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Intonation: Theories, Models and Applications

Athens, Greece
18-20 September 1997

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Intonation: past, present, future
Mario Rossi

Models of intonation - from the Lund horizon
Gösta Bruce

Applications of intonation - an overview
Björn Granström

On the specification of sentence initial F0-patterns in German
Kai Alter, H. Pirker

Tonal configurations of prominence in French
C. Astesano, Robert Espesser, Emmanuel Flachaire, P. Nicolas

Some experiments about the use of prosodic parameters in a speech recognition system
Katarina Bartkova

Can we tell apart intonation from prosody (if we look at accents and boundaries)?
Anton Batliner, Andreas Kießling, Ralf Kompe, Heinrich Niemann, Elmar Nöth

Accentuation boundaries in dutch, French and Swedish
Frédéric Beaugendre, David House, Dik J. Hermes

Tonal perception of focus in Greek and Swedish
Antonis Botinis, Robert Bannert

Evaluation of an intonation model for German spontaneous speech
Christel Brindöpke, Brigitte Schaffranietz

Intonation contours "distorted" by tone patterns of stress groups and word accents
Tom Brondsted

Global features in the modelling of intonation in spontaneous Swedish
Gösta Bruce, Marcus Filipsson, Johan Frid, Björn Granström, Kjell Gustafson, Merle Horne, David House

From reading to spontaneous dialogue: on the track of an information processing model to explain pitch variations in lexical words
Genevieve Caelen-Haumont, Mariette Bessac

Stress, prominence, and spectral tilt
Nick Campbell, MaryBeckman MaryBeckman

Stylisation and symbolic coding of F0: a quantitative model
Estelle Campione, Emmanuel Flachaire, Daniel Hirst, Jean Veronis

Prosody of sentences with contrastive new information in Spanish
Carme de la Mota Gorriz

SAMBA: prosody in an airline announcement generation system
Martina Delaney, Alex I. C. Monaghan

A metrical model of rhythm and intonation for French text-to-speech synthesis
Albert Di Cristo, Philippe Di Cristo, Jean Veronis

Narrow focus and focal accent in the neapolitan variety of Italian
Mariapaola D'Imperio

Focus, phrasing and boundary phenomena in Italian read speech
Mariapaola D'Imperio, Barbara Gili Fivela

Natural tone contours in a Mandarin Chinese speech synthesizer
H. Ding, Jörg Helbig

Prosody and discourse structure: issues and experiments
Grzegorz Dogil, J. Kuhn, Jörg Mayer, Gregor Möhler, S. Rapp

Macrostructures in prosody: the case of phonecalls
Ellen Douglas-Cowie, R. Cowie

Generating F0 contours for speech synthesis using the tilt intonation theory
Kurt Dusterhoff, Alan W. Black

Accentuation and subglottal pressure in Swedish
Gunnar Fant, Anita Kruckenberg, S. Hertegard, Johan Liljencrants

Prominence patterns in Italian: an analysis of F0 and duration
Edda Farnetani, C. Zmarich

Focus, intonation and phrasing in bengali and English
J. Fitzpatrick-Cole, Aditi Lahiri

Intonational phrasing, clause order, and concessive interpretation of norwegian conditionals
Thorstein Fretheim, Wim van Dommelen, Randi Alice Nilsen

Association, alignment, and meaning: the tonal sequence HL and focus in european portuguese
Sonia Frota

Comparison and assessment of models in the study of fundamental frequency contours of speech
Hiroya Fujisaki, Sumio Ohno

An analysis of the intonation for a pitch accent variety of the basque language
I. Gaminde, I. Hernaez, B. Etxebarria, P. Etxeberria

The realisation of focal accent in English and Spanish: similarities and differences
Maria Luisa Garcia Lecumberri, Mercedes Cabrera Abreu, John A. Maidment

Tempo effects in Chinese prosodic patterns
Eva Garding, Jialu Zhang

Intonation estimation for romanian language
I. Gavat, M. Zirra, O. Cula

Deriving prosodic patterns from syntactic structures: the cases of extraposition, clefts and parentheticals
Jean-Philippe Goldman, Eric Wehrli

Comparative intonational phonology: English and German
Esther Grabe

The meaning of intonation phrase onsets in dutch
Esther Grabe, Carlos Gussenhoven, Judith Haan, E. Marsi, B. Post

The reliability of labelling word prominence and prosodic boundary strength
C. Grover, Barbara Heuft, Bert Van Coile

