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ERIC Number: EJ583977
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0023-8309
Intonational Settings as Markers of Discourse Units in Telephone Conversations.
Cowie, Roddy; Douglas-Cowie, Ellen
Language and Speech, v41 n3-4 p351-74 Jul-Dec 1998
Examined recorded business telephone conversations, noting that at least some forms of spontaneous conversation contained a second form of global intonational marking. Certain attributes of intonation persisted throughout discourse units in the calls, differentiating one unit from another. Two types of parameters emerged (one controlling midpoint of the F0 contour in frequency space, and one controlling the way it fluctuates). (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Ireland