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Emotion Recognition

definition: The recognition of emotions from text, speech, facial expressions, gestures and/or physiological measures. A key challenge is the appropriate representation of emotional states.
related project(s):
  • Emotionally Rich Man-machine Intelligent System (ERMIS)
  • Research on Emotions and Human-Machine Interaction (HUMAINE)
  • Principled Hybrid Systems: Theory and Applications (PHYSTA)
related organisation(s):
  • Geneva Emotion Research Group
  • Affective Computing
related person(s):
  • Björn Schuller
  • Noam Amir
  • Anton Batliner
  • Elmar Nöth
  • Rosalind W. Picard
  • Roddy Cowie
relevant source(s):
  • Speech and Emotion: A conceptual framework for research
related publication(s):

Emotion Recognition in Human-Computer Interaction.
Roddy Cowie and Ellen Douglas-Cowie and N. Tsapatsoulis and G. Votsis and S. Kollias and Winfried Fellenz and John Taylor.
IEEE Signal Processing Magazine. 18 (1). January 2001. 32--80.

You BEEP machine -- Emotion in automatic speech understanding systems.
R. Huber and Elmar N oth and Anton Batliner and J. Buckow and V. Warnke and H. Niemann.
Proceedings Workshop on Text, Speech and Dialog. Brno, Czech Republic. 1998.

Modelling drivers' speech under stress.
Raul Fernandez and Rosalind Picard.

Proceedings of the ISCA Workshop on Speech and Emotion. Northern Ireland. 2000. 219--224.

The relevance of feature type for the automatic classification of emotional user states: low level descriptors and functionals.
Schuller, B., Batliner, A., Seppi, D., Steidl, S., Vogt, T., Wagner, J., Devillers, L., Vidrascu, L., Amir, N., Kessous, L., & Aharonson, V. (2007). Proceedings of Interspeech 2007 (pp. 2253-2256).