Prosodic Cues for Hesitation
2006 (English)In: Working Papers 52: Proceedings from Fonetik 2006 / [ed] Gilbert Ambrazaitis, Susanne Schötz, Lund: Lund University , 2006, Vol. 52, 21-24 p.Conference paper (Other academic)
In our efforts to model spontaneous speech for use in, for example, spoken dialogue systems, a series of experiments have been conducted in order to investigate correlates to perceived hesitation. Previous work has shown that it is the total duration increase that is the valid cuerather than the contribution by either of the two factors pause duration and final lengthening. In the present experiment we explored the effects of F0 slope variation and the presence vs. absence of creaky voice in addition to durational cues, using synthetic stimuli. The results showed that variation of both F0 slope and creaky voice did have perceptual effects, but to amuch lesser degree than the durational increase.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Lund University , 2006. Vol. 52, 21-24 p.
, Working Papers, ISSN 0280-526X ; 52
Computer Science Language Technology (Computational Linguistics)
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-51856OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-51856DiVA: diva2:465149
Fonetik 2006, Lund, June 7-9, 2006
tmh_import_11_12_14. QC 201112302011-12-142011-12-142011-12-30Bibliographically approved