Comparing Three Computational Models of Affect

  • Tibor Bosse
  • Jonathan Gratch
  • Johan F. Hoorn
  • Matthijs Portier
  • Ghazanfar F. Siddiqui
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 70)

Abstract

In aiming for behavioral fidelity, artificial intelligence cannot and no longer ignores the formalization of human affect. Affect modeling plays a vital role in faithfully simulating human emotion and in emotionally-evocative technology that aims at being real. This paper offers a short expose about three models concerning the generation and regulation of affect: CoMERG, EMA and I-PEFiCADM, which each in their own right are successfully applied in the agent and robot domain. We argue that the three models partly overlap and where distinct, they complement one another. We provide an analysis of the theoretical concepts, and provide a blueprint of an integration, which should result in a more precise representation of affect simulation in virtual humans.

Keywords

Affect modeling Cognitive modeling Virtual agents 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tibor Bosse
    • 1
  • Jonathan Gratch
    • 3
  • Johan F. Hoorn
    • 2
  • Matthijs Portier
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ghazanfar F. Siddiqui
    • 1
    • 2
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Artificial IntelligenceVU UniversityAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Center for Advanced Media Research AmsterdamVU UniversityAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Institute for Creative TechnologiesUniversity of Southern California 
  4. 4.Department of Computer ScienceQuaid-i-Azam University IslamabadPakistan

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