Speech Prosody 2012
Sixth International Conference

Shanghai, China
May 22-25, 2012

Bibliographic Reference   Introduction to the Conference
Author Index   Table of Contents


Bibliographic Reference

[SP-2012] Speech Prosody 2012, Sixth International Conference, Shanghai, China, May 22-25, 2012; ed. by Qiuwu Ma, Hongwei Ding, and Daniel Hirst; ISCA Archive, http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/sp2012



Introduction to the Conference

Introduction (5.4 MB)



Author Index and Quick Access to Abstracts

Names written in boldface refer to first authors, in CAPITAL letters to keynote and invited papers. Full papers can be accessed from the abstracts (ISCA members only). Please note that each abstract opens in a separate window.

AB   CDE   FG   H   IJK   L   M   NOP   QRS   TUVW   XYZ  

-- AB --

Abolhasanizadeh   Abou-Zleikha   Adda-Decker   Amir   Ardali   Arnold   Asante   Aubergé (222)   Aubergé (685)   Auchlin   Audrit   Auran (615)   Auran (717)   Avanzi (266)   Avanzi (270)   Avanzi (406)   Avanzi (442)   Avanzi (603)
Baele   Barbosa   Bardiaux (406)   Bardiaux (442)   Bardiaux (603)   Barnes   Barquero-Armesto   Bartkova (55)   Bartkova (426)   Bartkova (583)   Beili   Benet   Benmamoun   Beňuš (502)   Beňuš (516)   Bertinetto   Bertini   Bigi   Bin   Black   Bonneau   Bordal (406)   Bordal (442)   Bordal (603)   Boucher   Boula de Mareüil   Brugos   Brunetti   Bunnell   Buthke  

-- CDE --

Cabral   Caelen-Haumont   Cahill   Camargo (51)   Camargo (115)   Campbell   Cao, Jianfen   Cao, Wen (226)   Cao, Wen (555)   Carson-Berndsen (59)   Carson-Berndsen (67)   Castelli   Chang   Chen, Alvin C.-H.   Chen, Ao   Chen, Sin-Horng   Chen, Xiaoxiang (218)   Chen, Xiaoxiang (370)   Chen, Xuhai   Chen, Yan-Ting   Chen, Ying   Chiang   Chiu   Cho   Cole (322)   Cole (571)   Colotte   Cooper   Crocco   Cruz   Cunningham
D'Imperio (147)   D'Imperio (563)   Dang   Dargnat   Degottex   Delais-Roussarie (55)   Delais-Roussarie (338)   Dellwo (539)   Dellwo (607)   Demenko   Devillers   Ding (362)   Ding (374)   Ding (378)   Ding (653)   Do   Dorn   Dou   Durand   Duwairi
Edlund   Elmahdy   Erickson (649)   Erickson (677)  

-- FG --

Fang   Fezza   Fleck   Fletcher (91)   Fletcher (490)   Fon (450)   Fon (599)   Fon (637)   Friedrichs
Gabriel   Le Gac   Gambarini   GANDOUR   Gangamohan   Gao   Garrido   Gendrot   German   Ghio   Gilbert   Globerson   Gobl   Görs   Golan   Goldman (75)   Goldman (127)   Goldman (266)   Gong   Govind (39)   Govind (470)   Govind (494)   Graetzer   Grice   Gu   Gubian   Guion-Anderson   Gussenhoven  

-- H --

Hackman   Hagita   Hajek (91)   Hajek (490)   Hamzah   Han   Hanssen   Harrington   Hasegawa-Johnson (159)   Hasegawa-Johnson (322)   Hashimoto   Hatano   Hayashi   He, Lei   He, Xuliang   He, Yaling   Herment (615)   Herment (713)   van Heuven   Hirose (27)   Hirose (163)   Hirose (171)   Hirose (198)   Hirschberg   Hirst (15)   Hirst (19)   HOFFMANN (1)   Hoffmann (31)   Hoffmann (374)   Hoffmann (506)   Holmer   House   Hu, Chen   Hu, Guoping   Huang, Jhen-Lun   Huang, Yi-Hsuan   Hübler   Huff   Humphreys   Hussein   Hwang  

-- IJK --

Ikeshima   Ishi
Jarzabkowska   Jastrzębska   Jemel   Ji   Jia (246)   Jia (741)   Jiang   Jokisch (362)   Jokisch (374)   Jun
Kager (230)   Kager (346)   Kagomiya   Kaland   Kameoka   Kane   Kang   Karkhedkar   Karlsson   Kato   Kireva   Kishon-Rabin   Kleber   Kohler   Kolly   Krahmer   Kuang  

