CEEDs consortium co-author B. Takács (2016), The Human as the Mind in the Machine: Addressing Big Data, in Human Computer Confluence: Transforming Human Experience Through Symbiotic Technologies, A Gaggioli (Ed.), De Gruyter Open ISBN 978-3-11-047112-0

B. Takacs, K. Csizinszky, M. Pieroni, L. Simon (2016), Evaluating the Facial Expressiveness of a Humanoid Virtual Robot Using Emotient Analytics, MPT, Budapest, Hungary.

N. Brindza, L. Simon, B. Takacs (2016), Virtual Reality: Provoking and Modulating Emotions Using a Set of Interactive Devices, MPT, Budapest, Hungary.


B. Takacs, K. Csizinszky, D. Mazzei, L. Simon (2015), A Psychological Framework to Objectively Evaluate Socially Capable Robots for Interactive Tutoring Systems, Intl. Conf. on Control, Automation and Systems.

B. Takacs, G. Richter, K. Csizinszky, D. Mazzei, L. Simon (2015), Towards a Unified Control Framework for Humanoid Robots and their Virtual Avatars in Physical and Virtual Reality-based Interactions, Intl. Conf. on Control, Automation and Systems.

B. Takacs, N. Brindza, G. Richter, E. Somogyi, L. Simon (2015), Immersive Virtual&Augmented Reality - Education and Autism Research, Intl. Conf. on Software, Multimedia and Communication Engineering.

E. Somogyi, K. Kenyeres, A. Konya, N, Donauer, B. Takacs, (2015), Visual Feedback Increases Postural Stability in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, (under review).


B. Takács (2014), Moving Beyond Classic Interaction Models, HC2 Visions White Book


Ágnes Fésüs, Dóra Horváth, B. Takács (2013), MyUI - Sensing User Needs - Mainstreaming Accessibility through Synergistic User Modelling and Adaptability, NeuroRescue, Nov.2013, Barcelona.

Ágnes Fésüs, B. Takács (2013), Best Practices in Neurology - The Future maybe closer than we think (Neurorescue - MyUI Use Case) Peto Intézet - Magyar Tudomány Ünnepe, Nov 29. 2013, Budapest. (in Hungarian).


D. Gatica-Perez, T. Gottron, M. Hahn, J. Hurley, Y. Kompatsiaris, M. Larson, B. Takacs, C. Timmerer, D. Wortley (2011),
Vision 2020 on Networked Media and Web Applications, European Commission

Csukly. G., R. Telek, D. Filipovits, B. Takács, Zs. Unoka, L. Simon (2011),
What is the Relationship Between the Recognition of Emotions and Core Beliefs: Associations Between the Recognition of Emotions in Facial Expressions
and the Maladaptive Schemas in Depressed Patients, J. of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. Link - PubMed

Takács B, L. Simon, M. Peissner (2011), Sensing User Needs: Recognition Technologies and User Models for Adaptive User Interfaces, HCII , Orlando, FL. USA.

Haidegger, T., B. Takács, et.al. (2011), Towards Unified Electromagnetic Tracking System Assessment--Static Errors, 33rd Intl. IEEE EMBS Conference, Boston, MA. USA.

Takács B, K.Voshburgh (2011), Anatomically Guided Ultrasound in a Backpack, Computer Integrated Surgery , Budapest, Hungary.

Takacs, B. (2011), METAMORPHOSIS: Towards Immersive Interactive Film, J. of Entertainment Computing , Accepted for publication.


Takacs, B. (2010), Immersive Interactive Reality: Internet-based On-Demand VR for Cultural Presentation, Springer J. Virtual Reality, Link

Takacs, B., G. Szijarto, G. Komaromy-Meszaros, D. Hanak, L. Dobson, Z. Komives (2010), Immersive Interactive Film & Real-Time Computer Graphics, GRAFGEO Intl. Conf. on Computer Graphics, Budapest, Hungary, 5(1).


Csukly, G. P. Czobor, B. Takacs, E. Szily, L. Simon (2009), Associations Between Symptom Severity and Emotion Recognition in Depressed Patients, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 197(2), pp. 98-103.

Csukly, G. P. Czobor, Zs. Unoka, B. Takacs, L. Simon (2009), Facial Expression Recognition in Depressed Subjects: The Impact of Intensity Level and Arousal Dimension, Acta Psychiatria Hungarica, 24(1), pp. 68-73.


