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Organised by Professor Peter Robinson and Dr Rana el Kaliouby

Charles Darwin highlighted the importance of emotional expression as part of human communication. Advances in computer technology now allow machines to recognise and express emotions, paving the way for improved human-computer and human-human communications.

This meeting will present recent advances in neuroscience, theories of emotion and affect, their embodiment in computational systems, the implications for general communications, and broader applications.

The discussion meeting runs from 9am to 5pm on each day. The registration desk will open at 8.30am on each day.

The meeting programme and book of abstracts is available below. The audio recordings of the meeting are available below.

The proceedings of this meeting are scheduled to be published in a future publication of Philosophical Transactions B.