Category Archives: Tutorials

28 Aug

Tutorial Videos: New in Noldus FaceReader 6!

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The following summarizes new features of Noldus FaceReader 6 and the research on which it is based. FaceReader is a sophisticated software application available in the EILab, Faculty of Education, UOIT. FaceReader 6 detects the six basic emotions defined by Eckman, and also contempt. Additionally, it offers major enhancements to FaceReader 5 in several areas. Continue reading

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27 Aug

Tutorial Video: Overview of Noldus FaceReader 5

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The following is a basic introduction to Noldus FaceReader and the research on which it is based. FaceReader is a sophisticated software application available in the EILab, Faculty of Education, UOIT. It is an advanced tool for automatic analysis of facial expressions, providing users with an computer-generated assessment of a person’s emotion. It automatically identifies the expressions: happy, sad, angry, surprised, scared, disgusted, contempt, and neutral. These are the so-called “basic emotions,” a construct developed by Eckman. Continue reading

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05 Aug

Tutorial: Observation Room (M06)

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The EILAB Observation Room M06 features an iMac and a PC/Windows workstation set behind three glass panels, offering researchers a wide view of the main lab area. The computer systems are specifically configured to support technology-enabled, educational research, with special emphasis on video capture, facial analysis (emotion detection) and behavioural/event tagging/analysis using the Noldus suite of research software (noldus.com). Continue reading

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