Applied Informatics Group

M.Sc. Mara Brandt

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Name: M.Sc. Brandt Mara
Phone: +49-521-106-12203
Office: CITEC 1.231
Email: mbrandt [AT]

Mara Brandt studied "Scientific Programming" as a dual course of study at the FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences and "Applied Informatics" at the University of Duisburg-Essen. She received her Bachelor of Science in September 2012 and the Master of Science in December 2014.

In June 2015 she joined the research group for Applied Informatics. She is a PhD student of “Intelligent Systems” and is supervised by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz Kummert. Her field of research is the recognition of socio-emotional signals from speech. She is involved in the KOMPASS project.

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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