ISCA Archive Interspeech 2009
ISCA Archive Interspeech 2009

Perception of English compound vs. phrasal stress: natural vs. synthetic speech

Irene Vogel, Arild Hestvik, H. Timothy Bunnell, Laura Spinu

The ability of listeners to distinguish between compound and phrasal stress in English was examined on the basis of a picture selection task. The responses to naturally and synthetically produced stimuli were compared. While greater overall accuracy was observed with the natural stimuli, the same pattern of greater accuracy with compound stress than with phrasal stress was observed with both types of stimuli.


doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2009-513

Cite as: Vogel, I., Hestvik, A., Bunnell, H.T., Spinu, L. (2009) Perception of English compound vs. phrasal stress: natural vs. synthetic speech. Proc. Interspeech 2009, 1699-1702, doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2009-513

@inproceedings{vogel09_interspeech,
  author={Irene Vogel and Arild Hestvik and H. Timothy Bunnell and Laura Spinu},
  title={{Perception of English compound vs. phrasal stress: natural vs. synthetic speech}},
  year=2009,
  booktitle={Proc. Interspeech 2009},
  pages={1699--1702},
  doi={10.21437/Interspeech.2009-513}
}