Annotations in the EMOTIC dataset
The annotations of the EMOTIC dataset combine two types of emotion representation systems: Discrete Categories and Continuous Dimensions.
List of the 26 Categories with corresponding deffinitions:
1. Peace: well being and relaxed; no worry; having positive thoughts or sensations; satisfied.
2. Affection: fond feelings; love; tenderness
3. Esteem: feelings of favorable opinion or judgment; respect; admiration; gratefulness
4. Anticipation: state of looking forward; hoping on or getting prepared for possible future events
5. Engagement: paying attention to something; absorbed into something; curious; interested
6. Confidence: feeling of being certain; conviction that an outcome will be favorable; encouraged; proud
7. Happiness: feeling delighted; feeling enjoyment or amusement
8. Pleasure: feeling of delight in the senses
9. Excitement: feeling enthusiasm; stimulated; energetic
10. Surprise: sudden discovery of something unexpected
11. Sympathy: state of sharing others’ emotions, goals or troubles; supportive; compassionate
12. Doubt/Confusion: difficulty to understand or decide; thinking about different options
13. Disconnection: feeling not interested in the main event of the surrounding; indifferent; bored; distracted
14. Fatigue: weariness; tiredness; sleepy
15. Embarrassment: feeling ashamed or guilty
16. Yearning: strong desire to have something; jealous; envious; lust
17. Disapproval: feeling that something is wrong or reprehensible; contempt; hostile
18. Aversion: feeling disgust, dislike, repulsion; feeling hate
19. Annoyance: bothered by something or someone; irritated; impatient; frustrated
20. Anger: intense displeasure or rage; furious; resentful
21. Sensitivity: feeling of being physically or emotionally wounded; feeling delicate or vulnerable
22. Sadness: feeling unhappy, sorrow, disappointed, or discouraged
23. Disquietment: nervous; worried; upset; anxious; tense; pressured; alarmed
24. Fear: feeling suspicious or afraid of danger, threat, evil or pain; horror
25. Pain: physical suffering
26. Suffering: psychological or emotional pain; distressed; anguished
Continuous dimensions with their descriptions:
Valence: this dimension measures how positive or pleasant an emotion is. It ranges from negative to positive.
Arousal: this dimension measures the agitation level of the person. It ranges from non-active / in calm to agitated / ready to act.
Dominance: this dimension measures the control level of the situation by the person. It ranges from submissive / non-control to dominant / in-control.