Simulated Emotion in Affective Embodied Agents

  • Chris Creed
  • Russell Beale
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4868)


An important strand of research that is often neglected in the field of affective computing is that of how users respond to simulated displays of emotion. We present an overview of the few studies that have explicitly investigated this space and discuss a number of issues related to simulated emotion research. An overview of our own work in this area is then provided, along with forthcoming studies that we plan to conduct. We conclude with a number of suggestions of where future research in this space should focus.


Facial Expression Emotional Expression Human Emotion Affective Computing Conversational Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Creed
    • 1
  • Russell Beale
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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