The Association for the Advancement of Affective Computing
The AAAC is a professional, world-wide association for researchers in Affective Computing, Emotions and Human-Machine Interaction
The AAAC, formerly the HUMAINE Association, was founded in June 2007, and its first Executive Committee and Management Board were elected in September and October 2007.
The history of the process can be viewed in the Association Blog.
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UCLIC Affective Body Posture and Motion Database
The UCLIC Affective Body Posture and Motion Database consists of affective motion capture recordings in 2 different settings.
- Naturalistic body motions of 11 people in a video game context (playing Wii sports).
- Acted body motions of 13 non-professional actors portraying angry, fear, happy and sad emotions.
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Key research interests:
Study of Real-life emotions in audio (call centers) and multimodal contexts (TV Clips), Complex Emotions Representation (Blended, Masked, Conflictual, etc.),
Multi-level Annotation Scheme: Emotion, Context and Multimodal cues,
Detection of Emotion in Spoken Interaction,
Using annotations of corpus for the specification of ECAs.
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