TEMo-Chine: Tangible Emotion Machine

  • Omar Mubin
  • Abdullah Al Mahmud
  • Christoph Bartneck
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4662)


We examine whether or not it is possible to determine, recognize and/or report the emotional state of a group of people through touch and/or body motion. We present the initial design of a mechanism for an asynchronous yet anonymous means of communication where the basic framework is set up by defining interaction with the system and aggregating the individual interaction components. We present the results from our initial user evaluation based on a scenario-based methodology. The results prove that users tend to exhibit similar emotional expression and interaction modalities, which could be used to determine general emotional states.


Emotional State Interaction Modality Facial Expression Recognition Design Idea Affective Computing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Omar Mubin
    • 1
  • Abdullah Al Mahmud
    • 1
  • Christoph Bartneck
    • 2
  1. 1.User-System Interaction ProgramThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB EindhovenThe Netherlands

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