Emotion Contagion among Affective Agents - Issues and Discussion

Mara Pudane, Michael A. Radin, Bernard Brooks


Emotional contagion is a mechanism which results in transferring an emotion from one person to another; in fact, it has been proven to be one of the key factors in successful crowd managing and preserving an amiable working atmosphere. However, believable simulation of a group of people with social links amongst them requires not only complex interaction models but also complex internal models as well. This paper describes the progress of an on-going research that explores and simulates various types of emotions while they are being transmitted amongst affective intelligent agents that are connected in simulated social structure. The internal mechanism of agents is based on affective agent architectures while the contagion and its rules are being modelled by using tools from graph theory.


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Paper Citation

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Pudane M., Radin M. and Brooks B. (2017). Emotion Contagion among Affective Agents - Issues and Discussion . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-758-219-6, pages 328-334. DOI: 10.5220/0006252603280334

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author={Mara Pudane and Michael A. Radin and Bernard Brooks},
title={Emotion Contagion among Affective Agents - Issues and Discussion},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - Emotion Contagion among Affective Agents - Issues and Discussion
SN - 978-989-758-219-6
AU - Pudane M.
AU - Radin M.
AU - Brooks B.
PY - 2017
SP - 328
EP - 334
DO - 10.5220/0006252603280334