This book focuses on the key technologies and scientific problems involved in emotional robot systems, such as multimodal emotion recognition (i.e., facial expression/speech/gesture and their multimodal emotion recognition) and emotion intention understanding, and presents the design and application examples of emotional HRI systems. Aiming at the development needs of emotional robots and emotional humanrobot interaction (HRI) systems, this book introduces basic concepts, system architecture, and system functions of affective computing and emotional robot systems. With the professionalism of this book, it serves as a useful reference for engineers in affective computing, and graduate students interested in emotion recognition and intention understanding. This book offers the latest approaches to this active research area. It provides readers with the state-of-the-art methods of multimodal emotion recognition, intention understanding, and application examples of emotional HRI systems.
Provides a comprehensive and up-to-date treatise of the area of emotion recognition and understanding by exposing a spectrum of methodological and algorithmic issues
Discusses implementations and case studies, identifying the best design practices
Assesses business models and practices of the methodology of emotion recognition and understanding as encountered nowadays in emotion robot systems
Offers some introductory chapters on the paradigm of emotion recognition and understanding for emotion robot systems so that the book is made self-contained and easily accessible