Pathfinding with Emotion Maps

Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 374)


In humans as well as animals, emotions greatly influence decision making on both a conscious and subconscious level. In this paper we use findings within psychology and neuroscience to create a model for modeling and using emotion maps for agent pathfinding.We propose a model that combines these emotion maps depending on the agent’s current emotions.We aim for a more varied and more natural agent behavior. Our hope is to create interesting behavior for games or game-like scenarios.


artificial intelligence emotions emotion maps pathfinding 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of Science and TechnologyLinköping UniversityNorrköpingSweden

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