Search for dissertations about: "Phonetics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the word Phonetics.

  1. 1. Forensic comparison of voices, speech and speakers : tools and methods in forensic phonetics

    Author : Jonas Lindh; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; forensic phonetics; automatic voice recognition; disputed utterance; speech; language technology; phonetics;

    Abstract : This thesis has three main objectives. The first objective (A) includes Study I, which investigates the parameter fundamental frequency (F0) and its robustness in different acoustic contexts by using different measures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Phonological Quantity in Swedish Dialects : Typological Aspects, Phonetic Variation and Diachronic Change

    Author : Felix Schaeffler; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish dialects; phonological quantity; vowel and consonant duration; cluster analysis; linguistic typology; phonetic variation; diachronic change; Phonetics; Fonetik;

    Abstract : This study investigates the realisation of phonological quantity in the dialects of Modern Swedish, based on a corpus containing recordings from 86 locations in Sweden and the Swedishspeaking parts of Finland. The corpus was recorded as part of the national SweDia project.The study is explorative in character. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prosodic Phrasing in Spontaneous Swedish

    Author : Petra Hansson; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; intonation.; spontaneous speech; optimality theory; prominence; grouping; phrasing; Southern Swedish; Swedish; speech planning; speech production; speech perception; prosody; phonology; phonetics; Fonetik; fonologi;

    Abstract : One of the most important functions of prosody is to divide the flow of speech into chunks. The chunking, or prosodic phrasing, of speech plays an important role in both the production and perception of speech. READ MORE

  4. 4. A grammar of Jahai

    Author : Niclas Burenhult; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Chinese; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; expressives; argument; agreement; syntax; modality; Aktionsart; aspect; nominalisation; unitisation; reduplication; cliticisation; affixation; derivational morphology; prestopped nasals; phonology; vowel nasality; Malaysia; endangered languages; Austroasiatic; Mon-Khmer; Jahai; Aslian; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Phonetics; Fonetik; fonologi;

    Abstract : Jahai, a language belonging to the Aslian branch of the Mon-Khmer language family, is spoken by a group of about 1,000 hunter-gatherers in the montane rainforests of northern Peninsular Malaysia. Drawing on linguistic data collected in the field, the present dissertation is a study of the grammar of Jahai. READ MORE

  5. 5. Articulatory-Acoustic Relationships in Swedish Vowel Sounds

    Author : Christine Ericsdotter; Olle Engstrand; Björn Lindblom; Peter Ladefoged; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish vowels; articulatory modelling; MRI; Phonetics; Fonetik;

    Abstract : The goal of this work was to evaluate the performance of a classical method for predicting vocal tract cross-sectional areas from cross-distances, to be implemented in speaker-specific articulatory modelling. The data forming the basis of the evaluation were magnetic resonance images from the vocal tract combined with simultaneous audio and video recordings. READ MORE