Takacs, B.(2008), How and Why Affordable Virtual Reality Shapes the Future of Education, IJVR 7(1), pp. 53-66.

Csukly, G. P. Czobor, B. Takacs, E. Szily, L. Simon (2008), Facial expression recognition in depressed subjects: the impact of intensity level and arousal dimension, J. of Mental Disease.

Takacs, B., D. Hanak (2008), A Prototype Home Robot with and Ambient Facial Interface to Improve Drug Compliance, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 2008; 14: 393–395.

Takacs, B., D. Hanak, K.G. Vosburgh. (2008), A Virtual Reality Patient for Image Guided Interventions , MIAR08, Tokyo Japan.

Simon, L., B. Takács, B. P. Czobor (2008), Virtual Reality Therapy: Clinical Studies of Phobic Patients (in Hungarian) MPT08, Sopron, Hungary.

Takács, B., L. Simon P. (2008), Rehabilitation Techniques Using Virtual Reality (in Hungarian) MPT08, Sopron, Hungary.

Donauer, N., G. Gyengési, V. Fáy, A. Kontra, B. Takács (2008), Treating Visual Neglect Syndrome with the Help of Virtual Reality: A Clinical Study (in Hungarian) MPT08, Sopron, Hungary.

Takacs, B., D. Hanak (2008), Home Robots and Ambient Facial Interfaces: Towards Building a Novel Telehealth Platform for Drug Compliance, TTec08, Tromso, Norway.

Takacs, B., K.G. Vosburgh (2008), Compact Anatomically Guided Ultrasound for Casualty Care, ACHI, St. Luce, Martinique.

Vosburgh, K.G., J. Stoll, V. Noble, K. Pohl, R. San Jose Estepar, B. Takacs (2008), Image Registration Assists Novice Operators in Ultrasound Assessment of Abdominal Trauma, MMVR, Long Beach, CA, USA.


Takacs, B., D. Hanak (2007), A Mobile System for Assisted Living with Ambient Facial Interfaces, Intl. Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems, Vol 2. No. 2. pp. 30-50.

Hanak, D., G. Meszáros-Komáromy, G. Szijarto, B. Takacs (2007), Compliance Monitoring for Assisted Living Using Mobile Platforms, SEA07, Nov 19 – 21, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Hanak, D., B. Takacs (2007), Robots in the Home Assisting the Elderly, RCEAS, Budapest, Hungary.

Takacs, B., G. Szijarto, D. Hanak, (2007), Constant Rate Visualization of Large Anatomical Models for Medical Guidance, GRAFGEO, Budapest, Hungary.

Dobson, L., D. Hanák, B. Takacs, B. Pataki (2007), Traffic Sign Detection Using Gabor Features and Support Vector Machines, GRAFGEO, Budapest, Hungary.

Takacs, B., L. Sadovnik, G. Szijarto (2007), Radar Volume Visualization, GRAFGEO, Budapest, Hungary.

Takacs, B. (2007), PanoMOBI – A Panoramic Mobile Entertainment System, ICEC07, Shanghai, China.

Vosburgh,K.G.,J. Stoll, V. Noble, K. Pohl, R. San Jose Estepar, B. Takacs (2007), Compact Anatomically Guided Ultrasound for Combat Casualty Care, ATACC, St. Pete Beach, Florida, USA.

Pohl, K., S. Pieper, K. Vosburgh, B. Takacs (2007), Image Registered FAST (IRFAST) for Combat Casualty Triage, SLICER Users' Group, Boston, MA, USA.

Takacs, B., A. Beregszaszi, G. Komaromi-Meszaros (2007), A Panoramic Multicasting System for Mobile Entertainment, IV07/DigitalEntertainment, Zurich, Switzerland.

Takacs, B., L. Simon (2007), A Clinical Virtual Reality Rehabilitation System for Phobia Treatment, IV07/Mixed and Virtual Reality, Zurich, Switzerland.

Takacs, B. (2007), A multi-Purpose CyberTherapy Rehabilitation System and its Applications for Clinical Treatment, Laval Virtual, Laval, France.

Hanak, D., G. Szijarto, G. Komaromi-Meszaros, A. Beregszaszi, B. Takacs (2007), Building a Panoramic Spherical Video Recording and Presentation System for Telepresence, Laval Virtual, Laval, France.

