Search for dissertations about: "intonation."

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the word intonation..

  1. 1. Towards a discourse-based model of English sentence intonation

    University dissertation from Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Merle Horne; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1987]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; intonation; discourse; text-to-speech; information focus; pitch; F0; grammatical functions; coreference; prominence; baseline; phonological grid; F0 range; declination; contrastive prominence; syntactic parallelism; phonological phrase; rhythm rule; sentence stress; constrative stress; Raddoppiamento Sintattico; Monosyllabic Destressing; intonational phrase; speech chunk; speech synthesis;

    Abstract : English non-expressive, declarative sentence intonation is examined in a discourse context. A rule system, geared to a text-to-speech context is developed which assigns sentence prominences related to information focus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lexical and Acoustic Modelling of Swedish Prosody

    University dissertation from Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Johan Frid; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; phonology; Phonetics; stress; dialects; Swedish; word accents; letter-to-sound; text-to-speech; modelling; intonation; prosody; speech technology; Fonetik; fonologi; Scandinavian languages and literature; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Prosodi och intonation är viktiga delar i det mänskliga talet. I system för text-till-talomvandling och automatisk taligenkänning måste prosodiska modeller inkluderas för att uppnå acceptabla resultat. Denna avhandling bidrar till modelleringen av svensk prosodi ur lexikalt och akustiskt perspektiv. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Intonational Phonology of Stockholm Swedish

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Sara Myrberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Stockholm Swedish; intonation; phonology; boundary tones; focal accent; prosodic hierarchy; syntax–prosody interface; recursion; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Scandinavian languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Nordiska språk; Scandinavian Languages; nordiska språk;

    Abstract : This thesis develops the phonological model for the Stockholm Swedish intonation system. Though previous research provides a general model of this system, many phonological aspects of it have remained understudied. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Quantitative Rule System for Musical Performance

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Anders Friberg; KTH.; [1995]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; music performance; expression; interpretation; rules; computer music; midi; jnd; time discrimination; locomotion; motion; listening experiment; perception; timing; phrasing; intonation; Speech and Music Communication; Tal- och musikkommunikation;

    Abstract : A rule system is described that translates an input score file to a musical performance. The rules model different principles of interpretation used by real musicians, such as phrasing, punctuation, harmonic and melodic structure, micro timing, accents, intonation, and final ritard. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prosodic Phrasing in Spontaneous Swedish

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Petra Hansson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : 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 : Popular Abstract in Swedish Den här studien behandlar prosodisk frasering. Det talade språket fraseras på ett sådant sätt att ord som hör nära samman innehållsmässigt och/eller syntaktiskt också produceras tillsammans i en grupp. Mellan ordgrupperna – de s k prosodiska fraserna – hör vi gränser. READ MORE