An Emotional Aware Architecture to Support Facilitator in Group Idea Generation Process

  • João LaranjeiraEmail author
  • Goreti Marreiros
  • João Carneiro
  • Paulo Novais
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 217)


In an idea generation meeting, the facilitator role is essential to obtain good results. The emotional context of the meeting partially determines the (un)success of the meeting, so the facilitator needs to obtain and process this information. Thus, the facilitator role is to assist the participants to reach their goals, i.e., to generate ideas with quality. In this paper is proposed an emotional aware architecture whose aim is to assist the facilitator in the process of maximizing the results of the meeting.


emotional context-aware idea generation meeting facilitation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • João Laranjeira
    • 2
    Email author
  • Goreti Marreiros
    • 1
    • 3
  • João Carneiro
    • 1
  • Paulo Novais
    • 4
  1. 1.GECAD - Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support GroupPortoPortugal
  2. 2.CCTC - Computer Science and Technology CenterLisbonPortugal
  3. 3.Institute of EngineeringPolytechnic of PortoPortoPortugal
  4. 4.University of MinhoBragaPortugal

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