Federica Cavicchio

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This paper concerns the bimodal transmission of emotive speech and describes how the expression of joy, surprise, sadness, disgust, anger, and fear, leads to visual and acoustic target modifications in some Italian phonemes. Current knowledge on the audiovisual transmission of emotive speech traditionally concerns global prosodic and intonational(More)
This paper describes how the visual and acoustic characteristics of some Italian phones (/'a/, /b/, /v/) are modified in emotive speech by the expression of joy, surprise, sadness, disgust, anger, and fear. In this research we specifically analyze the interaction between labial configurations, peculiar to each emotion, and the articulatory lip movements of(More)
In this paper we describe the Rovereto Emotive Corpus (REC) which we collected to investigate the relationship between emotion and cooperation in dialogue tasks. It is an area where still many unsolved questions are present. One of the main open issues is the annotation of the so-called " blended " emotions and their recognition. Usually, there is a low(More)
The aim of the research is the phonetic articulatory description of emotive speech achievable studying the labial movements, which are the product of the compliance with both the phonetic-phonological constraints and the lip configuration required for the visual encoding of emotions. In this research we analyse the interaction between labial configurations,(More)
Research using the visual world paradigm has demonstrated that visual input has a rapid effect on language interpretation tasks such as reference resolution and, conversely, that linguistic material-including verbs, prepositions and adjectives-can influence fixations to potential referents. More recent research has started to explore how this effect of(More)