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Developments and paradigms in intonation research
KTH, Superseded Departments, Speech Transmission and Music Acoustics.
2001 (English)In: Speech Communication, ISSN 0167-6393, Vol. 33, no 4, 263-296 p.Article, review/survey (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The present tutorial paper is addressed to a wide audience with different discipline backgrounds as well as variable expertise on intonation. The paper is structured into five sections. In Section 1, Introduction, basic concepts of intonation and prosody are summarised and cornerstones of intonation research are highlighted. In Section 2, Functions and forms of intonation, a wide range of functions from morpholexical and phrase levels to discourse and dialogue levels are discussed and forms of intonation with examples from different languages are presented. In Section 3, Modelling and labelling of intonation, established models of intonation as well as labelling systems are presented. In Section 4, Applications of intonation the most widespread applications of intonation and especially technological ones are presented and methodological issues are discussed. In Section 5, Research perspective research avenues and ultimate goals as well as the significance and benefits of intonation research in the upcoming years are outlined.

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2001. Vol. 33, no 4, 263-296 p.
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pitch, tone, stress, accent, intonation models, intonation applications, english intonation, speech synthesis, vowels, stress, model
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-20353ISI: 000166887400002OAI: diva2:339048
QC 20100525Available from: 2010-08-10 Created: 2010-08-10Bibliographically approved

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