Humor, Emotions and Communication: Human-like Issues of Human-Computer Interactions

Abstract

The research described below is unique within both cognitive science and computer science (especially in AI and HCI-related variants) as, to the best of our knowledge, it is the first to combine the issues of humor generation and emotion recognition in an interaction between humans and computers. We present the first conversational system which recognizes user emotions and on this basis decides whether or not to use humor in response.


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