Grand Challenge

Emotion Recognition in the Wild Challenge 2017

The fifth Emotion Recognition in the Wild (EmotiW) 2017 Grand Challenge consists of an all-day event with a focus on affective sensing in unconstrained conditions. There are two sub-challenges: audio-video based emotion classification sub-challenge and image based group emotion recognition sub-challenge.

Challenge website:

Contact email: emotiw2014[AT]


Challenge website up mid February 2017
Train and validate data available April 2017
Test data available 8 July 2017
Last date for uploading the results 23 July 2017
Paper submission deadline 10 August 2017
Paper notification 1 September 2017
Camera-ready papers 21 September 2017


  • Abhinav Dhall (Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, India)
  • Roland Goecke (University of Canberra, Australia)
  • Jyoti Joshi (University of Waterloo, Canada)
  • Jesse Hoey (University of Waterloo, Canada)
  • Tom Gedeon (Australian National University, Australia)

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