An Information Processing Model for Emotional Agents Based on the OCC Model and the Mood Congruent Effect

  • Chao Ma
  • Guanghong Gong
  • Yaofei Ma
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7027)


Emotional Agents can be regarded as traditional ones with emotional factors. There are differences between emotional Agents and traditional Agents in information perception and processing. This paper mainly deals with the design of cognitive module (information processing module) for emotional Agents. The design contains mathematical approaches to human information processing, and also takes account of the achievements in modern Psychology. The cognitive module is easy to be applied in engineering, which makes the design suitable for most circumstances.


Emotional Agent OCC Model Mood Congruent Effect Cognition Information Processing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chao Ma
    • 1
  • Guanghong Gong
    • 1
  • Yaofei Ma
    • 1
  1. 1.Advanced Simulation Technology Lab, Dept. of ASEEBeijing University of Aeronautics and AstronauticsBeijingChina

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