EMOTION SYNTHESIS IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS

Amaryllis Raouzaiou, Kostas Karpouzis, Stefanos Kollias

Abstract

Man-Machine Interaction (MMI) systems that utilize multimodal information about users' current emotional state are presently at the forefront of interest of the computer vision and artificial intelligence communities. Interfaces with human faces expressing emotions may help users feel at home when interacting with a computer because they are accepted as the most expressive means for communicating and recognizing emotions. Thus, emotion synthesis can enhance the atmosphere of a virtual environment and communicate messages far more vividly than any textual or speech information. In this paper, we present an abstract means of description of facial expressions, by utilizing concepts included in the MPEG-4 standard to synthesize expressions using a reduced representation, suitable for networked and lightweight applications.

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Raouzaiou A., Karpouzis K. and Kollias S. (2004). EMOTION SYNTHESIS IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 44-52. DOI: 10.5220/0002639200440052


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@conference{iceis04,
author={Amaryllis Raouzaiou and Kostas Karpouzis and Stefanos Kollias},
title={EMOTION SYNTHESIS IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={44-52},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002639200440052},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - EMOTION SYNTHESIS IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Raouzaiou A.
AU - Karpouzis K.
AU - Kollias S.
PY - 2004
SP - 44
EP - 52
DO - 10.5220/0002639200440052