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Emotion and Mental State Recognition from Speech

Guest Editors: Julien Epps, Roddy Cowie, Shrikanth Narayanan, Björn Schuller, and Jianhua Tao

  1. Research

    Phonologically-based biomarkers for major depressive disorder

    Of increasing importance in the civilian and military population is the recognition of major depressive disorder at its earliest stages and intervention before the onset of severe symptoms. Toward the goal of ...

    Andrea Carolina Trevino, Thomas Francis Quatieri and Nicolas Malyska

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2011 2011:42

    Published on: 16 August 2011

  2. Research

    Biologically inspired emotion recognition from speech

    Emotion recognition has become a fundamental task in human-computer interaction systems. In this article, we propose an emotion recognition approach based on biologically inspired methods. Specifically, emotio...

    Laura Caponetti, Cosimo Alessandro Buscicchio and Giovanna Castellano

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2011 2011:24

    Published on: 18 July 2011

  3. Research

    Predicting user mental states in spoken dialogue systems

    In this paper we propose a method for predicting the user mental state for the development of more efficient and usable spoken dialogue systems. This prediction, carried out for each user turn in the dialogue,...

    Zoraida Callejas, David Griol and Ramón López-Cózar

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2011 2011:6

    Published on: 17 May 2011

  4. Research

    Utterance independent bimodal emotion recognition in spontaneous communication

    Emotion expressions sometimes are mixed with the utterance expression in spontaneous face-to-face communication, which makes difficulties for emotion recognition. This article introduces the methods of reducin...

    Jianhua Tao, Shifeng Pan, Minghao Yang, Ya Li, Kaihui Mu and Jianfeng Che

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2011 2011:4

    Published on: 13 May 2011

  5. Research Article

    Recognition of Nonprototypical Emotions in Reverberated and Noisy Speech by Nonnegative Matrix Factorization

    We present a comprehensive study on the effect of reverberation and background noise on the recognition of nonprototypical emotions from speech. We carry out our evaluation on a single, well-defined task based...

    Felix Weninger, Björn Schuller, Anton Batliner, Stefan Steidl and Dino Seppi

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2011 2011:838790

    Published on: 23 January 2011

  6. Research Article

    Formant Frequencies under Cognitive Load: Effects and Classification

    Cognitive load measurement systems measure the mental demand experienced by human while performing a cognitive task, which is useful in monitoring and enhancing task performance. Various speech-based systems h...

    Tet Fei Yap, Julien Epps, Eliathamby Ambikairajah and Eric H. C. Choi (EURASIP Member)

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2011:219253

    Published on: 26 December 2010

  7. Research Article

    Recognizing Uncertainty in Speech

    We address the problem of inferring a speaker's level of certainty based on prosodic information in the speech signal, which has application in speech-based dialogue systems. We show that using phrase-level pr...

    Heather Pon-Barry and Stuart M. Shieber

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2011:251753

    Published on: 8 December 2010