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Mary Czerwinski

Research manager of  VIBE at Microsoft Research.

 Mary works at the Visualization and Interaction for Business and Entertainment (VIBE) research group where her research focuses primarily on emotion tracking, information worker task management, multitasking, and awareness systems for individuals and groups. 434 more words

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A brief note on affective computing

Affective computing is topic I have been circling deeper into for a few years now, even getting my hands dirty at times, which is rare these days. 96 more words

Affective Computing

Picard, Affective Computing, Chapter 1

In this chapter Picard frames her discussion with what she—and most others—see as the two primary aspects of human emotion—the physical an the cognitive. Within—and across (as the distinctions between “physical” and “cognitive” are far from clear-cut)—these two aspects Picard explores particular features of human emotion (or “emotion theory”) she feels are important to consider in order to create genuinely affective computing, to give  computers “the ability to recognize, express, and ‘have’ emotions” (p. 262 more words

Picard, Affective Computing, Introduction

In the Introduction to Affective Computing (1997), Picard overviews and sets up her argument for the book, stating that it “proposes that we give computers the ability to recognize, express, and in some cases, ‘have’ emotions” (p. 244 more words

Neuro-bidding: Art Auctions and Neuroscience

Neuroscience has travelled very far from its original habitat of labs and universities. Neuroscience applications are now popping up in all sorts of interesting places, including, most recently, an… 385 more words