Second International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP'92)

Banff, Alberta, Canada
October 13-16, 1992

A Method for Studying Prosody in Texts Read Aloud

Georg E. Ottesen

SINTEF DELAB, Trondheim, Norway

This paper descibes a method for studying prosody by establishing a double tree structure of relevant parameters and searching for relationships between parameters at different levels. The tree structure contains both phonetic and linguistic parameters. Pitch values, phoneme durations and word accents are found from a recording of texts read aloud. A query language has been designed to search in this type of data structure. The method is implemented as an interactive program. Analysis results are presented.

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Bibliographic reference.  Ottesen, Georg E. (1992): "A method for studying prosody in texts read aloud", In ICSLP-1992, 1271-1274.