Alejandro Renato

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The present article describes the creation, labelling and main characteristics of a corpus of spoken Latin American Spanish. The corpus was collected with several objectives in mind: a) to fulfill our own research needs in the study of Latin American Spanish prosodic phenomena, where the absence of available corpora has already been noticed [1][6], b) to be(More)
The purpose of this work is to present a method to characterize Spanish Intonation Patterns (SIP) and to describe its principal features. A semi automatic method was developed, which consisted in the stylization of SIP and coding of pitch movements. A preliminary corpus of 120 sentences were collected and recorded by two native speakers of Buenos Aires (one(More)
BACKGROUND The Memory Impairment Screen (MIS-A) is a validated test to detect Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and other dementias. We have modified this test to suit a Spanish speaking population and added a new component, delayed recall (MIS-D). OBJECTIVES 1) To test a Spanish version of MIS-A and MIS-D. 2) To assess the discriminative validity of MIS-D as a(More)
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