The significance of textures for affective interfaces


Ellis, P. M. and Bryson, J. J., 2005. The significance of textures for affective interfaces. Springer, pp. 394-404. (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence)

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This paper reports experiments demonstrating that the extent to which subjects ascribe emotions to VR faces is highly dependent on textures applied to the face. We demonstrate this for both a photo-realistic vs. non-photo-realistic texture pair and for a male vs. female texture pair. In both cases, experiments were conducted over the Internet on still frames taken from a well-controlled VR emotion modelling system. Given the enormous extent to which textures determine emotion recognition, we consider this a critical area for future research in affective virtual agents.


Item Type Conference or Workshop Items (UNSPECIFIED)
CreatorsEllis, P. M.and Bryson, J. J.
EditorsPanayiotopoulos, T., Gratch, J., Aylett, R., Ballin, D., Olivier, P. and Rist, T.
DepartmentsFaculty of Science > Computer Science
ID Code5406
Additional InformationID number: ISI:000232267200033


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