Re: musical tones in speech (Bruno Repp )

Subject: Re: musical tones in speech
From:    Bruno Repp  <repp(at)ALVIN.HASKINS.YALE.EDU>
Date:    Fri, 11 May 2001 13:47:41 -0700

Alain de Cheveigne' wrote: >I didn't miss no boat. It's simply that, having spent many a day visually >checking the F0 data, I'm dammed if I'm going to go back through them >manually assigning targets. Either my test is relevant (and negative), or >someone must explain how targets are distributed according to the musical >scale without there being any evidence of this structure in the actual data >that the targets are derived from. Alain: How do you respond to Martin's point (with which I agree) that there is no hope of obtaining any distribution with discrete peaks from quasi-continuous F0 contours? Such contours consist in large part of the transitions between the inflection points that are believed to be significant in intonation. --Bruno Bruno H. Repp Research Scientist Haskins Laboratories 270 Crown Street New Haven, CT 06511-6695 Tel. (203) 865-6163, ext. 236 FAX (203) 865-8963 e-mail: repp(at)

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