The Effect of Prosodic Features on the Interpretation of Synthesised Backchannels

  • Åsa Wallers
  • Jens Edlund
  • Gabriel Skantze
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4021)


A study of the interpretation of prosodic features in backchannels (Swed ish /a/ and /m/) produced by speech synthesis is presented. The study is part of work-in-progress towards endowing conversational spoken dialogue systems with the ability to produce and use backchannels and other feedback.


Speech Synthesis Prosodic Feature Wrong Place High Consensus Speak Dialogue System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Åsa Wallers
    • 1
  • Jens Edlund
    • 1
  • Gabriel Skantze
    • 1
  1. 1.Department for Speech Music and Hearing, KTHStockholmSweden

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