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Facial Signs of Affect During Tutoring Sessions

  • Dirk Heylen
  • Mattijs Ghijsen
  • Anton Nijholt
  • Rieks op den Akker
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3784)

Abstract

An emotionally intelligent tutoring system should be able to taking into account relevant aspects of the mental state of the student when providing feedback. The student’s facial expressions, put in context, could provide cues with respect to this state. We discuss the analysis of the facial expression displayed by students interacting with an Intelligent Tutoring System and our attempts to relate expression, situation and mental state building on Scherer’s component process model of emotion appraisal.

Keywords

Facial Expression Haptic Device Facial Expression Recognition Tutoring System Intelligent Tutoring System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Heylen
    • 1
  • Mattijs Ghijsen
    • 2
  • Anton Nijholt
    • 1
  • Rieks op den Akker
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Twente 
  2. 2.University of AmsterdamThe Netherlands

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