About


Currently working for QCRI, Qatar, for integrating intelligent capabilities (finding relevant images for a crisis event) in AIDR system
Research Interests: Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Data Mining, Behavioral and Social Signal Processing (Emotion, Personality traits) from Speech and Text; Social Media Text Analysis.
  • PhD thesis: "Computational Models for Analyzing Affective Behaviors (empathy, and other emotional states) and Personality from Speech and Text",


Master's Internship at HLT unit, FBK, Italy.
Activities done at CRBLP, BRAC University, Bangladesh: http://faculty.bracu.ac.bd/~firoj/
 

Latest News

  • E.M.P.A.T.H.Y. acronym
    • E.M.P.A.T.H.Y. acronym

      • E - Eye contact

      • M - Muscles of Facial Expression

      • P - Posture/Position

      • A - Affect

      • T - Tone of Voice, Touch

      • H - Hearing the whole person

      • Y - Your response

        --- Helen Riess, Massachusetts General Hospital

    Posted Mar 19, 2016, 4:32 AM by Firoj Alam
  • @ICASSP 2014
    @ICASSP-2014 conference, Florence, Italy, to present the paper "Fusion of Acoustic, Linguistic and Psycholinguistic Features for Speaker Personality Traits Recognition"
    Posted May 7, 2014, 5:50 AM by Firoj Alam
  • Studying emotion and personality traits
    A good reference:
    Handbook of Emotion, Adult Development, and Aging, 1st Edition, Magai   &   McFadden
    Posted Feb 4, 2014, 1:59 AM by Firoj Alam
  • Paper accepted in ICASSP-2014
    :)
    A paper accepted in ICASSP2014 conference on "Fusion of Acoustic, Linguistic and Psycholinguistic Features for Speaker Personality Traits Recognition" by Firoj Alam, Giuseppe Riccardi

    Posted Feb 3, 2014, 8:05 AM by Firoj Alam
  • @Interspeech - 2013
    @Interspeech-2013 conference, Lyon, France, to present the paper "Comparative Study of Speaker Personality Traits Recognition in Conversational and Broadcast News Speech"
    Posted Aug 24, 2013, 2:57 PM by Firoj Alam
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