-- L --

Lai, Catherine   Lai, Jean-Pierre   Lanchantin   Lancia   Laplaza   Lavidor   Lee, Albert   Lee, Sungbok   Lee, Wai-Sum   Leemann   Leonarduzzi   Levitan   Li, Aijun   Li, Ajun   Li, Bin   Li, Chuchu   Li, Wei   Li, Ya (167)   Li, Ya (709)   Liang   Liao (139)   Liao (210)   Lin, Candise Y. (206)   Lin, Candise Y. (334)   Lin, Hsin-Yi   Lin, Yen-Hwei   Liu, Liquan   Liu, Xin   Liu, Xuefei   Llisterri   de Looze (71)   de Looze (615)   Lorenz   Lu, Chi-Jui   Lu, Yan  

-- M --

Ma, Huiqin   Ma, Qiuwu (111)   MA, Qiuwu (745)   Mac   Madureira (51)   Madureira (115)   Mády (310)   Mády (516)   Mahanta   Mahrt   Mairano (418)   Mairano (482)   Marquina   Martin, Brett A.   Martin, Philippe (43)   Martin, Philippe (47)   Martin, Philippe (131)   Martin, Philippe (434)   Martin, Philippe (575)   Meireles   Meisenburg   Menezes (649)   Menezes (697)   Metze   Michelas   Minematsu (163)   Minematsu (171)   Minematsu (198)   Mittal   Mixdorff (83)   Mixdorff (362)   Mixdorff (571)   Mixdorff (621)   Mok (99)   Mok (238)   Mok (366)   Mok (462)   Montchaud   de Moraes   Mustafawi   Muthukumar  

-- NOP --

Na, Hu   Na, Xingyu   Nakagawa   Narayanan   Nemoto   Nesterenko (398)   Nesterenko (615)   Ng   Ní Chasaide (143)   Ní Chasaide (510)   Niebuhr (258)   Niebuhr (262)   Ning   Novaes
O'Reilly   Obin (179)   Obin (406)   Obin (442)   Obin (603)   Oertel   Ogbureke   Oliveira Jr
Paulmann   Payne   Pell   Perry   Pešková   Pessoa (51)   Pessoa (115)   Phelan   Polzehl   Portes   Pouchoulin   Prahallad   Prasanna (39)   Prasanna (470)   Prasanna (494)   Pršir  

-- QRS --

Qin, Zhen   Qin, Zuxuan (103)   Qin, Zuxuan (595)   Qiu
Racine   Reichel   Reubold   Ridouane   Rilliard (222)   Rilliard (418)   Rilliard (677)   Rilliard (685)   Robin   Röttger   Romano   Rongna   Rosenberg   Roy   Rude   Rusilo
Sagayama   SAGISAKA   Saito   Sang   Santiago-Vargas   Sappok   Sarmah   Schade   Schellenberg   Scherer   Schmid   Schmitt   Schröder   Schulz   Schwab (266)   Schwab (330)   Schwab (350)   Shank   Shattuck-Hufnagel   Shih (234)   Shih (282)   Shih (302)   Shin   Shochi   Short   Shuai   Sichel-Bazin   Siddins   Silva   Šimko (502)   Šimko (611)   Sodigov   Sorianello   Speer (422)   Speer (528)   Steidl   Strömbergsson   Su   Swerts   Székely  

-- TUVW --

Tahon   Tang   Tao (11)   Tao (167)   TAO   Tarasov   Todd   Tseng, Chiu-Yu   Tseng, Shu-Chuan   Tu   Turco
Vargas   Vaughn   Veaux   Viallet   Vosoughi
Wagner (611)   Wagner (721)   Wang, Bei (286)   Wang, Bei (478)   Wang, C. Y.   Wang, Chaomin   Wang, Chiung-Yao   Wang, Ling   Wang, Meng   Wang, Miaomiao   Wang, Min (206)   Wang, Min (334)   Wang, Sheng-Fu   Wang, Ting   Wang, Xia (246)   Wang, Xia (741)   Wang, Yih-Ru   Ward   Wei   van de Weijer, Jeroen   van de Weijer, Joost   Wen, Miaomiao   Wen, Zhengqi   White   Wiener   Wittenberg   Włodarczak (611)   Włodarczak (721)   Wollermann   Wu, Chen-huei   Wu, E-Chin   Wu, Lihan   Wu, Qian  

-- XYZ --

Xie, Xiang   Xie, Xiaojing   Xie, Yanlu   Xu, Bo Robert   Xu, Xiaoying   Xu, Yi (274)   Xu, Yi (286)   Xu, Yi (326)   Xu, Yi (410)
Yang, Bei   Yang, Jyh-Her   Yang, Xiaohong   Yang, Xinlu   Yang, Yufang (543)   Yang, Yufang (669)   Yanushevskaya   Yegnanarayana (470)   Yegnanarayana (657)   Yeh (87)   Yeh (342)   Yoo   Yoon (486)   Yoon (559)   Yoshizato   You   Yuan, Jia   Yuan, Jiahong
Zerbian   Zhai   Zhang, Hongmin   Zhang, Jinsong (226)   Zhang, Jinsong (555)   Zhang, Xiaxia   Zhi (520)   Zhi (615)   Zhou   Zou   Zuo  



