Tuesday / 26th August
Time Auditorium 2
Brussels Rome Athens Berlin
09:00 - 10:30
Tutorial: Analyzing behavior and interactions with Theme
Tutorial: Using eye tracking for measuring and analyzing human behavior
Tutorial: Telemetry Monitoring of Physiologic Parameters for Conscious Animals
Tutorial: Gesture coding with  NGCS-ELAN (9:00 - 13:00)
11:00 - 12:30

Tutorial: Working with digital video: understanding MPEG

Tutorial: Thermographic recordings; the theory behind and application of; guided by thermographic recordings during short live experiments.
12:30-14:00 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00

Registration (in Lobby)
Tutorial: Zone transitions and other advanced analysis in EthoVision XT 5.0
Tutorial:Multimodal research in The Observer XT: how to record,synchronize and manage data from multiple sources
Tutorial: Psychophysiology Applications using a BIOPAC MP System
User meeting CatWalk
 15:30 - 17:00
Tutorial: Behavioral methods for studying memory in animals Tutorial: The Software Development Kit for The Observer XT:
Make your own plug-ins

Tutorial: BIOPAC Scoring & Automation Tools for Psychophysiology Analysis

17.00- 18.30

Welcome Reception
(Maastricht City Centre)

Wednesday / 27th August
Time Auditorium 2
Brussels Rome Athens Berlin
8:30-9:30 Keynote speaker:
Professor Sir Patrick Bateson

Analysis of streams and patterns of behavior


Free paper session: Measuring usability, accessibility and user experience


Measuring behavior using motion Capture


Research funding for  Measuring Behavior

(9:30 - 10:50)

Measuring recovery after brain and spinal cord injury in rodents and non-human primates

