This paper provides an overview of the SAFIRA project, an IST-KA4 project in the area of Affective Interactions. We explain the rationale for providing computers with the ability to understand, model, and express human-like emotions. We present the toolkit for affective computing that we are building, and describe 3 demonstrators that illustrate different… (More)
Background: Social, occupational and emotional adjustment of Oncology nurses were assessed and compared with other nurses in this study. Subjects and Methods: One hundred nurses including Oncology nurses (n=50) and non-Oncology nurses (n=50) participated in cross-sectional study conducted in Shariati Hospital. Bell's Adjustment Inventory was used to measure… (More)
A prospective study was established to test the effect of orbicularis tone on intraocular pressure. Local nerve block of the 7th cranial nerve by either the methods of Van Lint or O'Brien and Atkinson revealed no effect on the measured intraocular pressure.