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Physiological and Affective Computing through Thermal Imaging: A Survey

  title={Physiological and Affective Computing through Thermal Imaging: A Survey},
  author={Youngjun Cho and Nadia Bianchi-Berthouze},
Thermal imaging-based physiological and affective computing is an emerging research area enabling technologies to monitor our bodily functions and understand psychological and affective needs in a contactless manner. However, up to recently, research has been mainly carried out in very controlled lab settings. As small size and even low-cost versions of thermal video cameras have started to appear on the market, mobile thermal imaging is opening its door to ubiquitous and real-world… 
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    IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
  • 2010
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