Evaluation of speech-based protocol for detection of early-stage dementia

  title={Evaluation of speech-based protocol for detection of early-stage dementia},
  author={Aharon Satt and Alexander Sorin and Orith Toledo-Ronen and Oren Barkan and Yiannis Kompatsiaris and Athina Kokonozi and Magda Tsolaki},
This paper describes a study of a protocol and a system for automatic detection and status tracking of early-stage dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), from speech and voice recordings. The research has been performed in the scope of the EU FP7 Dem@Care project. We describe the speech and voice recording protocol, different families of vocal features as derived from the recorded data, the statistical properties of the vocal features, a classifier based on support vector machine, and… CONTINUE READING