words: Using computers to uncover mental associations for use in magic trick design.PLoS ONE vol. aug 17, (http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0181877)
10.1371/journal.pone.0181877
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/25456
MCOWAN PW, wiliams H (2016) . Manufacturing Magic and Computational Creativity.Front. Psychol.,
10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00855
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/13066
Williams H, McOwan PW (2016) . Magic in Pieces: An Analysis of Magic Trick Construction Using Artificial Intelligence as a Design Aid.Applied Artificial Intelligence vol. 30, (1) 16-28.
10.1080/08839514.2015.1121068
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/11579
Soyel H, Yurtkan K, Demirel H et al. (2015) . Brain MR image denoising for Rician noise using intrinsic geometrical information. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering. vol. 363, 275-284.
10.1007/978-3-319-22635-4_25
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12066
McCallum L, McOwan PW (2015) . Face the Music and Glance: How Nonverbal Behaviour Aids Human Robot Relationships Based in Music. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. vol. 2015-March, 237-244.
10.1145/2696454.2696477
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/11958
MCOWAN PW, Williams H (2014) . Magic in the machine: a computational magician's assistant.Frontiers in Psychology
10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01283
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/11594
McCallum L, McOwan PW (2014) . Shut up and play: A musical approach to engagement and social presence in Human Robot Interaction. Proceedings - IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. vol. 2014-October, 949-954.
10.1109/ROMAN.2014.6926375
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/11960
Rider AT, McOwan PW, Johnston A (2014) . Asymmetric global motion integration in drifting Gabor arrays.J Vis vol. 14, (8)
10.1167/14.8.18
Castellano G, Leite I, Pereira A et al. (2014) . Context-sensitive affect recognition for a robotic game companion.Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems vol. 4, (2)
10.1145/2622615
Williams H, McOwan PW (2014) . Magic in the machine: a computational magician's assistant.Front Psychol vol. 5,
10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01283
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12788
McCallum L, McOwan PW (2014) . Shut up and play: A musical approach to engagement and social presence in Human Robot Interaction. IEEE RO-MAN 2014 - 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication: Human-Robot Co-Existence: Adaptive Interfaces and Systems for Daily Life, Therapy, Assistance and Socially Engaging Interactions. 949-954.
10.1109/ROMAN.2014.6926375
Faruq S, McOwan PW, Chittka L (2013) . The biological significance of color constancy: an agent-based model with bees foraging from flowers under varied illumination.J Vis vol. 13, (10)
10.1167/13.10.10
Black J, Brodie J, Curzon P et al. (2013) . Making Computing Interesting to School Students: Teachers’ Perspectives. Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE). Editors: Carter, J, Utting, I, Clear, A, Conference: ITiCSE '13 Proceedings of the 18th ACM conference on Innovation and technology in computer science education (Canterbury, UK) from: 01/07/2013 to: 03/07/2013, 255-260.
10.1145/2462476.2466519
Soyel H, McOwan PW (2013) . Towards an affect sensitive interactive companion.Computers and Electrical Engineering vol. 39, (4) 1312-1319.
10.1016/j.compeleceng.2013.03.010
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/16137
Castellano G, McOwan PW (2013) . Towards affect sensitive and socially perceptive companions.Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) vol. 7407, 42-53.
10.1007/978-3-642-37346-6-5
Castellano G, Leite I, Pereira A et al. (2013) . MULTIMODAL AFFECT MODELING AND RECOGNITION FOR EMPATHIC ROBOT COMPANIONS.INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMANOID ROBOTICS vol. 10, (1) Article ARTN 1350010,
10.1142/S0219843613500102
Nagle F, Johnston A, McOwan PW (2013) . Perception of the dynamic form of flames in hearth fire.PERCEPTION vol. 42, 123-124.
Soyel H, McOwan PW (2013) . Towards an affect sensitive interactive companion.Computers and Electrical Engineering
10.1016/j.compeleceng.2013.03.010
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/16137
Castellano G, Leite I, Pereira A et al. (2012) . Detecting engagement in hri: An exploration of social and task-based context.Proceedings - 2012 ASE/IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust and 2012 ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing, SocialCom/PASSAT 2012421-428.
10.1109/SocialCom-PASSAT.2012.51
Black J, Curzon P, Myketiak C et al. (2012) . Teachers' perceptions of the value of research-based school lectures.ACM International Conference Proceeding Series145-146.
10.1145/2481449.2481485
Ekeus H, Abdallah SA, Plumbley MD et al. (2012) . The melody triangle: Exploring pattern and predictability in music. AAAI Workshop - Technical Report. vol. WS-12-16, 35-42.
