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Book Papers on speech and voice

Download or read book Papers on speech and voice written by Angelika Braun and published by Franz Steiner Verlag. This book was released on 1996 with total page 184 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Die hier vorgelegte Sammlung von Beitragen zur Erforschung von Stimme und Sprache bietet sowohl neue Erkenntnisse zu bekannten Themen als auch Erstveroffentlichungen groaerer Projekte. Unter den letzteren sind insbesondere das hier erstmals dargestellte multimediale Verfahren zur Messung der Erregerfunktion der Glottis (O. Koster / J.-P Koster) und die Studie zum Sangerformanten (R. Weiss / J. Morris) zu nennen. (Franz Steiner 1996)

Book Dead Voice

    Book Details:
  • Author : Jesus R. Velasco
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release : 2020-01-24
  • ISBN : 0812251865
  • Pages : 240 pages

Download or read book Dead Voice written by Jesus R. Velasco and published by University of Pennsylvania Press. This book was released on 2020-01-24 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An exploration of the thirteenth-century law code known as Siete Partidas Conceived and promulgated by Alfonso X, King of Castile and León (r. 1252-1282), and created by a workshop of lawyers, legal scholars, and others, the set of books known as the Siete Partidas is both a work of legal theory and a legislative document designed to offer practical guidelines for the rendering of legal decisions and the management of good governance. Yet for all its practical reach, which extended over centuries and as far as the Spanish New World, it is an unusual text, argues Jesús R. Velasco, one that introduces canon and ecclesiastical law in the vernacular for explicitly secular purposes, that embraces intellectual disciplines and fictional techniques that normally lie outside legal science, and that cultivates rather than shuns perplexity. In Dead Voice, Velasco analyzes the process of the Siete Partidas's codification and the ways in which different cultural, religious, and legal traditions that existed on the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages were combined in its innovative construction. In particular, he pays special attention to the concept of "dead voice," the art of writing the law in the vernacular of its clients as well as in the language of legal professionals. He offers an integrated reading of the Siete Partidas, exploring such matters as the production, transmission, and control of the material text; the collaboration between sovereignty and jurisdiction to define the environment where law applies; a rare legislation of friendship; and the use of legislation to characterize the people as "the soul of the kingdom," endowed with the responsibility of judging the stability of the political space. Presenting case studies beyond the Siete Partidas that demonstrate the incorporation of philosophical and fictional elements in the construction of law, Velasco reveals the legal processes that configured novel definitions of a subject and a people.

Book Voice Attractiveness

Download or read book Voice Attractiveness written by Benjamin Weiss and published by Springer Nature. This book was released on 2020-10-10 with total page 333 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book addresses various aspects of acoustic–phonetic analysis, including voice quality and fundamental frequency, and the effects of speech fluency and non-native accents, by examining read speech, public speech, and conversations. Voice is a sexually dimorphic trait that can convey important biological and social information about the speaker, and empirical findings suggest that voice characteristics and preferences play an important role in both intra- and intersexual selection, such as competition and mating, and social evaluation. Discussing evaluation criteria like physical attractiveness, pleasantness, likability, and even persuasiveness and charisma, the book bridges the gap between social and biological views on voice attractiveness. It presents conceptual, methodological and empirical work applying methods such as passive listening tests, psychoacoustic rating experiments, and crowd-sourced and interactive scenarios and highlights the diversity not only of the methods used when studying voice attractiveness, but also of the domains investigated, such as politicians’ speech, experimental speed dating, speech synthesis, vocal pathology, and voice preferences in human interactions as well as in human–computer and human–robot interactions. By doing so, it identifies widespread and complementary approaches and establishes common ground for further research.

Book Beckett  Lacan  and the Voice

Download or read book Beckett Lacan and the Voice written by Llewellyn Brown and published by Columbia University Press. This book was released on 2016-03-15 with total page 470 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The voice traverses Beckett’s work in its entirety, defining its space and its structure. Emanating from an indeterminate source situated outside the narrators and characters, while permeating the very words they utter, it proves to be incessant. It can alternatively be violently intrusive, or embody a calming presence. Literary creation will be charged with transforming the mortification it inflicts into a vivifying relationship to language. In the exploration undertaken here, Lacanian psychoanalysis offers the means to approach the voice’s multiple and fundamentally paradoxical facets with regards to language that founds the subject’s vital relation to existence. Far from seeking to impose a rigid and purely abstract framework, this study aims to highlight the singularity and complexity of Beckett’s work, and to outline a potentially vast field of investigation.

