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Ali Arya

Associate Professor of Interactive Multimedia
Carleton School of Information Technology
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Books and Journals

Seyed Ali Etemad, Ali Arya, "EXPERT-DRIVEN PERCEPTUAL FEATURES FOR MODELING STYLE AND AFFECT IN HUMAN MOTION", IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 2016

Amirsam Khataei and Ali Arya, "Personalized Presentation Builder for Persuasive Communication," ACM SIGDOC Communication Design Quarterly, 2015.

Seyed Ali Etemad, Ali Arya, Avi Parush, Steve DiPaola, "Perceptual Validity in Animation of Human Motion: An Inclusive Paradigm", Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, 2014.

Seyed Ali Etemad, Ali Arya, "Correlation Optimized Time Warping For Motion", The Visual Computer, 2014.

Seyed Ali Etemad, Ali Arya, Avi Parush, "Additivity in Perception of Affect from Limb Motion," Neuroscience Letters, Vol. 558, pp. 132-136.

Seyed Ali Etemad and Ali Arya, "Classification and Translation of Style and Affect in Human Motion using RBF Neural Networks", Neurocomputing, Accepted in 2013

Seyed Ali Etemad and Ali Arya, "Extracting Movement, Posture, and Temporal Style Features from Human Motion", Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, Accepted in 2013

Ali Arya, Jeff Chastine, Allan Fowler, Jon Preston, "An International Study on Learning and Process Choices in the Global Game Jam," International Journal of Game-Based Learning, Accepted in 2013

A.A. Navarro-Newball, V.E. Contreras, A Alvarado, F.J. Herrera, J.D. Mejia, A. Arya, E. Mike-Ifeta, E.C. Prakash, I. Moreno, "Graphics and Interaction for Education and Entertainment at Museums," ACM Journal of Computers in Entertainment, 2013

Nuket Savaskan Nowlan, Ali Arya, Eleanor Riesen, Michelle Morley, "Effect of Perceived Ease of Use on Virtual Team Performance," Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, Volume 4, Issue 4, 2013

Ali Arya, Shawn Graham, Peggy Hartwick, Nuket Nowlan, "Collaborating through Space and Time in Educational Virtual Environments: 3 Case Studies," Journal of Interactive Technologies and Pedagogy,  2012.

Seyed Ali Etemad and Ali Arya, "Segmentation and Classification of Human Actions and Actor Characteristics with 3D Motion Data", International Journal of Artificial Intelligence & Applications, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 65-81, 2012.

Hasti Seifi, Steve DiPaola, and Ali Arya, "Expressive Animated Character Sequences Using Knowledge-Based Painterly Rendering,"Intenational Journal of Computer Game Technology, 2011

Nuket Nowlan, Eleanor Riesen, Michelle Morley, Ali Arya, and Nicholas Sauriol, "A Framework for an Immersive Learning Environment with Telemetrics and Simulation," Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, 2011

Ali Arya, Steve DiPaola and Avi Parush, "Perceptually Valid Facial Expressions for Character-based Applications," Intenational Journal of Computer Game Technology, 2009. PDF

Ali Arya and Steve DiPaola, "Face Modeling and Animation Language for MPEG-4 XMT Framework," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, October 2007. PDF

Ali Arya and Steve DiPaola, "Multi-Space Behavioural Model for Face-based Affective Social Agents," EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, Special Issue on Facial Image Processing, 2007. PDF

Ali Arya, Lisa Jefferies, James T. Enns, and Steve DiPaola, "Facial Actions as Visual Cues for Personality," Journal of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., selected from the presentations at  19th Annual Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents , Geneva, Switzerland, 2006. PDF

Ali Arya and Babak Hamidzadeh, "Face Animation: A Case Study for Multimedia Modeling and Specification Languages," in Multimedia Systems and Content-based Image Retrieval , S. Deb editor. 2003. PDF

Ali Arya and Babak Hamidzadeh, "Personalized Face Animation in ShowFace System," Int. Journal of Image and Graphics,, Special Issue on Virtual Reality and Virtual Environments, World Scientific Publishing, 2003. PDF

Refereed Conferences

Amirsam Khataei and Ali Arya, "Personalized Presentation Builder for Persuasive Communication," presented in Symposium on Communicating Complex Information (SCCI), February 22-23, 2015.

