ISCA Archive SpeechProsody 2008
ISCA Archive SpeechProsody 2008

Speaking rate effects on discourse prosody in standard Chinese

Aijun Li, Yiqing Zu

What is the prosodic mechanism of faster or slower discourse speech? This paper focuses on observing the effects of speech rate on discourse prosody of Standard Chinese speech with fast, normal and slow speech rates. The investigation in discourse prosody structure demonstrates that the speaking rate effects on discourse prosody are nonlinear and need careful manipulations.


Cite as: Li, A., Zu, Y. (2008) Speaking rate effects on discourse prosody in standard Chinese. Proc. Speech Prosody 2008, 449-452

@inproceedings{li08_speechprosody,
  author={Aijun Li and Yiqing Zu},
  title={{Speaking rate effects on discourse prosody in standard Chinese}},
  year=2008,
  booktitle={Proc. Speech Prosody 2008},
  pages={449--452}
}