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Detecting emotion in speech is important in advancing human-computer interaction, especially in the area of speech synthesis. This poster details experimental procedures based on Mood Induction Procedure 4, using performance related tasks to engender natural emotional responses in participants. These tasks are aided or hindered by the researcher to illicit the desired emotional response. These responses will then be recorded and their emotional content graded to form the basis of an emotional speech corpus. This corpus will then be used to develop a rule-set for basic emotional dimensions in speech.
Vaughan, B., Cullen, C., Kousidis, S., Wang, Y., McDonnell, C., Campbell, D.: The Use of Task Based Mood-Induction Procedures to Generate High Quality Emotional Assets. IT&T 2006 Conference, Carlow, Ireland. October, 2006.