liu.seSearch for publications in DiVA
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • oxford
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Social Agent: Facial Expression Driver for an e-Nose
Linköping University, Department of Science and Technology.
2003 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree)Student thesis
Abstract [en]

This thesis describes that it is possible to drive synthetic emotions of an interface agent with an electronic nose system developed at AASS. The e-Nose can be used for quality control, and the detected distortion from a known smell sensation prototype is interpreted to a 3D-representation of emotional states, which in turn points to a set of pre-defined muscle contractions. This extension of a rule based motivation system, which we call Facial Expression Driver, is incorporated to a model for sensor fusion with active perception, to provide a general design for a more complex system with additional senses. To be consistent with the biologically inspired sensor fusion model a muscle based animated facial model was chosen as a test bed for the expression of current emotion. The social agent’s facial expressions demonstrate its tolerance to the detected distortion in order to manipulate the user to restore the system to functional balance. Only a few of the known projects use chemically based sensing to drive a face in real-time, whether they are virtual characters or animatronics. This work may inspire a future android implementation of a head with electro active polymers as synthetic facial muscles.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap , 2003. , 35 p.
Keyword [en]
Datorteknik, Social Intelligent Agents, User Interface, Electronic Nose, Olfactory Sensation, Active Perception, Synthetic Emotions, Affective Computing, Facial Expression Driver
Keyword [sv]
Datorteknik
National Category
Computer Engineering
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-1863ISRN: LITH-ITN-MT-EX--03/020--SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-1863DiVA: diva2:19190
Uppsok
teknik
Available from: 2003-06-23 Created: 2003-06-23

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(1882 kB)641 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 1882 kBChecksum MD5
aa47fd535a40ce770f45a463cb165eed055f4352cb31d4f08bcdb203a1777ec91870143d
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Department of Science and Technology
Computer Engineering

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 641 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 400 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • oxford
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf