Stefan Rank


I am now an Assistant Professor at Drexel University in Philadephia.

Please visit for up-to-date information. This page currently reflects the state at the beginning of 2013.

email:stefan(DOT)rank(AT)ofai(DOT)at (substitute ;-)
web:profile on Google Scholar, ResearchGate,
titleprefix:Dipl.Ing. Dr.techn. (corresponds to MSc & PhD)
pdf-cv:Full CV

Stefan Rank

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Some of the previous projects I was involved in:

Research Interests

Development and application of computational models of affective behavior, at different levels of granularity, for interactive applications in new media and appliances in everyday life. Implementations in software agents for interactive entertainment and agent-based simulation, for a narrative purpose in (virtual or real) environments, and the study of the implications of affective processes for controlling intelligent agents in general.

Areas: Intelligent Software Agents, Affective Computing, New Media, Game Design, AI and Interactive Entertainment, Pedagogical Applications, Human-Computer Interaction, Multi-Agent Based Simulation, Interactive Narrative, Privacy, User Modelling.



This is a selection of recent publications, presentation slides, and posters. Use the search for a full list of publications.

In case there is not yet a suitable link to an online version that you can access, please contact me by email for a copy!

Talks and Demos

Press Coverage


If no web-link is provided, please contact me directly for details and availability.

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