It's a riot: the stressful AI simulation built to understand your emotions

It's a riot: the stressful AI simulation built to understand your emotions

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By: Katy Vans |

It's a riot: the stressful AI simulation built to understand your emotions

| Neuroscience | The Guardian

Inspired by global unrest, Riot uses artificial intelligence, film and gaming technologies to help unpick how people react in stressful situations

An immersive film project is attempting to understand how people react in stressful situations by using artificial intelligence (AI), film and gaming technologies to place participants inside a simulated riot and then detecting their emotions in real time.

Called Riot, the project is the result of a collaboration between award winning multidisciplinary immersive filmmaker Karen Palmer and Professor Hongying Meng from Brunel University. The two have worked together previously on Syncself2, a dynamic interactive video installation.

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