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Design and Implementation of a Facial Expression Response Analysis System

  • Kuan-Cheng Lin
  • Kun-Hsiang Chiang
  • Jason C. Hung
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 422)

Abstract

This study implemented a facial expression analysis system. The system can capture facial images of students via webcam and analyze facial expressions of students towards learning contents with different difficulties and a relationship between social interaction and learning effectiveness. The system selected ten face feature points for identification of 11 facial action units. Then these action units are classified into positive, neutral and negative social interactions by using a rule-based expert system.

Keywords

Affective computing Face expression Digital learning 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors greatly appreciate the financial support provided by Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology, the Republic of China under contract No. MOST 104-2511-S-005-002.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kuan-Cheng Lin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kun-Hsiang Chiang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jason C. Hung
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Management Information SystemsNational Chung-Hsing UniversityTaichungTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Information TechnologyOverseas Chinese UniversityTaichungTaiwan

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