Book Voice and Agency

Download or read book Voice and Agency written by Jeni Klugman and published by World Bank Publications. This book was released on 2014-09-29 with total page 239 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "The 2012 report recognized that expanding women's agency - their ability to make decisions and take advantage of opportunities is key to improving their lives as well as the world. This report represents a major advance in global knowledge on this critical front. The vast data and thousands of surveys distilled in this report cast important light on the nature of constraints women and girls continue to face globally. This report identifies promising opportunities and entry points for lasting transformation, such as interventions that reach across sectors and include life-skills training, sexual and reproductive health education, conditional cash transfers, and mentoring. It finds that addressing what the World Health Organization has identified as an epidemic of violence against women means sharply scaling up engagement with men and boys. The report also underlines the vital role information and communication technologies can play in amplifying women's voices, expanding their economic and learning opportunities, and broadening their views and aspirations. The World Bank Group's twin goals of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity demand no less than the full and equal participation of women and men, girls and boys, around the world." -- Publisher's description.

Book Radical Collegiality through Student Voice

Download or read book Radical Collegiality through Student Voice written by Roseanna Bourke and published by Springer. This book was released on 2018-08-17 with total page 219 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book celebrates the rights of the child, through including student voice in educational matters that affect them directly. It focuses on the experiences of children and young people and explores how our educational policies, practices and research endeavours enable educators to help young people tell their own stories. The respective chapters illustrate how listening to young people can help them attain new positions of power, even though doing so often creates discomfort and requires a radical change on the part of the adult establishment. Further, the book challenges researchers, teachers and practitioners to reconsider how students are involved in research and policy agendas, and to what extent radical collegiality can create fundamental and positive changes in the lives of these learners. In recent decades, greater attention has been paid across policy, practice and research discourses to involving children more meaningfully and actively in decisions about their participation in both formal and informal educational settings. The book’s goal is to illustrate how researchers have systematically involved students in the pursuit of a richer understanding of educational experiences, policy and practice through the eyes and ears of young people, and through their own cultural lens.

Book The Voice

    Book Details:
  • Author : L. Edward VanHoose
  • Publisher : We Publish Books
  • Release : 2004-06
  • ISBN : 9781929841073
  • Pages : 292 pages

Download or read book The Voice written by L. Edward VanHoose and published by We Publish Books. This book was released on 2004-06 with total page 292 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This work is the result of arduous hours of research - entitled Biblical Cases of the Reincarnation Type - developed during my graduate studies. Many have marveled at the finding's persuasiveness and have suggested their publication. The result is the very up beat and "reader friendly" volume now in your hands. The Voice, like its previous incarnation, offers the first demonstrable case for reincarnation in the Bible that is objective. It doesn't solely rely on how an author interprets a verse or suggests the subject, was surreptitiously removed from the scriptures. My research methods essentially emulated those of University of Virginia Psychiatrist, Ian Stevenson M.D. For forty years, he investigated cases of young children remembering a past life. His landmark work, Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation, has been in print since 1966.

