Title: Performance evaluation of pitch values for finding emotions in Tamil speech

Authors: R. Kumuthaveni

Addresses: Department of Computer Applications, Dr. SNS Rajalakshmi College of Arts and Science, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India

Abstract: All living creatures in this world have emotions naturally like humans, birds, animals, fishes, plants and so on. Sometimes, non-living things also can express sentimental emotions. Lots of researches and epic writers has written about emotions in different angles. The human's emotions may differ or expose based on culture, life style, living habits, food habits, behavioural habits, experience and knowledge. Emotional expression may be differing based on experience and interpretations. Pitch of vocal speech is a significant parameter for categorising emotions in speech. This paper is special for finding the pitch values in Tamil speech (voice modulation), frequency of speech, length of frequency and for the Tamil speech's recorded voice to text conversion.

Keywords: Tamil; emotions; pitch; recognition; text; analysis.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSI.2018.091411

International Journal of Swarm Intelligence, 2018 Vol.3 No.4, pp.261 - 275

Received: 02 Jun 2017
Accepted: 20 Jul 2017

Published online: 30 Apr 2018 *

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