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Title:
A Spontaneous Cross-Cultural Emotion Database: Latin-America vs. Japan
Author:
Maria Alejandra Quiros-Ramirez: Graduate School of System and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba, Japan Senya Polikovsky: Graduate School of System and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba, Japan Yoshinari Kameda: Graduate School of System and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba, Japan Takehisa Onisawa: Graduate School of System and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba, Japan
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Year:
2014
Conference:
KEER2014. Proceedings of the 5th Kanesi Engineering and Emotion Research; International Conference; Linköping; Sweden; June 11-13
Issue:
100
Article no.:
094
Pages:
1127-1134
No. of pages:
8
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2014-06-11
ISBN:
978-91-7519-276-5
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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In this paper; we present a new database to support the cross-cultural studies. Two cultural groups are selected: Latin America and Japan; to represent western and oriental cultures. Emotions are elicited through an experiment in which participants observe emotionally loaded stimuli and then rate their feelings in a valence (how positive or negative is the experienced emotion) and arousal (how intense is this emotion) scale. The interactions are recorded using audiovisual and thermal devices. This database features three innovative characteristics: spontaneous emotion expressions; multiple synchronized sources of interaction; cross-cultural comparison support. This set of characteristics is missing in the currently available emotion databases; making our database a unique open option for studying spontaneous expressiveness of emotions in a cross-cultural context.

Keywords: Cultural specificity; universality; multimodal corpus; affect

KEER2014. Proceedings of the 5th Kanesi Engineering and Emotion Research; International Conference; Linköping; Sweden; June 11-13

Author:
Maria Alejandra Quiros-Ramirez, Senya Polikovsky, Yoshinari Kameda, Takehisa Onisawa
Title:
A Spontaneous Cross-Cultural Emotion Database: Latin-America vs. Japan
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KEER2014. Proceedings of the 5th Kanesi Engineering and Emotion Research; International Conference; Linköping; Sweden; June 11-13

Author:
Maria Alejandra Quiros-Ramirez, Senya Polikovsky, Yoshinari Kameda, Takehisa Onisawa
Title:
A Spontaneous Cross-Cultural Emotion Database: Latin-America vs. Japan
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