Book Voice and Communication in Transgender and Gender Diverse Individuals

Download or read book Voice and Communication in Transgender and Gender Diverse Individuals written by Mark S. Courey and published by Springer Nature. This book was released on 2023-07-18 with total page 225 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book serves as a guide to any patient, clinician, or person who desires to understand how transgender and gender diverse individuals can be assisted in achieving voice and communication congruity with gender. Voice and communication style serve as intricate links to one’s identity and are central aspects of the gender transition process. Guiding a transgender or gender diverse patient through this transition is complex, requiring an understanding of the patient’s desires, the ability to identify and work with patients to achieve sustainable patterns of behavioral modification that affect voice in a positive manner, and an understanding of the role of newly emerging surgical techniques. This is best addressed by an interdisciplinary team, and this book makes this material available in one source. The first section of the book consists of introductory chapters written by primary care physicians, endocrinologists, and psychiatrists addressing the complex nature of transition from the medical standpoint. A review of hormonal replacement therapies, psychological evaluations, and potential effects of hormone replacement on voice is included. The second section describes the behavioral techniques available in speech and voice therapy for voice change and addresses outcomes that can be expected from behavioral intervention. Each chapter addresses the physiologic principles of therapeutic techniques for effecting change, techniques of instruction, nuances for transgender and gender diverse patients, methods of generalization, and methods of maintenance. Finally, the third section of the book details the surgical techniques available to assist patients in voice transition and their expected outcomes for voice modification. Each chapter includes an introduction, preoperative assessment, role of preoperative therapy, surgical technique, postoperative management, and expected outcome. This section also includes a surgical atlas. This is an ideal guide for otolaryngologists, speech-language pathologists, primary care providers, as well as psychiatrists and endocrinologists caring for transgender and gender nonconforming patients.

Book Finding Voice

    Book Details:
  • Author : William B. Kincaid
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 2012-11-30
  • ISBN : 1610976940
  • Pages : 200 pages

Download or read book Finding Voice written by William B. Kincaid and published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This book was released on 2012-11-30 with total page 200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In Finding Voice, Kincaid employs an often used but somewhat elusive metaphor, "voice," as a way of speaking of pastoral identity and contends that a lively, imaginative pastoral voice emerges from a thorough grasp of context, theology, pastoral roles, personal journey, and systemic dynamics. Designed as a text for the field education, contextual education, and supervised ministry experiences of seminary students and others preparing for congregational leadership, Finding Voice examines in depth how people are experiencing each of these constituent parts of pastoral voice at their student ministry sites not only to learn about each of the areas, but also to recognize and understand what is being called forth in the students as they engage these five key experiences and begin to visualize their future ministry. The book further explores the opportunities created when the five aspects of pastoral identity are in conflict with one another. In the absence of any one of these or the imbalance of them, pastoral voice gets skewed, and vibrant, effective ministry is undermined. Finding Voice urges students to begin now, with field education, to engage a practice of ministry that is imaginative, courageous, nimble, and faithful.

Book Giving and Taking Voice in Learning Disabled Theatre

Download or read book Giving and Taking Voice in Learning Disabled Theatre written by Tony McCaffrey and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 2023-04-26 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Giving and Taking Voice in Learning Disabled Theatre offers unique insight into the question of ‘voice’ in learning disabled theatre and what is gained and lost in making performance. It is grounded in the author's 18 years of making theatre with Different Light Theatre company in Christchurch, New Zealand, and includes contributions from the artists themselves. This book draws on an extensive archive of performer interviews, recordings of rehearsal processes, and informal logs of travelling together and sharing experience. These accounts engage with the practical aesthetics of theatre-making as well as their much wider ethical and political implications, relevant to any collaborative process seeking to represent the under- or un-represented. Giving and Taking Voice in Learning Disabled Theatre asks how care and support can be tempered with artistic challenge and rigour and presents a case for how listening learning disabled artists to speech encourages attunement to indigenous knowledge and the cries of the planet in the current socio-ecological crisis. This is a vital and valuable book for anyone interested in learning disabled theatre, either as a performer, director, dramaturg, critic, or spectator.

Book Praying the Psalms in the Voice of Christ

Download or read book Praying the Psalms in the Voice of Christ written by Frank J. Matera and published by Liturgical Press. This book was released on 2023-01-15 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In Praying the Psalms in the Voice of Christ, Frank J. Matera offers a way to pray the psalms within the Liturgy of the Hours rooted in the New Testament and the great writers of the early church. Taking his cue from Saint Augustine, Matera demonstrates how to hear the voice of Christ in the psalms so that they can be prayed in the voice of Christ and his Body, the church. In addition to this introduction to a christological reading of the psalms, Matera also provides a commentary on the psalms as they occur in the four weeks of the Divine Office.

Book How to Hear the Voice of God

Download or read book How to Hear the Voice of God written by Susan Shumsky and published by Red Wheel/Weiser. This book was released on 2008-01-01 with total page 193 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Provides methods for learning how to listen to one's inner voice via meditation, releasing blockage, distinguishing divine voices, and developing a personal plan for spiritual fulfillment, in a volume accompanied by a CD containing special guided meditation techniques. Original.

