Combining acoustic and language information for emotion recognition

  title={Combining acoustic and language information for emotion recognition},
  author={Chul Min Lee and Shrikanth Narayanan and Roberto Pieraccini},
This paper reports on emotion recognition using both acoustic and language information in spoken utterances. So far, most previous efforts have focused on emotion recognition using acoustic correlates although it is well known that language information also conveys emotions. For capturing emotional information at the language level, we introduce the information-theoretic notion of ’emotional salience’. For acoustic information, linear discriminant classifiers and k-nearest neighborhood… CONTINUE READING
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