Sökning: "conversational style"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 14 avhandlingar innehållade orden conversational style.

  1. 1. Towards conversational speech synthesis : Experiments with data quality, prosody modification, and non-verbal signals

    Författare :Bajibabu Bollepalli; Joakim Gustafsson; Jonas Beskow; Matthew Aylett; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Speech synthesis; MPEG compression; Voice Conversion; Artificial Neural Net- works; Laughter synthesis; HTS; Datalogi; Computer Science;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of a text-to-speech synthesis (TTS) system is to generate a human-like speech waveform from a given input text. Current TTS sys- tems have already reached a high degree of intelligibility, and they can be readily used to read aloud a given text. For many applications, e.g. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Language - mirror of culture : a case study on language socialization with Finns living in Finland and Sweden, and Swedes living in Sweden

    Författare :Marja-Terttu Tryggvason; Ann-Carita Evaldsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sociolinguistics; cultural comparison; language socialization; family dinner conversation; conversational style; involvement; Språksocialisation; Finnar; språk; Sverige; Svenskar; pedagogik; Education;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of the present study was to compare language socialization, i.e. how to use language and how to socialize children to use language, in three cultural groups: Finns living in Finland and Sweden and Swedes living in Sweden. Since language socialization is assumed to result in a conversational style, this was studied from different angles. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Föränderligt och beständigt : En studie av Elsa Beskows berättarspråk

    Författare :Aili Lundmark; Carin Östman; Catharina Nyström Höög; Lisa Holm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; children s fiction; early twentieth century; Elsa Beskow; linguistic variation; orality; picture-books; reading aloud; style; Scandinavian Languages; Nordiska språk;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is a study of the narrative language of Elsa Beskow, Sweden's most famous children's writer of the early twentieth century. The overall aim of the thesis is to contribute to the understanding of why Beskow's stories are still among the most popular children's books in Sweden, more than a hundred years after her literary debut. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Utvecklingssamtal mellan chefer och medarbetare : undersökning av en samtalstyp i arbetslivet

    Författare :Maria Lindgren; danska och isländska Avdelningen för svenskämnen; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; semiotics; semantics; Grammar; Lingvistik; critical discourse analyse; staff development talk; IR-profile; interaction; situational context; content; organisation; text; discourse practice; back-channelling; discourse pattern; conversational style; Linguistics; conversationalisation; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is an investigation into Swedish “utvecklingssamtal”, i.e. a kind of annual, re-curring staff development talk. The investigation consists of four empirical analyses. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Pautas argumentativas en el diálogo espontáneo : un estudio de conversaciones intra e interculturales

    Författare :Johan Gille; Lars Fant; Estrella Montolío Durán; Estrella Montolío; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; argumentation; face-to-face interaction; discourse analysis; conversation analysis; dialogue studies; communicative style; cross-cultural studies; Spanish language; Spanska språket; Linguistics; Lingvistik; talad interaktion; diskursanalys; samtalsanalys; dialogstudier; samtalsstil; interkulturella studier;

    Sammanfattning : The present study aims to develop a method for the analysis of argumentative patterns in spontaneous dialogue (Chapters 1-3), and to apply this method to samples of face-to-face interaction (Chapters 4-7). The purpose of the applied study is twofold: to evaluate the proposed method and to provide a contrastive description of the communicative style of Swedish and Spanish speakers in intra- and intercultural same-gender and mixed-gender dialogues. LÄS MER