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Context-Aware Multimodal Sharing of Emotions

  • Maurizio Caon
  • Leonardo Angelini
  • Yong Yue
  • Omar Abou Khaled
  • Elena Mugellini
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8008)

Abstract

Computer mediated interaction often lacks of expressivity, in particular for emotion communication. Therefore, we present a concept for context-aware multimodal sharing of emotions for human-to-computer-to-human interaction in social networks. The multimodal inputs and outputs of this system are distributed in a smart environment in order to grant a more immersive and natural interaction experience. The context information is used to improve the opportuneness and the quality of feedback. We implemented an evaluation scenario and we conducted an observation study during some events with the participants. We reported our considerations at the end of this paper.

Keywords

affective computing multimodal interaction computer mediated communication social sharing of emotions 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurizio Caon
    • 1
    • 2
  • Leonardo Angelini
    • 1
  • Yong Yue
    • 2
  • Omar Abou Khaled
    • 1
  • Elena Mugellini
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Applied Sciences of Western SwitzerlandFribourgSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of BedfordshireLutonUK

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