Fast and Slow Speech Rate: a Characterisation for French

Zellner, Brigitte (1998) Fast and Slow Speech Rate: a Characterisation for French. [Conference Paper]

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This paper is concerned with the evaluation of speech rate in French. Usually, this dynamic parameter is described as a unidimensional quantitative dimension. It is shown that the slowing down of speech has also major qualitative effects that must be taken into account. The theory on slowing down speech is thus revised.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:speech rate, modelling various speech rates, rhythm, speech rhythm, prosody, speech synthesis, fast speech rate, slow soeech rate, timing, speech timing, temporal structures of speech
Subjects:Linguistics > Phonology
ID Code:893
Deposited By: ZellnerKeller, Dr. Brigitte
Deposited On:24 Jul 2000
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54


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