Exploration of Affect Sensing from Speech and Metaphorical Text [chapter]

Li Zhang
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We report new developments on affect detection from textual metaphorical affective expression and affect sensing from speech. The textual affect detection component has been embedded in an intelligent conversational AI agent interacting with human users under loose scenarios. The detected affective states from text also play an important role in producing emotional animation for users' avatars. Evaluation of the affect detection from speech and text is provided. Our work contributes to the
more » ... rence themes on engagement and emotion, virtual AI agents, narrative storytelling in education and evaluation of affective social interaction.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03364-3_31 fatcat:iojivos54vcx5bu4zoehpur2fi