Laughter modulation: from speech to speech-laugh

  title={Laughter modulation: from speech to speech-laugh},
  author={Jieun Oh and Ge Wang},
Laughing while speaking, also referred to as speech-laugh, occurs frequently in social conversations. In order to understand how laughter influences the acoustics of its co-occurring speech signal, we take a synthesis approach in designing an interactive system for artificial “laughter modulation”: users input an arbitrary speech signal, and the system processes the signal to yield acoustic patterns characteristic of a speech-laugh. Implemented using the ChucK audio programming language, our… CONTINUE READING


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