A Study on Speech with Manifest Emotions

  • Horia-Nicolai Teodorescu
  • Silvia Monica Feraru
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4629)

Abstract

We present a study of the prosody – seen in a broader sense – that supports the theory of the interrelationship function of speech. “Pure emotions” are meant to show a relationship of the speaker with the general context. The analysis goes beyond the basic prosody, as related to pitch trajectory; namely, the analysis also aims to determine the change in higher formants. The refinement in the analysis asks for improved tools. Methodological aspects are discussed, including a discussion of the limitations of the currently available tools. Some conclusions are drawn.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Horia-Nicolai Teodorescu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Silvia Monica Feraru
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Computer Science, Romanian Academy, Bd. Carol I nr 8, IasiRomania
  2. 2.Technical University of Iasi, IasiRomania

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