Table of Contents and Access to Abstracts - Ordered by Sessions

Keynote Papers
Control of Prosodic Features for Expressive Speech Synthesis with Less Speech Corpus (Special Session)
Descriptive and Cross-Linguistic Studies     Duration and Rhythm
Language Interaction and Acquisition     Pitch and Boundaries
Prominence, Focus and Emphasis     Prosodic Annotation: Past, Present, and Future
Prosody and Emotion; Tonal Aspects of Prosody
Prosody and First and Second Language Acquisition
Prosody and Perception     Prosody and Regional Dialects     Prosody and Speech Processing
Prosody in Language Acquisition (Special Session)
Prosody in Language Acquisition and Language Contact
Prosody in Language Contact (Special Session)
Speech Processing and Tools; Description and Cross-Linguistic Studies
Style, Attitude and Emotion     Syntax, Narrative, Speech Act and Discourse



Table of Contents and Access to Abstracts

Keynote Papers

Hoffmann, Rüdiger: "Analysis-by-synthesis in prosody research", 1-6.

Sagisaka, Yoshinori: "Modeling prosody variations for communicative speech and the second language towards trans-disciplinary scientific understanding", 187-193.

Tao, Jianhua: "Prosody modeling" (abstract).

Gandour, Jackson T.: "Neural specializations for pitch in tonal languages", 624-628.

Ma, Qiuwu: "Bidirectional tone sandhi in Tianjin dialect: problem and analysis", 745-748.

Speech Processing and Tools; Description and Cross-Linguistic Studies

Karkhedkar, Shreyas A. / Ward, Nigel G.: "Representing the prosodic context of words using Gaussian mixture models", 7-10.

Wen, Zhengqi / Tao, Jianhua: "Prosody modification for vocoder based on amplitude spectrum of residual signal", 11-14.

Hirst, Daniel: "Prozed: a speech prosody analysis-by-synthesis tool for linguists", 15-18.

Bigi, Brigitte / Hirst, Daniel: "SPeech Phonetization Alignment and Syllabification (SPPAS): a tool for the automatic analysis of speech prosody", 19-22.

Na, Xingyu / Wang, Chaomin / Xie, Xiang / Kuang, Jingming / He, Yaling: "Tone generation by maximizing joint likelihood of syllabic HMMs for Mandarin speech synthesis", 23-26.

Ng, Raymond W. M. / Hirose, Keikichi: "Automatic segmentation of English words using phonotactic and syllable information", 27-30.

Wittenberg, Sören / Hoffmann, Rüdiger: "Framework for consistent speech databases", 31-34.

Kagomiya, Takayuki / Nakagawa, Seiji: "Perception of Japanese prosodical phonemes through use of a bone-conducted ultrasonic hearing aid", 35-38.

Govind, D. / Sarmah, Priyankoo / Prasanna, S. R. Mahadeva: "Role of pitch slope and duration in synthesized Mizo tones", 39-42.

Martin, Philippe: "Automatic detection of voice creak", 43-46.

Martin, Philippe: "Multi methods pitch tracking", 47-50.

Pessoa, Aline Neves / Novaes, Beatriz C. A. C. / Madureira, Sandra / Camargo, Zuleica A.: "Perceptual and acoustic correlates of speech in a bilateral cochlear implant user", 51-54.

Bartkova, Katarina / Delais-Roussarie, Elisabeth / Santiago-Vargas, Fabian: "PROSOTRAN: a tool to annotate prosodically non-standard data", 55-58.

Abou-Zleikha, Mohamed / Székely, Éva / Cahill, Peter / Carson-Berndsen, Julie: "Multi-level exemplar-based duration generation for expressive speech synthesis", 59-62.

Reichel, Uwe D.: "Automatisation of intonation modelling and its linguistic anchoring", 63-66.

Ogbureke, Kalu U. / Cabral, João P. / Carson-Berndsen, Julie: "Using noisy speech to study the robustness of a continuous F0 modelling method in HMM-based speech synthesis", 67-70.

Looze, Céline De / Ghio, Alain / Scherer, Stefan / Pouchoulin, Gilles / Viallet, François: "Automatic analysis of the prosodic variations in Parkinsonian read and semi-spontaneous speech", 71-74.

Goldman, Jean-Philippe: "Prosodyn: a graphical representation of macroprosody for phonostylistic ambiance change detection", 75-78.

Descriptive and Cross-Linguistic Studies

Wollermann, Charlotte / Schröder, Bernhard / Schade, Ulrich: "Pitch accent, eyebrows and context – effects on the exhaustivity of answers?", 79-82.

Mixdorff, Hansjörg / Barbosa, Plínio A.: "Alignment of intonational events in German and Brazilian Portuguese – a quantitative study", 83-86.

Yeh, Chia-Hsin / Tu, Jung-Yueh: "The effect of language attrition and tone sandhi on Taiwanese tonal processing", 87-90.

Graetzer, Simone / Hajek, John / Fletcher, Janet: "The effects of prosodic context and word position on Gupapuyngu vowels", 91-94.

