Communicating emotional state and personality with eye-color and light intensity

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Abstract

We conducted two experiments where subjects rated images of a robot head with different eye colors and light intensities on how well they communicate emotions like anger, enjoyment, and surprise, as well as personality traits like friendliness, intelligence, and level of trust. Results indicate e.g. that green and turquoise eye colors were more associated with agreeable personality traits. We found also that for sadness and disgust, dimming light intensity appears to communicate more intense feeling. Finally, red communicates negative emotions most saliently.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHAI 2019 - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Pages214-216
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781450369220
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event7th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, HAI 2019 - Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 2019 Oct 62019 Oct 10

Publication series

NameHAI 2019 - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction

Conference

Conference7th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, HAI 2019
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityKyoto
Period2019/10/062019/10/10

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Computer Vision and Robotics (Autonomous Systems)
  • Human Computer Interaction

Keywords

  • Emotions
  • Eye brightness
  • Eye-Color
  • Personality
  • Robot

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