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M. Sc. Taubert, Nick

PhD Student

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Room: 5.523a
Section for Computational Sensomotorics
Department of Cognitive Neurology
Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research
Centre for Integrative Neuroscience
University Clinic Tübingen
Otfried-Müller-Str. 25
72076 Tübingen, Germany

+497071 2989135


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Nick Taubert

Reseach Interests

  • Machine learning algorithms for human body movements
  • Interactions between humans and virtual characters in VR
  • Computer graphics and computer animation

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Reviewed Publications

Taubert, N., St-Amand, J., Kumar, P., Gizzi, L. & Giese, M. A. (2020). Reactive Hand Movements from Arm Kinematics and EMG Signals Based on Hierarchical Gaussian Process Dynamical Models. Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning – ICANN 2020 29th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Bratislava, Slovakia, September 15–18, 2020, Proceedings, Part I. Springer, Berlin(127-140). [More] 
Stettler, M., Taubert, N., Azizpour, T., Siebert, R., Spadacenta, S., Dicke, P. et al. (2020). Physiologically-inspired Neural Circuits for the Recognition of Dynamic Faces. Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning – ICANN 2020 29th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Bratislava, Slovakia, September 15–18, 2020, Proceedings, Part I. Springer, Berlin(168-179). [More] 
Taubert, N., Stettler, M., Sting, L., Siebert, R., Spadacenta, S., Dicke, P. et al (2020). Cross-species diferences in the perception of dynamic facial expressions. VSS 2020, 19-24 Jun . [More] 
Siebert, R., Taubert, N., Spadacenta, S., Dicke, P. W., Giese, M. A. & Thier, P. (2020). A naturalistic dynamic monkey head avatar elicits species-typical reactions and overcomes the uncanny valley. ENEURO.0524-19.2020. [More] 
Stettler, M., Taubert, N., Sting, L., Siebert, R., Spadacenta, S., Dicke, P. et al (2019). Cross-species differences in the perception of dynamic facial expressions. Talk at ECVP Conference 2019, Perception 48(2S),63 . [More] 
Taubert, N., Stettler, M., Sting, L., Siebert, R., Spadacenta, S., Dicke, P. et al (2019). Cross-species differences in the perception of dynamic facial expressions. VSS Annual Meeting 2019, Journal of Vision 19(10):155 . [More] 
Kodl, J., Mukovskiy, A., Mohammadi, P., Malekzadeh, M., Taubert, N., Christensen, A. et al (2019). Online planning and control of ball throwing by the humanoid robot COMAN and validation exploiting VR in rehabilitation scenarios with ataxia patients. Oral presentation and extended abstract in Proc. of CYBATHLON Symposium on Assistive and Wearable Robotics (AsWeR 2019). 16–17 May, 2019, Karlsruhe . [More] 
Kodl, J., Dijkstra, T., Taubert, N. & Giese, M. A (2019). Role of body cues in intent perception during ball catching. ECVP 2019, Perception 48(2S),121 . [More] 
Kodl, J., Mukovskiy, A., Dijkstra, T., Brötz, D., Ludolph, N., Taubert, N. et al. (2017). Ball Throwing Games in Virtual Reality for Motor Rehabilitation. Iberdiscap, Bogota, Colombia, ISSN 2619-6433, 489-496. [More] 
Kodl, J., Mukovskiy, A., Dijkstra, T., Brötz, D., Ludolph, N., Taubert, N. et al (2017). Ball Throwing Games in Virtual Reality for Motor Rehabilitation. IX Iberoamerican Congress in Assistive Technology, Iberdiscap, Bogota, Colombia, ISSN 2619-6433 . [More] 
Mukovskiy, A., Taubert, N., Endres, D., Vassallo, C., Naveau, M., Stasse, O. et al. (2017). Modeling of coordinated human body motion by learning of structured dynamic representations. In: J.P. Laumond et al. (Eds.): "Geometric and Numerical Foundations of Movements," Springer STAR Series, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg., 117, 237-267. [More] 
Sacheli, L. M., Christensen, A., Giese, M. A., Taubert, N., Pavone, E. F., Aglioti, S. M. et al. (2015). Prejudiced interactions: implicit racial bias reduces predictive simulation during joint action with an out-group avatar. Scientific Reports, 5, 8507. [More] 
Velychko, D., Endres, D., Taubert, N. & Giese, M. A. (2014). Coupling Gaussian Process Dynamical Models with Product-of-Experts Kernels. Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning – ICANN 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8681, 603-610. [More] 
Taubert, N., Löffler, M., Ludolph, N., Christensen, A., Endres, D. & Giese, M. A. (2013). A virtual reality setup for controllable, stylized real-time interactions between humans and avatars with sparse Gaussian process dynamical models. Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Applied Perception, 41-44. [More] 
Taubert, N., Christensen, A., Endres, D. & Giese, M. A. (2012). Online Simulation of Emotional Interactive Behaviors with Hierarchical Gaussian Process Dynamical Models. Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Applied Perception (ACM-SAP 2012), 25-32. [More] 

Unreviewed Publications

Taubert, N., Markanday, A., Spadacenta, S., Dicke, P., Thier, P. & Giese, M. A (2016). Monkey Head: Highly-realistic Computer-animation Model for Macaque Facial Expressions. VECTOR Conference 27-29 Juli, Tübingen, Germany . [More] 
Taubert, N., Li, J., Endres, D., Christensen, A., de Gelder, B. & Giese, M. A (2016). Probabilistic model for the online synthesis of stylized reactive movements in Virtual Reality. VECTOR Conference 27-29 Juli, Tübingen, Germany . [More] 
Kodl, J., Taubert, N. & Giese, M. A (2016). Detecting Body Movement Patterns Resulting in Deceptive Behaviour in a Virtual Reality Throwing Task. VECTOR Conference 27-29 Juli, Tübingen, Germany . [More] 
Taubert, N., Li, J., Endres, D. & Giese, M. A (2015). Perception of emotional body expressions depends on concurrent involvement in social interaction. ECVP 2015, Perception , 27-28. [More] 
Taubert, N., Li, J., Endres, D. & Giese, M. A (2015). Dependence of the perception of emotional body movements on concurrent social motor behavior Abstract submitted for VSS 2015, 15-20 Mai, Florida. Journal of Vision September 2015, Vol.15, 505. [More] 
Taubert, N., Christensen, A., Endres, D. & Giese, M. A (2012). Perception of synthetically generated interactive human emotional body expressions European Conference on Visual Perception, ECVP 2012, Alghero, Italy. [More] 
Christensen, A., Taubert, N., Huis, V. E., de Gelder, B. & Giese, M. A (2012). Percpetion of emotion from interactive body movement: influence of emotion congruency Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting 2012, 11 - 16 May 2012. [More]