EVALUATION OF SPEAKER’S DEGREE OF NATIVENESS USING TEXT-INDEPENDENT PROSODIC FEATURES

@inproceedings{Precoda2001EVALUATIONOS,
  title={EVALUATION OF SPEAKER’S DEGREE OF NATIVENESS USING TEXT-INDEPENDENT PROSODIC FEATURES},
  author={Kristin Precoda},
  year={2001}
}
Giving feedbackon the degree of nativenessof a student’ s speechisanimportantaspectof computer -aidedlanguagelearning. This task hasbeenaddressedby many studiesfocusing on the segmentalassessment of the speechsignal. To better modelhumannativenessscores,otheraspectsof speechshould alsobe considered,suchasprosody. This studyexaminesthe useof prosodicinformationto evaluatethedegreeof nativeness of studentpronunciation,independent of the text. Supervised strategiesbasedon humangradesareusedin… CONTINUE READING

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