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date: 17 October 2019

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This chapter examines the differences between virtuality and reality from the point of view of emotions. It analyzes some definitions and theories of emotion and reviews theater studies that focus on the actor’s paradox and the double, parallel management of actors’ emotions and characters’ emotions. It summarizes corpus-based research about the recording and evaluation of multimodal expressions of emotions and discusses the design and evaluation of computational models of emotions and virtual agents.

Keywords: virtuality, reality, emotions, theater studies, actor’s emotions, character’s emotions, multimodal expressions, virtual agents

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