Myketiak C, Curzon P, Black J et al. (2012) . cs4fn: A flexible model for computer science outreach.Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, ITiCSE297-302.
10.1145/2325296.2325366
Castellano G, Mancini M, Peters C et al. (2012) . Expressive copying behavior for social agents: A perceptual analysis.IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Part A:Systems and Humans vol. 42, (3) 776-783.
10.1109/TSMCA.2011.2172415
Soyel H, McOwan PW (2012) . Automatic image enhancement using intrinsic geometrical information.Electronics Letters vol. 48, Article 15, 917-919.
10.1049/el.2012.1606
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/16149
Soyel H, Ozmen B, McOwan PW (2012) . Illumination robust face representation based on intrinsic geometrical information.IET Conference Publications vol. 2012, Article CP600,
10.1049/cp.2012.0437
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/16147
Mancini M, Castellano G, Peters C et al. (2011) . Evaluating the communication of emotion via expressive gesture copying behaviour in an embodied humanoid agent.Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) vol. 6974 LNCS, (PART 1) 215-224.
10.1007/978-3-642-24600-5_25
Griffin HJ, McOwan PW, Johnston A (2011) . Relative faces: encoding of family resemblance relative to gender means in face space.J Vis vol. 11, (12)
10.1167/11.12.8
Black J, Curzon P, Myketiak C et al. (2011) . A Study in Engaging Female Students in Computer Science Using Role Models. Proceedings of ITiCSE 2011, The 16th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education ACM SIGCSE. 63-67-63-67.
10.1145/1999747.1999768
Sanghvi J, Castellano G, Leite I et al. (2011) . Automatic analysis of affective postures and body motion to detect engagement with a game companion.HRI 2011 - Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction305-311.
10.1145/1957656.1957781
Liang X, McOwan PW, Johnston A (2011) . Biologically inspired framework for spatial and spectral velocity estimations.Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics, Image Science and Vision vol. 28, (4) 713-723.
10.1364/JOSAA.28.000713
Castellano G, Mancini M, Peters C et al. (2011) . Expressive Copying Behavior for Social Agents: A Perceptual Analysis.IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Part A:Systems and Humans
10.1109/TSMCA.2011.2172415
Roberts T, Griffin H, McOwan PW et al. (2011) . Judging political affiliation from faces of UK MPs.Perception vol. 40, (8) 949-952.
10.1068/p6985
Deshmukh A, Castellano G, Lim MY et al. (2010) . Ubiquitous social perception abilities for interaction initiation in human-robot interaction.AFFINE'10 - Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Workshop on Affective Interaction in Natural Environments, Co-located with ACM Multimedia 201055-60.
10.1145/1877826.1877841
Arnold SEJ, Faruq S, Savolainen V et al. (2010) . FReD: the floral reflectance database--a web portal for analyses of flower colour.PLoS One vol. 5, (12)
10.1371/journal.pone.0014287
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12833
Verma M, McOwan PW (2010) . A semi-automated approach to balancing of bottom-up salience for predicting change detection performance.Journal of Vision vol. 10, (6)
10.1167/10.6.3
Arnold SEJ, Faruq S, Savolainen V et al. (2010) . FReD: the floral reflectance database--a web portal for analyses of flower colour.PloS one vol. 5, (12)
Griffin HJ, McOwan PW, Johnston A (2010) . Function over form: An identity-free dynamic facial avatar.ACM International Conference Proceeding Series
10.1145/1924035.1924044
Berisha F, Johnston A, McOwan PW (2010) . Identifying regions that carry the best information about global facial configurations.Journal of vision vol. 10, (11)
Castellano G, Leite I, Pereira A et al. (2010) . Inter-ACT: An affective and contextually rich multimodal video corpus for studying interaction with robots.MM'10 - Proceedings of the ACM Multimedia 2010 International Conference1031-1034.
10.1145/1873951.1874142
Berisha F, Johnston A, McOwan PW (2010) . Identifying regions that carry the best information about global facial configurations.Journal of Vision vol. 10, (11) 1-8.
10.1167/10.11.27
Berisha F, Johnston A, McOwan PW (2010) . Identifying regions that carry the best information about global facial configurations.J Vis vol. 10, (11)
10.1167/10.11.27
Verma M, McOwan PW (2010) . A semi-automated approach to balancing of bottom-up salience for predicting change detection performance.Journal of Vision vol. 10, (6) Article 3,
10.1167/10.6.3
Castellano G, Leite I, Pereira A et al. (2010) . Affect recognition for interactive companions: Challenges and design in real world scenarios.Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces vol. 3, (1) 89-98.
