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Below are papers that I've written or co-authored

  • Natural Language Description of Emotion (Dissertation)
    Abe Kazemzadeh
    Defended Feb. 28, 2013, published Aug., 2013.
  • Fuzzy Logic Models for the Meaning of Emotion Words
    Abe Kazemzadeh, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan
    IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, volume 8, issue 2, pages 34-49
  • A Sequential Bayesian Dialog Agent for Computational Ethnography
    Abe Kazemzadeh, James "Jimmy" Gibson, Juanchen Li, Sungbok Lee, Panayiotis Georgiou, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of Interspeech, Portland, OR, Sept. 2012
  • A System for Real-Time Twitter Sentiment Analysis of 2012 U.S. Presidential Election Cycle
    Hao Wang, Dogan Can, Abe Kazemzadeh, François Bar, and Shrikanth Narayanan
    In Proceedings of ACL, Jeju Island Korea, 2012
  • Emotion Twenty Questions (EMO20Q): Toward a Crowd-sourced Theory of Emotions
    Abe Kazemzadeh, Sungbok Lee, Panayiotis Georgiou, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII2011),Memphis, TN, Oct. 2011
  • Toward a Computational Approach for Natural Language Description of Emotions.
    Abe Kazemzadeh
    In Proceedings of Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII2011),Memphis, TN, Oct. 2011
    URL (Note: this is a precis of my dissertation proposal. It won the Fiorella De Rosis best doctoral consortium paper award at ACII 2011.) .
  • EMO20Q Questioner Agent
    Abe Kazemzadeh, James Gibson, Panayiotis Georgiou, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII2011),Memphis, TN, Oct. 2011
  • Determining Which Question To Ask, with the Help of Spectral Graph Theory
    Abe Kazemzadeh, Sungbok Lee, Panayiotis Georgiou, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of Interspeech, Florence, Italy. August, 2011.
  • An Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Logic System to Translate Emotion Words from Spanish to English
    Abe Kazemzadeh
    In Proceedings of FUZZ-IEEE at The World Conference on Computational Intelligence (WCCI), Barcelona, Jul. 2010.
  • An Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Logic System to Translate between emotion-related vocabularies
    Abe Kazemzadeh, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of First Interspeech, Brisbane, Australia, Sept. 2008.
  • Using model trees for evaluating dialog error conditions based on acoustic speech information.
    Abe Kazemzadeh, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of First International Workshop on Human-Centered Multimedia (ACM Multimedia), Santa Barbara, CA, October 2006.
  • Automatic detection of voice onset time contrasts for use in pronunciation assessment.
    Abe Kazemzadeh, Joseph Tepperman, Jorge Silva, Hong You, Sungbok Lee, Abeer Alwan, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of InterSpeech ICSLP, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2006.
  • Tball data collection: the making of a young children's speech corpus.
    Abe Kazemzadeh, Hong You, Markus Iseli, Barbara Jones, Xiaodong Cui, Margaret Heritage, Patti Price, Elaine Andersen, Shrikanth Narayanan, and Abeer Alwan.
    In Proceedings of Eurospeech, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2005.
  • Acoustic correlates of user response to errors in human-computer dialogues.
    Abe Kazemzadeh, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of IEEE ASRU, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, December 2003.
  • Automatic pronunciation verification of english letter-names for early literacy assessment of preliterate children.
    Matthew Black, Joseph Tepperman, Abe Kazemzadeh, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of ICASSP, Taipei, Taiwan, Apr 2009.
  • IEMOCAP: Interactive emotional dyadic motion capture database
    Carlos Busso, Murtaza Bulut, Chi-Chun Lee, Abe Kazemzadeh, Emily Mower, Samuel Kim, Jeannette Chang, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    Journal of Language Resources and Evaluation, In press, 2008.
    URL: coming soon... .
  • Pronunciation verification of english letter-sounds in preliterate children.
    Matthew Black, Joe Tepperman, Abe Kazemzadeh, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of Interspeech, Brisbane, Australia, Sep 2008.
  • A text-free approach to assessing nonnative intonation.
    Joseph Tepperman, Abe Kazemzadeh, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of InterSpeech ICSLP, Antwerp, Belgium, August 2007.
  • A bayesian network classifier for word-level reading assessment
    Joseph Tepperman, Matthew Black, Sungbok Lee, Abe Kazemzadeh, Matteo Gerosa, Margaret Heritage, Abeer Alwan, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of InterSpeech ICSLP, Antwerp, Belgium, August 2007.
  • A system for technology based assessment of language and literacy in young children: the role of multiple information sources.
    Abeer Alwan, Yijian Bai, Matt Black, Larry Casey, Matteo Gerosa, Margaret Heritage, Markus Iseli, Barbara Jones, Abe Kazemzadeh, Sungbok Lee, Shrikanth Narayanan, Patti Price, Joseph Tepperman, and Shizhen Wang.
    In Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, Chania, Greece, October 2007.
  • A study of emotional speech articulation using a fast magnetic resonance imaging technique.
    Sungbok Lee, Erik Bresch, Jason Adams, Abe Kazemzadeh, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of InterSpeech ICSLP, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2006.
  • Pronunciation verification of children?s speech for automatic literacy assessment.
    Joseph Tepperman, Jorge Silva, Abe Kazemzadeh, Hong You, Sungbok Lee, Abeer Alwan, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of InterSpeech ICSLP, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2006.
  • An articulatory study of emotional speech production.
    Sungbok Lee, Serdar Yildirim, Abe Kazemzadeh, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of Eurospeech, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2005.
  • Investigating the role of phoneme-level modifications in emotional speech resynthesis.
    Murtaza Bulut, Carlos Busso, Serdar Yildirim, Abe Kazemzadeh, Chul Min Lee, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of Eurospeech, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2005.
  • An articulatory study of emotional speech production.
    Sungbok Lee, Serdar Yildirim, Abe Kazemzadeh, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of Eurospeech, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2005.
  • Pronunciation variations of spanish-accented english spoken by young children.
    Hong You, Abeer Alwan, Abe Kazemzadeh, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of Eurospeech, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2005.
  • Emotion recognition based on phoneme classes.
    C. M. Lee, S. Yildirim, M. Bulut, A. Kazemzadeh, C. Busso, Z. Deng, S. Lee, and S. Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of ICSLP, Jeju, Korea, October 2004.
  • An acoustic study of emotions expressed in speech.
    S. Yildirim, M. Bulut, C. M. Lee, A. Kazemzadeh, C. Busso, Z. Deng, S. Lee, and S. Narayanan.
    In Proceedings of ICSLP, Jeju, Korea, October 2004.
  • Recognizing expressions of commonsense psychology in English Text
    Andrew Gordon, Abe Kazemzadeh, Anish Nair, and Milena Petrova
    Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2003) Sapporo, Japan, July 7-12, 2003.
  • Analysis of user behavior under error conditions in spoken dialogs.
    Jongho Shin, Shrikanth Narayanan, Laurie Gerber, Abe Kazemzadeh, and Dani Byrd.
    In Proceedings of ICSLP, Denver, CO, 2002.

