Essays about: "prosody"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the word prosody.

  1. 1. Prosody and emotion: Towards the development of an emotional agent Emotional evaluation of news reports: production and perception experiments

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Liina Tumma; [2022-01-20]
    Keywords : emotion; speech; prosody;

    Abstract : There is a recognised need for more research on the topic of emotion recognition from speech, and clear and defined methodology in this area is still lacking. Most studies in the field of emotional speech recognition and classification usually focus on acted speech as the data source; consequently, other methods that capture more natural speech are left aside. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effects of emotional prosody on perceived clarity in degraded speech

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Rasmus Lindqvist; [2021]
    Keywords : Emotional prosody; Speech perception; Degraded speech; Noise vocoding; Pop-out effect;

    Abstract : The ability to hear is important to communicate with other people. People suffering from hearing loss are more likely to also suffer from loneliness and depression (Mener et al., 2013; Mo et al., 2005). READ MORE

  3. 3. A phonetic and multimodal exploration of the BA construction of the Chinese imperative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Guohua Hu; [2021]
    Keywords : Chinese imperative; 把 bǎ ‘Ba’ construction; syntax; prosody; gesture; multimodality; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Previous studies of the Chinese imperative have treated syntax and prosody separately, have not considered gestures, and have looked at sentences in isolation and not in discourse. This study therefore investigated how the relationship between grammatical components, intonation (perceived stress), and gesture are co-organized and interact in the 把 bǎ ‘Ba’ construction (i. READ MORE

  4. 4. Listeners’ perception of alaryngeal speech : An experimental study on the effect of presentation and speech mode

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Blom Johansson: Logopedi

    Author : Rebecka Andersson; Märta Brunnberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Laryngectomy; alaryngeal speech; tracheoesophageal speech; electrolaryngeal speech; listener perception; Laryngektomi; alaryngealt tal; trakeoesofagealt tal; elektrolaryngealt tal; lyssnares uppfattning;

    Abstract : Individuals with laryngectomy must find a new way of generating voice after the larynx has been removed. In Sweden, the two most common options for this new form of alaryngeal voicing are electrolaryngeal (EL) speech and tracheoesophageal (TE) speech. READ MORE

  5. 5. L2 word accent production in Swedish: An experimental study on adult learners of Swedish with non-tonal L1 background

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Ana Ramírez Maraver; [2021]
    Keywords : Second Language Acquisition; perception; production; prosody; fundamental frequency; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Previous research has shown that intermediate-advanced L2 learners of Swedish with a non-tonal L1 can use word accents to predict the upcoming suffix as L1 Swedish speakers do. This was also the case of low-intermediate L2 learners who produced word accents after being instructed on the Swedish prosodic system. READ MORE