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Open Theses

We are currently offering student theses in a broad field of research. The interdisciplinary nature of our research implicates manifold topics in the interface of computer science, technology enhanced learning, and psychology.

Empathic Neurorehabilitation Trainer (Master)

This work investigates the use of a socially interactive agent in the role of a trainer for muscle neurorehabilitation. The work will be build upon a cyber-physical training device and on a real-time social signal analysis platform.

The thesis takes place within the  MindBot project and involves working collaboratively with colleagues from the CNR-STIIMA lab in Lecco (Italy) and with colleagues from the HCM chair at Augsburg University.

Focus

Implementation of a software prototype, adapting existing training plans for socially interactive agents, real-time behavior modeling, conducting a study.

Requirements

Application

This thesis will be supervised by Patrick and Dimitra. Please send an email to them containing all of the following information:

  • When you plan to start and finish the thesis
  • A short motivational statement why this topic is interesting for you
  • A summary why you be a good fit for this topic
  • Your transcript of records
  • Which literature (see above) you have read before applying for this topic.