Emotional module for virtual voice assistant

Marek Klement Supervisor: Rudolf Talácko Master thesis 2022
This work deals with the design of an emotional module for voice assistants to solve problems in the household. This emotional module ensures that the conversation is adapted to the user's emotions. Part of the research is the analysis of available tools for detecting emotions and then deals with the possibilities of voice assistants. The first part implements a prototype of a virtual voice assistant for maintenance and repair of washing machines. The main part of the work is devoted to the design of an emotional module for a voice assistant based on User-Centered Design. The module's task is to analyze the user's emotions and adjust the conversation accordingly. This module is then tested in an experiment together with a prototype voice assistant for repair and maintenance of the washing machine on a group of senior participants.