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URN etd-0911115-141844 Statistics This thesis had been viewed 1158 times. Download 176 times. Author Shuo-Wei Hsiao Author's Email Address No Public. Department Industrial Design Year 2014 Semester 2 Degree Master Type of Document Master's Thesis Language English Page Count 88 Title The Influence of Shape Features upon Emotions Keyword Shape features Generative design; Emotion Emotion Generative design; Shape features Abstract The aim of this study is to understand what the influence of the shape feature upon emotions is. Seventy-four observers were invited to take part in a psychophysical experiment, including 39 Taiwanese and 35 American. Each observer was asked to assess ten experimental samples on twenty scales. The data obtained from experiment were used to develop regression model. These models revealed the relationship between emotions and shapes. The results can be applied to design evaluation and shape creation. Advisor Committee Wen-Yuan Lee - advisor
Chao-Yang Yang - co-chair
Chun-Ching Chen - co-chair
Files Date of Defense 2015-07-14 Date of Submission 2015-09-11