Prosodic cue weighting in disambiguation : Case ambiguity in German

@inproceedings{Gollrad2010ProsodicCW,
  title={Prosodic cue weighting in disambiguation : Case ambiguity in German},
  author={Anja Gollrad and Esther Sommerfeld and Frank K{\"u}gler},
  year={2010}
}
Previous work has shown that speakers and listeners efficiently exploit prosodic information to make the meaning of syntactically ambiguous sentences explicit. However, quantifiable phonetic properties of prosody in speech production (segmental duration, pause duration and fundamental frequency (f0)) stand in a complex relationship to the percept they invoke in the auditory domain. Not all measurable prosodic differences are actually used in sentence parsing. This study investigates the… CONTINUE READING

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