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Virtual humans, programmed to feel

A clenched fist thumps the air to emphasize a point; a sweeping hand signals the array of possibilities; furrowed eyebrows question the veracity of the politician's remarks. These are all examples of the ways we express our ...

dateMay 08, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Scientist pushes boundaries of food sensory research

Anyone who has ever been lured by the call of a dozen fat- and sugar-laden donuts in the office break room while a healthy container of yogurt looks on helplessly can relate to Susan Duncan's research regarding emotions, ...

dateMar 20, 2014 in Other
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Emotion detectors could make driving safer

Irritation, in particular, can make drivers more aggressive and less attentive. EPFL researchers, in collaboration with PSA Peugeot Citroen, have developed an on-board emotion detector based on the analysis of facial expressions. ...

dateMar 14, 2014 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Comforting chatbot

Chatting with the customer service is now considered normal. But what if 'Eva', 'John' or 'Julia' were capable of not just solving technical problems but also providing us with emotional support? Janneke van der Zwaan investigated ...

dateFeb 05, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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