Emotional Computing and the Open Agent Society

Abe Mamdani, Jeremy Pitt, Asimina Vasalou, Arvind Bhusate

This position statement outlines a programme of research in computing with emotions in a certain type of distributed multi-agent system that we call an open agent society. We summarise recent results in agent-mediated human-human interaction, human-agent interaction, and agent-agent interaction, describe a platform for estimating an emotive state from physiological signals, and consider a number of short-term and long-term challenges.

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