Paralinguistic event detection from speech using probabilistic time-series smoothing and masking

  title={Paralinguistic event detection from speech using probabilistic time-series smoothing and masking},
  author={Rahul Gupta and Kartik Audhkhasi and Sungbok Lee and Shrikanth Narayanan},
Non-verbal speech cues serve multiple functions in human interaction such as maintaining the conversational flow as well as expressing emotions, personality, and interpersonal attitude. In particular, non-verbal vocalizations such as laughters are associated with affective expressions while vocal fillers are used to hold the floor during a conversation. The Interspeech 2013 Social Signals Sub-Challenge involves detection of these two types of non-verbal signals in telephonic speech dialogs. We… CONTINUE READING
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