Electroencephalography Based Analysis of Emotions Among Indian Film Viewers

  • Gautham Krishna G
  • Krishna G
  • Bhalaji NEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 712)


The film industry has been a major factor in the rapid growth of the Indian entertainment industry. While watching a film, the viewers undergo an experience that evolves over time, thereby grabbing their attention. This triggers a sequence of processes which is perceptual, cognitive and emotional. Neurocinematics is an emerging field of research, that measures the cognitive responses of a film viewer. Neurocinematic studies, till date, have been performed using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI); however recent studies have suggested the use of advancements in electroencephalography (EEG) in neurocinematics to address the issues involved with fMRI. In this article the emotions corresponding to two different genres of Indian films are captured with the real-time brainwaves of viewers using EEG and analyzed using R language.


EEG Indian film Neurocinematics Cognitive review BCI 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information TechnologySSN College of EngineeringChennaiIndia

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