Wang, C. Y. / Tang, C. J.: "The falsetto tones of the dialects in Hubei province", 95-98.

Xu, Bo Robert / Mok, Peggy: "Cross-linguistic perception of intonation by Mandarin and Cantonese listeners", 99-102.

Qin, Zuxuan: "Prosodic word in Chengdu dialect", 103-106.

Huff, Christopher / Payne, Elinor: "Disambiguation of tonally unspecified Mandarin syllables", 107-110.

Wu, Lihan / Ma, Qiuwu: "A global perspective on Chinese intonation", 111-114.

Camargo, Zuleica A. / Madureira, Sandra / Pessoa, Aline Neves / Rusilo, Luiz Carlos: "Voice quality and gender: some insights on correlations between perceptual and acoustic dimensions", 115-118.

Caelen-Haumont, Geneviève: "Towards the Mo Piu tonal system: first results on an undocumented south-asian language", 119-122.

Karlsson, Anastasia / Holmer, Arthur: "Functions of word order and intonation in information structuring in Puyuma", 123-126.

Audrit, Stéphanie / Pršir, Tea / Auchlin, Antoine / Goldman, Jean-Philippe: "Sport in the media: a contrasted study of three sport live media reports with semi-automatic tools", 127-130.

Martin, Philippe: "The autosegmental-metrical prosodic structure: not fit for French?", 131-134.

Asante, Rogers Krobea: "Introducing nasalization in Nkonya", 135-138.

Prosody and Speech Processing

Chiu, Tzu-Hsuan / Chiang, Chen-Yu / Liao, Yuan-Fu / Yang, Jyh-Her / Wang, Yih-Ru / Chen, Sin-Horng: "Prosody-dependent acoustic modeling for Mandarin speech recognition", 139-142.

Kane, John / Yanushevskaya, Irena / Ní Chasaide, Ailbhe / Gobl, Christer: "Exploiting time and frequency domain measures for precise voice source parameterisation", 143-146.

Michelas, Amandine / D'Imperio, Mariapaola: "Specific contribution of tonal and duration cues to the syntactic parsing of French", 147-150.

Brugos, Alejna / Barnes, Jonathan: "The auditory kappa effect in a speech context", 151-154.

Cunningham, Aliel: "Investigating holistic measures of speech prosody through ratings of filtered speech", 155-158.

Hasegawa-Johnson, Mark / Benmamoun, Elabbas / Mustafawi, Eiman / Elmahdy, Mohamed / Duwairi, Rehab: "On the definition of the word “segmental”", 159-162.

Control of Prosodic Features for Expressive Speech Synthesis with Less Speech Corpus (Special Session)

Wang, Miaomiao / Wen, Miaomiao / Hirose, Keikichi / Minematsu, Nobuaki: "Emotional voice conversion for Mandarin using tone nucleus model – small corpus and high efficiency", 163-166.

Li, Ya / Liu, Xuefei / Xu, Xiaoying / Tao, Jianhua: "Assign stress for interrogative sentences via syntax structure mapping", 167-170.

Hirose, Keikichi / Hashimoto, Hiroya / Ikeshima, Jun / Minematsu, Nobuaki: "Fundamental frequency contour reshaping in HMM-based speech synthesis and realization of prosodic focus using generation process model", 171-174.

Yoshizato, Kota / Kameoka, Hirokazu / Saito, Daisuke / Sagayama, Shigeki: "Statistical approach to Fujisaki-Model parameter estimation from speech signals and its quantitative evaluation", 175-178.

Obin, Nicolas / Veaux, Christophe / Lanchantin, Pierre: "Making sense of variations: introducing alternatives in speech synthesis", 179-182.

Demenko, Grażyna / Jastrzębska, Magdalena: "Analysis of voice stress in call centers conversations", 183-186.

Prosody and First and Second Language Acquisition

Vosoughi, Soroush / Roy, Deb: "A longitudinal study of prosodic exaggeration in child-directed speech", 194-197.

Kato, Shuhei / Short, Greg / Minematsu, Nobuaki / Hirose, Keikichi: "Effects of learners' language transfer on native listeners' evaluation of the prosodic naturalness of Japanese words", 198-201.

Wang, Chiung-Yao / Schmitt, Cristina / Lin, Yen-Hwei: "Children's acquisition of Mandarin tone 3 sandhi in flat structures", 202-205.

Li, Chuchu / Lin, Candise Y. / Wang, Min / Jiang, Nan: "The activation of segmental and tonal information in semantic retrieval among Chinese-English bilingual readers", 206-209.

Language Interaction and Acquisition

Liao, Yuan-Fu / Chen, Yan-Ting / Huang, Jhen-Lun: "Multi-stage feature normalization for robust German stressed/unstressed syllable classification", 210-213.

Rongna, A. / Hayashi, Ryoko: "Accuracy of Japanese pitch accent rises during and after shadowing training", 214-217.

Ma, Huiqin / Chen, Xiaoxiang / Liu, Xin: "A study of tone acquisition in a Mandarin-speaking child under three", 218-221.

