First European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Paris, France
September 27-29, 1989

Analysis, Synthesis and Perception of Emotional Speech

E. Nushikyan

Odessa, USSR

Interest in the role of emotion in communication has continued from ancient time to the present. Considerable research has been conducted on the verbal and non-verbal types of emotional expression. This investigation of fiction texts in English, Russian and Ukranian (languages with different structures) shows that information about emotions comes over multiple linguistic channels by grammatical. structures, lexical cues and acoustic indicators.

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Bibliographic reference.  Nushikyan, E. (1989): "Analysis, synthesis and perception of emotional speech", In EUROSPEECH-1989, 2121-2122.