The sound of sarcasm

  title={The sound of sarcasm},
  author={Henry S. Cheang and Marc D. Pell},
  journal={Speech Communication},
The present study was conducted to identify possible acoustic cues of sarcasm. Native English speakers produced a variety of simple utterances to convey four different attitudes: sarcasm, humour, sincerity, and neutrality. Following validation by a separate naı̈ve group of native English speakers, the recorded speech was subjected to acoustic analyses for the following features: mean fundamental frequency (F0), F0 standard deviation, F0 range, mean amplitude, amplitude range, speech rate… CONTINUE READING
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