Analytical Steps for the Calibration of an Emotional Framework

Pre-test and Evaluation Procedures
  • Nicholas H. MüllerEmail author
  • Martina Truschzinski
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9169)


The emotion model of the Smart Virtual Worker is the result of three years of interdisciplinary research. After successful implementation and pre-validation of the model and the surrounding simulation architecture, the model had to be calibrated by using real life working scenarios. The task of carrying differently weighed boxes over a 30 m distance was chosen as the foundation for the model. Subsequent fitting of the model led to a positive evaluation outcome which presented a mean 88 % fitting of the model’s simulated emotional valence in relation to the observed real world behavior.


Emotion framework Work simulation Workflow simulator Emotional valence Emotional model Evaluation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Media ResearchChemnitz University of TechnologyChemnitzGermany
  2. 2.Chair of Automation TechnologyChemnitz University of TechnologyChemnitzGermany

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