Plínio A. Barbosa
List of John Benjamins publications for which Plínio A. Barbosa plays a role.
Chapter 9. Cross-linguistic comparison of automatic detection of speech breaks in read and narrated speech in four languages. In Search of Basic Units of Spoken Language: A corpus-driven approach, Izre'el, Shlomo, Heliana Mello, Alessandro Panunzi and Tommaso Raso (eds.), pp. 285–3002020.
This chapter tests an algorithm for the automatic detection of speech breaks in read and narrated speech in Brazilian Portuguese (BP), European Portuguese (EP), French, and German. The algorithm is independent of previous transcription or linguistic analysis (syllable, phone labeling and… read more | Chapter
Chapter 1. Segmentation and analysis of the two English excerpts: The Brazilian team proposal. In Search of Basic Units of Spoken Language: A corpus-driven approach, Izre'el, Shlomo, Heliana Mello, Alessandro Panunzi and Tommaso Raso (eds.), pp. 309–3262020.
This paper has a tripartite focus: (1) to establish the best segmentation for two American English texts according to inter-rater agreement measurements. By doing this, we differentiate the behavior of experts and non-experts annotators. The experts’ annotation constitute the basis for the… read more | Chapter
Intonation modeling in cross-linguistic research. Intonational Grammar in Ibero-Romance: Approaches across linguistic subfields, Armstrong, Meghan E., Nicholas Henriksen and Maria del Mar Vanrell (eds.), pp. 115–1342016.
This chapter uses the analysis-by-synthesis technique in the framework of the PENTA model to find general patterns of F0 associated with the functions of boundary marking and prominence in two varieties of Portuguese. Both European and Brazilian Portuguese intonation patterns are investigated in… read more | Article
On the defense of Von Kempelen as the predecessor of experimental phonetics and speech synthesis research. History of Linguistics 2002: Selected papers from the Ninth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences, 27-30 August 2002, São Paulo - Campinas, Guimarães, Eduardo and Diana Luz Pessoa de Barros (eds.), pp. 101 ff.2007.