An investigation of speech-based human emotion recognition

  title={An investigation of speech-based human emotion recognition},
  author={Yongjin Wang and Ling Guan},
  journal={IEEE 6th Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, 2004.},
This paper presents our recent work on recognizing human emotion from the speech signal. The proposed recognition system was tested over a language, speaker, and context independent emotional speech database. Prosodic, Mel-frequency cepstral coefficient (MFCC), and formant frequency features are extracted from the speech utterances. We perform feature selection by using the stepwise method based on Mahalanobis distance. The selected features are used to classify the speeches into their… CONTINUE READING
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