Search for dissertations about: "prominence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the word prominence.

  1. 1. Probabilistic and Prominence-driven Incremental Argument Interpretation in Swedish

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Thomas Hörberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; grammatical functions; Swedish; grammatical function assignment; grammatical function reanalysis; argument prominence; discourse prominence; information structure; event-related brain potentials; self-paced reading; corpus-based modeling; Bayesian surprise; surprisal; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates how grammatical functions in transitive sentences (i.e., `subject' and `direct object') are distributed in written Swedish discourse with respect to morphosyntactic as well as semantic and referential (i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Geometric Models of Similarity

    University dissertation from Department of Computer Science, Lund University

    Author : Mikael Johannesson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; symmetry; similarity; separable dimensions; prominence; multidimensional scaling; Minkowski metric; machine learning; integral dimensions; familiarity; geometric models; distance metric; asymmetry; conceptual spaces; Computer science; numerical analysis; systems; control; Datalogi; numerisk analys; system; kontroll; Geometry; algebraic topology; Geometri; algebraisk topologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Även om vi kanske inte tänker på det så ofta så är vår förmåga att bedöma likhet av stor vikt, inte minst då det gäller begreppsbildning och generalisering. Denna avhandling handlar om likhet, speciellt geometriska modeller av likhet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bringing the avatar to life Studies and developments in facial communication for virtual agents and robots

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Samer Al Moubayed; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Avatar; Speech Communication; Facial animation; Nonverbal; Social; Robot; Human-like; Face-to-face; Prosody; Pitch; Prominence; Furhat; Gaze; Head-pose; Dialogue; Interaction; Multimodal; Multiparty; SRA - ICT; SRA - Informations- och kommunikationsteknik;

    Abstract : The work presented in this thesis comes in pursuit of the ultimate goal of building spoken and embodied human-like interfaces that are able to interact with humans under human terms. Such interfaces need to employ the subtle, rich and multidimensional signals of communicative and social value that complement the stream of words – signals humans typically use when interacting with each other. 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