The workshop is jointed with the CCGL Workshop at IVA, the title of this event is now:

Joint Workshops of Techniques Towards Companion Technologies (T2CT 2013) and Cultural Characters in Games and Learning (CCGL 2013)

Every talk should not exceed 20 minutes for presentation with a planned 10 minutes discussion for each talk, to fulfill the workshop character.

1:00 - 2:00 pm Welcome / introduction talk
2:00 - 3:30 pm talks of T2CT:
1. An Always-On Companion for Isolated Older Adults
2. Attention Please: Modeling User Interest in a Conversation with a Tour Guide Robot
3. A long-term stopping criterion for the forward-backward feature selection algorithm for the classification of emotions in speech
3:30 - 4:00 pm coffe break joint with demos
4:00 - 5:00 pm eCute presentation
5:00 - 5:45 pm talks of CCGL
5:45 - 6:00 pm closing discussion