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Automatic detection of Brazil's prosodic tone unit

David Johnson, Okim Kang
2016 Speech Prosody 2016   unpublished
This research is focused on the automatic detection of one of the fundamental elements of Brazil's prosody model, the tone unit.  ...  Index Terms: Brazil's prosody model, automatic speech recognition (ASR), tone unit, World Englishes, large vocabulary spontaneous speech recognition (LVCSR)  ...  Introduction This study examines automatic detection of the tone unit which is the fundamental element of Brazil's model of prosody [1] . Brazil's tone unit is an intonational unit.  ... 
doi:10.21437/speechprosody.2016-59 fatcat:txj5qz4ni5erth5khubqfjhpw4

Automated English Proficiency Scoring of Unconstrained Speech Using Prosodic Features

Okim Kang, David Johnson
2018 9th International Conference on Speech Prosody 2018   unpublished
Each classifier was tested with different groups of features drawn from a master set of prosodic measures founded in Brazil's model [3] .  ...  The prosodic measures were calculated from the output of an ASR that recognizes phones instead of words and other software designed to detect the elements of Brazil's prosody model.  ...  pause detection, tone unit detection, syllabification, prominent syllable detection, and tone choice classification.  ... 
doi:10.21437/speechprosody.2018-125 fatcat:6a4tetwtybfdlgwfmgxz75fwsy

Research in the supporting sciences

1984 Language Teaching  
An attempt at a classification of abstract types of situation in relation to the means by which these are formally expressed.  ...  Again, the finding was that both well-defined and prototypic categories yielded results previously interpreted to support a family-resemblance description of those categories, with faster verification  ...  In the neurognostic model, the meaning of a symbol can be equated with the mental models it evokes.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444800010570 fatcat:u74pqv73kjbpjk4fglj26ckwky

Phonopragmatic Dimensions of ELF in Specialized Immigration Contexts

Silvia Sperti, Maria Guido, Marcello Aprile, Thomas Christiansen, Maria Dolce, Antonio Giannone, Giovanni Laudizi, Giovanni Tateo, Onofrio Vox
unpublished
In general, then, Brazil's model of "dominance" in unequal encounters, seen as a certain speaker's self-regulation of linguistic choices, represents a good example to understand the powerful pragmatic  ...  Brazil's model, actually, is mainly based on this kind of special and tacit negotiation of common ground among participants in interaction.  ... 
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Language testing

2002 Language Teaching  
The theoretical framework, based on the Monitor Model developed by Krashen, is discussed, including some controversial aspects.There were several positive factors arising from the exercise: once the first  ...  chatting with friends; because they are not being evaluated they are more interested in conveying meaning and becoming good communicators in the target language.  ...  Naturally occurring presentations were recorded in the classroom, and tone choices were analysed using instrumental and auditory analysis within Brazil's (1997) model of discourse intonation.The results  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444801241731 fatcat:pu6thualurghvnchnlt2sa4xdq

Teacher education

2002 Language Teaching  
The theoretical framework, based on the Monitor Model developed by Krashen, is discussed, including some controversial aspects.There were several positive factors arising from the exercise: once the first  ...  chatting with friends; because they are not being evaluated they are more interested in conveying meaning and becoming good communicators in the target language.  ...  Naturally occurring presentations were recorded in the classroom, and tone choices were analysed using instrumental and auditory analysis within Brazil's (1997) model of discourse intonation.The results  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444801251738 fatcat:4rjafetivzhnpbkkuqo6e46bbu

Language teaching

2002 Language Teaching  
The theoretical framework, based on the Monitor Model developed by Krashen, is discussed, including some controversial aspects.There were several positive factors arising from the exercise: once the first  ...  chatting with friends; because they are not being evaluated they are more interested in conveying meaning and becoming good communicators in the target language.  ...  Naturally occurring presentations were recorded in the classroom, and tone choices were analysed using instrumental and auditory analysis within Brazil's (1997) model of discourse intonation.The results  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444801211732 fatcat:b46i35wb3bbizooqmbizakajey

