The emotional metaverse: exploring the benefits of predicting emotion from 3D avatars

Darren Bellenger, Minsi Chen, Zhijie Xu

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review


With the metaverse here to stay, we are seeing ever more advances in capability. This includes the ability to incorporate real-time body and facial animation, so that personalised avatars can display our changing expressions, allowing those we meet to gauge our mood. Given this advance, the opportunity now exists to utilise emotion recognition from avatars. This positional paper explores the benefits of utilising emotion prediction within the metaverse.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-190
Number of pages8
JournalProcedia Computer Science
Early online date20 Mar 2024
Publication statusPublished - 20 Mar 2024
Event5th International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing - Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: 22 Nov 202324 Nov 2023
Conference number: 5

Cite this