Mathieu Avanzi

List of John Benjamins publications for which Mathieu Avanzi plays a role.


Avanzi, Mathieu, Guri Steien, Anne Lacheret-Dujour, Nicolas Obin and Jérémi Sauvage-Vincent 2019 Chapter 9. The annotation of syllabic prominences and disfluenciesRhapsodie: A prosodic and syntactic treebank for spoken French, Lacheret-Dujour, Anne, Sylvain Kahane and Paola Pietrandrea (eds.), pp. 157–173 | Chapter
This chapter presents the methodology developed to capture syllabic prominences and prosodic disfluencies in the speech flow. Then it describes the protocol used for the 3-point scale labeling of prominences and disfluencies, the choice of annotators, from semi-naive to experts, the inter-annotator… read more
Le but de cet article est de porter un regard nouveau sur le pronom y accusatif dit « neutre » dans le français et dans les dialectes galloromans de la région de Lyon (di-m-z-i = dis-moi-z-y ; d’ i sé ben = j’ y sais bien). L’ examen de données bibliographiques et atlantographiques rarement… read more
Avanzi, Mathieu and Elisabeth Stark 2017 A crowdsourcing approach to the description of regional variation in French object clitic clustersCurrent trends in analyzing syntactic variation, De Cuypere, Ludovic, Clara Vanderschueren and Gert de Sutter (eds.), pp. 76–103 | Article
Our contribution is dedicated to the empirical testing of alleged regional variants of object clitic clusters in modern French in France, Belgium and Switzerland. We provide some intriguing new insights into the regional distribution of non-standard variants and discuss one hypothesis on their… read more
Avanzi, Mathieu, Sandra Schwab and Isabelle Racine 2015 A preliminary study of penultimate accentuation in FrenchThe Phonetics–Phonology Interface: Representations and methodologies, Romero, Joaquín and María Riera (eds.), pp. 93–108 | Article
The aim of this paper is to provide an acoustical study of penultimate accentuation in French. We compare stretches of spontaneous speech produced by four Swiss speakers (from Neuchâtel, considered as the speakers of the regional variety) with the productions of a four Parisian speakers (considered… read more