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Reasons In Literature : Analysis Of James-Lange Theory Of Emotions

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\section{Introduction}

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\section{Basic Emotions}

Before discussing the methods of emotion cause detection, it is important to understand the different basic sets of emotions used in the literature under review. James-Lange Theory of Emotions was one of the probably earliest study linking an individual's congitive consideration of an event and the corresponding response to that event. Over the time the basic set of emotions has been redefined many times, some of them being Hamburg (1968), Hinde (1972), Plutchik (1980), Emde and Goensbauer (1981), Ekman (1982), Konner (1982), and Turner (1996, 2000). The study \textit{Evolutionary Explanations of Emotions} by \textit{Randolph M. Nesse} is extremely detailed and explores the reason why basic set of emotions have been redefined over time and why researchers have failed to come to a consensus. In most of the emotion classification tasks, researchers have proposed the use of Plutchik's, Ekman's or Turner's set of emotions. Analyzing these three sets we see that \textit{fear}, \textit{anger} and \textit{sadness} are present in all emotion sets. Furthermore, \textit{happiness} was found to be present in two out of three lists. The following set of emotions with the modifications were found to be used in the research covered in this survey:
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\item Ekman's six emotions: Inspired by the work done by Charles Darwin and Margaret Mead that identifies emotions as evolved traits of humans, Paul Ekman identified a
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