  J. Fentress: Introduction L.D. Riek: Affect decoding and human computer interaction Z. Ruttkay: Introduction Introduction
J.C. Bresnahan: Measuring a broad spectrum of clinically relevant outcomes after experimental spinal cord injury
  J. Fentress: Stepping outside the traditional "science" box R. Lahuerta: How User Oriented Methodologies can help to build better services? P. Slycke: 6 DOF Motion Analysis Using Inertial Sensors Betty Tuller: Funding for international projects from the US National Science Foundation (NSF)
L. Schnell: The Schnell Swim Test (SST) to measure motor function and recovery
in spinal cord injured rats
  M. Cabanac: Measuring consciousness in animals A. Visser: Sharing experiences through interactive media: new ways of studyin social concepts H.F.J.M. Koopman: Hip compression force estimation with a comprehensive musculo-skeletal model Ramon Rentmeester: Trans-Atlantic cooperation funded by the EU FP7 programme for research and technological development
G.E. Metz: Skilled limb use in rat models of human neurological disease
  I. Golani: Problems of behavioral measurements M. Romero: An Integrated method for a qualitative and quantitative analysis for an ergonomic evaluation of home appliances H.M. Schepers: Ambulatory estimation of ankle and foot dynamics and center of mass movement Plenary discussion
M.S. Beattie: Measuring recovery of forelimb function after CNS injury in rodents and primates, with notes on man.
  Allan V. Kalueff: Understanding brain affective states by measuring animal grooming patterns A. van Drunen: uLog: Towards attention aware user-system interactions measurement
  A.R. Ferguson: Translational measures of behavioral function after spinal cord injury: A multivariate study of outcomes across species
Coffee break
11:30 Magnus S. Magnusson: Observing versus seeing, perception versus detection, and data versus nature H.P.Slijper: Measuring computer use behavior: patterns of variability, within and across days and between different users  C.T.M. Baten: 4 years of FreeMotion: towards practical large scale application of
ambulatory 3D analysis of human movement
User meeting: EthoVision (11:30-13:00) Symposium: Pain assessment
  J.W. Aldridge: Brain systems for action sequences M. Haesen: Evaluating a location-based mobile game in early stages of the development. A. Egges: Analysis of human navigation and manipulation motions   A.F. Gabriel: Measuring pain-induced gait adaptation: the CatWalk method
  Discussion M. Fjeld: Epistemic action: A measure for cognitive support in Tangible User Interfaces? B.J.H. van Basten: Combining manipulation and navigation in virtual environments   Thomas Christoph: Traditional and novel behavioral models to evaluate pain.
G. Goldschmidt: Measuring design behavior: Analysis of networks of links among speech units in design sessions     M. Cabanac: Measuring pain
    Peter Fröhlich: Hats off to Liliput: Experiences with lightweight lab equipment for portable user testing     M. Arif: Facial expression to discriminate between pain and absence of pain in critically ill intubated adults during painful procedures 
Lunch + Poster and Demonstration sessions
14:30 Free paper session: Multimodal analysis of behavior and physiology (14:30-16:10) Free paper session: Latest developments in video and other tracking techniques and automatic behavior recognition (14:30 - 16:30) H. van Welbergen: Using motion capture data to generate and evaluate motion models for real-time computer animation Free paper session: Measuring behavior in a clinical context (14:30-16:10) Free paper session: Analysis of patterns of behavior (14:30 - 16:30)
  K.G. Mellot: Measuring behaviors of dyssunchronous patient ventilator interaction Ebraheem I. Fontaine: Detailed automated visual tracking of biological model organisms  N.B. Berthouze: Using motion capture to recognize affective states in humans A. Mostayed: 3D Facial model generation for surgical planning with 3D scanned data and conformal mapping V. Quera: Similarity maps of behavior sequences: Methods and software for pattern exploration and segmentation
  J. Arroyo-Palacios: Towards a standardization in the use of physiological signals for affective recognition systems J. Spitzen:  Track3D: Visualization and flight track analysis of Anopheles gambiae s.s. mosquitoes. F.W. Fikkert: Online Segmentation of Continuous Gesturing in Interfaces G.J.M. Tuijthof: Arthroscopic view: can we see more by quantifying the image quality? J. Castellano: Analysis of the interaction contexts in soccer performed by the teams along the last 13 finals of the Eurocoup
  P.H. Zimmerman: The Observer XT: a tool for the integration and synchronization of multimodal signals Adam Feldman: Real-time tracking of multiple targets using multiple laser scanners E.N. Kuria: The influrnce of gender steriotype priming on sicial action K. Coninx: Using the Phantom Device for Rehabilition of the Arm in MS Patients: a Case Study J. Fernandez:Identifying and analyzing the construction an effectiveness of offensive plays in basketball by using systematic observation 
  S.R. Campbell: Educational neuroscience: new opportunities for educational research H.H. Sahafi: Imprinting with morpholine and use of silicon base tags on behavioral tracking in fish maze  Discussion D.L. Woods: Apolipoprotein E4 status is Associated with Agitated Behavior in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia M. Castañer: Identifying and analysing motor skills answers in the corporal expression and dance through OSMOS
  L. Zhang: A novel method for long-term intra-cranial electroencephalographic recordings in mice - Behaviorally related brain rhythms and hypoxia-induced seizures

S.R. Campbell: Active Shape Models for Mouse Behavior Classification   P. Södersten: Eating rate in the treatment of eating disorders and obesity J.C. Nesbit: Sequential pattern analysis software for educational event data
          J. Chaverri: Analysis of hidden patterns in team sports: is there transversality in interaction contexts?
Tea break
16:30-17:30 Free paper session:

