Investigating the influence of virtual peers as dialect models on students' prosodic inventory

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Children who speak non-standard dialects of English show reduced performance not just in language-oriented topics in school but also in math and science. Technological solutions have been rare exactly because of the nonmainstream nature of their talk, and hence the difficulty in automatically recognizing their speech and responding to it with, for example… (More)

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@inproceedings{Finkelstein2012InvestigatingTI, title={Investigating the influence of virtual peers as dialect models on students' prosodic inventory}, author={Samantha L. Finkelstein and Stefan Scherer and Amy Ogan and Louis-Philippe Morency and Justine Cassell}, booktitle={WOCCI}, year={2012} }