Data-Driven Subclassification of Disfluent Repetitions Based on Prosodic Features


Plauché, M., & Shriberg, E. (1999, August). Data-driven subclassification of disfluent repetitions based on prosodic features. In Proc. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (Vol. 2, pp. 1513-1516).


Information about the state and planning of the speaker is obscured in traditional classifications of disfluencies which are generally at the word level. This study delves into the acoustic and prosodic information of repetitions, one of the most common disfluencies. A hierarchical clustering of prosodic features reveals three subsets of repetitions, each reflecting different problems in planning.

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