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Smartphone App Gauges Mood Of User
2012-12-04 13:46:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As smartphones become a more and more integral part of our daily lives, a group of engineers at the University of Rochester are predicting that they will soon be able to gauge a person´s mood in the same way our best friends and family members can–based on voice inflections. This week, that team of engineers will debut a new computer program at the 2012 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology that gauges human feelings...

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