Mac, Dang-Khoa / Aubergé, Véronique / Castelli, Eric / Rilliard, Albert: "Local vs. global prosodic cues: effect of tones on attitudinal prosody in cross- perception of Vietnamese by French", 222-225.

Zou, Ting / Zhang, Jinsong / Cao, Wen: "A comparison study on F0 distribution of tone 2 and tone 3 in Mandarin disyllables by native speakers and Japanese learners", 226-229.

Chen, Ao / Kager, René: "Lexical tone perception in early infancy", 230-233.

Wu, Chen-huei / Shih, Chilin: "A corpus study of native and non-native vowel quality", 234-237.

White, Donald / Mok, Peggy: "A preliminary investigation of the effects of study tours on L2 speech rhythm", 238-241.

Todd, Richard: "On non-native speaker prosody: identifying "just-noticeable-differences" of speaker-ethnicity", 242-245.

Wang, Meng / Wang, Xia / Jia, Yuan / Zhai, Honghua: "Prosodic features of the Chinese EFL learners as they express new information", 246-249.

Barquero-Armesto, Maria Ángeles: "A comparative study on accentual structure between Spanish learners of French interlanguage and French native speakers", 250-253.

Rude, Markus: "Native-like duration ratio of stressed vs. unstressed syllables through visualizing prosody", 254-257.

Prominence, Focus and Emphasis

Niebuhr, Oliver / Jarzabkowska, Patrycja / Lorenz, Uta / Schulz, Christoph / Sodigov, Farhod: "Say it again, sam! the prosodic profiles of emphatic reduplication in German", 258-262.

Görs, Karin / Niebuhr, Oliver: "Hocus focus – how prosodic profiles of contrastive focus emerge and change in different elicitation contexts", 262-265.

Schwab, Sandra / Avanzi, Mathieu / Goldman, Jean-Philippe / Montchaud, Pascal / Racine, Isabelle: "An acoustic study of penultimate accentuation in three varieties of French", 266-269.

Avanzi, Mathieu / Brunetti, Lisa / Gendrot, Cédric: "Extra-sentential elements, prosodic restructuring, and information structure. a study of clitic-left dislocation in spontaneous French", 270-273.

Lee, Albert / Xu, Yi: "Revisiting focus prosody in Japanese", 274-277.

Rosenberg, Andrew / Cooper, Erica / Levitan, Rivka / Hirschberg, Julia: "Cross-language prominence detection", 278-281.

Ning, Li-Hsin / Shih, Chilin: "Prosodic effects on garden-path sentences", 282-285.

Wang, Ling / Wang, Bei / Xu, Yi: "Prosodic encoding and perception of focus in Tibetan (anduo dialect)", 286-289.

Kaland, Constantijn / Krahmer, Emiel / Swerts, Marc: "Accentuation as cue for speaker adaptation", 290-293.

Tseng, Chiu-Yu / Su, Chao-Yu: "Temporal characteristics of emphasis in continuous speech", 294-297.

Sorianello, Patrizia: "A prosodic account of Italian exclamative sentences: a gating test", 298-301.

Chang, Yung-hsiang Shawn / Shih, Chilin: "Using map tasks to investigate the effect of contrastive focus on the Mandarin alveolar-retroflex contrast", 302-305.

Kleber, Felicitas / Harrington, Jonathan / Reubold, Ulrich / Siddins, Jessica: "Compensation for coarticulation in prosodically weak words", 306-309.

Mády, Katalin: "Deaccentuation in Hungarian and its logical background", 310-313.

Sappok, Christopher / Arnold, Denis: "On the normalization of syllable prominence ratings", 314-317.

You, Hie-Jung: "Determining prominence and prosodic boundaries in Korean by non-expert rapid prosody transcription", 318-321.

Mahrt, Tim / Cole, Jennifer / Fleck, Margaret / Hasegawa-Johnson, Mark: "Modeling speaker variation in cues to prominence using the Bayesian information criterion", 322-325.

Ardali, Mortaza Taheri / Xu, Yi: "Phonetic realization of prosodic focus in Persian", 326-329.

Schwab, Sandra: "Do native Spanish speakers transfer accentual acoustic properties from Spanish to French L2?", 330-333.

Prosody in Language Acquisition (Special Session)

Lin, Candise Y. / Wang, Min: "The role of lexical knowledge and stress cues in segmentation in second language learners of English", 334-337.

Vargas, Fabián Santiago / Delais-Roussarie, Elisabeth: "Acquiring phrasing and intonation in French as second language: the case of yes-no questions produced by Mexican Spanish learners", 338-341.

Yeh, Chia-Hsin / Lu, Chi-Jui: "The effect of language attrition on low level tone in Hakka", 342-345.

Liu, Liquan / Kager, René: "Non-native tone perception from infant to adult: how consistent and flexible is it?", 346-349.

