ISCA Archive Interspeech 2013
ISCA Archive Interspeech 2013

Perceptual, acoustic and electroglottographic correlates of 3 aggressive attitudes in French: a pilot study

Charlotte Kouklia, Nicolas Audibert

This paper presents an experimental study of 136 utterances of aggressive attitudes in French: sarcastic irony, cold anger, hot anger, and a neutral control condition. Two male actors following a predefined scenario produced utterances on a controlled corpus including logatomes. Perceptual ratings by 28 listeners of aggressiveness, dominancy, and control among a subset of 24 utterances are compared to measurements of F0 and open quotient from EGG, vowel duration and formants values. More extreme forms of anger are rated as less controlled, more aggressive and dominant. Results indicate that the gradient of activation (sarcastic irony


doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2013-365

Cite as: Kouklia, C., Audibert, N. (2013) Perceptual, acoustic and electroglottographic correlates of 3 aggressive attitudes in French: a pilot study. Proc. Interspeech 2013, 1389-1393, doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2013-365

@inproceedings{kouklia13_interspeech,
  author={Charlotte Kouklia and Nicolas Audibert},
  title={{Perceptual, acoustic and electroglottographic correlates of 3 aggressive attitudes in French: a pilot study}},
  year=2013,
  booktitle={Proc. Interspeech 2013},
  pages={1389--1393},
  doi={10.21437/Interspeech.2013-365}
}