11th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association

Makuhari, Chiba, Japan
September 26-30. 2010

Gesture and Speech Coordination: The Influence of the Relationship Between Manual Gesture and Speech

Benjamin Roustan, Marion Dohen

GIPSA, France

Communication is multimodal. In particular, speech is often accompanied by manual gestures. Moreover, their coordination to speech has often been related to prosody. The aim of this study was to further explore the coordination between prosodic focus and different manual gestures (pointing, beat and control gestures) on ten speakers using motion capture.

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Bibliographic reference.  Roustan, Benjamin / Dohen, Marion (2010): "Gesture and speech coordination: the influence of the relationship between manual gesture and speech", In INTERSPEECH-2010, 498-501.