Encoding and Decoding of Emotional Speech: A Cross-Cultural and Multimodal Study between Chinese and Japanese by Aijun LiEncoding and Decoding of Emotional Speech: A Cross-Cultural and Multimodal Study between Chinese and Japanese by Aijun Li

Encoding and Decoding of Emotional Speech: A Cross-Cultural and Multimodal Study between Chinese…

byAijun Li

Hardcover | September 24, 2015

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This book addresses the subject of emotional speech, especially its encoding and decoding process during interactive communication, based on an improved version of Brunswik's Lens Model. The process is shown to be influenced by the speaker's and the listener's linguistic and cultural backgrounds, as well as by the transmission channels used. Through both psycholinguistic and phonetic analysis of emotional multimodality data for two typologically different languages, i.e., Chinese and Japanese, the book demonstrates and elucidates the mutual and differing decoding and encoding schemes of emotional speech in Chinese and Japanese.
Professor Aijun Li is the director of Laboratory of Phonetics and Speech Science, Institute of linguistics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Her academic interests include speech prosody, first and second language acquisition especially on phonetic aspects, emotional and expressive speech analysis. She obtained Bachelor and Master i...
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Title:Encoding and Decoding of Emotional Speech: A Cross-Cultural and Multimodal Study between Chinese…Format:HardcoverDimensions:229 pagesPublished:September 24, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3662476908

ISBN - 13:9783662476901

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Table of Contents

List of Figures.- List of Tables.- Introduction.- Perception on Multimodal Emotional Expressions Between Japanese and Chinese.- Emotional McGurk Effect? A Cross-culture Study on Conflicting AV Channel.- Acoustic and Articulatory Analysis on Emotional Vowels.- Emotional Intonation and its Boundary Tones in Chinese.- Emotional Intonation Modeling: Applying PENTA Model to Chinese and Japanese Emotional Speech.- Conclusion and Outlook.- Appendix 1. Chinese Emotional Recording Prompts.- Appendix 2. Japanese EMA Emotional Recoring Prompts.- Appendix 3. Confusion Matrices of Multimodal Emotional Perception.