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Kalin is an ARC DECRA Fellow at Monash University. Prior to his current role, he was a Research Associate and Postdoctoral Research Scholar at University of Southern California.

He received the MSc degree in Artificial Intelligence from University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and the PhD degree in Computer Science from KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm, Sweden). During his PhD studies, he was a Visiting Research Scholar at University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies (Los Angeles, USA) and at National Institute of Informatics's Computer Vision and Discrete Geometry Group (Tokyo, Japan).

Kalin works on Affective Computing - a subfield of Artificial Intelligence focusing on the study and development of systems that can recognize, interpret, process, and simulate human affects. In particular, Kalin is interested in the perception and production of human communicative behaviour in face-to-face interactions for the development of autonomous social systems capable to perceive and act in unstructured social environments considering the affective and motivational states of the people interacting with them.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Education/Academic qualification

Computer Science, PhD, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (Royal Institute of Technology)

Artificial Intelligence, MSc, Universiteit van Amsterdam (University of Amsterdam)

Research area keywords

  • Affective Computing
  • Accessible Computing
  • Cognitive Systems
  • Social Signal Processing
  • Human-Computer Interaction

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