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Urbain Jerome


Main Research Fields
Library & information sciences
Electrical & electronics engineering
Computer science
Laboratory medicine & medical technology
Languages & linguistics
Main Keywords
cough; detection; Interactive Visualization; Multimedia Navigation; Segmentation;
Main Unit & Research Centers
CRTI - Centre de Recherche en Technologie de l'Information
BIOSYS - Biosys
Main Co-authors
Dutoit, Thierry 
Dupont, Stéphane 
Cakmak, Huseyin 
Wagner, Johannes

Publications (total 50)

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Urbain, J. (2014). Acoustic Laughter Processing. Unpublished doctoral thesis, Université de Mons.
Jury: Dutoit, T. (Promotor), Pirlot, M., Dupont, S., Dutoit, T., Hancq, J., Trouvain, J., & Van hamme, H. https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12907/41612
The most cited
77 citations (Scopus®)
Tilmanne, J., Urbain, J., Kothare, M. V., Vande Wouwer, A., & Kothare, S. V. (01 March 2009). Algorithms for sleep-wake identification using actigraphy : a comparative study and new results. Journal of Sleep Research, 18 (1), 85-98. https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12907/41247

Dupont, S., Cakmak, H., Curran, W., Dutoit, T., Hofmann, J., McKeown, G., Pietquin, O., Platt, T., Ruch, W., & Urbain, J. (2016). Laughter Research: A Review of the ILHAIRE Project. In Toward Robotic Socially Believable Behaving Systems. Springer International Publishing.

Cakmak, H., Urbain, J., & Dutoit, T. (2015). Synchronization rules for HMM-based Audio-Visual laughter synthesis. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. Proceedings.
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El Haddad, K., Dupont, S., Urbain, J., & Dutoit, T. (2015). Speech-Laughs: an HMM-based Approach for Amused Speech Synthesis. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. Proceedings.
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Dupont, S., Urbain, J., Pelachaud, C., André, E., Wagner, J., Volpe, G., Mancini, M., Berthouze, N., Griffin, H., Curran, W., McKeown, G., Ruch, W., Hofmann, J., Platt, T., Pietquin, O., Piot, B., & Bantegnie, E. (2014). FP7 ILHAIRE Periodic Report Year 3 - Project Objectives, Work Progress and Achievements.

Ruch, W., Platt, T., Hofmann, J., Niewiadomski, R., Urbain, J., Mancini, M., & Dupont, S. (18 November 2014). Gelotophobia and the Challenges of Implementing Laughter into Virtual Agents Interactions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8 (928). doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00928
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Dupont, S., Urbain, J., Pelachaud, C., André, E., Wagner, J., Volpe, G., Mancini, M., Berthouze, N., Griffin, H., Curran, W., McKeown, G., Ruch, W., Hofmann, J., Platt, T., Pietquin, O., Piot, B., & Bantegnie, E. (2014). FP7 ILHAIRE Periodic Report Year 3 - Project Management and Use of Resources.

Urbain, J., Dupont, S., Pelachaud, C., & McKeown, G. (2014). Laughter Similarity Browsing - FP7 ILHAIRE Deliverable 1.5.

Mancini, M., Ach, L., Bantegnie, E., Baur, T., Berthouze, N., Datta, D., Ding, Y., Dupont, S., Griffin, H., Lingenfelser, F., Niewiadomski, R., Pelachaud, C., Pietquin, O., Piot, B., Urbain, J., Volpe, G., & Wagner, J. (2014). Laugh When You're Winning. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology.
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Cakmak, H., Urbain, J., Tilmanne, J., & Dutoit, T. (2014). The AV-LASYN Database : A synchronous corpus of audio and 3D facial marker data for audio-visual laughter synthesis. Paper presented at LREC 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Urbain, J. (2014). Acoustic Laughter Processing. Unpublished doctoral thesis, Université de Mons.
Jury: Dutoit, T. (Promotor), Pirlot, M., Dupont, S., Dutoit, T., Hancq, J., Trouvain, J., & Van hamme, H.

Bollepalli, B., Urbain, J., Raitio, T., Gustafson, J., & Cakmak, H. (2014). A Comparative Evaluation of Vocoding Techniques for HMM-based Laughter Synthesis. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. Proceedings.
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Cakmak, H., Urbain, J., Tilmanne, J., & Dutoit, T. (2014). Evaluation of HMM-based visual laughter synthesis. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. Proceedings, 4578 - 4582. doi:10.1109/ICASSP.2014.6854469
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Urbain, J., Cakmak, H., Charlier, A., Denti, M., Dutoit, T., & Dupont, S. (2014). Arousal-Driven Synthesis of Laughter. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing.
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Urbain, J., Niewiadomski, R., Mancini, M., Griffin, H., Cakmak, H., Ach, L., & Volpe, G. (2013). Multimodal Analysis of Laughter for an Interactive System. In Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment (pp. 183-192). Springer.

Dupont, S., Urbain, J., Pelachaud, C., André, E., Wagner, J., Volpe, G., Mancini, M., Berthouze, N., Griffin, H., Curran, W., McKeown, G., Ruch, W., Hofmann, J., Platt, T., Pietquin, O., Piot, B., & Ach, L. (2013). FP7 ILHAIRE Periodic Report Year 2 - Project Objectives, Work Progress and Achievements.

