Speech , Hearing and Language : work in progress Volume 12 2000


This paper examines peak fundamental frequency (F0) downtrends in Central Catalan sentences produced with a neutral declarative intonation. The tendency of an F0 decline over the course of an utterance is a well-known property of speech. However, the interpretation of such a downtrend varies in the literature. Whereas sometimes the downward trend of pitch… (More)

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