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dc.contributor.advisorRodney Brooks.en_US
dc.contributor.authorTang, Wing Hei Irisen_US
dc.contributor.otherMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-08-26T16:29:39Z
dc.date.available2009-08-26T16:29:39Z
dc.date.copyright2007en_US
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/46467
dc.descriptionThesis (M. Eng.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2007.en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (p. 53-54).en_US
dc.description.abstractIn order to develop a sociable robot that can operate in the social environment of humans, we need to develop a robot system that can recognize the emotions of the people it interacts with and can respond to them accordingly. In this thesis, I present a facial expression system that recognizes the facial features of human subjects in an unsupervised manner and interprets the facial expressions of the individuals. The facial expression system is integrated with an existing emotional model for the expressive humanoid robot, Mertz.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityby Wing Hei Iris Tang.en_US
dc.format.extent54 p.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherMassachusetts Institute of Technologyen_US
dc.rightsM.I.T. theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. See provided URL for inquiries about permission.en_US
dc.rights.urihttp://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/7582en_US
dc.subjectElectrical Engineering and Computer Science.en_US
dc.titleFacial expression recognition for a sociable roboten_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.description.degreeM.Eng.en_US
dc.contributor.departmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.en_US
dc.contributor.departmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
dc.identifier.oclc375052674en_US


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