Mancini, M., Niewiadomski, R., Volpe, G., Aung, H., Berthouze, N., Griffin, H., Dupont, S., Urbain, J., Hofmann, J., Platt, T., Ruch, W., Wagner, J., Lingenfelser, F., André, E., & Pelachaud, C. (2013). FP7 ILHAIRE Deliverable 2.2 - Improved Multimodal Analysis and Recognition.

Drugman, T., Urbain, J., Bauwens, N., Chessini Bose, R., Valderrama, C., Lebecque, P., & Dutoit, T. (09 September 2013). Objective Study of Sensor Relevance for Automatic Cough Detection. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, 17 (3), 699-707.
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Urbain, J. (04 September 2013). Automatic Phonetic Transcription of Laughter and its Application to Laughter Synthesis. Paper presented at Fifth biannual Humaine Association Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Genève, Switzerland.

Urbain, J., Cakmak, H., & Dutoit, T. (2013). Automatic Phonetic Transcription of Laughter and its Application to Laughter Synthesis. Paper presented at Fifth biannual Humaine Association Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Genève, Switzerland.

Urbain, J., Niewiadomski, R., Huang, J., Ding, Y., Datta, D., Bantegnie, E., Ach, L., Mancini, M., Pelachaud, C., Dupont, S., & Dutoit, T. (2013). FP7 ILHAIRE Deliverable 3.2 - Improved Multimodal Audio-Facial-Gestural Laugh Generation and Synthesis.

Urbain, J. (23 July 2013). An overview of automatic acoustic laughter processing. Paper presented at 13th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter: Theory, Research and Applications, Magdeburg, Germany.

Urbain, J., Niewiadomski, R., Mancini, M., Griffin, H., Cakmak, H., Ach, L., & Volpe, G. (2013). Multimodal Analysis of laughter for an Interactive System. Paper presented at INTETAIN 2013, Mons, Belgium.

Urbain, J., Cakmak, H., & Dutoit, T. (2013). Evaluation of HMM-Based laughter synthesis. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. Proceedings.
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Niewiadomski, R., Hofmann, J., Urbain, J., Platt, T., Wagner, J., Piot, B., Cakmak, H., Pammi, S., Baur, T., Dupont, S., Geist, M., Lingenfelser, F., McKeown, G., Pietquin, O., & Ruch, W. (2013). Laugh-aware virtual agent and its impact on user amusement. Paper presented at Twelfth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS2013), Saint Paul, United States - Minnesota.

Platt, T., Hofmann, J., Ruch, W., Niewiadomski, R., & Urbain, J. (2012). Experimental standards in research on AI and humor when considering psychology. Paper presented at AAAI Technical Report FS-12-02 Artificial Intelligence of Humor, Washington, DC, United States - District of Columbia.

Urbain, J., Cakmak, H., & Dutoit, T. (2012). Development of HMM-based acoustic laughter synthesis. Paper presented at Interdisciplinary Workshop on Laughter and other Non-Verbal Vocalisations in Speech, Dublin, Ireland.

Urbain, J., & Dutoit, T. (2012). Measuring instantaneous laughter intensity from acoustic features. Paper presented at Interdisciplinary Workshop on Laughter and other Non-Verbal Vocalisations in Speech, Dublin, Ireland.

Drugman, T., Urbain, J., Bauwens, N., Chessini Bose, R., Aubriot, A.-S., Lebecque, P., & Dutoit, T. (2012). Audio and Contact Microphones for Cough Detection. Paper presented at 13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2012), Portland, United States - Oregon.

Urbain, J., Niewiadomski, R., Hofmann, J., Bantegnie, E., Baur, T., Berthouze, N., Cakmak, H., Cruz, R. T., Dupont, S., Geist, M., Griffin, H., Lingenfelser, F., Mancini, M., Miranda, M., McKeown, G., Pammi, S., Pietquin, O., Piot, B., Platt, T., & Wagner, J. (2012). Laugh Machine. Paper presented at eNTERFACE'12, Metz, France.

Niewiadomski, R., Urbain, J., Pelachaud, C., & Dutoit, T. (2012). Finding out the audio and visual features that influence the perception of laughter intensity and differ in inhalation and exhalation phases. Paper presented at 4th International Workshop on Corpora for Research on EMOTION SENTIMENT & SOCIAL SIGNALS, Satellite of LREC 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.

Urbain, J., & Dutoit, T. (2011). A Phonetic Analysis of Natural Laughter, for Use in Automatic Laughter Processing Systems. Paper presented at Fourth bi-annual International Conference of the HUMAINE Association on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII2011), Memphis, United States - Tennessee.

Dupont, S., Frisson, C., Leroy, J., Moinet, A., Ravet, T., Siebert, X., & Urbain, J. (2011). LoopJam. Paper presented at NEM 2011, Torino, Italy.

Drugman, T., Urbain, J., & Dutoit, T. (01 September 2011). Assessment of Audio Features for Automatic Cough Detection. Poster session presented at Eusipco 2011, Barcelona, Spain.

