Paper: The Modulation of Cooperation and Emotion in Dialogue: The REC Corpus

ACL ID P09-3010
Title The Modulation of Cooperation and Emotion in Dialogue: The REC Corpus
Venue ACL-IJCNLP: Student Research Workshop papers
Session
Year 2009
Authors

In this paper we describe the Rovereto Emotive Corpus (REC) which we collected to investigate the relationship between emotion and coopera- tion in dialogue tasks. It is an area where still many unsolved questions are present. One of the main open issues is the annotation of the so- called “blended” emotions and their recognition. Usually, there is a low agreement among raters in annotating emotions and, surprisingly, emo- tion recognition is higher in a condition of mod- ality deprivation (i. e. only acoustic or only visu- al modality vs. bimodal display of emotion). Be- cause of these previous results, we collected a corpus in which “emotive” tokens are pointed out during the recordings by psychophysiologi- cal indexes (ElectroCardioGram, and Galvanic Skin Conductance)....