Below are abstracts that I've written or co-authored:

  • Recognition of voice onset time for use in pronunciation modeling.
    Abe Kazemzadeh, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 2005.
  • Some articulatory details of emotional speech.
    Sungbok Lee, Serdar Yildirim, Murtaza Bulut, Abe Kazemzadeh, and Shrikanth Narayanan.
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 2005.

Below are some class projects and work in progress

  • A Fuzzy Logic System to Encode Emotion-Related Words and Phrases
    Abe Kazemzadeh
    Final Project for Prof. Mendel's fuzzy logic class (2008)
  • The Emotion Mirror: Recognizing Emotion In Speech and Displaying The Emotion in an Avatar
    Abe Kazemzadeh, Samuel Kim, and Yoonji Kim
    Prof. Gratch and Marsella's Affective Computing Class (spring 2007)
  • An Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Logic System to Translate Between Emotion-Related Vocabularies
    Abe Kazemzadeh, Sungbok Lee, and Shrikanth Narayanan
    Submitted to interspeech 2008

A patent we applied for when I did an internship at ATT with Michael Johnston

  • System and Method for Speech-Enabled Access to Media Content
    Michael Johnston and Abe Kazemzadeh
    Application number: 12/573,448, Publication number: US 2011/0082696 A1, Filing date: Oct 5, 2009


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