Addressing Signals Asynchronicity during Psychophysiological Inference - A Temporal Construction Method

François Courtemanche, Aude Dufresne, Elise L. LeMoyne, Esma Aimeur

Abstract

Predicting the psychological state of the user using physiological measures is one of the main objectives of physiological computing. While numerous works have addressed this task with great success, a large number of challenges remain to be solved in order to develop recognition approaches that can precisely and reliably feed human-computer interaction systems. This paper focuses on one of these challenges which is the temporal asynchrony between different physiological signals within one recognition model. The paper proposes a flexible and suitable method for feature extraction based on empirical optimisation of windows’ latency and duration. The approach is described within the theoretical framework of the psychophysiological inference and its common implementation using machine learning. The method has been experimentally validated (46 subjects) and results are presented. Empirically optimised values for the extraction windows are provided.

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Courtemanche F., Dufresne A., L. LeMoyne E. and Aimeur E. (2014). Addressing Signals Asynchronicity during Psychophysiological Inference - A Temporal Construction Method . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems - Volume 1: PhyCS, ISBN 978-989-758-006-2, pages 119-127. DOI: 10.5220/0004726801190127


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@conference{phycs14,
author={François Courtemanche and Aude Dufresne and Elise L. LeMoyne and Esma Aimeur},
title={Addressing Signals Asynchronicity during Psychophysiological Inference - A Temporal Construction Method},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems - Volume 1: PhyCS,},
year={2014},
pages={119-127},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004726801190127},
isbn={978-989-758-006-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems - Volume 1: PhyCS,
TI - Addressing Signals Asynchronicity during Psychophysiological Inference - A Temporal Construction Method
SN - 978-989-758-006-2
AU - Courtemanche F.
AU - Dufresne A.
AU - L. LeMoyne E.
AU - Aimeur E.
PY - 2014
SP - 119
EP - 127
DO - 10.5220/0004726801190127