Essays about: "tone of the voice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words tone of the voice.

  1. 1. Psst, Wish Me Luck : Speculating Whispering as an Interaction Modethrough Design Fiction

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

    Author : Emmi Parviainen; [2019]
    Keywords : whispering; speculative design; voice interaction; design ction; research through design; voice assistants; implicit interaction;

    Abstract : The voice technology today is limited to explicit interaction and does not take advantage of the connotation of voice modalities. Research has shown that it is possible to sense emotions and feelings as well as the context of information based on the tone of voice. READ MORE

  2. 2. ”DARLING, WE NEED TO TALK. SWITCH ON YOUR PHONE, PLEASE!” Patterns of Communication Channel Use for Self- Disclosure in Long-Distance Romantic Relationships

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Aline Wörle; [2018-07-04]
    Keywords : Interpersonal relationships; communication channels; long-distance romantic relationships; geographically-close romantic relationships; self-disclosure; social exchange theory; social information processing theory; media richness theory; media synchronicity theory;

    Abstract : Based on social penetration theory, social information processing theory and mediasynchronicity theory, the present study explores the role of different communicationchannels in romantic relationships in terms of self-disclosure. Especially, it seeks toinvestigate how self-disclosure influences the choice of communication channel usewithin long-distance romantic relationships. READ MORE

  3. 3. Grammatical Effects of Affect A contrastive corpus analysis of the use and meaning of infant and baby

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Carl-Anders Karlsson; [2017-10-12]
    Keywords : Affective meaning; expressive meaning; semantics; Cognitive grammar;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at (1) outlining a basic understanding of how affective, or expressive,meaning can be understood relative to linguistic meaning and language at large, and (2) analysinghow affective meaning may relate to epistemological status and reference type in actual languageuse. The thesis' theoretical framework is largely situated within the paradigm of cognitivelinguistics, and in particular drawing from the work of Langacker (2008). READ MORE

  4. 4. A Prototype Text Analyzer for Mandarin Chinese TTS system

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Chiao-ting Fang; [2017]
    Keywords : Chinese TTS; text analysis;

    Abstract : This project presents a prototype of a text analyzer for a rule-based Mandarin Chinese TTS voice, including components for text normalization, lexicons, phonetic analysis, prosodic analysis, and a phone set. Our implementation shows that despite the linguistic differences, it is feasible to build a Chinese voice with the TTS framework for European languages used at ReadSpeaker AB. READ MORE

  5. 5. Non-modal voice quality in Chichimeco - "Hablamos más con la garganta"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Anneliese Kelterer; [2017]
    Keywords : Chichimeco; non-modal phonation; non-modal voice quality; glottals; Oto-Manguean languages; laryngeal complexity; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the phonetics and the phonology of non-modal voice quality and other glottal features in Chichimeco (Oto-Manguean, Mexico) are described. For this investigation, I analysed recordings I made in Mexico in spring 2017 as well as recordings enclosed in Lastra (2009b, 2016). READ MORE