Animal behavior in the field (16:30-17:50)
Free paper session: Analysis of communication: Sound, speech,  gesture and emotion
Behavioral testing of zebra fish
Free paper session:
Gait analysis in animals and humans
16:30  J.A. Gillies: Onboard video cameras and instruments to measure the flight behaviour of birds K.P. Truong: Measuring spontaneous vocal and facial emotion expressions in real world environments K.EA.Karlsson: Measuring sleep in complex and simple organisms C. Bahr: Automatic detection of lameness in dairy cattle: Image features related to dairy cow lameness
  T. Kimura: A Study for Identification and Behavioral Tracking of Honeybees
in the Observation Hive Using Vector Quantization Method
A. Dadkhah: The pattern of Facial Expression among Iranian Children R. Willemsen: Zebrafish as model for Parkinson's disease L.T. Stroobants: An automated open field mouse gait analysis test  
   T.E. Dennis: Performance characteristics of smaller-mammal GPS collars D.A. Ducharme: Using Noldus’ The Observer XT to analyze videotaped footage of Deaf signers learning to read with a tutor R. Gerlai: Zebrafish: development of automated behavioral test paradigms D. Janssen: Recognition of fatigue in gait patterns by means of support vector machines  
   L.A. Hansen: Measuring aggression and threat-sensitive behaviour in juvenile cod differing in size and nutritional state H. Lausberg: Gesture coding with the NGCS - ELAN system W.H.J. Norton: Approaches to analyse mood disorders in zebrafish B. Assmann: Classical Gait Analysis reveals Regular Movement Cycles in Spontaneous Movements of Human Neonates  
    J. Krajewski: A speech adapted pattern recognition framework for measuring energetic states using low level descriptors and functionals       
18:30 - 23:00 
Social event: Cruise Maritime
Thursday / 28th August
Time Auditorium 2
Brussels Rome Athens Berlin
08:30-09:30 Keynote speaker:
Professor David P. Wolfer
9:30 Symposium: The home cage as starting point for innovative concepts in behavioral phenotyping (9:30-12:30) Special Interest Group: Telemetry (9:30-12:30) Special Interest Group: Consumer behavior
Workshop: Human factors in the cockpit (9:30-13:00) Free paper session: New statistical and analytical techniques (9:30-12:30)
9:30 C.R. Gallistel: Fully Automated 24/7 Behavioral Screening for Mutations in Targeted Cognitive Mechanisms in the Mouse K. Kramer: Introduction H.E. Schepers: Innovative Consumer Studies at the Restaurant of the Future O.V. Prinzo: The computation and effects of air traffic control message complexity and message length on pilot readback performance (preceeding free paper presentation) R. Manolov: N = 1 effect sizes: Comparing models under autocorrelation
  R.C. de Heer: Learning (in) the PhenoTyper: an integrative approach to conducting cognitive behavioral challenges in a home cage environment J.W.M. Arts: Transportation as major life-event in rats: effects on welfare and limits of adaptation K. Quartier: The influence of lighting in the build environment: a study to analyse human behavior and perception as measured by mood and observation. R. Zon: Workshop: Human factors in the cockpit A. Solanas: Measuring social reciprocity
  E. Knapska: Differential involvement of the central amygdala in appetitive versus aversive learning in mice trained in the IntelliCage system. M. Gerritzen: Inline registration of heart rate and body temperature of free swimming eel. P. Vasara: ConsuNautTM: Consumer analysis in place and time   S. Meher: An integrated Hidden Markov Model and Multilayer Perceptron classifier for improved behavior recognition in animals
  M.J.H. Kas: Genetic dissection of motor activity and anxiety-related behaviors in mice using an automated home cage task. E. Moscardo: An integrated system for video and telemetric recording: measuring behavioral and physiological parameters M. den Uyl: Advances in face and gesture analysis   R. Bakeman: Observer agreement for timed-event sequential data: Time-based and event-based algorithms compared
11:30 W. Adriani: Home cage testing of impulsivity O. Stiedl: Concomitant assessment of heart rate and behavior in freely moving mice L.W.S. Loijens: ICE mobile lab   C.C. Burn: Effects of prevalence on observer agreement: a subjective assessment of working donkey behavior as an example
  P. Fabene: Home cage studies of epilepsy E. Rieux: Trends in telemetry monitoring: more data and improved animal welfare H. Theuws: Discussion   N.G. Kamychev: Refined approach to register and analyze courtship behavior in Drosophila
  M. Loos: The PhenoTyper automated home cage environment as a high throughput tool to detect behavioral abnormalities in mutant mice A. Charlet: Improvement of postoperative pain by ropivacaine: a radiotelemetric study of freely-moving rats following calibrated laparotomy.      
Lunch + Poster and Demonstration session
14:30 - 17:00
Scientific tours
20:00 - 24:00
Social event: Preuvenemint
Friday / 29th August
Time Auditorium 2
Brussels Rome Athens Berlin
08:30-09:30 Keynote speaker:
Professor Gregory D. Abowd

