DFKI-LT - Dimensional emotion representation as a basis for speech synthesis with non-extreme emotions

Marc Schröder
Dimensional emotion representation as a basis for speech synthesis with non-extreme emotions
in: Elisabeth Andre (ed.):
1 Proceedings Workshop on Affective Dialogue Systems (ADS 04), Pages 209-220, Kloster Irsee, Germany, Springer, 2004,
LNAI 3068

 
Past attempts to model emotions for speech synthesis have focused on extreme, basic emotion categories. The present paper suggests an alternative representation of emotional states, by means of emotion dimensions, and explains how this approach can contribute to making speech synthesis a useful component of affective dialogue systems.
 
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