Sociolinguistics

2002 Language Teaching  
The theoretical framework, based on the Monitor Model developed by Krashen, is discussed, including some controversial aspects.There were several positive factors arising from the exercise: once the first  ...  chatting with friends; because they are not being evaluated they are more interested in conveying meaning and becoming good communicators in the target language.  ...  Naturally occurring presentations were recorded in the classroom, and tone choices were analysed using instrumental and auditory analysis within Brazil's (1997) model of discourse intonation.The results  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444801271730 fatcat:adfdzxckofbvrocnpn7nip5c7e

Language learning

2002 Language Teaching  
The theoretical framework, based on the Monitor Model developed by Krashen, is discussed, including some controversial aspects.There were several positive factors arising from the exercise: once the first  ...  chatting with friends; because they are not being evaluated they are more interested in conveying meaning and becoming good communicators in the target language.  ...  Naturally occurring presentations were recorded in the classroom, and tone choices were analysed using instrumental and auditory analysis within Brazil's (1997) model of discourse intonation.The results  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444801221739 fatcat:q5b4ixhfavdgfpteczdw4lfaau

Bilingual education/bilingualism

2002 Language Teaching  
The theoretical framework, based on the Monitor Model developed by Krashen, is discussed, including some controversial aspects.There were several positive factors arising from the exercise: once the first  ...  chatting with friends; because they are not being evaluated they are more interested in conveying meaning and becoming good communicators in the target language.  ...  Naturally occurring presentations were recorded in the classroom, and tone choices were analysed using instrumental and auditory analysis within Brazil's (1997) model of discourse intonation.The results  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444801261734 fatcat:l7i5sedb5ndz7im43lk5h7fk5e

Reading and writing

2002 Language Teaching  
The theoretical framework, based on the Monitor Model developed by Krashen, is discussed, including some controversial aspects.There were several positive factors arising from the exercise: once the first  ...  chatting with friends; because they are not being evaluated they are more interested in conveying meaning and becoming good communicators in the target language.  ...  Naturally occurring presentations were recorded in the classroom, and tone choices were analysed using instrumental and auditory analysis within Brazil's (1997) model of discourse intonation.The results  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444801231735 fatcat:65iesglbcnhrxipgsoebb6m7q4

Contrastive topic and focus in brazilian portuguese

Muriel Cristina Assmann
2020 unpublished
The natural question is how Constant's model makes sure that the LF-moved phrases have the right intonation in each structure -that is, that Fred is pronounced with a fall-rise contour in (31), but with  ...  Constant (2014) proposes a model that arguably does away with these two criticisms to Büring's model.  ...  This is exactly the case in (53), in with F2 stays in situ (so no movement "across"), Since F1 moves to a position c-commanding F2, this should give rise to a CT+F sentence according to FOF, but that  ... 
doi:10.25365/thesis.65136 fatcat:l6u7xcjqpzdcvdwgucpmuvsksm

Editors' Addresses (2008)

Pentti Haddington, English Philology, Leena Kolehmainen, Mari Lehtinen, Jukka Mäkisalo, Heli Tissari
unpublished
Figure 13 shows the calculated y-regression model with and .  ...  (Semi-)automatic evidence retrieval in combination with automatic correction of recognition errors has been investigated (Wedershoven 2007) .  ...  Two articles in particular stand out as major theoretical contributions and models for the analysis of stance in discourse.  ... 
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No Small World: Visions and Revisions of World Literature

Michael Thomas Carroll
1998 College composition and communication  
This collection of essays deals with world literature.  ...  model and meiaphor.  ...  Their choice had nothing to do with avowed criteria such as aesthetic quality or realismit didn't even have anything to do with Scott himself.  ... 
doi:10.2307/358566 fatcat:nw7r6vr3irdrbnftcpeuxuwe34

Designed words for a designed world : the international concrete poetry movement, 1955-71

Jamie Hilder
2010
As concrete poetry takes shape in both books and galleries, I investigate the spatial implications of the work in its various forms, and analyse its often fraught relationship with Conceptual Art, which  ...  meaning that measures freedom of choice and hence uncertainty as to what choice has been made. […] Uncertainty which arises by virtue of freedom of choice on the part of the sender is desirable uncertainty  ...  The curiosity of his word choice in his lists is contrasted with the calculated, mechanical language he uses to describe the production of the work.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0071326 fatcat:ecxjp5wc45bwnokb27rh5dfsl4