Nikolaos Malandrakis

Ph.D. USC Viterbi School of Engineering

"There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion." - Carl Gustav Jung

Education

Research Interests

  • Emotion Detection
  • Automatic Speech Recognition
  • Multi-Modal Systems
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Spoken Dialogue Systems

Publications

2011

  1. Nikos Malandrakis, Alexandros Potamianos, Giorgos Evangelopoulos, Athanasia Zlatintsi, A supervised approach to movie emotion tracking , in proceedings of ICASSP 2011
  2. Nikos Malandrakis, Alexandros Potamianos, Elias Iosif, Shrikanth Narayanan, Kernel models for affective lexicon creation , in proceedings of Interspeech 2011
  3. Nikos Malandrakis, Alexandros Potamianos, Elias Iosif, Shrikanth Narayanan, EmotiWord: Affective Lexicon Creation with Application to Interaction and Multimedia Data , in proceedings of MUSCLE Workshop 2011

2012

  1. Nikos Malandrakis, Elias Iosif, Alexandros Potamianos, DeepPurple: Estimating Sentence Semantic Similarity using N-gram Regression Models and Web Snippets , in proceedings of SemEval 2012

2013

  1. Nikolaos Malandrakis, Alexandros Potamianos, Shrikanth Narayanan, Continuous Models of Affect from Text using N-grams , in proceedings of ICASSP 2013
  2. Nikolaos Malandrakis, Elias Iosif, Vassiliki Prokopi, Alexandros Potamianos, Shrikanth Narayanan, DeepPurple: Lexical, String and Affective Feature Fusion for Sentence-Level Semantic Similarity Estimation , in proceedings of *SEM 2013
  3. Nikolaos Malandrakis, Abe Kazemzadeh, Alexandros Potamianos, Shrikanth Narayanan, SAIL: A hybrid approach to sentiment analysis , in proceedings of SemEval 2013
  4. Nikolaos Malandrakis, Shiva Sundaram, Alexandros Potamianos, Affective Classification of Generic Audio Clips using Regression Models , in proceedings of Interspeech 2013
  5. Nikolaos Malandrakis, Alexandros Potamianos, Elias Iosif, Shrikanth Naraynan, Distributional Semantic Models for Affective Text Analysis , in IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing

2014

  1. Nikolaos Malandrakis, Alexandros Potamianos, Kean J. Hsu, Kalina N. Babeva, Michelle C. Feng, Gerald C. Davison, Shrikanth Narayanan, Affective Language Model Adaptation via Corpus Selection , in proceedings of ICASSP 2014
  2. Nikolaos Malandrakis, Michael Falcone, Colin Vaz, Jesse James Bisogni, Alexandros Potamianos, Shrikanth Narayanan, SAIL: Sentiment Analysis using Semantic Similarity and Contrast Features , in proceedings of SemEval 2014
  3. Kalliopi Zervanou, Nikolaos Malandrakis, Shrikanth Narayanan, SAIL-GRS: Grammar Induction for Spoken Dialogue Systems using CF-IRF Rule Similarity , in proceedings of SemEval 2014
  4. Rahul Gupta, Nikolaos Malandrakis, Bo Xiao, Tanaya Guha, Maarten Van Segbroeck, Matthew Black, Alexandos Potamianos, Shrikanth Narayanan, Multimodal prediction of affective dimensions and depression in human-computer interactions , in proceedings of AVEC 2014

2015

  1. Jonathan Gratch, Gale Lucas, Nikolaos Malandrakis, Evan Szablowski, Eli Fessler, Jeffrey Nichols, To tweet or not to tweet: The question of emotion and excitement about sporting events , Proceedings of ISRE 2015
  2. Nikolaos Malandrakis, Shrikanth Narayanan, Therapy Language Analysis using Automatically Generated Psycholinguistic Norms , in proceedings of Interspeech 2015
  3. James Gibson, Nikolaos Malandrakis, Francisco Romero, David C. Atkins, Shrikanth Narayanan, Predicting Therapist Empathy in Motivational Interviews using Language Features Inspired by Psycholinguistic Norms , in proceedings of Interspeech 2015
  4. Jonathan Gratch, Gale Lucas, Nikolaos Malandrakis, Evan Szablowski, Eli Fessler, Jeffrey Nichols, GOAALLL!: Using Sentiment in the World Cup to Explore Theories of Emotion , in proceedings of WASA 2015
  5. Anil Ramakrishna, Nikolaos Malandrakis, Elizabeth Staruk, Shrikanth Narayanan, A quantitative analysis of gender differences In movies using psycholinguistic normatives , in proceedings of EMNLP 2015

2016

  1. Manoj Kumar, Rahul Gupta, Daniel Bone, Nikolaos Malandrakis, Somer Bishop, Shrikanth Narayanan, Objective Language Feature Analysis in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders During Autism Assessment , in proceedings of Interspeech 2016
  2. Elisavet Palogiannidi, Athanasia Kolovou, Fenia Christopoulou, Filippos Kokkinos, Iosif Elias, Nikolaos Malandrakis, Harris Papageorgiou, Tweester: Sentiment Analysis in Twitter using Semantic-Affective Model Adaptation , in proceedings of SemEval 2016
  3. Jonathan Gratch, Gale Lucas, Nikolaos Malandrakis, Evan Szablowski, Eli Fessler, Jeffrey Nichols, GOAALLL!: Using Sentiment in the World Cup to Explore Theories of Emotion , in Image and Vision Computing (in press)

2017

  1. Nikolaos Malandrakis, Ondrej Glembek, Shrikanth Narayanan, Extracting Situation Frames from non-English Speech: Evaluation Framework and Pilot Results , in proceedings of Interspeech 2017
  2. Pavlos Papadopoulos, Ruchir Travadi, Colin Vaz, Nikolaos Malandrakis, Ulf Hermjakob, Nima Pourdamghani, Michael Pust, Boliang Zhang, Xiaoman Pan, Di Lu, Ying Lin, Ondrej Glembek, Murali Karthick B, Martin Karafiat, Lukas Burget, Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, Heng Ji, Jonathan May, Kevin Knight, Shrikanth Narayanan, Team ELISA System for DARPA LORELEI Speech Evaluation 2016 , in proceedings of Interspeech 2017
  3. Anil Ramakrishna, Victor Martinez, Nikolaos Malandrakis, Karan Singla, Shrikanth Narayanan, Linguistic analysis of differences in portrayal of movie characters , in proceedings of ACL 2017

Curriculum Vitae