Prosody: Theory and Experiment

Prosody: Theory and Experiment : Studies Presented to Goesta Bruce

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This volume deals with a wide range of topics including the representation of tones and intonation, evidence for and constraints on prosodic phrasing, prosodic boundary detection, articulatory dynamics of stress, timing in speech, and prosodic correlates of speaking style, as well as the perception of prosodic prominence. The book offers investigators in all areas of speech communication a comprehensive and coherent presentation of contemporary prosodic research.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 358 pages
  • 160.02 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 635.03g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2000 ed.
  • VI, 358 p.
  • 0792365798
  • 9780792365792

Table of contents

Introduction; M. Horne. 1. Tonal Elements and Their Alignment; J. Pierrehumbert. 2. Bruce, Pierrehumbert, and the Elements of Intonational Phonology; D. Robert Ladd. 3. Levels of Representation and Levels of Analysis for the Description of Intonation Systems; D. Hirst, et al. 4. The Perception of Prosodic Prominence; J. Terken, D. Hermes. 5. The Lexical Tone Contrast of Roermond Dutch in Optimality Theory; C. Gussenhoven. 6. Modeling the Articulatory Dynamics of two Levels of Stress Contrast; M.E. Beckman, K.B. Cohen. 7. Phrase-Level Phonology in Speech Production Planning: Evidence for the Role of Prosodic Structure; S. Shattuck-Hufnagel. 8. The Interaction of Constraints on Prosodic Phrasing; E. Selkirk. 9. Prosodic Boundary Detection; M. Ostendorf. 10. Timing in Speech: A Multi-Level Process; N. Campbell. 11. A Corpus-Based Approach to the Study of Speaking Style; J. Hirschberg.
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