201718th International Congress of Metrology
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Metrology for health and better life / Métrologie, santé et confort de vie|
|Published online||18 September 2017|
Metrological Approach to Measurements of Emotions Being Expected in Response to Acoustic Impacts
1 D. I. Mendeleyev Institute for Metrology, 19 Moskovsky pr., St. Petersburg, Russia, 190005
2 St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, 67 Bolshaya Morskaya str., St. Petersburg, Russia, 190000
3 St. Petersburg State University, The Department of Psychology, 7/9 Universitetskaya emb., St. Petersburg, 199034
The paper deals with the task of measuring emotions that most likely arise as a result of certain acoustic impacts. This task is of interest for musicology, philology, medicine, robotics, etc. A measurement model is presented that reflects a “mechanism” of forming the emotions. Analysis of evolution of animal’s bioacoustic signals, calculations, and experiments have made it possible to justify the model. The subjectivity of well-known emotion scales is shown. For the model, a new scale is proposed and grounded that can provide the metrological traceability of measurement results. The model enables explaining changes in emotional perception of acoustic impacts. A method is proposed to diagnose infant’s emotional development based on sounds of cry and other vocalizations.
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