Donauer, Nándor, G. Gyengési, E. Apró, B. Takács (2007), Virtual Reality Training for Neurorehabilitation, Szentgothard, Hungary.

Takacs, B. (2007), BabyTeach: Using Ambient Facial Interfaces for Interactive Education, ERCIM News, Technology-Enhanced Learning.

Takacs, B., D. Hanak (2007), Monitoring the Elderly using Mobile Platforms, MST News. , No. 6/07 December. pp 36-37.


Takács, B. (2006), Building Reactive and Emotionally Responsive Virtual Children for Edutainment and Interactive Art, 10th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV06), London, England.

Takács, B. (2006), A Portable Ultrasound Guidance and Training System Using High Fidelity Virtual Human Models, 3rd International Conference on BioMedical Visualization, London, England.

G. Csukly, P. Czobor, B. Takács, L. Simon (2006), Associations Between the Recognition of Basic Emotions in Facial Expressions and SCL-90R

Takács, B. (2006), SNOW CRASH: Virtual Reality Goes Real ! , Los Angeles, SIGGRAPH Chapter

Takács, B. (2006), Chapter 8 in H. Wechsler's Reliable Face Recognition , Springer.

Corsi,P, B. Takács, et.al. (2006), Part I./Chapter 3 Innovation Engineering: The Power of Immaterial Networks, Lavoisier-Hermes Sciences Publishing, Paris & London.

Takács, B. (2006), 3D Volumetric Radar Using 94-GHz Millimeter Waves, SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Enhanced and Synthetic Vision, Orlando, FL, USA.


Takács, B. (2005), Using Advanced Facial Animation, Digital Perception and Closed-loop Dialogues to Interact with People, Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering,Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Takács, B. (2005), Virtual Human Interface: Combining Virtual Reality, Advanced Facial Animation and Computer Vision to Address Real-World Tasks , NASA JPL,Pasadena, CA, USA.

Takács, B. (2005), Operating Room of the Future: Cyber Reality Demonstration at Harvard BWH, Harvard University BWH Dept. of Radiology,Boston, MA, USA.

Takács, B. (2005), Special Education & Rehabilitation: Teaching and Healing with Interactive Graphics, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications,Special Issue on Computer Graphics in Education,Sept/Oct.

Takács, B. (2005), Affective Intelligence: A Novel User Interface Paradigm, 1st Int. Conference on Affective Computing & Intelligent Interaction,Beijing, China.

Takács, B. (2005), Real-Time Millimeter Wave Radar Vision System, Journal of Imaging Science and Technology May/June.

Simon, L., V. Simon, B. Takács (2005), Experiences Using Virtual Reality (VR) Therapy for Psychiatric Care, (in Hungarian) Magyar Pszichiatriai Tarsasag Jubileumi Vandorgyulese, Budapest, Hungary.

Csukly, G., B. Takács, L. Simon (2005), Emotion Recognition Capabilities of Depressed and Healthy Patients: A Comparative Study, (in Hungarian) Magyar Pszichiatriai Tarsasag Jubileumi Vandorgyulese, Budapest, Hungary.

Takács, B., G. Szijarto, B. Benedek (2005), Virtual Patient for Anatomical Ultrasound Guidance, 3rd Intl. Conf.on On Computer Animation and Geometric Modeling, Budapest, Hungary.


Csukly, G., L. Simon, B. Kiss, B. Takács (2004), Evaluating Psychiatric Patients Using High Fidelity Animated Faces, World Psychiatric Association International Congress - Treatments in Psychiatry: an update. Florence, Italy..

Takács, B. (2004), Virtual Patients: from Image Guided Therapy to CyberPsychology, Harvard SPL, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

Takács, B. (2004), Opportunities & Challenges in Computer Graphics: Turning Scientific Tools to Successful Real-Life Applications, CGIV04, Penang, Malaysia.

Takács, B. (2004), Virtual Human Information Kiosk: a Perceptive & Intelligent Digital Agent, CGIV04, Penang, Malaysia.

Takács, B. (2004), European Union FET - Proactive Initiative Foreseen for Future Call Presence 2, EU FET, Darmstadt, Germany.

