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Facial Expressions, Computational Perspectives

  • By: Valentina Daelli & Alessandro Treves
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

This entry will discuss specific mechanisms for decoding facial expressions, as well as different attempts to understand them with computational models. Decoding the intentions and the emotional conditions of others is an ability of vital importance for highly social ...