Emotion, Affect and Personality in Speech: The Bias of Language and Paralanguage by Swati JoharEmotion, Affect and Personality in Speech: The Bias of Language and Paralanguage by Swati Johar

Emotion, Affect and Personality in Speech: The Bias of Language and Paralanguage

bySwati Johar

Paperback | January 8, 2016

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This book explores the various categories of speech variation and works to draw a line between linguistic and paralinguistic phenomenon of speech.  Paralinguistic contrast is crucial to human speech but has proven to be one of the most difficult tasks in speech systems. In the quest for solutions to speech technology and sciences, this book narrows down the gap between speech technologists and phoneticians and emphasizes the imperative efforts required to accomplish the goal of paralinguistic control in speech technology applications and the acute need for a multidisciplinary categorization system. This interdisciplinary work on paralanguage will not only serve as a source of information but also a theoretical model for linguists, sociologists, psychologists, phoneticians and speech researchers.
Swati Johar is Scientist 'C' at the Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), Delhi. She is involved in many major research projects from an interdisciplinary perspective, including research on image and signal processing.  She has completed her M.Tech from BITS, Pilani and her research work on gestures and speech recognition...
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Title:Emotion, Affect and Personality in Speech: The Bias of Language and ParalanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:52 pagesPublished:January 8, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319280457

ISBN - 13:9783319280455

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Psychology of Voice.- Language, Communication and Human Behaviour.- Multimodality and Spoken Dialogue Systems.- Emotional Speech Recognition.- Where Speech Recognition is Going: Conclusion and Future Scope.