NY Times Article (2001): "Smart Home, to Avoid the Nursing Home"
Anne Eisenberg (2001)“A ‘Smart’ Home, to Avoid the Nursing Home” New York Times Circuits Section, April 5, 2001 Issue Quote from the Article: “Cameras are going to rule one day at the Georgia Tech house, though, staff members there say. Dr. Irfan A. Essa, a computer science professor at Georgia Tech, is one of the […]
NYT Science Times (1997): “Laugh and Your Computer Will Laugh With You, Someday"
Daniel Goldman (1997 “Laugh and Your Computer Will Laugh With You, Someday” Jan 7, 1997 Issue, New York Times, Science Times Quote from the article: “Emotions like fear, sadness and anger each announce themselves through a unique signature of changes in facial muscle, vocal inflection, physiological arousal, and other such cues. Building on techniques of […]
Scientific American Article (1996): "Smart Rooms; by Alex Pentland
Alex Pentland (1996), “Smart Rooms”Scientific American, April 1996 Quote from the Article: “Facial expression is almost as important as identity. A teaching program, for example, should know if its students look bored. So once our smart room has found and identified someone’s face, it analyzes the expression. Yet another computer compares the facial motion the […]
Discover Magazine Article (1995) "A Face of Ones Own Memory, Emotions, Decisions"
Evan I. Schwartz (1995) “A Face of One’s Own | Memory, Emotions, & Decisions”, DISCOVER MagazineDecember 1, 1995. Quote from the Article: “Chief among the members of his staff working on the problem is computer scientist Irfan Essa. To get computers to read facial expressions such as happiness or anger, Essa has designed three-dimensional animated […]