Alwin de Rooij
PhD Research Student
Alwin joined the Centre in October 2012. He is a transdisciplinary researcher who investigates what happens when human biology and artificial systems meet. Recent work includes research into the role of abstraction and metaphor in the design of sociable robots. Currently, his main focus is on the development of the new field of affective creativity support, which aims to create new technologies that utilize the relationship between emotion and creativity to help people get the most out of their own creative capabilities.
Alwin received an MSc degree with distinction in Media Technology from Leiden University, and a BFA from the interfaculty ArtScience of The Royal Academy of Art and the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, NL. His work has been published in the field of affective and interactive systems, and has been shown at venues such as V2_, Discovery Festival, and Todays Art.
You can find out more about Alwin's work at http://www.alwinderooij.com
- De Rooij, A. (2014). Toward affect regulation via embodied interaction. To appear in Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Februari 26-29 2014, Haifa, Israel.
- De Rooij, A. & Jones, S. (2013). Motor Expressions as Creativity Support: Exploring the Potential for Physical Interaction. Proceedings of The 27th International British Computer Society Human Computer Interaction Conference. PDF
- De Rooij, A. & Jones, S. (2013). Mood and Creativity: An Appraisal Tendency Perspective. Proceedings of the 9th ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition. PDF
- De Rooij, A., Broekens, J., & Lamers, M. H. (2013). Abstract Expressions of Affect. International Journal of Synthetic Emotions, 4(1), 1-31. PDF
- De Rooij, A., Broekens, J., & Lamers, M. H. (2010). Abstract Affective Robotics (Master Thesis). Leiden University Repository. PDF
- De Jong, S., Kirkali, D., Schraffenberger, H., Jillissen, J., De Rooij, A, & Terpstra, A. (2010). One-press control: a tactile input method for pressure-sensitive computer keyboards . CHI '10 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 4261-4266. PDF