Multi-stage classification of emotional speech motivated by a dimensional emotion model

@article{Xiao2009MultistageCO,
  title={Multi-stage classification of emotional speech motivated by a dimensional emotion model},
  author={Zhongzhe Xiao and Emmanuel Dellandr{\'e}a and Weibei Dou and Liming Chen},
  journal={Multimedia Tools and Applications},
  year={2009},
  volume={46},
  pages={119-145}
}
This paper deals with speech emotion analysis within the context of increasing awareness of the wide application potential of affective computing. Unlike most works in the literature which mainly rely on classical frequency and energy based features along with a single global classifier for emotion recognition, we propose in this paper some new harmonic and Zipf based features for better speech emotion characterization in the valence dimension and a multi-stage classification scheme driven by a… CONTINUE READING