A Study on The Expression of Digital Eye Contents for Emotional Communication

감성 커뮤니케이션을 위한 디지털 눈 콘텐츠 표현 연구

  • Lim, Yoon-Ah (Dept. of Emotional Engineering, Graduated School, Sangmyung University) ;
  • Lee, Eun-Ah (Dept. of Emotional Engineering, Graduated School, Sangmyung University) ;
  • Kwon, Jieun (Dept. of Intelligent Engineering Informatics for Human, Sangmyung University)
  • 임윤아 (상명대학교 일반대학원 감성공학과) ;
  • 이은아 (상명대학교 일반대학원 감성공학과) ;
  • 권지은 (상명대학교 휴먼지능정보공학과)
  • Received : 2017.10.31
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28


The purpose of this paper is to establish an emotional expression factors of digital eye contents that can be applied to digital environments. The emotion which can be applied to the smart doll is derived and we suggest guidelines for expressive factors of each emotion. For this paper, first, we research the concepts and characteristics of emotional expression are shown in eyes by the publications, animation and actual video. Second, we identified six emotions -Happy, Angry, Sad, Relaxed, Sexy, Pure- and extracted the emotional expression factors. Third, we analyzed the extracted factors to establish guideline for emotional expression of digital eyes. As a result, this study found that the factors to distinguish and represent each emotion are classified four categories as eye shape, gaze, iris size and effect. These can be used as a way to enhance emotional communication effects such as digital contents including animations, robots and smart toys.


Supported by : 중소기업청


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