Search for dissertations about: "prosody"

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

  1. 1. Mapping prosody onto the lexicon : Memory traces for lexically specified prosodic information in the brain

    Author : Hatice Zora; Mattias Heldner; Iris-Corinna Schwarz; Valéria Csépe; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; lexical access; prosody; neuroimaging; electroencephalography; event-related potentials; memory trace; typology; English; Turkish; Swedish; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : Lexical access, the matching of auditory information onto lexical representations in the brain, is a crucial component of online language processing. To understand the nature of lexical access, it is important to identify the kind of acoustic information that is stored in the long-term memory and to study how the brain uses such information. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lexical and Acoustic Modelling of Swedish Prosody

    Author : Johan Frid; Fonetik; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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

  3. 3. Prosody and Prediction in Neural Speech Processing

    Author : Pelle Söderström; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; ERP; fMRI; Prediction; Prosody; Syntax; speech processing; PrAN;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigated how listeners use prosody to rapidly predict upcoming lexical and syntactic structures. In the first three studies, it was shown that listeners take advantage of Swedish word-level tones to pre- activate upcoming word endings. READ MORE

  4. 4. On L1 Attrition and Prosody in Pronominal Anaphora Resolution

    Author : Chiara Gargiulo; Italienska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Pronominal anaphora resolution; L1 attrition; Prosody; Processing; cross-linguistic influence;

    Abstract : This thesis is a collection of four studies on pronominal anaphora resolution with a focus on first language (L1) attrition and prosody. In Study I, we explored the temporariness of attrition effects on anaphora resolution in L1 Italian speakers who moved to Sweden after puberty (i.e., late bilinguals). READ MORE

  5. 5. Prosody in Swedish Children with Language Impairment. Perceptual, Acoustic and Interactional Aspects

    Author : Christina Samuelsson; foniatri och audiologi Logopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; auditive system and speech; Otorinolaryngologi; audiologi; hörsel- och talorganen; audiology; Otorhinolaryngology; classification; acoustic evaluation; prosody; perceptual evaluations; language impairment;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore prosodic problems in Swedish children with language impairment (LI). In the first study, 29 children with LI participated. They were assessed with an assessment procedure for prosody at the word, phrase and discourse levels, developed within this thesis. READ MORE