Real-time spoken affect classification and its application in call-centres

  title={Real-time spoken affect classification and its application in call-centres},
  author={Donn Morrison and Ruili Wang and Liyanage C. De Silva and W. L. Xu},
  journal={Third International Conference on Information Technology and Applications (ICITA'05)},
  pages={483-487 vol.1}
We propose a novel real-time affect classification system based on features extracted from the acoustic speech signal. The proposed system analyses the speech signal and provides a real-time classification of the speaker's perceived affective state. A neural network is trained and tested using a database of 391 authentic emotional utterances from 11 speakers. Two emotions, anger and neutral, are considered. The system is designed to be speaker and text-independent and is to be deployed in a… CONTINUE READING
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