The bolded articles are a must.
The categories are in random order, except that the first couple of categories (general models and theories) will be considered in the first presentations.
The list may still change, and you can also propose articles yourself.
Computational models of emotion (nice overview)
Motivational and emotional controls of cognition (great classic from 1967)
Emotions are emergent processes: they require a dynamic computational architecture
Emotions: from brain to robot (needs neuroscience background)
Theories of emotion causation: A review
On the rationality of emotions: or, When are emotions rational?
A domain-independent framework for modeling emotion
Flame --- fuzzy logic adaptive model of emotions
WASABI for affect simulation in human-computer interaction
Emergent dynamics of joy, distress, hope and fear in reinforcement learning agents (presenter must know reinforcement learning!)
Evolutionary Psychology and the Emotions
What good are positive emotions?
Computers that recognise and respond to user emotion
Affect Detection: An Interdisciplinary Review of Models, Methods, and Their Applications
How emotion is made and measured
Automatic prediction of frustration
How to behave as Alice in Wonderland - about boredom and curiosity
Robots that have emotions
The uncanny advantage of using androids in cognitive and social science research
Affective Social Robots
Why robots? A survey on the roles and benefits of social robots in the therapy of children with autism
GAMYGDALA: an Emotion Engine for Games
Phasic emotional reactions to video game events: A psychophysiological investigation (needs background in psychology/psyhophysiology)
The Biology of Fear (needs neuroscience background)
Bodily maps of emotions
Version of 19 Dec 2014, Aapo Hyvärinen