Expressed Emotion Calculation Method According to the User’s Personality

  • Kazuya Mera
  • Takumi Ichimura
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4253)


In human communication, people do not always express the emotions they feel inside. In this paper, we propose a method to calculate “expressed emotions” from “aroused emotions” based on the personality of the agent, the situation of the conversation, and relationship with the partner. We consider five types of personality factors (extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience) based on the “Big 5” model. The effect of each personality factor is calculated to amplify/suppress the aroused emotions. The amplification/suppression effects from five personality factors are collated and the degree of aroused emotion is calculated.


Facial Expression Arouse Emotion Personality Factor Express Emotion Target Emotion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuya Mera
    • 1
  • Takumi Ichimura
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Information SciencesHiroshima City UniversityHiroshimaJapan

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