Yoonsook Mo

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Speakers communicate pragmatic and discourse meaning through the prosodic form assigned to an utterance, and listeners must attend to the acoustic cues to prosodic form to fully recover the speaker's intended meaning. While much of the research on prosody examines supra-segmental cues such as F0 and temporal patterns, prosody is also known to affect the(More)
Complex disfluencies that involve the repetition or correction of words are frequent in conversational speech, with repetition disfluencies alone accounting for over 20% of disfluencies. These disfluencies generally do not lead to comprehension errors for human listeners. We propose that the frequent occurrence of parallel prosodic features in the(More)
This study investigated the relation between various acoustic features and prominence. Past research has suggested that duration , pitch, and intensity all play a role in the perception of prominence. In our past work, we found a correlation between these acoustic features and speaker agreement over the placement of prominence. The current study was(More)
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