Dupont, S., Frisson, C., Urbain, J., Mahmoudi, S., & Siebert, X. (01 March 2011). MEDIABLENDER : INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA SEGMENTATION. Quarterly Progress Scientific Report of the Numediart Research Program, 4 (1), 1-6.

Urbain, J., Niewiadomski, R., Bevacqua, E., Dutoit, T., Moinet, A., Pelachaud, C., Picart, B., Tilmanne, J., & Wagner, J. (28 September 2010). AVLaughterCycle: Enabling a virtual agent to join in laughing with a conversational partner using a similarity-driven audiovisual laughter animation. Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, 4 (1), 47-58. doi:10.1007/s12193-010-0053-1
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Urbain, J., Bevacqua, E., Dutoit, T., Moinet, A., Niewiadomski, R., Pelachaud, C., Picart, B., Tilmanne, J., & Wagner, J. (2010). La base de données AVLaughterCycle. Paper presented at XXVIIIèmes Journées d'Etude sur la Parole, Mons, Belgium.

Urbain, J., Bevacqua, E., Dutoit, T., Moinet, A., Niewiadomski, R., Pelachaud, C., Picart, B., Tilmanne, J., & Wagner, J. (2010). The AVLaughterCycle database. Paper presented at Seventh international conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Valletta, Malta.

Urbain, J., Bevacqua, E., Dutoit, T., Moinet, A., Niewiadomski, R., Pelachaud, C., Picart, B., Tilmanne, J., & Wagner, J. (2009). AVLaughterCycle: an audiovisual laughing machine. Proceedings of the 5th International Summer Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces, 79-87.

Gilroy, S. W., Cavazza, M., Niiranen, M., André, E., Vogt, T., Urbain, J., Benayoun, M., Seichter, H., & Billinghurst, M. (2009). PAD-based multimodal affective fusion. Paper presented at Third International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Urbain, J., Dubuisson, T., Dupont, S., Frisson, C., Sebbe, R., & D'alessandro, N. (2009). AudioCycle : a similarity-based visualization of musical libraries. Paper presented at International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, New-York, United States - New York.

Dupont, S., Dubuisson, T., Mills, J., Moinet, A., Siebert, X., Tardieu, D., & Urbain, J. (26 June 2009). LaughterCycle. Quarterly Progress Scientific Report of the Numediart Research Program, 2 (2), 23-32.

Dupont, S., Dubuisson, T., Urbain, J., Sebbe, R., D'alessandro, N., & Frisson, C. (2009). Audiocycle : browsing musical loop libraries. Paper presented at International workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing, Chania, Greece.

Al Moubayeb, S., Baklouti, M., Chetouani, M., Dutoit, T., Mahdhaoui, A., Martin, J.-C., Ondas, S., Pelachaud, C., Urbain, J., & Yilmaz, M. (2009). Generating robot/agent backchannels during a storytelling experiment. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'09), Kobe, Japan.

Tilmanne, J., Urbain, J., Kothare, M. V., Vande Wouwer, A., & Kothare, S. V. (01 March 2009). Algorithms for sleep-wake identification using actigraphy : a comparative study and new results. Journal of Sleep Research, 18 (1), 85-98.
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Urbain, J., Dupont, S., Niewiadomski, R., Dutoit, T., & Pelachaud, C. (27 February 2009). Towards a virtual agent using similarity-based laughter production. Paper presented at Interdisciplinary workshop on laughter and other Interactional Vocalisations in speech, Berlin, Germany.

Dupont, S., D'alessandro, N., Dubuisson, T., Frisson, C., Sebbe, R., & Urbain, J. (26 December 2008). AudioCycle: Browing Musical Loop Libraries. Quarterly Progress Scientific Report of the Numediart Research Program, 1 (4), 119-127.

Al Moubayeb, S., Baklouti, M., Chetouani, M., Dutoit, T., Mahdhaoui, A., Martin, J.-C., Ondas, S., Pelachaud, C., Urbain, J., & Yilmaz, M. (01 September 2008). Project # 3.4 : multimodal feedback from robots and agents in a storytelling experiment. Quarterly Progress Scientific Report of the Numediart Research Program, 1 (3), 109-118.

Al Moubayeb, S., Baklouti, M., Chetouani, M., Dutoit, T., Mahdhaoui, A., Martin, J.-C., Ondas, S., Pelachaud, C., Urbain, J., & Yilmaz, M. (2008). Multimodal feedback from robots and agents in a storytelling experiment. Paper presented at International Summer Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces, Paris, France.

Tilmanne, J., Urbain, J., Vande Wouwer, A., Kothare, M. V., & Kothare, S. V. (2007). Algorithms for Sleep-Wake Identification using Actigraphy: A Comparative Study and New Results. Paper presented at 21st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Minneapolis, United States.

Tilmanne, J., Urbain, J., Vande Wouwer, A., Kothare, M. V., & Kothare, S. V. (13 March 2007). Actigraphy as a way of distinguishing sleep from wake. Paper presented at 26th Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Lommel, Belgium.

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