Silent talker: a new computer-based system for the analysis of facial cues to deception

@article{Rothwell2006SilentTA,
  title={Silent talker: a new computer-based system for the analysis of facial cues to deception},
  author={Janet Rothwell and Zuhair Bandar and James D. O'Shea and David Mclean},
  journal={Applied Cognitive Psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20},
  pages={757-777}
}
This paper presents the development of a computerised, non-invasive psychological profiling system, ‘Silent Talker’, for the analysis of non-verbal behaviour. Nonverbal signals hold rich information about mental, behavioural and/or physical states. Previous attempts to extract individual signals and to classify an overall behaviour have been time-consuming, costly, biased, error-prone and complex. Silent Talker overcomes these problems by the use of Artificial Neural Networks. The testing and… 

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