Affective Computing

Affective Computing

Rosalind Picard, Professor at the MIT Media Laboratory


Part 1 of this book provides the intellectual framework for affective computing. It includes background on human emotions, requirements for emotionally intelligent computers, applications of affective computing, and moral and social questions raised by the technology.  Part 2 discusses the design and construction on affective computer. Although this material is more technical than that in part 1, the author. has kept it less technical tan typical scientific publications in order to make it accesible to newcomers. Topics in part 2 include signal-based representations of emotions, human affect recognition as a pattern recognition and learning problem, recent and ongoing efforts to build models of emotion for synthesizing emotions in computers, and the new application area of affective wearable computer.

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