ACM CHI 2022
EmoBalloon - Conveying Emotional Arousal in Text Chats with Speech Balloons
TOSHIKI AOKI*†, RINTARO CHUJO*†, KATSUFUMI MATSUI†, SAEMI CHOI‡, ARI HAUTASAARI†
* Both authors contributed equally to this research.
† The University of Tokyo
EmoBalloon is a novel method to increase the socio-emotional cues available in text-based chat with speech balloons.
We found that EmoBalloon outperforms emoticons in decreasing the differences between message senders’ and receivers’ perceptions about the level of emotional arousal.
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is a senior student at Faculty of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. His area of research lies in applying machine learning techniques to Human-Computer-Interaction especially Computer Graphics part. He currently work at Igarashi CREST.
is a senior student at Department of psychology, the University of Tokyo. His main research area is Educational Technology, computer-supported cooperative learning, and Human-Computer Interaction especially Human Communication.
Dr. KATSUFUMI MATSUI
is a Project Researcher in the Division of University Corporate Relations and the Director of Hongo Tech Garage at The University of Tokyo. His research interests are focused on entrepreneurship education and Human-Computer Interaction.
Dr. SAEMI CHOI
is a Computer Scientist at Samsung Research (Think Tank Team) based in South Korea. Her research interests are in Affective Computing, Multimedia Processing and Computer Human Interaction.
Dr. ARI HAUTASAARI
is a Project Associate Professor in the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies at the University of Tokyo. His research interests are in multilingual and socio-emotional computer mediated communication (CMC), computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW), and emotional value exchange in online C2C markets.