EMOTION ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR HUMAN-MACHINE INTERFACES - Using EEG Data and Multimedia Stimuli Towards Emotion Classification

Jorge Teixeira, Vasco Vinhas, Luís Paulo Reis, Eugénio Oliveira

Abstract

The identification and assessment of human being emotional states belongs to one of the primordial objectives of the scientific research in disparate areas such as artificial intelligence, medicine or psychology. The main objective of this project is related to automatic assessment of a subject’s basic emotional states by using electroencephalography as a source for biometric data acquisition. This evaluation is based on predefined mechanisms of emotional induction, as well as specific methods and tools capable of data analysis and processing. From the experimental results attained in several experimental sessions and through the support tools developed, the most pertinent conclusion extracted from this work refers to the capability of effectively performing automatic classification of the subject’s predominant emotional state. The emotional conditions were induced through the presentation of specific visual multimedia contents. The success rate of this tool, compared against the self assessment interviews carried out immediately after the experimental session, was approximately 75%. It was also experimentally concluded that female subjects are emotionally more demonstrative than the male ones.

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Teixeira J., Vinhas V., Paulo Reis L. and Oliveira E. (2008). EMOTION ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR HUMAN-MACHINE INTERFACES - Using EEG Data and Multimedia Stimuli Towards Emotion Classification . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2008) ISBN 978-989-8111-60-9, pages 185-188. DOI: 10.5220/0001932901850188


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@conference{sigmap08,
author={Jorge Teixeira and Vasco Vinhas and Luís Paulo Reis and Eugénio Oliveira},
title={EMOTION ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR HUMAN-MACHINE INTERFACES - Using EEG Data and Multimedia Stimuli Towards Emotion Classification},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2008)},
year={2008},
pages={185-188},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001932901850188},
isbn={978-989-8111-60-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2008)
TI - EMOTION ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR HUMAN-MACHINE INTERFACES - Using EEG Data and Multimedia Stimuli Towards Emotion Classification
SN - 978-989-8111-60-9
AU - Teixeira J.
AU - Vinhas V.
AU - Paulo Reis L.
AU - Oliveira E.
PY - 2008
SP - 185
EP - 188
DO - 10.5220/0001932901850188