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Title: Understanding Prosody
Subtitle: The Role of Context, Function and Communication
Edited By: Oliver Niebuhr
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/186201?format=G
Series Title: De Gruyter Language, Context and Cognition 13
Description:

The volume represents a state-of-the-art snapshot of the research on prosody for phoneticians, linguists and speech technologists. It covers well-known models and languages. How are prosodies linked to speech sounds? What are the relations between prosody and grammar? What does speech perception tell us about prosody, particularly about the constituting elements of intonation and rhythm? The papers of the volume address questions like these with a special focus on how the notion of context-based coding, the knowledge of prosodic functions and the communicative embedding of prosodic elements can advance our understanding of prosody.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Phonology
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110301250
Pages: 330
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110301465
Pages: 330
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95