MAS.630 | Fall 2015 | Graduate

Affective Computing

Course Description

This course instructs students on how to develop technologies that help people measure and communicate emotion, that respectfully read and that intelligently respond to emotion, and have internal mechanisms inspired by the useful roles emotions play.
Learning Resource Types
Problem Sets
Lecture Notes
Written Assignments
A robot points into the distance as people look on in the foreground.
Octavia, from the U.S. Navy Center for Applied Research, is a robot that was created to interact with people with the help of her movable mouth, eyeballs, eyelids, and eyebrows. Sadness, anger, confusion, excitement, and boredom are a few of the emotions that Octavia can express. (This image is in the public domain.)