This paper presents a prosodic analysis of speech disfluencies on MCDC corpus labelled with two types of prosody tags, syllable-juncture break and syllable prosodic state, by a hierarchical prosodic modeling (HPM) approach proposed previously. The prosodic properties of two major types of speech disfluency, repetition and repair, are explored via examining the prosodic tags labelled on all MCDC utterances. The prosodic phrase structure of a disfluency is analyzed by examining the contextual break types. The prosodic state patterns of prosodic phrases in disfluency are also examined. Lastly, the relation between prosodic properties of disfluencies and their pragmatic functions are discussed.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Proceedings of the International Conference on Speech Prosody|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2018|
|Event||9th International Conference on Speech Prosody, SP 2018 - Poznan, Poland|
Duration: 13 Jun 2018 → 16 Jun 2018