By Duane G. Watson,Michael Wagner,Edward Gibson
Prosody is the rhythm, tension and intonation of speech, which encodes info that's not encoded through the syntax or phrases of an utterance. Prosody is necessary for parsing speech, developing syntactic constitution, and construction a illustration of the conversational discourse version, between different linguistic functions.
In 2008, researchers from linguistics, psychology and desktop technology amassed on the inaugural assembly of the convention on Experimental and Theoretical techniques to Prosody at Cornell collage. The papers during this quantity characterize the leading edge of the prosody paintings provided at that conference.
The articles during this specified factor take on a few key questions: What form of information regarding syntax, semantics, and context is mirrored in prosody and intonation? How a lot of that details can a listener retrieve from the sign? How does this data facilitate language processing in on-line conversations? How can this data be used to parse corpora, and the way can corpora be used to check theories on prosody?
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Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody: A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes (Special Issues of Language and Cognitive Processes) by Duane G. Watson,Michael Wagner,Edward Gibson