Search for dissertations about: "phonological complexity"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words phonological complexity.

  1. 1. Turn-taking and early phonology Contingency in parent-child interaction and assessment of early speech production

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Ulrika Marklund; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; parent-child interaction; turn-taking; parental responsiveness; phonological development; phonological complexity; assessment of speech production; Phonetics; fonetik;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on contingency in parent-child interaction, investigating it in the light of the linguistic capacity of the child and the status of the caregiver. Further, the thesis covers the development of two tools to assess the developmental maturity level of expressive phonology. READ MORE

  2. 2. The acquisition of contrast a longitudinal investigation of initial s+plosive cluster development in Swedish children

    University dissertation from Umeå : Filosofi och lingvistik

    Author : Fredrik Karlsson; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; phonological contrast; speech development; place and manner of articulation; aspiration; structural complexity; acoustic cues; homonym production; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Phonetics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Fonetik;

    Abstract : This Thesis explores the development of word-initial s+plosive consonant clusters in the speech of Swedish children between the ages of 1;6 and 4;6. Development in the word-initial consonant clusters is viewed as being determined by 1) the children’s ability to articulate the target sequence of consonants, 2) the level of understanding of which acoustic features in the adult model production are significant for the signalling of the intended distinction, and 3) the children’s ability to apply established production patterns only to productions where the acquired feature agrees with the adult target, to achieve a contrast between rival output forms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beginners Read Aloud High versus Low Linguistic Levels in Swedish Beginners' Oral Reading

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Kristina Danielsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Scandinavian languages Swedish language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Nordiska språk Svenska språket; Scandinavian Languages; nordiska språk; reading development; reading strategies; beginning reading; oral reading; miscue analysis; Svenska språket Nordiska språk; Swedish;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to examine the utilisation of various linguistic levels in the oral reading of running texts among Swedish beginning readers, and specifically to question the supposedly predominant role of lower (i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Grammatical Description of Dameli

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Emil Perder; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; lingvistik; Dameli; Damiabaasha; grammatical description; descriptive grammar; grammar; Dardic; Hindu Kush languages; Indo-Aryan; dml;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to provide a grammatical description of Dameli (ISO-639-3: dml), an Indo-Aryan language spoken by approximately 5 000 people in the Domel Valley in Chitral in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in the North-West of Pakistan. Dameli is a left-branching SOV language with considerable morphological complexity, particularly in the verb, and a complicated system of argument marking. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lexical and Acoustic Modelling of Swedish Prosody

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Johan Frid; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [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 : Prosody and intonation are very important ingredients of human speech. In speech technology, text-to-speech (TTS) and automatic speech recognition (ASR) systems must incorporate prosodic models in order to reach acceptable performances. READ MORE