EUROSPEECH 2001 Scandinavia
7th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Aalborg, Denmark
September 3-7, 2001


A Comparative Study of Pauses in Dialogues and Read Speech

Sofia Gustafson-Capkova (1), Beata Megyesi (2)

(1) Stockholm University, Sweden; (2) KTH, Sweden

This study aims to investigate the length, frequency and position of various types of pauses in three different speech styles: elicited spontaneous dialogues, professional reading and non-professional reading.

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Bibliographic reference.  Gustafson-Capkova, Sofia / Megyesi, Beata (2001): "A comparative study of pauses in dialogues and read speech", In EUROSPEECH-2001, 931-934.