Prosody in Language Acquisition and Language Contact

Schwab, Sandra / Llisterri, Joaquim: "The role of the acoustic correlates of stress in the perception of Spanish accentual contrasts by French speakers", 350-353.

Qiu, ChunAn: "Tone sandhi patterns of Zhenjiang dialect", 354-357.

He, Xuliang / Hanssen, Judith / Heuven, Vincent J. van / Gussenhoven, Carlos: "Mandarin-accented fall, rise and fall-rise F0 contours in Dutch", 358-361.

Do, Hue San / Hussein, Hussein / Mixdorff, Hansjörg / Jokisch, Oliver / Ding, Hongwei / Gao, Qianyong / Wei, Si / Hu, Guoping: "Evaluation of benefits from a computer-aided pronunciation training system for German learners of Mandarin Chinese", 362-365.

Qin, Zhen / Mok, Peggy: "The perception of speech and non-speech tones by tone and non-tone language listeners", 366-369.

Chen, Xiaoxiang / Zhang, Hongmin / Xie, Xiaojing: "A study on college non-English majors' acquisition of English stress placement", 370-373.

Ding, Hongwei / Jokisch, Oliver / Hoffmann, Rüdiger: "A phonetic investigation of intonational foreign accent in Mandarin Chinese learners of German", 374-377.

Ding, Hongwei: "Perception and production of Mandarin disyllabic tones by German learners", 378-381.

Crocco, Claudia / Baele, Jens: "YN questions in L2 Italian of Dutch speaking learners", 382-385.

Turco, Giuseppina / Gubian, Michele: "L1 prosodic transfer and priming effects: a quantitative study on semispontaneous dialogues", 386-389.

Yang, Bei: "How do pauses reveal linguistic plans by L2 learners of Chinese?", 390-393.

Na, Hu / Yuan, Jia / Bin, Liu: "Phonetic and phonological realization of narrow focus in English declarative sentences by Zhenjiang EFL learners", 394-397.

Nesterenko, Irina: "Prosody perception in L1 and L2", 398-401.

Hackman, Dorothea J.: "Perception of focus prosody in the English speech of Bangou speakers", 402-405.

Obin, Nicolas / Avanzi, Mathieu / Bordal, Guri / Bardiaux, Alice: "Regional variations of speech rhythm in French: in search of lost times", 406-409.

Chen, Ying / Guion-Anderson, Susan / Xu, Yi: "Post-focus compression in second language Mandarin", 410-413.

Sichel-Bazin, Rafèu / Buthke, Carolin / Meisenburg, Trudel: "Language contact and prosodic interference: nuclear configurations in Occitan and French statements of the obvious", 414-417.

Boula de Mareüil, Philippe / Rilliard, Albert / Mairano, Paolo / Lai, Jean-Pierre: "Corsican French questions: is there a prosodic transfer from Corsican to French and how to highlight it?", 418-421.

Shin, Jeonghwa / Speer, Shari R.: "English lexical stress and spoken word recognition in Korean learners of English", 422-425.

Bartkova, Katarina / Bonneau, Anne / Colotte, Vincent / Dargnat, Mathilde: "Productions of continuation "contours" by French speakers in L1 (French) and L2 (English)", 426-429.

German, James Sneed: "Dialect adaptation and two dimensions of tune", 430-433.

Martin, Philippe: "Prosodic similarities in French spoken in the Mascareignes", 434-437.

Prosody in Language Contact (Special Session)

Benet, Ariadna / Gabriel, Christoph / Kireva, Elena / Pešková, Andrea: "Prosodic transfer from Italian to Spanish: rhythmic properties of L2 speech and Argentinean Porteño", 438-441.

Bordal, Guri / Avanzi, Mathieu / Obin, Nicolas / Bardiaux, Alice: "Variations in the realization of the French accentual phrase in the light of language contact", 442-445.

Zerbian, Sabine: "Markedness in the prosody of contact varieties of South African English", 446-449.

Prosody and Emotion; Tonal Aspects of Prosody

Lin, Hsin-Yi / Fon, Janice: "Prosodic and acoustic features of emotional speech in taiwan Mandarin", 450-453.

Lee, Sungbok / Narayanan, Shrikanth: "Effects of emotion on the lower lip movements at phrase boundaries", 454-457.

Röttger, Timo B. / Ridouane, Rachid / Grice, Martine: "Sonority and syllable weight determine tonal association in Tashlhiyt Berber", 458-461.

Mok, Peggy / Zuo, Donghui: "Effects of tone merging and musical training on Cantonese tone perception", 462-465.

Duration and Rhythm

He, Lei: "Syllabic intensity variations as quantification of speech rhythm: evidence from both L1 and L2", 466-469.

Govind, D. / Prasanna, S. R. Mahadeva / Yegnanarayana, B.: "Significance of glottal activity detection for duration modification", 470-473.

Meireles, Alexsandro Rodrigues / Gambarini, Viviany de Paula: "Rhythm typology of Brazilian Portuguese dialects", 474-477.

