Information-theoretic analysis of disfluencies in speechDownload PDF

Published: 21 Nov 2022, Last Modified: 05 May 2023InfoCog @ NeurIPS 2022 PosterReaders: Everyone
Keywords: Speech production, rate-distortion theory, psycholinguistics
TL;DR: Information-theoretic analysis of a corpus of disfluencies along with a rate-distortion model
Abstract: This study proposes and examines an information-theoretic measure of planning in incremental speech production, and investigates the effects of planning, predictability, and interference-based measures on distractor selection and production in lexical substitution errors. We then present a rate-distortion theoretic model of speech production that explicates how these factors affect the production of lexical substitution errors.
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