Designing the emotional content of a robotic speech signal

@inproceedings{Pauletto2010DesigningTE,
  title={Designing the emotional content of a robotic speech signal},
  author={Sandra Pauletto and Tristan Bowles},
  booktitle={Audio Mostly Conference},
  year={2010}
}
This project examines how the emotional content of a synthesised and robotic-sounding speech signal can be modified by manipulating high-level acoustic parameters using commonly available sound design digital tools. Stimuli were created on the basis of trends described by the literature and verified via our own analysis of emotional speech produced by actors. A listening test was run to verify whether the emotions expressed by the stimuli were discriminated by the listeners. Neutral and sad… 
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TLDR
Empirical investigation of emotion in audio-voice signals, as synthesized by text-to-speech technologies, was investigated to formulate a theory of expression for user interface design, pointing towards an emerging interdisciplinary ontology for artificial voices.

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