Speech Prosody: From Acoustics To Interpretation by Daniel HirstSpeech Prosody: From Acoustics To Interpretation by Daniel Hirst

Speech Prosody: From Acoustics To Interpretation

byDaniel Hirst

Hardcover | December 5, 2018

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This book presents the author's personal overview of Speech Prosody, and in particular the different areas in which he has been especially interested over the last few decades. These include the acoustics of speech prosody, the relationship between lexical and non-lexical prosody, the phonology of prosody, the modeling of rhythm and of melody, and the central question of the various and at times quite mysterious ways in which prosody contributes to the interpretation of an utterance. All these aspects are then brought together in an account of the description of intonation systems, and how these differ across languages.

Title:Speech Prosody: From Acoustics To InterpretationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:200 pagesPublished:December 5, 2018Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642407714

ISBN - 13:9783642407710

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Table of Contents

Speech Prosody, the Missing Link.- What does a Sound look like.- The Prosody of Words.- The Phonology of Speech Prosody.- Modeling Speech Rhythm.- Modeling Speech Melody.- Interpreting Speech Prosody.- Describing Intonation. How Many Ways are There of Saying "no".- The Variety of Intonation Systems.- Conclusions and Perspectives.