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dr. H. Miri


Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Department Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence


H. Miri is a Researcher and Developer in Mixed Reality, Virtual Humans and Conversational Agents. Prior to his joining the TiU, he has studied and researched and worked in seven different countries; particularly after his first Ph.D. in Computer Science and Cognitive Robotics, he has worked in several academic positions, as well as a stint in industry. His research interests and previous works span a wide range of topics; including Human-Computer Interaction, Virtual & Augmented Reality, Games Development, Motion Capture, Cognitive Robotics, Machine Vision, Software Engineering, Affective Computing, and Environmental & Social & Criminal Psychology. Currently, his focus is on developing Intelligent Virtual Humans and Cognitive Conversational Agents as part of his second Doctorate in Cognitive Psychology and Computer Simulation. The main project he is working on is VIBE as well as being involved in SpaceBuzz.

Principal publications

  • H. Miri, J. Kolkmeier, R. Poppe, P. Taylor, D. Heylen (2017) project SENSE - Multimodal Simulation with Full-Body Real-Time Verbal and Nonverbal Interactions. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainments, 178: 279-284, Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • P.J. Lindal, H. Miri, U. Kristjansson, K.R. Johannsdottir, T. Hartig, H. Vilhjalmsson (2016) Testing the Restorative Potential of Future Urban Environments Using VR Technology - The Cities that Sustain Us Project. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the International Association for People-Environment Studies, Lund/Alnarp, Sweden.
  • P.J. Lindal, H. Miri, K.R. Johannsdottir, T. Hartig, H. Vilhjalmsson (2015) Cities That Sustain Us - Using Virtual Reality to Test the Restorative Potential of Future Urban Environments. In Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Environmental Psychology, Groningen, The Netherlands.
  • H. Miri, D.N. Davis (2014) CernoCAMAL: A Probabilistic Computational Cognitive Architecture. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany. Book ISBN: 978-3-659-11110-5
  • H. Miri (2012) CernoCAMAL: A Bayesian BDI Cognitive Architecture. Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behavior Quarterly, 134: p. 5-6 + as well as + D.N. Davis, H. Miri (2012) Probabilistic BDI in a Cognitive Robot Architecture. International Journal of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, 2(3): 1-10
Last amended: 12 January 2019