Bela Brenger
Building 6070 | Room 404
Theaterplatz 14
52062 Aachen

Phone: +49 241 8025485
Fax: +49 241 8022493

Bela Brenger

Bela Brenger studied Technical Communication at RWTH Aachen University. He is part of the NaturalMedia-Group since 2013 and manages the NaturalMedia-Lab since 2014.

He finished his interdisciplinary thesis on

"Head gestures in dialogue - Identification and computational analysis of motion-capture data profiles of speakers' and listeners' communicative action" in 2015.

 Research interests

• Computer aided pattern recognition in (head)gestures
• Image-Schema in gesture

Sprachen

• German
• English
• Basics in Spanish und German Sign Language

 

Publications

in press/under revision

  • Schüller, D., Beecks, C., Hassani, M., Hinnell, J., Brenger, B., Seidl, T., Mittelberg, I.  (to appear) Automated Pattern Analysis in Gesture Research: Similarity Measuring in 3D Motion Capture Models of Communicative Action. Digital Humanities Quarterly.

2016

  • Beecks, C., Hassani, M., Hinnell, J., Schüller, D., Brenger, B., Mittelberg, I., Seidl, T. (2016). Efficient Query Processing in 3D Motion Capture Databases via Lower Bound Approximation of the Gesture Matching Distance. International Journal of Semantic Computing.

2015

  • Beecks, C., Hassani, M., Hinnell, J., Schüller, D., Brenger, B., Mittelberg, I., Seidl, T. (2015). Spatiotemporal Similarity Search in 3D Motion Capture Gesture Streams. Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD), Seoul, South Korea, August 26-28, 2015. 355–372.

  • Brenger, B., Mittelberg, I. (2015). Shakes, nods and tilts. Motion-capture data profiles of speakers’ and listeners’ head gestures. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Gesture and Speech in Interaction (GESPIN) Conference, Sept. 2015, Nantes. 43–48.