Emotion and embodiment in cognitive agents: From instincts to music

Coutinho, Eduardo ORCID: 0000-0001-5234-1497 and Cangelosi, Angelo
(2007) Emotion and embodiment in cognitive agents: From instincts to music. In: 2007 International Conference on Integration of Knowledge Intensive Multi-Agent Systems, 2007-4-30 - 2007-5-3.

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This paper suggests the use of modeling techniques to tack into the emotion'cognition paradigm. We presented two possible frameworks focusing on the embodiment basis of emotions. The first one explores the emergence of emotion mechanisms, by establishing the primary conditions of survival and exploring the basic roots of emotional systems. These simulations show the emergence of a stable motivational system with emotional contexts resulting from dynamical categorization of objects in the environment, in answer to survival pressures and homeostatic processes. The second framework uses music as a source of information about the mechanism of emotion and we propose a model based on recurrent connectionist architectures for the prediction of emotional states in response to music experience. Results demonstrate that there are strong relationships between arousal reports and music psychoacoustics, such as tempo and dynamics. Finally we discuss future directions of research on emotions based on cognitive agents and mathematical models. © 2007 IEEE.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Unspecified)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Behavioral and Social Science, Mind and Body, Basic Behavioral and Social Science
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2016 10:51
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2024 00:48
DOI: 10.1109/KIMAS.2007.369798
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3002891