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Extracting features using computational cerebellar model for emotion classification

Yaacob, Hamwira Sakti and Abdul Rahman, Abdul Wahab and Kamaruddin, Norhaslinda (2013) Extracting features using computational cerebellar model for emotion classification. In: 2013 International Conference on Advanced Computer Science Applications and Technologies (ACSAT), 23-24 Dec. 2013, Kuching, Sarawak.

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Abstract

Several feature extraction techniques have been employed to extract features from EEG signals for classifying emotions. Such techniques are not constructed based on the understanding of EEG and brain functions, neither inspired by the understanding of emotional dynamics. Hence, the features are difficult to be interpreted and yield low classification performance. In this study, a new feature extraction technique using Cerebellar Model Articulation Controller (CMAC) is proposed. The features are extracted from the weights of datadriven self-organizing feature map that are adjusted during training to optimize the error obtained from the desired output and the calculated output. Multi-Layer Perceptron (MLP) classifier is then employed to perform classification on fear, happiness, sadness and calm emotions. Experimental results show that the average accuracy of classifying emotions from EEG signals captured on 12 children aged between 4 to 6 years old ranging from 84.18% to 89.29%. In addition, classification performance for features derived from other techniques such as Power Spectrum Density (PSD), Kernel Density Estimation (KDE) and Mel-Frequency Cepstral Coefficients (MFCC) are also presented as a standard benchmark for comparison purpose. It is observed that the proposed approach is able to yield accuracy of 33.77% to 55% as compared to the respective comparison features. The experimental results indicated that the proposed approach has potential for comparative emotion recognition accuracy when coupled with MLP.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 4870/38073
Uncontrolled Keywords: CMAC; feature extraction; latent features; emotion classification; EEG
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices > TK7885 Computer engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Depositing User: Dr Hamwira Yaacob
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2014 11:57
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2017 09:59
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/38073

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