This research is being carried out at the ROC HCI Lab of University of Rochester. Motivated by our past work on My Automated Conversation coacH (MACH), we have deployed our system online for anyone to practice using a computer browser. To learn more about how our system works, please read the following research paper.

M. Fung, Y. Jin, R. Zhao, M. E. Hoque, ROC Speak: Semi-Automated Personalized Feedback on Nonverbal Behavior from Recorded Videos, Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp), September 2015.

R Zhao, V. Li, H. Barabosa, G. Ghoshal, M. E. Hoque, Semi-Automated & Collaborative Online Training Module for Improving Communication Skills, PACM on Interactive, Mobile, Warble, and Ubiquitous Computing (IMWUT), 2017.

R. Shafipour, R. A. Baten, M. K. Hasan, G. Ghoshal, G. Mateos, and M. E. Hoque, Buildup of speaking skills in an online learning community: A network-analytic exploration, Palgrave Communications, vol. 4(1), pp. 1-10, June 2018.

If you have any questions or feedback. Please email us at:

If you like to request access to our data. Please fill out this form.

Follow us on  
Raiyan Abdul Baten
PhD Candidate, University of Rochester
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
M. Ehsan Hoque
Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
Department of Computer Science