Design of Neural Network Model for Emotional Speech Recognition

  • H. K. Palo
  • Mihir Narayana Mohanty
  • Mahesh Chandra
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 325)


Human–computer interaction (HCI) needs to be improved for the field of recognition and detection. Exclusively, the emotion recognition has major impact on social, engineering, and medical science applications. This paper presents an approach for emotion recognition of emotional speech based on neural network. Linear predictive coefficients and radial basis function network are used as features and classification techniques, respectively, for emotion recognition. Results reveal that the approach is effective in recognition of human speech emotions. Speech utterances are directly extracted from audio channel including background noise. Totally, 75 utterances from 05 speakers were collected based on five emotion categories. Fifteen utterances have been considered for training and rest are for test. The proposed approach has been tested and verified for newly developed dataset.


Emotion recognition LPCC RBFN Autocorrelation function Radial basis function Artificial neural networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. K. Palo
    • 1
  • Mihir Narayana Mohanty
    • 1
  • Mahesh Chandra
    • 2
  1. 1.Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan UniversityRanchiIndia
  2. 2.Birla Institute of TechnologyRanchiIndia

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