Loe Feijs


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Eindhoven University of Technology (http://www.tue.nl)

Loe Feijs (1954) studied Electrical Engineering at TU/e where he graduated in 1979 in the group Information and Communication Theory of Prof. Schalkwijk. Also in 1979 he worked at CSELT in Turin where he published with Chiariglione on two-component video compression techniques (note that this is the group who invented the MPEG video-coding now in billions of TVs, DVD players and smart-phones). After the obligatory Dutch military services he joined Philips Telecommunications Industry, later AT&TPhilips Telecom in the TSS16 group developing a new embedded computer and operating system for digital telephone exchanges. In 1984 Feijs joined the Philips Natuurkundig Laboratorium (Philips Research Laboratories) where he studied computer science and wrote a thesis on Formalized Design Methods using lambda calculus. In 1990 he obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science of TU/e for this work, supervised by Prof. Kruseman Aretz and Prof. Bergstra. Working at Philips he conducted many case studies in formal methods in a variety of Philips Industry groups such as Industrial Automation, Consumer Electronics, Components, and Medical Systems. In 1994 Feijs was appointed part-time professor at TU/e Mathematics and Computer Science (chair Industrial Design of Formal Methods) , working in the group of Prof Baeten, contributing to the formalization of the Message Sequence Chart language and software testing. He co-founded the Nationale Testdag (which is successful already for 17 years). From 1998 to 2001 he was scientific director of the Eindhoven Embedded Systems Institute and in 2001 he was appointed full professor for the chair Industrial Design of Embedded Systems. From 2001 to 2006 he was Vice-dean of the newly founded department of Industrial Design with the task to build-up the research program. Having done this successfully, Feijs turned his attention to Industrial Design teaching and research including new disciplinary areas such as Product Semantics and Creative Programming and new applications such as Biofeedback and Neonatology.

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Juarez, Alex, Bartneck, Christoph, Feijs, Loe (2012): Studying virtual worlds as medium for telepresence robots. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction , 2012, . pp. 157-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2157689.2157733

Juarez, Alex, Bartneck, Christoph, Feijs, Loe (2011): Using semantic technologies to describe robotic embodiments. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Human Robot Interaction , 2011, . pp. 425-432. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1957656.1957812

Mubin, Omar, Bartneck, Christoph, Feijs, Loe (2010): Using word spotting to evaluate roila: a speech recognition friendly artificial language. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2010 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2010, . pp. 3289-3294. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1753846.1753973

Mubin, Omar, Shahid, Suleman, Bartneck, Christoph, Krahmer, Emiel, Swerts, Marc, Feijs, Loe (2009): Using language tests and emotional expressions to determine the learnability of artificial. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2009 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2009, . pp. 4075-4080. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1520340.1520620

Bhomer, Martijn ten, Bartneck, Christoph, Hu, Jun, Ahn, Rene, Tuyls, Karl, Delbressine, Frank, Feijs, Loe (2009): Developing Novel Extensions to Support Prototyping for Interactive Social Robots. In: Calders, Toon, Tuyls, Karl, Pechenizkiy, Mykola (eds.) The 21st Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence BNAIC 2009 October 29-30, 2009, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. pp. 11-17. http://www.bartneck.de/publications/2009/supportPrototypingInteractiveSocialRobots/bhomerBartneckBNAIC2009.pdf

Barakova, Emilia, Gillesen, Jan, Feijs, Loe (2008): Use of goals and dramatic elements in behavioral training of children with ASD. In: Proceedings of ACM IDC08 Interaction Design and Children , 2008, . pp. 37-40. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1463689.1463713

Feijs, Loe, Kyffin, Steven, Young, Bob (eds.) Proceedings of DeSForM 2006, Design & Semantics of Form and Movement October 26-27, 2006, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Feijs, Loe (2005): Design and semantics of form and movements, Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V,

Chen, Lin-Lin, Feijs, Loe, Hessler, Martina, Kyffin, Steven, Liu, Pei-Ling, Overbeeke, Kees, Young, Bob (eds.) Proceedings of Design and Semantics of Form and Movement DeSForM 2009 October 26-27, 2009, Taipei, Taiwan.

Kyffin, Steven, Feijs, Loe, Djajadiningrat, Tom (2005): Exploring expression of form, action, and interaction. In: "Home-Oriented Informatics and Telematics: Proceedings of the IFIP WG 9.3 HOIT2005 Conference (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology)" Springer .