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EMPATHICA: A Computer Support System with Visual Representations for Cognitive-Affective Mapping
Paul Thagard

Last modified: 2010-07-07


EMPATHICA is a computer program under development to facilitate cognitive-affective mapping using visual representations. A cognitive-affective map is a concept graph that includes information about the positive and negative emotional values of what is represented. Potential applications include conflict resolution, literary analysis, cross-cultural understanding, ethical assessment, authoring systems, and cognitive modeling.


Conflict resolution; cognition; affect; emotion; visual representation; literary analysis; cross-cultural understanding; cognitive modeling.

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