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Perception of levels of emotion in prosody

  title={Perception of levels of emotion in prosody},
  author={Kostis Dimos and Volker Dellwo and Leopold Dick},
  booktitle={International Congress of Phonetic Sciences},
Prosody conveys information about the emotional state of the speaker. In this study we test whether listeners are able to detect different levels in the emotional state of the speaker based on prosodic features such as intonation, speech rate and intensity. We ran a perception experiment in which we ask Swiss German and Chinese listeners to recognize the intended emotions that the professional speaker produced. The results indicate that both Chinese and Swiss German listeners could identify the… 

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