DAEJEON, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top-ranked science and technology university has unveiled a plan to set up a public database aimed at developing emotional intelligence technology-based artificial intelligence (AI) services.
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) announced on Thursday that it will launch an AI big data center to develop an emotional technology that can read the emotions of South Koreans.
At present, the nation’s AI technology is used mainly to complement the mechanics of human movement such as the diagnosis of diseases and autonomous driving.
Against this backdrop, voices are growing for the need to develop big data associated with South Korea’s intrinsic emotional expressions as a way to develop AI technology that can recognize human emotion.
To this end, the research team plans to secure K-pop and K-drama video content and data as well as collecting facial data of 2,500 ordinary people and professional actors.
By leveraging the established database, the research team plans to design and experiment the algorithm of creating music and video highlights, as well as psychological diaries that can track the psychological health of users.
The database, AI learning model and programming code that is developed through this research project will be public materials that can be used freely by anyone.
J. S. Shin (firstname.lastname@example.org)