Face-Based Automatic Personality Perception

Al Moubayed, N., Vazquez-Alvarez, Y., McKay, A. and Vinciarelli, A. (2014) Face-Based Automatic Personality Perception. In: 22 ACM International Conference on Multimedia, Orlando, Florida, 3-7 Nov 2014, pp. 1153-1156. ISBN 9781450330633 (doi:10.1145/2647868.2655014)

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Abstract

Automatic Personality Perception is the task of automatically predicting the personality traits people attribute to others. This work presents experiments where such a task is performed by mapping facial appearance into the Big-Five personality traits, namely Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness and Neuroticism. The experiments are performed over the pictures of the FERET corpus, originally collected for biometrics purposes, for a total of 829 individuals. The results show that it is possible to automatically predict whether a person is perceived to be above or below median with an accuracy close to 70 percent (depending on the trait).

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Vazquez-Alvarez, Dr Yolanda and Al Moubayed, Mrs Noura and Vinciarelli, Professor Alessandro
Authors: Al Moubayed, N., Vazquez-Alvarez, Y., McKay, A., and Vinciarelli, A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
ISBN:9781450330633
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2014 The Authors
First Published:First published in Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimedia
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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