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International Journal of Distance Education Technologies

2013 Volume 11, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Recognizing Student Emotions Using Brainwaves and Mouse Behavior Data

    Judith Azcarraga & Merlin Teodosia Suarez

    Brainwaves (EEG signals) and mouse behavior information are shown to be useful in predicting academic emotions, such as confidence, excitement, frustration and interest. Twenty five college... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. Towards Computational Fronesis: Verifying Contextual Appropriateness of Emotions

    Michal Ptaszynski, Pawel Dybala, Michal Mazur, Rafal Rzepka, Kenji Araki & Yoshio Momouchi

    This paper presents research in Contextual Affect Analysis (CAA) for the need of future application in intelligent agents, such as conversational agents or artificial tutors. The authors propose a ... More

    pp. 16-47

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  3. Towards a Semantic-Based Approach for Affect and Metaphor Detection

    Li Zhang & John Barnden

    Affect detection from open-ended virtual improvisational contexts is a challenging task. To achieve this research goal, the authors developed an intelligent agent which was able to engage in... More

    pp. 48-65

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  4. Using Emotional Intelligence in Training Crisis Managers: The Pandora Approach

    Lachian Mackinnon, Liz Bacon, Gabriella Cortellessa & Amedeo Cesta

    Multi-agency crisis management represents one of the most complex of real-world situations, requiring rapid negotiation and decision-making under extreme pressure. However, the training offered to ... More

    pp. 66-95

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  5. Affective Realism of Animated Films in the Development of Simulation-Based Tutoring Systems

    Hiran B. Ekanayake, Uno Fors, Robert Ramberg, Tom Ziemke, Per Backlund & Kamalanath P. Hewagamage

    This paper presents a study focused on comparing real actors based scenarios and animated characters based scenarios with respect to their similarity in evoking psychophysiological activity for... More

    pp. 96-109

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  6. Words That Fascinate the Listener: Predicting Affective Ratings of On-Line Lectures

    Felix Weninger, Pascal Staudt & Björn Schuller

    In a large scale study on 843 transcripts of Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) talks, the authors address the relation between word usage and categorical affective ratings of lectures by a... More

    pp. 110-123

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