A comparison of inter-transcriber reliability for two systems of prosodic annotation: rap (rhythm and pitch) and toBI (tones and break indices)

@inproceedings{Dilley2006ACO,
  title={A comparison of inter-transcriber reliability for two systems of prosodic annotation: rap (rhythm and pitch) and toBI (tones and break indices)},
  author={Laura Dilley and Mara Breen and Marti Bolivar and John Kraemer and Edward Gibson},
  booktitle={INTERSPEECH},
  year={2006}
}
Agreement was investigated among five labelers for the use of two prosodic annotation systems: the ToBI (Tones and Break Indices) system [1,2] and the RaP (Rhythm and Pitch) system [3]. Each system permits the labeling of pitch accents and two levels of phrasal boundaries; RaP also permits labeling of speech rhythm and distinguishes multiple levels of prominence on syllables. After training with computerized materials and getting expert feedback, coders applied each system to a corpus of read… CONTINUE READING

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