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Prosody Information Processing

Intonational Phonology.
D Robert Ladd.
CUP. Cambridge. 1996.

Prosody:Theory and Experiment.
Merle Horne.
Kluwer. Dordrecht. 2000.

Prosodic Typology - The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

  • Department of Linguistics
  • SRI International
  • Lucent Technologies
  • ISCA Special Interest Group on Speech Prosody (SProSIG)

  • Martine Grice
  • Janet B. Pierrehumbert
  • Mark Steedman
  • Daniel Hirst
  • Julia B. Hirschberg

Prosody can be defined as a feature of speech which extends over more than one segment and is often synonymous with 'suprasegmentals'. Prosodic features include fundamental frequency (F0),relative duration and intensity, and spectral quality. They determine the rhythm and intonation of utterances.