Comparing categorical and dimensional ratings of emotional speech Conference Paper uri icon


  • Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine how the judgments of several emotional categories map onto the Arousal-Valence emotional space, and how this mapping is influenced by the intensity of these emotions. 20 judges were asked to rate excerpts of emotional speech taken from corpora of acted and elicited emotional speech, using two methods: 1) categorical labeling; and 2) 5-point scales representing Arousal and Valence. Results showed the commonly used negative emotions (Anger Sadness and Fear) to …

publication date

  • May 4, 2015