Alternative phrase boundary symbolization and its effect on pause duration

Stephanie Berger*, Oliver Niebuhr, Margaret Zellers

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This study aims to find alternative phrase boundary symbolizations in written text to enable consistent pause production. Shorter phrases and many pauses are beneficial for successful presentations and the communication of information structure. Texts with alternative symbolizations (dashes, bars, spaces, line breaks, hashtags, and arrows) are used to indicate minor and major phrase boundaries. Results suggest that these methods can elicit more consistent pause production than normal punctuation, especially using line breaks.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProceedings 1st International Seminar on the Foundations of Speech : Breathing, Pausing, and the Voice
ForlagSyddansk Universitet
Publikationsdato2. dec. 2019
Sider70-72
StatusUdgivet - 2. dec. 2019
Begivenhed1st International Seminar on the Foundations of Speech: Pausing, Breathing and Voice - University of Southern Denmark - Campus Sønderborg, Sønderbrog, Danmark
Varighed: 1. dec. 20193. dec. 2019

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Seminar1st International Seminar on the Foundations of Speech
LokationUniversity of Southern Denmark - Campus Sønderborg
LandDanmark
BySønderbrog
Periode01/12/201903/12/2019

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