The Effect of Vocal Fillers on Credibility, Communication Competence, and Likeability
This study examines the impact of vocal fillers on a person’s perceived likeability, communication competence, professional credibility, and personal credibility. Previous studies have suggested that…
From voice to ink (VINK): Development and assessment of an automated, free-of-charge transcription tool
- Computer SciencemedRxiv
The process of developing and adapting a free, open-source, speech-to-text algorithm (Whisper by OpenAI) into a usable and accessible tool for qualitative transcription is outlined, and the program, which is dubbed Vink for voice to ink, is available under a permissiveopen-source license (and thus free of cost).
Filler Word Detection with Hard Category Mining and Inter-Category Focal Loss
- Computer ScienceICASSP 2023 - 2023 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)
A novel filler word detection method that effectively addresses this challenge by adding auxiliary categories dynamically and applying an additional inter-category focal loss and achieves the best results.
Witscript: A System for Generating Improvised Jokes in a Conversation
- Computer ScienceICCC
Witscript is a novel joke generation system that can improvise original, contextually relevant jokes, such as humorous responses during a conversation, based on joke writing algorithms created by an expert comedy writer.
PAUSE FILLER USED BY STUDENTS IN MICRO TEACHING CLASS
Abstrak: Penelitian ini dilatarbelakangi oleh cara berbicara mahasiswa di kelas microteaching di STKIP PGRI Sumatera Barat. Di kelas microteaching mahasiswa dituntut untuk banyak berbicara karena…
Modulating Your Voice: The Role of Paralinguistic Cues in Improving Podcasters' Competitiveness
Fierce competition among podcasters is inevitable on audio platforms given the likelihood of overlap in the content of their audio works. Because the number of listeners constitutes a crucial…
What EFL Learners Say in Managing Their Speech During Academic Presentations
Capturing the EFL students in managing their speaking phenomenon led the study to focus on scrutinizing the categories of fillers, as well as identifying the functions of each filler used in an…
Controlling for Confounders in Multimodal Emotion Classification via Adversarial Learning
This work uses adversarial networks to decorrelate stress modulations from emotion representations and shows that stress is indeed encoded in trained emotion classifiers and that this encoding varies across levels of emotions and across the lexical and acoustic modalities.
Translating in fits and starts: pause thresholds and roles in the research of translation processes
ABSTRACT Two pause thresholds were tested, aimed at chunking the translation task workflow into task segments and classifying pauses into different kinds. Pauses below 200 ms were dubbed delays and…
English Learning Difficulties for Multilingual Student: A Case Study of an Indonesian Student in Learning English
- Education, LinguisticsCulturalistics: Journal of Cultural, Literary, and Linguistic Studies
The purpose of this research is to help the learner as a multilingual student in improving her English by understanding a particular learner’s strength and weaknesses in speaking and writing. Single…
Use of “um” in the deceptive speech of a convicted murderer
- LinguisticsApplied Psycholinguistics
ABSTRACT Previous studies have demonstrated a link between language behaviors and deception; however, questions remain about the role of specific linguistic cues, especially in real-life high-stakes…
“Um, I can tell you're lying”: Linguistic markers of deception versus truth-telling in speech
- PsychologyApplied Psycholinguistics
ABSTRACT Lying is a deliberate attempt to transmit messages that mislead others. Analysis of language behaviors holds great promise as an objective method of detecting deception. The current study…
Interviewer speech and the success of survey invitations
Summary. When potential survey respondents decide whether or not to participate in a telephone interview, they may consider what it would be like to converse with the interviewer who is currently…
Effects of divided attention on the production of filled pauses and repetitions.
- PsychologyJournal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR
Results indicate that the number of filled pauses and repetitions increased in a situation of divided attention, which suggests that the production of filled pause and repetition is governed by processes that operate relatively independently of the available attentional resources.
Listeners' uses of um and uh in speech comprehension.
Despite their frequency in conversational talk, little is known about howums anduhs affect listeners' on-line processing of spontaneous speech. Two studies ofums anduhs in English and Dutch reveal…
Which words are hard to recognize? Prosodic, lexical, and disfluency factors that increase speech recognition error rates
- LinguisticsSpeech Commun.
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