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Affective Computing

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The latest scientific findings indicate that emotions play an essential role in decision making, perception, learning, and more -- that is, they influence the very mechanisms of rational thinking. Not only too much, but too little emotion can impair decision making. According to Rosalind Picard, if we want computers to be genuinely intelligent and to interact naturally wit ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published July 24th 2000 by Mit Press (first published September 19th 1997)
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Dan Tasse
Cool cool ideas! Particularly the bits about sensing emotions and wearable computers. (not so much the bits about generating emotions; seems too difficult, like the rest of AI.) Biggest downside: it's from 1997.
Probably a bit dated technically, but such an interesting field. Like AI but speaking more directly to human experience. I think this is a field to watch. Maybe a discourse to jump into!
Reinaldo Castro
A very good introduction about AC, but it is time for a 2nd edition.
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