10.1007/s12193-009-0033-5
Rider AT, McOwan PW, Johnston A (2009) . Motion-induced position shifts in global dynamic Gabor arrays.J Vis vol. 9, (13) 8.1-8.8.
10.1167/9.13.8
Liang X, McOwan PW, Johnston A (2009) . A color neuromorphic approach for motion estimation.2009 Workshop on Motion and Video Computing, WMVC '09
10.1109/WMVC.2009.5399238
Leite I, Castellano G, Pereira A et al. (2009) . Designing a game companion for long-term social interaction.Proceedings of the International Workshop on Affective-Aware Virtual Agents and Social Robots, AFFINE '09, held during the ICMI-MLMI'09 Conference
10.1145/1655260.1655270
Castellano G, Pereira A, Leite I et al. (2009) . Detecting user engagement with a robot companion using task and social interaction-based features.ICMI-MLMI'09 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces and the Workshop on Machine Learning for Multimodal Interfaces119-125.
10.1145/1647314.1647336
Castellano G, Leite I, Pereira A et al. (2009) . It's all in the game: Towards an affect sensitive and context aware game companion.Proceedings - 2009 3rd International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction and Workshops, ACII 2009
10.1109/ACII.2009.5349558
Rider AT, McOwan PW, Johnston A (2009) . Motion-induced position shifts in global dynamic Gabor arrays.Journal of vision vol. 9, (13)
Rider AT, McOwan PW, Johnston A (2009) . Motion-induced position shifts in global dynamic gabor arrays.Journal of Vision vol. 9, (13) 1-8.
10.1167/9.13.1
McOwan PW, Burton EJ (2009) . Sodarace: Continuing adventures in artificial life.61-77.
10.1007/978-1-84882-285-6_3
Curzon P, McOwan PW, Cutts Q et al. (2009) . Enthusing & inspiring with reusable kinaesthetic activities.ACM SIGCSE Bulletin vol. 41, Article 3, 94-98.
10.1145/1595496.1562911
Shan CF, Gong SG, McOwan PW (2009) . Facial expression recognition based on Local Binary Patterns: A comprehensive study.IMAGE VISION COMPUT vol. 27, (6) 803-816.
10.1016/j.imavis.2008.08.005
Curzon P, McOwan PW, Black J (2009) . The magic of HCI: Enthusing kids in playful ways to help solve the Computer Science recruitment problem. Proceedings of HCI Educators 2009 - Playing with our Education.
Verma M, McOwan PW (2009) . Generating customised experimental stimuli for visual search using Genetic Algorithms shows evidence for a continuum of search efficiency.Vision Research vol. 49, (3) 374-382.
10.1016/j.visres.2008.11.006
Castellano G, McOwan PW (2009) . ANALYSIS OF AFFECTIVE CUES IN HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION: A MULTI-LEVEL APPROACH. 2009 10TH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON IMAGE ANALYSIS FOR MULTIMEDIA INTERACTIVE SERVICES. 258-261.
10.1109/WIAMIS.2009.5031482
Curzon P, McOwan PW, Cutts QI et al. (2009) . Enthusing & Inspiring with Reusable Kinaesthetic Activities. ITICSE 2009: PROCEEDING OF THE 2009 ACM SIGSE ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY IN COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION. 94-98.
10.1145/1595496.1562911
Shan CF, Gong SG, McOwan PW (2008) . Fusing gait and face cues for human gender recognition.NEUROCOMPUTING vol. 71, (10-12) 1931-1938.
10.1016/j.neucom.2007.09.023
Curzon P, McOwan PW (2008) . Engaging with Computer Science Through Magic Shows. ITICSE '08: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 13TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY IN COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION. 179-183.
10.1145/1384271.1384320
Shan C, Gong S, McOwan P (2007) . Beyond Facial Expressions: Learning Human Emotion from Body Gestures. British Machine Vision Conference.
10.5244/C.21.43
Shan C, Gong S, McOwan P (2007) . Capturing Correlations among Facial Parts for Facial Expression Analysis. British Machine Vision Conference.
10.5244/C.21.51
Shan CF, Gong SG, McOwan PW (2007) . Learning gender from human gaits and faces. 2007 IEEE CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED VIDEO AND SIGNAL BASED SURVEILLANCE. 505-510.
10.1109/AVSS.2007.4425362
Shan C, Gong S, McOwan P (2006) . A Comprehensive empirical study on linear subspace methods for facial expression analysis. IEEE Workshop on Vision for Human Computer Interaction. ???-???.
10.1109/CVPRW.2006.13
Anderson K, McOwan PW (2006) . A real-time automated system for the recognition of human facial expressions.IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern B Cybern vol. 36, (1) 96-105.