Kiss, B. B. Benedek, G. Szijarto, B. Takács, (2004), Believable Intelligent Agent: Face-to-Face Interaction with a Digital Human in a Virtual Environment, 1st Central European International Multimedia and Virtual Reality Conference, Veszprem, Hungary.

Takács, B. (2004), Real-time Virtual Humans: GET A LIFE ! , Los Angeles, SIGGRAPH Chapter

Kiss, B., B. Benedek, G. Szijarto, B. Takács (2004), Closed Loop Dialog Model of Face-to-Face Communication with a Photo-Real Virtual Human, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Visual Communications and Image Processing, San Jose, CA, USA.

Csukly G, L. Simon, B. Benedek, G. Szijarto, B. Kiss, B. Takács (2004), Evaluating Psychiatric Patients Using High Fidelity Animated 3D Faces, CyberTherapy, San Diego, CA, USA.

Kiss, B., B. Benedek, G. Szijarto, G. Csukly, L. Simon, B. Takács (2004), The Virtual Patient: A Photo-real Virtual Human for VR-based Therapy Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, Newport Beach, CA, USA.

Benedek, B., G. Szijarto, B. Kiss, B. Takács (2004), Open-architecture Virtual Reality Platform for Interdisciplinary Applications, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Three-dimensional Image Capture and Applications VI (EI07), San Jose, CA, USA.

Takács, B., S. Pieper, J. Cebral, Benedek, B., G. Szijarto, B. Kiss (2004), Facial Modeling for Plastic Surgery Using Magnetic Resonance Imagery, SPIE Electronic Imaging, The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2004 (EI06), San Jose, CA, USA.

Takács, B., et.al. (2004), Real-time Visualization Using a 2D/3D Imaging MMWave Radar, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Real-Time Imaging VIII (EI13), San Jose, CA, USA.

Takács, B., L. Sadovnik, D. Wong (2004), Sensor Integrated Real-time Synthetic Vision System Using MMW Radar Imaging, Neural Networks Society Newsletters.

Fodor, I. B. Takács, Kiss B. (2004), Digital Hosstesses: New Opportunities for Event Organizers and Location-based Entertainment, R3 Compexpo, Budapest, Hungary.


Takács, B. (2003), The Future of Virtual Reality: Principles, Design, Implementation and Applications, invited lecture at the European Commission, IST, Brussels, Belgium.

Takács, B., B. Kiss (2003), The Virtual Human Interface: A Photo-realistic Digital Human, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications,Special Issue on Computer Graphics in Education,Sept/Oct.

Takács, B.(2003), Past, Present and Future Applications of Computer Graphics and Animation, invited lecture at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, John Von Neumann Centennial Year, Budapest, Hungary..

Kiss, B., G. Szijarto, B. Benedek, L. Simon, G. Csukly, B. Takács (2003), CyberTherapy: Applications of Virtual Reality and Digital Humans in Clinical Psychology, 2nd Intl. Conf.on On Computer Animation and Geometric Modeling, Budapest, Hungary.

Kiss, B., B. Takács (2003), Virtual Human Interface, Laval Virtual Trophies, Laval, France.

Kiss, B. B.Takács, G. Szijártó (2003), Integrated Virtual Human Interface System with Portable Virtual Reality Capability, (research demonstration), Virtual Reality Conference, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Takács, B. (2003), Innovations in Facial & Body Animation: The Virtual Human Interface, invited lecture at ISI Center for Advanced Research in Technology for Education (CARTE), Marina del Rey, CA, USA.

Simon, L., G. Csukly, B. Kiss, B.Takács (2003), Psychological Diagnostic Tool Using Animated 3D Emotional Facial Expressions, 10th Annual Confrence of the Hungarian Association for Clinical Psychology, Sopron, Hungary.

Takács, B. (2003), Art and Entertainment: Innovations in Facial Animation , invited lecture at Department of Design/Media Arts, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Takács, B. (2003), Innovations in Facial Animation: Modeling, Control, Animation and Delivery, Los Angeles, SIGGRAPH Chapter


Kiss, B., G.Szijártó, B.Takács (2002), Virtual Human Interface: Towards Building an Intelligent Animated Agent, presented at SIGGRAPH Sketches, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Omedas, P., F. Berrizbeitia, G. Szijárto, G.Szijártó, B.Takács (2002), Model-based Facial Animation for Mobile Communication, Ibero-American Symposium on Computer Graphics, Guimarăes, Portugal.

