Essays about: "speech"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 911 essays containing the word speech.

  1. 1. BASED, REDPILLED, AND FPBP. Examining identification through discursive/affective practices on 4chan/pol/

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Henrik Bergius; [2022-02-08]
    Keywords : Affect; Discourse; 4chan; Fascism; Radicalization; Disciplining; Online political space;

    Abstract : In a political landscape increasingly more influenced by far-right populism, the potential for political projects aiming to expand democracy is challenged. With the internet becoming an important arena for political discussion, this begs the question of how online spaces function as politically radicalizing. READ MORE

  2. 2. QUEER JAPANESE. The modern-day language usage of Japanese LGBTQ+ people

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lisa Bendall; [2022-01-25]
    Keywords : japanska; Linguistics; sociolinguistics; queer; LGBTQ; Japanese; analysis;

    Abstract : Gendered language is a well-known feature of Japanese, but how is it applied by a speaker who does not fit the cisgender or heteronormative standards in society? In a 2010 study, Hideko Abe published a book titled Queer Japanese, which addressed this exact question. Although incredibly thorough and informative, the book is now over a decade old, and the findings may no longer be accurate. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Speech Fluency and Ageing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för lingvistik och kognitiv semiotik; Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Harry Polfeldt; [2022]
    Keywords : fluency; age; ageing; aging; linguistics; language; disfluencies; disfluency; dysfluency; dysfluencies; speech; error; errors; psycholinguistics; pause; pauses; repetition; repetitions; lengthening; lengthenings; prolongation; prolongations; swedish; interruption; interruptions; filled; unfilled; unfilled pause; unfilled pauses; filled pause; filled pauses; speech error; speech errors; speech fluency; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Several physiological changes in the speech production process in old age have been documented, yet studies of cognitive changes are few and inconclusive. The current study investigates changes in rates of disfluencies, rates of speech errors and speech rate to examine if speech fluency changes throughout the adult lifespan, as well as whether the influence of task complexity on fluency remains constant regardless of the age of the speaker. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluating Generated Co-Speech Gestures of Embodied Conversational Agent(ECA) through Real-Time Interaction

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Yuan He; [2022]
    Keywords : Embodied Conversational Agent ECA ; User Study; Evaluation Instrument; Gesture Generation; Gaze-tracking; Förkroppsligad konversationsagent ECA ; Användarstudie; Utvärderingsinstrument; Generering av gester; Spårning av blickar;

    Abstract : Embodied Conversational Agents (ECAs)’ gestures can enhance human perception in many dimensions during interactions. In recent years, data-driven gesture generation approaches for ECAs have attracted considerable research attention and effort, and methods have been continuously optimized. READ MORE