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The Effects of Visual Beats on Prosodic Prominence: Acoustic Analyses, Auditory Perception and Visual Perception.
Speakers employ acoustic cues (pitch accents) to indicate that a word is important, but may also use visual cues (beat gestures, head nods, eyebrow movements) for this purpose. Even though theseExpand
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Prosodic features at discourse boundaries of different strength.
  • M. Swerts
  • Physics, Medicine
  • The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
  • 1997
This paper presents the design and the evaluation of a method to study prosodic features of discourse structure in unrestricted spontaneous speech. Past work has indicated that one of the majorExpand
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Audiovisual prosody and feeling of knowing
Abstract This paper describes two experiments on the role of audiovisual prosody for signalling and detecting meta-cognitive information in question answering. The first study consists of anExpand
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On the alleged existence of contrastive accents
Speakers may use pitch accents as pointers to new information, or as signals of a contrast relation between the accented item and a limited set of alternatives. There is no consensus in theExpand
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Prosodic marking of information status in Dutch and Italian: a comparative analysis
Abstract This article reports on a comparative analysis of accentuation strategies within Italian and Dutch noun phrases (NPs). Its goal is not only to gain insight into what speakers do, but alsoExpand
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The effects of visual beats on prosodic prominence Krahmer
Speakers employ acoustic cues (pitch accents) to indicate that a word is important, but may also use visual cues (beat gestures, head nods, eyebrow movements) for this purpose. Even though theseExpand
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Contrast and accent in Dutch and Romanian
  • M. Swerts
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • J. Phonetics
  • 1 July 2007
Abstract The impact of various contrast relations on accent distribution is still unclear. The literature suggests that there are at least three factors that are potentially important for theExpand
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Cues to upcoming Swedish prosodic boundaries: Subjective judgment studies and acoustic correlates
Studies of perceptually based predictions of upcoming prosodic boundaries in spontaneous Swedish speech, both by native speakers of Swedish and of native speakers of standard American English revealExpand
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Prosody as a Marker of Information Flow in Spoken Discourse
This study concerns the role of prosody in the structuring of information in monologue discourse, from the point of view of production as well as perception. Two prosodic variables were investigated:Expand
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Filled pauses as markers of discourse structure
The study aims to test quantitatively whether filled pauses (FPs) may highlight discourse structure. More specifically it is first investigated whether FPs are more typical in the vicinity of majorExpand
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