Affective Computing: SMART Interactions of Machines with Humans

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Volume-12 Number-9
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Dr. Preeti Khanna


Dr. Preeti Khanna. "Affective Computing: SMART Interactions of Machines with Humans", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V12(9),480-485 June 2014. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group


Today people spend lot of time in interacting with computers and machines. Due to which day to day interaction between human and computer has huge expectations like machines can learn from their environment and hence could interact well with people more naturally. Recent advancement in the field of affective computing has developed as a result of these endeavours. The aim of this article is to highlight the concept of affective computing, recent trends and its applications. The literature review is showing that emotions may serve as a powerful vehicle for enhancing or inhibiting learning and there are optimistic expectations towards affective computing among researchers. Hence by large affective computing systems are expected to have positive impacts in various fields like learning, gaming, entertainment, etc. It is anticipated that in the coming future, affective computing will be a standard features for computer user or to HCI technology. This paper will discuss this emerging field along with few potential concerns also.


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