Anthony Scavarelli and Ali Arya, "CINDR: A proposed framework for ethical systems in video games," Games Media Entertainment (GEM), 2014 IEEE , vol., no., pp.1,5, 22-24 Oct. 2014

Ali Arya and Luciara Nardon, "GOOGLE IT: CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING IN THE INTERNET AGE," Proceedings of EduLearn, Barcelona, Spain, July 7-9, 2014

Amirsam Khataei and Ali Arya, "Personalized Presentation Builder", Poster Session, ACM CHI, 2014

Seyed Ali Etemad and Ali Arya, "Mining Expert-driven Models for Affective Motion", ACM CHI (Workshop on Gesture-based Interaction Design: Communication and Cognition), 2014

Allan Fowler, Susan Gold, Miriam Eladhari, & Ali Arya, "Global Game Jam workshop", In Proceedings of DiGRA 2013: Defragging Game Studies, Atlanta, GA.

Allan Fowler, Foaad Khosmood & Ali Arya, "The evolution and significance of the Global Games Jam," FDG 2013 workshop on GGJ

Fowler, A., Khosmood, F., Arya, A., & Lai, G. (2013). "The Global Game Jam as a venue for teaching and learning", In M. Lopez & M. Verhaart (Eds.) Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference of Computing and Information Technology, Education and Research in New Zealand (incorporating 26th Annual NACCQ), Hamilton, New Zealand.

Etemad, S. A., Arya, A., "A Customizable Time Warping Method for Motion Alignment", Proc. 7th IEEE Int. Conf. on Semantic Computing (ICSC'13), Irvine, USA, pp. 387-388, 2013.

Etemad, S. A., Arya, A., "Motion Style Translation with Radial Basis Function Networks", Proc. Int. Conf. on Multimedia and Human Computer Interaction (MHCI'13), Toronto, Canada, No. 36, 2013.

Etemad, S. A., Arya, A., "Perceptually Valid Motion for Avatars", Proc. Int. Conf. on Multimedia and Human Computer Interaction (MHCI'13), Toronto, Canada, No. 72, 2013.

Farzin Farhadi-Niaki, Seyed Ali Etemad, Ali Arya, "Design and Usability Analysis of Gesture-based Control for Common Desktop Tasks", 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (CHII-13), Las Vegas, USA, 2013.

Farzin Farhadi-Niaki, Ali Arya, Jesse Gerroir, Seyed Ali Etemad, Robert Laganiere, P. Payeur, Robert Biddle, "Usability Study of Static/Dynamic Gestures and Haptic Input as Interface to 3D Games", 6th International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions (ACHI-13), Nice, France, 2013

Ali Arya, "Using 3D Virtual Environments for Education: Advantages and Potentials a New Educational Paradigm," OnlineEduca-2012, Berlin, Germany, November 28, 2012

Farzin Farhadi-Niaki, Reza GhasemAghaei, and Ali Arya, "Empirical Study of a Vision-based Depth-Sensitive Human-Computer Interaction System," Proceedings of APCHI, Matsue, Japan, August 28-31, 2012. (PDF)

Nuket Savaskan Nowlan, Ali Arya, Eleanor Riesen, Michelle Morley, "The Effect of Perceived Ease of Use on Virtual Team Performance," Ubiquitous Learning, Berkeley, USA, Novermber 11-13, 2011

Seyed Ali Etemad and Ali arya, "Perceptual Weights of Energy-related Features in Animation of Human Motion," CGI-2011, Ottawa, Canada.

Ali Arya, Peggy Hartwick, Shawn Graham, Nuket Nowlan, "Virtual Environment as a Learning Space: Two Case Studies," IETC-2011, Istanbul, Turkey.

