Effect of speech dialect on speech naturalness ratings: A systematic replication of Martin

Mackey, Linda S.; Finn, Patrick
April 1997
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr1997, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p349
Academic Journal
Investigates the effect of speech dialect on listeners' speech naturalness ratings. Systematic replication of Martin, Haroldson and Triden's (1984) study using three groups of speaker samples; Stuttering; Speech fluency and speaking rate; Dialect as an important factor that needs to be incorporated within systems designed to train speech naturalness ratings.


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