10.1109/TSMCB.2005.854502
Shan C, Gong S, McOwan PW (2006) . Dynamic facial expression recognition using a Bayesian temporal manifold model.BMVC 2006 - Proceedings of the British Machine Vision Conference 2006297-306.
Verma MA, McOwan PW (2005) . An adaptive methodology for synthesising mobile phone games using genetic algorithms. 2005 IEEE CONGRESS ON EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATION, VOLS 1-3, PROCEEDINGS. 864-871.
Shan CF, Gong SG, McOwan PW (2005) . Appearance manifold of facial expression. COMPUTER VISION IN HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION, PROCEEDINGS. Editors: Sebe, N, Lew, MS, Huang, TS, vol. 3766, 221-230.
10.1007/11573425_22
Gong S, MCOWAN PW, Shan C (2005) . Conditional Mutual Information Based Boosting for Facial Expression Recognition. Conference: British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC'05), Oxford, UK
10.5244/C.19.42
Shan CF, Gong SG, McOwan PW (2005) . Recognizing facial expressions at low resolution. AVSS 2005: Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance, Proceedings. 330-335.
10.1109/AVSS.2005.1577290
Shan CF, Gong SG, McOwan PW (2005) . Robust facial expression recognition using local binary patterns. 2005 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON IMAGE PROCESSING (ICIP), VOLS 1-5. 2225-2228.
10.1109/ICIP.2005.1530069
Anderson K, McOwan PW (2004) . Robust real-time face tracker for cluttered environments.COMPUT VIS IMAGE UND vol. 95, (2) 184-200.
10.1016/j.cviu.2004.01.001
MCOWAN PW, Anderson K (2004) . Changing Faces: The Science of Facial Expression.As Others see us, Ed Phillips Hills21-35.
MCOWAN PW, Burton E (2004) . Sodarace Adventures in Artificial Life.Artificial Life Models in Software, Springer Verlag.
Everitt RAJ, McOwan PW (2003) . Java-based Internet biometric authentication system.IEEE T PATTERN ANAL vol. 25, (9) 1166-1172.
10.1109/TPAMI.2003.1227991
Anderson AJ, McOwan PW (2003) . Humans deceived by predatory stealth strategy camouflaging motion.P ROY SOC LOND B BIO vol. 270, S18-S20.
10.1098/rsbl.2003.0030
Anderson AJ, McOwan PW (2003) . Model of a predatory stealth behaviour camouflaging motion.P ROY SOC LOND B BIO vol. 270, (1514) 489-495.
10.1098/rspb.2002.2259
Johnston A, McOwan PW, Benton CP (2003) . Biological computation of image motion from flows over boundaries.J Physiol Paris vol. 97, (2-3) 325-334.
10.1016/j.jphysparis.2003.09.016
Sherwood AC, McOwan PW (2003) . A biologically plausible gradient-based model for robust measures of spatial orientation. PERCEPTION. vol. 32, 46-46.
MCOWAN PW, Anderson A (2003) . Learning Lessons from biology from hoverfly stealth to missile camouflage.Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour Quaterly vol. 113, (1)
Anderson K, McOwan PW (2003) . Real-time emotion recognition using biologically inspired models. AUDIO-AND VIDEO-BASED BIOMETRIC PERSON AUTHENTICATION, PROCEEDINGS. Editors: Kittler, J, Nixon, MS, vol. 2688, 119-127.
Anderson AJ, McOwan PW (2002) . 3D simulation of a sensorimotor stealth strategy for camouflaging motion. ICONIP'02: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEURAL INFORMATION PROCESSING. Editors: Wang, L, Rajapakse, JC, Fukushima, K, Lee, SY et al., 1805-1809.
10.1109/ICONIP.2002.1198985
Anderson AJ, McOwan PW (2002) . Towards an autonomous motion camouflage control system. PROCEEDING OF THE 2002 INTERNATIONAL JOINT CONFERENCE ON NEURAL NETWORKS, VOLS 1-3. 2006-2011.
10.1109/IJCNN.2002.1007445
Benton CP, Johnston A, McOwan PW (2001) . Computational modeling of non Fourier motion.Journal of Vision vol. 1, (3)
10.1167/1.3.155
Johnston A, Clifford CWG, Benton CP et al. (2001) . Why correlation, energy and gradient motion models are not equivalent.Journal of Vision vol. 1, (3)
10.1167/1.3.240
Benton CP, Johnston A, McOwan PW et al. (2001) . Computational modeling of non-Fourier motion: further evidence for a single luminance-based mechanism.J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis vol. 18, (9) 2204-2208.
10.1364/JOSAA.18.002204
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