Choosing a scale for measuring perceived prominence

@inproceedings{Jensen2005ChoosingAS,
  title={Choosing a scale for measuring perceived prominence},
  author={Christian Jensen and John Tndering},
  booktitle={INTERSPEECH},
  year={2005}
}
Three different scales which have been used to measure perceived prominence are evaluated in a perceptual experiment. Average scores of raters using a multi-level (31-point) scale, a simple binary (2-point) scale and an intermediate 4-point scale are almost identical. The potentially finer gradation possible with the multi-level scale(s) is compensated for by having multiple listeners, which is a also a requirement for obtaining reliable data. In other words, a high number of levels is neither… CONTINUE READING
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