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International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP)

ISSN: 2074-9074 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9082 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJIGSP Vol.8, No.4, Apr. 2016

A Study of the Effect of Emotions and Software on Prosodic Features on Spoken Utterances in Urdu Language

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Author(s)

Syed Abbas Ali, Maria Andleeb, Danish ur Rehman

Index Terms

Prosodic Features;Speech Emotion;Urdu Language;Two-way ANOVA Testing

Abstract

Speech emotions have potential to provide valuable source of information which can lead us toward human perception and decision making process. This paper analyzes the variation and effect on prosodic features (Formant and Pitch) of female and male speakers in two different emotions (angry and neutral) and softwares (PRAAT and MATLAB) in Urdu language using two ways ANOVA testing. The objective of this paper is to determine the significant effect of emotions and softwares on prosodic features (Pitch and Formant) using recorded speech emotion of both male and female voices of same age group in Urdu language. Experimental results of two-way ANOVA testing considerably show that emotions have effect on pitch and formant both in male and female voice unlike software. 

Cite This Paper

Syed Abbas Ali, Maria Andleeb, Danish ur Rehman,"A Study of the Effect of Emotions and Software on Prosodic Features on Spoken Utterances in Urdu Language", International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), Vol.8, No.4, pp.46-53, 2016.DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2016.04.06

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