Audio-Visual Evaluation of Oratory Skills

@article{Michelson2021AudioVisualEO,
  title={Audio-Visual Evaluation of Oratory Skills},
  author={Tzvi Michelson and Shmuel Peleg},
  journal={2021 Third International Conference on Transdisciplinary AI (TransAI)},
  year={2021},
  pages={103-106}
}
  • Tzvi Michelson, Shmuel Peleg
  • Published 1 September 2021
  • Sociology
  • 2021 Third International Conference on Transdisciplinary AI (TransAI)
What makes a talk successful? Is it the content or the presentation? We try to estimate the contribution of the speaker’s oratory skills to the talk’s success, while ignoring the content of the talk. By oratory skills we refer to facial expressions, motions and gestures, as well as the vocal features. We use TED Talks as our dataset, and measure the success of each talk by its view count. Using this dataset we train a neural network to assess the oratory skills in a talk through three factors… 

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