@misc{cogprints893, volume = {7}, title = {Fast and Slow Speech Rate: a Characterisation for French}, author = {Brigitte Zellner}, year = {1998}, pages = {3159--3163}, 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}, url = {http://cogprints.org/893/}, abstract = {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.} }