9:30 Symposium:
Living labs for studying human behavior in the home
Clinical and preclinical models for depression

Free paper session: Behavioral tests with new animal species
Measuring the impossible: an EU new and emerging science and technologies initiative (9:30-12:30)
Free paper session Measuring player experience in digital games: behavior, psychophysiology, and brain-based indicators (9:30-10:10)
9:30 A. Monk: Measuring fun in the home D.L.A. van den Hove: Prenatal stress produces anxiety- and depression-related behavior particularly in male Sprague-Dawley rats P. Marchei: Three statistical methods to analyze breed differences in the behavioral response to a challenging situation in kittens M. Gröning: MINET – A European network on Measuring the Impossible T. Falkmer: In PC and XBOX war games, are military personnel’s fixations patterns different compared to civilians’?
  E. O'Neill: Measuring urban mobility and encounter Rowan: Synaptic plasticity dysfunction in vivo H. Schroeder: Induction of a social differentiation in human groups submitted to an experimental situation based on the rodent diving-for-food model L. Zheng: Measuring perceived odor quality S. Tjundjing: Me, my SIMS, and my real me: Implicit measure of attitude using The SIMS
  B. de Ruyter: Application driven experience research
Myint: Interferon alpha induced depression

Free paper session: Latest developments in mazes and other tests for learning, memory, and anxiety (10:10-12:30)

B.G. Southwell: Measuring media exposure: Age and memory complications

J.M. Geusebroek: Focal attention models driven by image statistics

Symposium: Measuring player experience in digital games: behavior, psychophysiology, and brain-based indicators (10:10-12:30)

R.L. Mandryk: A physiological approach for continuously modeling user emotion
in interactive play environments

  E. Naroska: InHaus-2: An innovative testbed for developing and testing ambient assisted living solutions and systems
  K.E. Overvliet: Measuring Perception of Naturalness M. Klasen: Think Aloud-method during fMRI to determine neuronal correlates of subjective experience of video game playing
11:30 M. Tscheligi: Probing in the wild: lessons learned for contextual research
B. Leonard: Olfactory bulbectomised rat T. O'Leary: The Effects of apparatus design and test procedure on learning and memory performance of C57BL/6J mice on the Barnes maze W. IJsselsteijn: Digital games A. Nijholt: Multi-modal Behavioral Cues from Bodily Interaction in Ambient Entertainment Applications
  I. Mulder: Reading the tea-leaves in an intelligent Coffee Corner: understanding behavior by using sensory data T. Strekalova: Measuring behavior with chronic stress depression models in mice N. Violle: Combined effects of illumination, closed wall type and extramaze space size on the anxiety-related behavioral baseline of rats submitted to the elevated plus-maze. M. Overgaard: Measuring conscious mental states N. Ravaja: Psychophysiology of digital game playing: The relationship of self-reported emotions with phasic physiological responses 

Free paper session: Latest developments in video and other tracking techniques and automatic behavior recognition (continued, 12:10-12:30)

H.Hamers: Automated scoring  of novel object recognition in rats

R.E. Brown: Detecting, measuring and correcting errors in automated
behavior analysis equipment
G.M. Cicchini: Memory: Measuring the relationship between perception of space and time W. van den Hoogen: Towards real-time behavioral indicators of player experiences: Pressure patterns and postural responses

G.W.A.M. van der Heijden: Discussion  
14:00-15:00 Pannel discussion
User meeting:
The Observer
Free paper session: Measuring human behavior in traffic and urban environments (14:00-15:20) Free paper session:
Eye tracking and gaze analysis
Video annotation

14:00 How much does the context influence the measurement of behavior?   N.J. Starkey: Telemetric longitudinal measurement of young driver behavior M. Carl: Towards an annotation standard for eye tracking data

A. Clarion: The e-motion system: an integrated device to evaluate drivers’ functional state in the field. S. Prom Tep: Web site quality evaluation combining eyetracking and physiologicial measures to self-reported emotions: an exploratory research

  J. de Lemos: Measuring emotions using eye tracking

  G. Theuner: Analysis of Advertising Effectiveness with Eye Tracking
16:00-16:30 Closing, Awards

Farewell reception