Associate Professor

+33 (0)6 71 62 50 45

CESI, 93 bd de la Seine
92 000 Nanterre

Research Interests

Social Signal Processing, Human-human and Human-computer Interaction, Group Dynamics, Virtual Agents, Non-verbal Behavior


PhD in Human-Computer Interaction

Sorbonne University


International Master in Cognitive Science, Language and Multimodal Interaction Track

University of Trento


Bachelor in Applied Cognitive Psychology

University of Trento


Co-supervision of PhD Theses

•    T. BATAL, « Environnements numériques immersifs et collaboratifs favorisant la créativité », started in Decembre 2021, co-supervised by S.Buisine and A.Boisadan.

Selected Publications

International Journals with Peer Review

  • Biancardi, B., Dermouche, S., & Pelachaud, C. (2021). Adaptation Mechanisms in Human-Agent Interaction: Effects on User's Impressions and Engagement. Frontiers in Computer Sciences, Human-Media Interaction, 3, 69, 19 pages.
  • Biancardi, B., Mancini, M., Lerner, P., & Pelachaud, C. (2019). Managing an Agent's Self-presentational Strategies during an Interaction. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 6, 93, 16 pages.

    International Conferences with Peer Review

  • Biancardi, B., O'Toole, P., Giaccaglia, I., Ravenet, B., Pitt, I., Mancini, M., & Varni, G. (2021, September). How ECA vs Human Leaders Affect the Perception of Transactive Memory System (TMS) in a Team. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII). IEEE Computer Society.
  • Biancardi, B., Maisonnave-Couterou, L., Renault, P., Ravenet, B., Mancini, M., & Varni, G. (2020, October). The WoNoWa Dataset: Investigating the Transactive Memory System in Small Group Interactions. In Proceedings of the 22nd ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI) (pp. 528-537). ACM, New York. BEST PAPER NOMINEE.
  • Biancardi, B., Wang, C., Mancini, M., Cafaro, A., Chanel, G., & Pelachaud, C. (2019, September). A Computational Model for Managing Impressions of an Embodied Conversational Agent in Real-Time. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII) (pp. 1-7). IEEE Computer Society.