Tomsk software recognizes emotions by analyzing voice

Tomsk software recognizes emotions by analyzing voiceScientists in Siberia?s Tomsk are developing software to recognize human emotions by analyzing one?s voice. The solution can be used in testing a new employee?s professional fitness

Scientists in Siberia?s Tomsk are developing software to recognize human emotions by analyzing one?s voice. The solution can be used in testing a new employee?s professional fitness, Nanonewsnet.ru reported. The developers work at the department of complex computing systems security of Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radio Electronics (TUSUR). The voice recognition solution is believed to be able to identify not only a person?s emotional state but also the way he or she feels physically. This is an extremely important factor in a kind of work that requires utmost concentration, especially when human lives depend on how a specific employee performs. According to Anton Konev, an associate professor at the TUSUR department, to show his emotional and physical fitness for certain types of occupation, all one is requested to do is pronounce a few phrases. If the person is sick or in a state of hyperarousal, his voice will betray this, and the software will see whether there are anomalies. The approach is reportedly based on the assumption that the way a person pronounces sounds and words is dependent upon his or her psychophysiological state...