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Style, Mediation, and Change

Edited by Janus Mortensen, Nikolas Coupland, and Jacob Thogersen

Style, Mediation, and Change "Offers a coherent view of style as a unifying concept for the sociolinguistics of talking media."


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Intonation and Prosodic Structure

By Caroline Féry

Intonation and Prosodic Structure "provides a state-of-the-art survey of intonation and prosodic structure."


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Query:   Sum: Reactions to synthetic speech
Author:  Bente Henrikka Moxness
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Phonetics

Summary:   A NUMBER OF WEEKS AGO I ASKED VERY INFORMALLY FOR PEOPLE'S REACTIONS
TO SYNTHETIC SPEECH (ALSO PRERECORDED SPEECH) AND FOR STUDIES ON
EMOTIONAL REACTIONS TO SYNTHETIC SPEECH. I WISH TO THANK THOSE WHO
RESPONDED:

OSAMU FUJIMURA
MARGARET JACKMAN
RANDALL A. MAJOR
COREY MILLER
JOHANNA RUBBA
STEPHEN P. SPACKMAN

I HAD HOPED FOR MORE RESPONSES, BUT I HAVVE STARTED TO COLLECT
INFORMATION FROM FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES AS WELL. I'VE REALIZED THAT I
NEED A MORE STRUCTURED WAY OF GATHERING INFO - WITH THE POSSIBLITIY
THAT THIS (UP UNTIL NOW) RATHER INFORMAL APPROACH TO THE MATTER MAY
SUDDENLY TURN INTO A MORE FORMAL STUDY. THE RESPONDENTS REACT BOTH
POSITIVELY AND NEGATIVELY TO SYNTHETIC SPEECH; ONE MAY BE IRRITATED AT
THE

LL Issue: 8.824
Date Posted: 03-Jun-1997
Original Query: Read original query