Wu, Qian / Wang, Bei / Zhang, Xiaxia: "Effect of topic structure and sentence length on pause in Mandarin Chinese: comparing female with male speakers", 478-481.

Mairano, Paolo / Romano, Antonio: "Testing the perception of speech rhythm on natural and artificial stimuli", 482-485.

Yoon, Tae-Jin / Humphreys, Karin: "Speech rhythm and timing of a speech-impaired speaker", 486-489.

Hamzah, Hilmi / Hajek, John / Fletcher, Janet: "A taste of prosody: possible effects of the word-initial singleton-geminate contrast on post-consonantal vowel duration in Kelantan Malay", 490-493.

Govind, D. / Mahanta, S. / Prasanna, S. R. Mahadeva: "Significance of duration in the prosodic analysis of Assamese", 494-497.

Lee, Wai-Sum: "Temporal organization of syllable production in the speech of Cantonese-speaking children", 498-501.

Beňuš, Štefan / Šimko, Juraj: "Rhythm and tempo in Slovak", 502-505.

Hübler, Stephan / Hoffmann, Rüdiger: "A study on the metrical structure of music with similarity experiments", 506-509.

Dorn, Amelie / O'Reilly, Maria / Ní Chasaide, Ailbhe: "A preliminary analysis of speech rhythm in three varieties of Irish (gaelic)", 510-513.

Schellenberg, Murray: "The neutralization of tone-related duration differences in sung Cantonese", 514-515.

Beňuš, Štefan / Mády, Katalin: "Stress and phonemic length in the perception of Slovak vowels", 516-519.

Bertinetto, Pier Marco / Bertini, Chiara / Zhi, Na: "Rhythm in Mandarin Chinese and Italian: the role of sentence accents", 520-523.

Gilbert, Annie C. / Boucher, Victor J. / Jemel, Boutheina: "Effects of temporal chunking on speech recall", 524-527.

Wiener, Seth / Speer, Shari R. / Shank, Claire: "Effects of frequency, repetition and prosodic location on ambiguous Mandarin word production", 528-531.

Yuan, Jiahong: "The effects of speaking rate and intonation on the duration of tones in Mandarin Chinese", 532-534.

Jun, Sun-Ah: "Prosodic typology revisited: adding macro-rhythm", 535-538.

Dellwo, Volker / Friedrichs, Daniel: "Variability of speech rhythm in synchronous speech", 539-542.

Pitch and Boundaries

Yang, Xiaohong / Yang, Yufang: "Effects of topic structure and syntax on boundary pitch variations in standard Chinese", 543-546.

Chen, Alvin C.-H. / Tseng, Shu-Chuan: "Conceptual planning in conversational Mandarin: pitch variation in prosodic phrasing", 547-550.

Abolhasanizadeh, Vahideh: "F0 as the dominant cue to accent location in Persian", 551-554.

Zhang, Jinsong / Li, Wei / Xie, Yanlu / Cao, Wen: "A quantitative study on information contribution of prosody phrase boundaries in Chinese speech", 555-558.

Yoon, Tae-Jin / Kang, Yoonjung: "A forced-alignment-based study of declarative sentence-ending "ta" in Korean", 559-562.

Portes, Cristel / D'Imperio, Mariapaola / Lancia, Leonardo: "Positional constraints on the initial rise in French", 563-566.

Shuai, Lan / Li, Bin / Gong, Tao: "Priming effects of tones and segments in lexical processing in Mandarin", 567-570.

Mixdorff, Hansjörg / Cole, Jennifer / Shattuck-Hufnagel, Stefanie: "Prosodic similarity – evidence from an imitation study", 571-574.

Sang, Yumei / Martin, Philippe: "The role of F0 in mongolian stress", 575-578.

Hu, Chen: "Contour patterns of Chinese intonational phrases", 579-582.

Gac, David Le / Yoo, Hiyon / Bartkova, Katarina: "Pitch level variation in French: categorical or gradient", 583-586.

Phelan, Michael: "The prosody of algebra and the algebra of prosody: prosodic disambiguation of read mathematical formulae", 587-590.

Li, Aijun / Fang, Qiang / Dang, Jianwu: "Emotional expressiveness of successive addition boundary tone in Mandarin Chinese", 591-594.

Qin, Zuxuan: "Prosodic boundaries and prosodic word in Chengdu dialect: a durational perspective", 595-598.

Prosody and Regional Dialects

Wang, Sheng-Fu / Fon, Janice: "Durational cues at discourse boundaries in taiwan Southern Min", 599-602.

Avanzi, Mathieu / Obin, Nicolas / Bardiaux, Alice / Bordal, Guri: "Speech prosody of French regional varieties", 603-606.

Leemann, Adrian / Dellwo, Volker / Kolly, Marie-José / Schmid, Stephan: "Rhythmic variability in Swiss German dialects", 607-610.

Włodarczak, Marcin / Šimko, Juraj / Wagner, Petra: "Syllable boundary effect: temporal entrainment in overlapped speech", 611-614.

