Affective computing

Affective computing takes into consideration emotions when designing and building systems. In our group, we have a number of projects that consider users’ emotions, in various ways: for better adapting smart homes to a persons preferences, for augmenting mixed-reality systems with real human emotion, for improving the performance of online recommendation systems, for increasing users’ self-awareness, using mental states such as interest, boredom, stress  for health-related self-monitoring.