Empirical evidence for the contrast between l* and h* in dutch rising contours
Carlos Gussenhoven, Toni Rietveld

Intonational characteristics of declarativity and interrogativity in dutch: a comparison
Judith Haan, Vincent J. van Heuven, Jos J. A. Pacilly, Renée van Bezooijen

Temporal alignment of accentuation boundaries in dutch
Dik J. Hermes, Frédéric Beaugendre, David House

Comparing two methods of developing a rule system for prosody
Barbara Heuft, Thomas Portele

Analysis of intonation in emotional speech
Keikichi Hirose, Hiromichi Kawanami, Nobuyuki Ihara

The role of prosody in disambiguating potentially ambiguous utterances in English and Italian
Julia Hirschberg, Cinzia Avesani

Intonational structure of lekeitio basque
Sun-Ah Jun, Gorka Elordieta

F0 declination line: new evidence from infants and children's speech (9-36 months), a preliminary research
Gabrielle Konopczynski, S. Santi, M. Embarki, R. Bertrand

Working technology for melody investigation and check-up of pitch detection correctness
Serguei Koval, Michael Khitrov, Andrey Raev

Intonation patterns characterising three ethnic varieties of English in singapore: observations and implications
Lisa Lint

Fundamental contours in brazilian portuguese words
Sandra Madureira, Mario A. S. Fontes

Prosodic phrasing without syntax via part-of-speech amalgamation
Arman Maghbouleh

An F0 generation algorithm for the greek language
Christos Malliopoulos, George Carayannis

Teaching intonation to brazilian learners of English
Marcello Marcelino, Paulina D. A. Rocca

Sentence intonation in four romance languages
Philippe Martin

Prosodic transcription of glasgow English: an evaluation study of glatobi
Catherine Mayo, Matthew Aylett, D. Robert Ladd

Coding of large intonational units by linear prediction
Joachim Mersdorf, Ansgar Rinscheid, Marc Brüggen, Kai Uwe Schmidt

Production of broad and narrow focus in German a study applying a quantitative model
Hansjörg Mixdorff

An acoustic investigation of intonation in the speech of a norwegian patient with a left hemisphere lesion
Inger Moen, Kjetil Sundet

Intonation features as a form of dialectal distinction in venezuelan Spanish
Elsa Mora, Daniel Hirst, Albert Di Cristo

Generating the prosody of attitudes
Yann Morlec, Gérard Bailly, Veronique Aubergé

Bootstrapping on citation form accent assignment
Christine H. Nakatani

Can 'toBI' transcribe intonational variation in british English?
Francis Nolan, Esther Grabe

The realization of types of tone in different positions of utterances in MPUR (west papuan phylum): an experimental phonetic analysis
Cecilia Ode

Modelling intonation in Czech: neutral vs. marked TTS F0-patterns
Zdena Palkova

Perceptual evidence for accent categories: preliminaries and first results
Thomas Portele

Register shift in Spanish downstepping contours
Pilar Prieto i Vives

A perceptual study of Arabic intonation
A. Rajouani, M. Loukili, Z. Najim

Boundary tones pitch and ending movements in argentine Spanish
A. Renato, J. Alvarez, L. Caballero

Morphosyntax and intonation in WOLOF the coherence of a system
Annie Rialland, Stephane Robert

Declination in Mandarin
Chilin Shih

Interactions between intonation and glottal-pulse characteristics
Marc Swerts, Raymond Veldhuis

Intonation patterns in unangan (eastern aleut)
Alice Taff

Stress and katathesis within spontaneous oral greek narration
Theophilos Tramboulis

Modeling Finnish microprosody for speech synthesis
M. Vainio, Toomas Altosaar, Marti Karjalainen, R. Aulanko

Pitch accents, boundary tones, and information structure in spontaneous discourse in dutch
Monique E. van Donzel, Florien J. Koopmans-van Beinum

Perceptual identification of sentence type and the time-distibution of prosodic interrogativity markers in dutch
Vincent J. van Heuven, Judith Haan, Esther Janse, Erik Jan van der Torre

Modeling pitch accent curves
Jan van Santen, Bernd Möbius

Intonational variation across dialects: an intonational phonology approach
Alexandra Vella

Peak displacement and topic structure
Anne Wichmann, Jill House, Toni Rietveld

Modelling intonational structure using hidden Markov models
Helen Wright, Paul Taylor

What can tone studies tell us about intonation?
Yi Xu, Q. Emily Wang

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