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    • Perception of pitch in glottalizations of varying duration by German listeners 

      Bissiri, Maria Paola; Zellers, M. (University of Glasgow: Glasgow, 2015-08)
      Previous studies have shown that glottalization is not necessarily perceived as lower pitch but that pitch perception in glottalization can be influenced by the different size of prosodic domains relevant in the native language ...
    • Comparison of forced-alignment speech recognition and humans for generating reference VAD 

      Kraljevski, I.; Tan, Z-H; Bissiri, Maria Paola (International Speech and Communication Association, 2015)
      This present paper aims to answer the question whether forced-alignment speech recognition can be used as an alternative to humans in generating reference Voice Activity Detection (VAD) transcriptions. An investigation of ...
    • Perception of Glottalization in Varying Pitch Contexts in Mandarin Chinese 

      Bissiri, Maria Paola; Zellers, M.; Ding, H. (International Speech Communications Association, 2014-05-20)
      Although glottalization has often been associated with low pitch, evidence from a number of sources supports the assertion that this association is not obligatory, and is likely to be language-specific. Following a previous ...
    • Analysis and Synthesis of Glottalization Phenomena in German-Accented English 

      Kraljevski, I.; Bissiri, Maria Paola; Strecha, G.; Hoffmann, R_diger (Springer Verlag, 2014)
      The present paper investigates the analysis and synthesis of glottalization phenomena in German-accented English. Word-initial glottalization was manually annotated in a subset of a German-accented English speech corpus. ...