ISCA Archive SUS 1995
ISCA Archive SUS 1995

Emotional stress and speech tempo variation

Simon Arnfield, Peter Roach, Jane Setter, Peter Greasley, Dave Horton

In studying the effect of emotional stress on speech, it is necessary to give attention to variations in speaking tempo. Recordings made for the Emotion in Speech project are being analysed both for prosodic and for emotional content. A simple measurement procedure for speech tempo is being used to look for cases of acceleration and deceleration in conditions of emotional stress.

Cite as: Arnfield, S., Roach, P., Setter, J., Greasley, P., Horton, D. (1995) Emotional stress and speech tempo variation. Proc. ESCA/NATO Workshop on Speech under Stress, 13-15

  author={Simon Arnfield and Peter Roach and Jane Setter and Peter Greasley and Dave Horton},
  title={{Emotional stress and speech tempo variation}},
  booktitle={Proc. ESCA/NATO Workshop on Speech under Stress},