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For questions about emotional intelligence, the capacity of agents (e.g. humans or AIs) to recognize emotions of other individuals, discern between different feelings and label them appropriately, use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior, and manage and/or adjust emotions to adapt to environments or achieve one's goal.

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Would empathy in AI be a reliable tool/capacity, or contribute to a solution to avoid harm done to humans or to other versions of AI?

TL;DR Would providing AI the capability of experiencing something as close as possible to the subjective human experience and from that acquiring empathy in the process be a solution, or contribute to ...
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Is there any research on the detection of the user's emotion and stress based on the mouse movement and keyboard?

I have to create a model that can detect the user's emotion and stress level based on their mouse movement and keyboard typing activity. I didn't found any research work based on this. Is there any ...
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State of the art in voice recognition

In the media there's lot of talk about face recognition, mainly with respect to identifying faces (= assigning to persons). Less attention is paid to the recognition of facially expressed emotions but ...
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Emotional Speech Synthesis [closed]

We are a team of computer science our graduation project about EmotionalSpeech Synthesis. We've found valuable information like research papers and WaveNet, Tacotron. A website (https://www.voicery....
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Is There A Need For Stochastic Inputs To Mimic Real-World Biology And Environment?

I'm kind of new to machine learning/AI, but I was wondering if using thresholds/fuzzy logic-like functions and even networks of dependent, stochastic variables that change over time (LTL maybe?), ...
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What is the difference between Sentiment Analysis and Emotion Recognition?

I found Sentiment Analysis and Emotion Recognition as two different categories on paperswithcode.com. Should both be the same as my understanding? If not what's the difference?
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Will we be able to build an artificial intelligence that feels empathy?

Nowadays, robots or artificial agents often only perform the specific task they have been programmed to do. Will we be able to build an artificial intelligence that feels empathy, that understands ...
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Chatbots triggering emotions [closed]

I’m a researcher and I’m currently conducting a research project. I will conduct a study where I would like to trigger different emotions using chatbots on a smartphone (e.g. on Facebook Messenger). ...
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Can intelligent agents have personalities and emotions?

Can intelligent agents (and chatbots) have personalities and emotions, given a properly defined ontology?
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What is the importance of the endocannabinoid system for cognitive function?

The endocannabinoid system is a very important function of human biology. Unfortunately, due to the illegality of cannabis, it is a relatively new field of study. I have read a few articles about ...
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How can we define common sense in an AI agent?

In our lives, we meet different people and describe their common sense based on how they act on a situation. For example, highly extrovert people are able to deal with people without any awkwardness. ...
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Can we detect the emotions (or feelings) of a human through conversations with an AI?

Can we detect the emotions (or feelings) of a human through conversations with an AI? Something like a "confessional", disregarding human possibilities to lie. Below, I have the categories ...
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Viola Jones Algorithm

Can Viola Jones algorithm be used to detect the facial emotion. Actually it was used in creating harr-cascade file for object and facial detection, but what confused me is whether it can be used to ...
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What AI service can define personality portfolio based on text?

Imagine this theoretical situation: A group of people are asked to provide a solution for an imaginary problem via email. Then an AI service runs through their written solution, analyzing the ...
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Can the Raspberry Pi do audio learning? [closed]

I want to create a project where my Raspberry Pi Micro-controller can listen to my parrot talking and then talk back to him. I would need my rpi to listen to some of his phrases at least 100 times so ...
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Will automata love?

Can or will automata love? If so, is there a theoretical limit to love? Conversely, can automata develop selfishness? How many resources will automata devote to being selfish and helping others?
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Will computers be able to understand user emotions?

I am researching affective computing. Particularly, I'm studying the part of emotion recognition, i.e. the task of recognising the emotions that are being felt by the user/subject. For example, ...
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Can an AI learn to suffer?

I had first this question in mind "Can an AI suffer?". Suffering is important for human beings. Imagine that you are damaging your heel. Without pain, you will continue to harm it. Same for an AI. But ...
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How could human behavior and relationships be implemented? [closed]

One of the most compelling issues regarding AI would be in behavior and relationships. What are some of the methods to address this? For example, friendship, or laughing at joke? The concept of ...
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Could an AI feel emotions?

Assuming humans had finally developed the first humanoid AI based on the human brain, would It feel emotions? If not, would it still have ethics and/or morals?
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Were there known tests done on two or more AI interacting together?

I am talking about relationships between AIs (e.g. 2 of them forming a couple, 3+ in family like relationship). What knowledge could come out of such experimentation?
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How could we define passion in artificial intelligence?

Mankind can create machines to do work. How could we define passion in artificial intelligence? How could we define a passionate AI? Would passion cause the machine to do a better job? How could we ...
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Can programming cause passive or aggressive behavior in AIs?

Generally, people can be classified as aggressive (Type A) or passive. Could the programming of AI systems cause aggressive or passive behavior in those AIs?
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Why was ELIZA able to induce "delusional thinking"?

From Eliza to A.L.I.C.E.: Weizenbaum tells us that he was shocked by the experience of releasing ELIZA (also known as "Doctor") to the nontechnical staff at the MIT AI Lab. Secretaries and ...
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What purpose would be served by developing AI's that experience human-like emotions?

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, Yann LeCunn makes the following statement: The next step in achieving human-level ai is creating intelligent—but not autonomous—machines. The AI system in ...
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Why would someone want to simulate emotional desicion-making within an AI?

The Mario Lives! video (and its follow-up video, Mario Becomes Social!) showcases an AI unit that is able to simulate emotional decision-making within a virtual world, and can enter into "emotional ...
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How can the emotional quotient of an AI program be measured?

Can an AI program have an EQ (emotional intelligence or emotional quotient)? In other words, can the EQ of an AI program be measured? If EQ is more problematic to measure than IQ (at least with a ...
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How can you simulate level of curiosity for a chatbot?

I'd like to know more about implementing emotional intelligence. Given I'm implementing a chatbot and I'd like to introduce the levels of curiosity to measure whether user text input is interesting or ...
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How can the theory of multiple intelligences be incorporated into AI?

I have been wondering since a while ago about the theory of multiple intelligences and how they could fit in the field of Artificial Intelligence as a whole. We hear from time to time about Leonardo ...
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How could emotional intelligence be implemented?

I've seen emotional intelligence defined as the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one's emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. What are some ...
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