Prosodic Annotation: Past, Present, and Future

Looze, Céline De / Zhi, Na / Auran, Cyril / Cho, Hyong-Sil / Herment, Sophie / Nesterenko, Irina: "Providing linguists with better tools: Daniel Hirst's contribution to prosodic annotation", 615-620.

Mixdorff, Hansjörg: "Form versus function – prosodic annotation and modeling go hand in hand", 621-623.

Prosody and Perception

Zhou, Yining V. / Martin, Brett A.: "The role of amplitude envelope in Cantonese lexical tone perception: implications for cochlear implants", 629-632.

Kohler, Klaus J.: "Segment duration and vowel quality in German lexical stress perception", 633-636.

Huang, Yi-Hsuan / Wu, E-Chin / Fon, Janice: "The effect of Min proficiency on production and perception of tones in taiwan Mandarin", 637-640.

Hwang, Hyun Kyung: "Asymmetries between production, perception and comprehension of focus types in Japanese", 641-644.

Style, Attitude and Emotion

Garrido, Juan-María / Laplaza, Yesika / Marquina, Montserrat: "On the use of melodic patterns as prosodic correlates of emotion in Spanish", 645-648.

Menezes, Caroline / Erickson, Donna / Han, Jonghye: "Cross-linguistic cross-modality perception of English sad and happy speech", 649-652.

Wang, Ting / Ding, Hongwei / Gu, Wentao: "Perceptual study for emotional speech of Mandarin Chinese", 653-656.

Gangamohan, P. / Mittal, V. K. / Yegnanarayana, B.: "Relative importance of different components of speech contributing to perception of emotion", 657-660.

Steidl, Stefan / Polzehl, Tim / Bunnell, H. Timothy / Dou, Ying / Muthukumar, Prasanna Kumar / Perry, Daniel / Prahallad, Kishore / Vaughn, Callie / Black, Alan W. / Metze, Florian: "Emotion identification for evaluation of synthesized emotional speech", 661-664.

Pell, Marc D. / Robin, Jessica / Paulmann, Silke: "How quickly do listeners recognize emotional prosody in their native versus a foreign language?", 665-668.

Chen, Xuhai / Yang, Yufang: "When brain differentiates happy from neutral in prosody?", 669-672.

Nemoto, Rena / Adda-Decker, Martine / Durand, Jacques: "The influence of speaking style on lexical F0 profiles in French", 673-676.

Rilliard, Albert / Moraes, João Antônio de / Erickson, Donna / Shochi, Takaaki: "Prosodic analysis of Brazilian Portuguese attitudes", 677-680.

Ishi, Carlos Toshinori / Hatano, Hiroaki / Hagita, Norihiro: "Extraction of paralinguistic information carried by mono-syllabic interjections in Japanese", 681-684.

Lu, Yan / Aubergé, Véronique / Rilliard, Albert: "Do you hear my attitude? prosodic perception of social affects in Mandarin", 685-688.

Globerson, Eitan / Amir, Noam / Lavidor, Michal / Kishon-Rabin, Liat / Golan, Ofer: "Psychoacoustic abilities as predictors of vocal emotion recognition in autism", 689-692.

Tahon, Marie / Degottex, Gilles / Devillers, Laurence: "Usual voice quality features and glottal features for emotional valence detection", 693-696.

Menezes, Caroline: "Acoustic and phonetic differences in laughter of male children and adults", 697-700.

Syntax, Narrative, Speech Act and Discourse

Yang, Xinlu / Liang, Jie: "Declarative and interrogative intonations by brain-damaged speakers of Uygur and Mandarin Chinese", 701-704.

Oliveira Jr, Miguel / Cruz, Regina / Silva, Ebson Wilkerson: "Perception of spontaneous narrative structure", 705-708.

Li, Ya: "A phase-based account of Mandarin third tone sandhi domains", 709-712.

Herment, Sophie / Leonarduzzi, Laetitia: "The pragmatic functions of prosody in English cleft sentences", 713-716.

Fezza, Nassima / Auran, Cyril: "Prosody and discourse structure in French: a multilayer multi-parametric analysis of comic strip narrations", 717-720.

Oertel, Catharine / Włodarczak, Marcin / Tarasov, Alexey / Campbell, Nick / Wagner, Petra: "Context cues for classification of competitive and collaborative overlaps", 721-724.

Cao, Jianfen: "Prosodic prominence and phrasing in spoken Mandarin: the case in the 3rd tone", 725-728.

Weijer, Joost van de / Weijer, Jeroen van de / Beili, Yan: "Proper-name identification", 729-732.

Lai, Catherine: "Response types and the prosody of declaratives", 733-736.

Edlund, Jens / House, David / Strömbergsson, Sofia: "Question types and some prosodic correlates in 600 questions in the Spontal database of Swedish dialogues", 737-740.

Ji, Xiaoli / Wang, Xia / Jia, Yuan / Li, Ajun: "Intonation patterns of wh-questions from Chinese EFL learners", 741-744.