DocEmoX: A System for the Typography-Derived Emotional Annotation of Documents

  • Georgios Kouroupetroglou
  • Dimitrios Tsonos
  • Eugenios Vlahos
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5616)


This work presents the design and implementation of the DocEmoX system for the automated typography-derived emotional extraction and annotation of printed and electronic documents. The DocEmoX system targets the Design-for-All based multimodal accessibility of documents. The methodology is based on the results derived from a number of readers’ emotional state response experiments that model the mapping of any combination of typographic elements into specific analogous variations of the three emotional dimensions (Valence/Pleasure, Arousal and Potency/ Dominance) using a set of Emotional Rules. DocEmoX implements these Emotional Rules in XSL format and produces the annotated output document following the ODF standard and the W3C EmotionML recommendations.


document accessibility emotional text-to-speech emotional state modeling typography EmotionML ODF 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georgios Kouroupetroglou
    • 1
  • Dimitrios Tsonos
    • 1
  • Eugenios Vlahos
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Informatics and TelecommunicationsNational and Kapodistrian University of AthensAthensGreece

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