ISCA Archive SpeechProsody 2008
ISCA Archive SpeechProsody 2008

Hierarchical levels of rhythm in conversational speech

Michael L. O’Dell, Mietta Lennes, Tommi Nieminen

This study continues our previous investigation into the rhythms contributing to the temporal structure of speech. The relative significance of different hierarchical levels of rhythm was evaluated using Bayesian inference on a linear regression model based on coupled oscillators. Results strengthen our previous conclusions that stress, mora and possibly foot timing are all simultaneously present as rhythmic factors in Finnish conversational speech.


Cite as: O’Dell, M.L., Lennes, M., Nieminen, T. (2008) Hierarchical levels of rhythm in conversational speech. Proc. Speech Prosody 2008, 355-358

@inproceedings{odell08_speechprosody,
  author={Michael L. O’Dell and Mietta Lennes and Tommi Nieminen},
  title={{Hierarchical levels of rhythm in conversational speech}},
  year=2008,
  booktitle={Proc. Speech Prosody 2008},
  pages={355--358}
}