MULTICHANNEL EMOTION ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK - Positive and Negative Emotional Dichotomy

Jorge Teixeira, Vasco Vinhas, Eugenio Oliveira, Luis Paulo Reis

Abstract

While affective computing and the entertainment industry still maintain a substantial gap between themselves, biosignals are subject of digital acquisition through low budget technologic solutions at neglectable invasive levels preventing users from focusing their awareness in the equipment. The integration of electroencephalography, galvanic skin response and oximeter in a multichannel framework constitutes an effort in the path to identify emotional states via biosignals expression. In order to induce and detect specific emotions, gender specific sessions were defined based on the International Affective Picture System and performed in a controlled environment. Results granted by distinct analysis techniques showed that high frequency EEG waves are strongly related to emotions and are a solid ground to perform accurate emotion classification. They have also given strong indications that females are more sensitive to emotion induction. On the other hand, one might conclude that the attained success levels concerning relating emotions to biosignals are extremely encouraging not only to the continuation of this research topic but also to the application of these results in domains such as multimedia entertainment, advertising and medical treatments.

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Teixeira J., Vinhas V., Oliveira E. and Paulo Reis L. (2008). MULTICHANNEL EMOTION ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK - Positive and Negative Emotional Dichotomy . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8111-32-6, pages 249-252. DOI: 10.5220/0001486902490252


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco08,
author={Jorge Teixeira and Vasco Vinhas and Eugenio Oliveira and Luis Paulo Reis},
title={MULTICHANNEL EMOTION ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK - Positive and Negative Emotional Dichotomy},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO,},
year={2008},
pages={249-252},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001486902490252},
isbn={978-989-8111-32-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO,
TI - MULTICHANNEL EMOTION ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK - Positive and Negative Emotional Dichotomy
SN - 978-989-8111-32-6
AU - Teixeira J.
AU - Vinhas V.
AU - Oliveira E.
AU - Paulo Reis L.
PY - 2008
SP - 249
EP - 252
DO - 10.5220/0001486902490252