Context is important to recognize emotions
The EMOTIC dataset, named after EMOTions In Context, is a database of images with people in real environments, annotated with their apparent emotions. The images are annotated with an extended list of 26 emotion categories combined with the three common continuous dimensions Valence, Arousal and Dominance.
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R. Kosti, J.M. Álvarez, A. Recasens and A. Lapedriza, "Context based emotion recognition using emotic dataset", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), 2019. (pdf, bibtex)
You can also check our first paper on "Emotions in Context":
R. Kosti, J.M. Álvarez, A. Recasens and A. Lapedriza, "Emotion Recognition in Context", Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2017. (pdf, bibtex)