Ali Arya, Nuket Nowlan, Nicholas Sauriol, "Data-driven Framework for an Online 3D Immersive Environment for Educational Applications," EduLearn-10 - Barcelona, Spain, July 5-7, 2010. PDF

Seyed Ali Etemad and Ali Arya, "Modeling and Transformation of 3D Human Motion," Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, Agadar, France, May, 2010. PDF

Mohammad Moallemi, Ali Arya, and Gabriel A. Wainer, "Simulation of Three Dimensional Elevator System Using Cell-DEVS Formalism", Proceedings of 2010 Spring Simulation Conference (SpringSim10), ANSS Symposium, Orlando, FL, 2010. PDF

Paul Slinger, Seyed Ali Etemad and Ali Arya, "Intelligent Toolkit for Procedural Animation of Human Behaviours," ACM FuturePlay-09 - Vancouver, Canada, May 12-13, 2009. PDF

Seyed Ali Etemad and Ali Arya, "Recognition and Synthesis of Human Motion for Procedural Animation," International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems, ICMCS-09, Ouarzazate, Morocco, April 2009. PDF

Veronica Zammitto, Steve DiPaola, and Ali Arya, "A Methodology for Incorporating Personality Modeling in Believable Game Characters," 4th Intl Conf on Games Research and Development (CyberGames), Beijing Normal University, China, 27-30 October 2008.

Ali Arya, Avi Parush, and Alicia McMullan, "Perceptually Valid Facial Expression Blending using Expression Units," ACM SIGGRAPH-07 , Poster Session, San Diego, CA, USA, August 5-9, 2007. PDF

Steve DiPaola and Ali Arya, "Emotional Remapping of Music to Facial Animation," ACM SIGGRAPH Video Game Symposium , Boston, MA, USA, July 29-30, 2006. PDF

Ali Arya, Steve DiPaola, Lisa Jefferies, and James T. Enns, "Socially communicative characters for interactive applications," 14th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision (WSCG-2006), University of West Bohemia, Plzen, Czech Republic, January 30 - February 3, 2006. PDF

Steve DiPaola, John Chan and Ali Arya, "Simulating Face to Face Collaboration for Interactive Learning Systems," eLearn 2005, Vancouver, 2005. PDF

Steve DiPaola and Ali Arya, "Socially Expressive Communication Agents: A Face-centric Approach," European Conference on Electronic Imaging and the Visual Arts, EVA-2005, Florence, Italy, March 17-18, 2005. PDF

Steve DiPaola and Ali Arya, "Affective Communication Remapping in MusicFace System," European Conference on Electronic Imaging and the Visual Arts, EVA-2004, London, England, July 26-31, 2004. PDF

Ali Arya and Steve DiPaola, "Face As A Multimedia Object," 5th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services, Lisbon, Portugal, April 21-23, 2004. PDF

Ali Arya and Babak Hamidzadeh, "ShowFace: A Framework for Personalized Face Animation," IEEE/EURASIP First International Workshop on Interactive Rich Media Content Production, RichMedia-2003, Lausanne, Switzerland, October 16-17, 2003. PDF

Ali Arya and Babak Hamidzadeh, "FIX: Feature-based Image Transformations for Face Animation," IEEE Int. Conf. on Information Technology: Research and Education, ITRE-2003, Newark, NJ, USA, August 10-13, 2003. PDF

Ali Arya and Babak Hamidzadeh, "TalkingFace: Using Facial Feature Detection and Image Transformations for Visual Speech," IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, ICIP-2001, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2001. PDF

Ali Arya and Babak Hamidzadeh, "A Personalized Talking/Moving Head Presentation Using Image-based Transformations," Int. Conf. on Augmented Virtual Environments and 3D Imaging, Mykonos, Greece, 2001. PDF

Ali Arya and Kambiz Badie, "A Connectionist Approach to Reorganization of Knowledge Structures in Fuzzy Systems," IEEE Intl. Conf. on Fuzzy Systems, Barcelona, Spain, 1997. PDF