Date of Original Version

8-2014

Type

Conference Proceeding

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

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Abstract or Description

Laughter is an important non-verbal human social signal. Clarifying the mechanism of laughing would be useful in a variety of studies on health or sociology. In this paper we introduce a non-invasive multisensory system for real-time laughter detection and analysis. We focus only on the audio laughter recognition, present the preliminary results we obtained, and discuss the possible application of this system in the medical field

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Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.