List of John Benjamins publications for which Shlomo Izre'el plays a role.
Taking prosody to be the leading component in speech segmentation, this chapter attempts to transfer segmentation methodologies from Hebrew to English spontaneous speech. Following a process of segmentation by perception of two English chunks a detailed acoustic analysis has been conducted, using… read more | Chapter
Looking at spoken language as an integrative whole, where prosody, syntax and discourse features interplay as to conveying information, I will try to figure out the best methodology for its research by advocating that the best candidate to be regarded as the basic unit of spoken discourse is the… read more | Chapter
Izre'el, Shlomo, Heliana Mello, Alessandro Panunzi and Tommaso Raso.
2020. Introduction. In search of a basic unit of spoken language: Segmenting speech
. In Search of Basic Units of Spoken Language: A corpus-driven approach, Izre'el, Shlomo, Heliana Mello, Alessandro Panunzi and Tommaso Raso (eds.), pp. 1–32
Within an integrative approach to the structure of spoken language, taking into account prosody, information structure, and syntax, a new model of clause is suggested, viz., a unipartite clause, where the only necessary and sufficient component is the predicate, i.e., with no subject component… read more | Chapter
This paper surveys the transcriptional aspects of CorpAfroAs, a spoken corpus of Afroasiatic languages, with a focus on the representation of phonemes, morphemes, words, and longer units. We discuss the distinction between prosodic, phonological and morphosyntactic word, as well as that between… read more | Article
This paper describes the initial design of the Corpus of Spoken Israeli Hebrew (CoSIH). CoSIH will attempt to include a representation of most varieties of spoken Hebrew as it is used in Israel today. CoSIH is designed to consist of two complementary corpora: a main corpus and a supplementary… read more | Article
This paper takes as a model for discussing the issue of translating ancient texts into a modern language and for a modern western society an ancient Mesopotamian myth written in the Semitic Akkadian language. Aiming for an oral production for a Hebrew-speaking audience in contemporary Israel, the… read more | Article