Estimation of Pleasantness and Arousal Level Using Thermogram
Hisaya Tanaka*, Hideto Ide*, and Yuji Nagashima**
*Department of Electric and Electronics Engineering, Aoyama Gakuin University, 6-16-1 Chitosedai, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 157-8572, Japan
**Department of Electronics Engineering, Kogakuin University, 2665-1 Nakano-cho, Hachioji-si, Tokyo 192-0015, Japan
This paper describes estimation methods of pleasant feeling and arousal feeling by thermogram. We constructed Pleasantness to Unpleasantness (P-U) estimation model by multi regressive via nasal temperature changes in the thermograms, and set the coefficients experimentally, and Arousal to Sleepiness (A-S) estimation model was also constructed by the similar method. And using the methods we attempt to analyze emotions of four types in watching video programs.
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