Emotion Detection in Human Beings Using ECG Signals

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Volume-4 Issue-5                       
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors : Baby shalini T , Vanitha L


Baby shalini T , Vanitha L. "Emotion Detection in Human Beings Using ECG Signals ". International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT). V4(5):1337-1342 May 2013. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group.


Emotion is often defined as a complex state of feeling that results in physical and psychological changes that influenc e thought and behavior. Emotion modeling and recognition has drawn extensive attention from disciplines such as psychology, cognitive science and engineering. The objective of this proposed work is to identify the emotional states of human body using ECG signals, which could revolutionize applications in medicine, entertainment, education, safety etc. A solution based on empirical mode decomposition is proposed for the detection of dynamically evolving emotion patterns on ECG. Classification features are ba sed on the instantaneous frequency and the local oscillation within every mode. The proposed system uses the fast fourier transform to remove the noise from the synthetic generated ECG signal and therefore the emotional states were identified efficiently


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Electrocardiogram, emotion recognition, empirical mode decomposition, Hilbert - haung transform, intrinsic mode function, instantaneous frequency, local oscillation.