Speech Prosody 2002

Aix-en-Provence, France
April 11-13, 2002

A Game-theoretical Approach to the Meaning of Intonation in Rising Declaratives and Negative Polar Questions

Marie Nilsenová

ILLC-UvA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

On a closed set of English data, consisting of rising declaratives and outer-negation polar questions, we show some advantages of a pragmatic game-theoretical approach to the analysis of intonation, in particular an End Rise.

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Bibliographic reference.  Nilsenová, Marie (2002): "A game-theoretical approach to the meaning of intonation in rising declaratives and negative polar questions", In SP-2002, 535-538.