Takács, B. (2002), State-of-the-Art in Digital Human Animation for Film, Television, Mobile Communication and the Internet, Conf. on Computer Animation and Geometric Modeling, Budapest. Hungary.

Szijarto, G., Kiss, B., B. Takács (2002), Model-based Real-time Facial Animation: Design and Implementation , Conf. on Computer Animation and Geometric Modeling, Budapest. Hungary.

2000 and Before

·       Fromherz, T., B. Takács, E. Hueso, D. Metaxas, P. Stucki (2000), Facial Tracking and Animation Using a 3D Sensor, ICFGR’2000 Grenoble, France.

·       Takács, B., T. Fromherz, S. Tice, D. Metaxas (1999), Virtual Celebrities: Facial Tracking, Gesture Recognition and Animation for the Movie Industry, ICCV’99 Corfu, Greece.

·       Takács, B., T. Fromherz (1999), Digital Cloning System, presented at Siggraph99, Millennium Motel, Futuristic Technologies.

·       Takács B. (1999), Motion Capture: New Challenges, New Tools, lecture at Siggraph Los Angeles Chapter, May, 1999.

·       Takács, B. (1999),  Digital Actors, Interactive Television and the World of Copernicus in A média jövője, Csermely, Ráduly, Sükösd Eds., December 2000. (in Hungarian).

·       Takács B. (1998), Comparing Face Images Using the Modified Hausdorff Distance, in Pattern Recognition, November.

·       Takács, B., H. Wechsler (1998), Fast Searching of Digital Face Libraries Using Binary Image Metrics, Int. Conf. On Pattern Recognition, August, 1998, Brisbane, Australia.

·       Takács, B., H. Wechsler (1998), Face Recognition Using Binary Image Metrics, Int. Conf. on Automatic Face- and Gesture Recognition, April, 1998, Nara, Japan.

·       Takács, B., H. Wechsler (1997), A Saccadic Vision System for Landmark Detection and Face Recognition, in Proc. NATO Advanced Study Institute: Face Recognition, Stirling, UK (invited).

·       Takács, B., H. Wechsler (1997), A Dynamic, Multiresolution Model of Visual Attention and its Application to Facial Landmark Detection, in CVGIP Image Understanding, 71(1).

·       Takács, B., H. Wechsler (1997), Detection of Faces and Facial Landmarks Using Retinal Filter Banks, in Pattern Recognition, 30(10), 1623-36.

·       Takács, B., H. Wechsler (1996), Attention and Pattern Detection Using Sensory and Reactive Control Mechanisms, in Proc. 13th International Conference On Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Vienna, Austria.

·       Takács, B., H. Wechsler (1996), Visual Filters for Face Recognition in Proc. Int. Conf. on Automatic Face- and Gesture Recognition, Killington, Vermont, USA.

·       Takács, B., H. Wechsler, E, Wegman (1996), Geometric Modeling Methods for Facial Landmark Detection and Recognition, Interface Graph-Image-Vision, Sydney, Australia (invited).

·       Takács, B. (1996), A Parallel Computational Model of Attention and Saccade Generation in the Human Visual System in Proc. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, Kona, Hawaii, USA.

·       Gutta, S., J. Huang, B. Takács, H. Wechsler (1996), Face Recognition Using Hybrid Systems, Proc. Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition (IAPR) Workshop on Emerging Applications of Computer Vision, Washington, D.C., USA.

·       Gutta, S., J. Huang, B. Takács, H. Wechsler (1996), Automated Face Recognition, SPIE Symposium on Enabling Technologies for Law Enforcement and Security, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

·       Takács, B., H. Wechsler (1995), Face Location Using A Dynamic Model of  Retinal Feature Extraction in Proc. of International Workshop on Automatic Face- and Gesture-Recognition, Zürich, Switzerland.

·       Takács B. (1995), A Computational Model of the Human Visual System, in Proc. Computational Modeling and Imaging in Biosciences, Kecskemét, Hungary.

·       Takács, B., H. Wechsler, E. Wegman (1994), Parallel Simulation of an Active Vision Model, in Proc. Intel Supercomputer Users Group, San Diego, California, USA.

·       Takács, B., H. Wechsler (1994), Locating Facial Features Using SOFM, in Proc. 12th International Conference On Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Jerusalem, Israel.