Book Voice Applications for Alexa and Google Assistant

Download or read book Voice Applications for Alexa and Google Assistant written by Dustin Coates and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2019-07-04 with total page 362 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Summary Voice Applications for Alexa and Google Assistant is your guide to designing, building, and implementing voice-based applications for Alexa and Google Assistant. Inside, you'll learn how to build your own "skills"—the voice app term for actions the device can perform—from scratch. Foreword by Max Amordeluso. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. You'll find registration instructions inside the print book. About the Technology In 2018, an estimated 100 million voice-controlled devices were installed in homes worldwide, and the apps that control them, like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, are getting more powerful, with new skills being added every day. Great voice apps improve how users interact with the web, whether they're checking the weather, asking for sports scores, or playing a game. About the Book Voice Applications for Alexa and Google Assistant is your guide to designing, building, and implementing voice-based applications for Alexa and Google Assistant. You'll learn to build applications that listen to users, store information, and rely on user context, as you create a voice-powered sleep tracker from scratch. With the basics mastered, you'll dig deeper into multiuse conversational flow and other more-advanced concepts. Smaller projects along the way reinforce your new techniques and best practices. What's inside Building a call-and-response skill Designing a voice user interface Using conversational context Going multimodal Tips and best practices About the Reader Perfect for developers with intermediate JavaScript skills and basic Node.js skills. No previous experience with voice-first platforms is required. About the Author Dustin A. Coates is a developer who focuses on voice and conversational applications. He's currently the voice search lead at Algolia and is also a Google Developers Expert for Assistant as well as cohost of the VUX World podcast. Table of Contents Introduction to voice first Building a call-and-response skill on Alexa Designing a voice user interface Using entity resolution and built?in intents in Alexa skills Making a conversational Alexa skill VUI and conversation best practices Using conversation tools to add meaning and usability Directing conversation flow Building for Google Assistant Going multimodal Push interactions Building for actions on Google with the Actions SDK

Book The Gatekeeper  Narrative Voice in Plato s Dialogues

Download or read book The Gatekeeper Narrative Voice in Plato s Dialogues written by Margalit Finkelberg and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2018-11-22 with total page 200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In The Gatekeeper: Narrative Voice in Plato’s Dialogues Margalit Finkelberg offers the first narratological analysis of all of Plato’s transmitted dialogues. The book explores the dialogues as works of literary fiction, giving special emphasis to the issue of narrative perspective.

Book The Elements of Voice First Style

Download or read book The Elements of Voice First Style written by Ahmed Bouzid and published by "O'Reilly Media, Inc.". This book was released on 2022-05-16 with total page 152 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: If you're a new or experienced designer of conversational voice first experiences, this handy reference provides actionable answers to key aspects of eyes-busy, hands-busy, voice-only user interfaces. Designed as a companion to books about conversational voice design, this guide includes important details regarding eyes-free, hands-free, voice-only interfaces delivered by Amazon Echo, Google Nest, and a variety of in-car experiences. Authors Ahmed Bouzid and Weiye Ma provide far-field voice best practices and recommendations in a manner similar to The Elements of Style, the popular American English writing style guide. Like that book, The Elements of Voice First Style provides direct, succinct explanations that focus on the essence of each topic. You'll find answers quickly without having to spend time searching through other sources. With this guide, you'll be able to: Craft just the right language to enable your voicebot to effectively communicate with humans Create conversational voice interfaces that are robust enough to handle errors and failures Design highly usable conversational voice interfaces by paying attention to small details that can make or break the experience Build a design for a voice-only smart speaker that doesn't require customers to use their eyes or hands

Book The Voice of the Past

    Book Details:
  • Author : Paul Thompson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2017-02-24
  • ISBN : 0199335478
  • Pages : 368 pages

Download or read book The Voice of the Past written by Paul Thompson and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2017-02-24 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Oral history gives history back to the people in their own words. And in giving a past, it also helps them towards a future of their own making. Oral history and life stories help to create a truer picture of the past and the changing present, documenting the lives and feelings of all kinds of people, many otherwise hidden from history. It explores personal and family relationships and uncovers the secret cultures of work. It connects public and private experience, and it highlights the experiences of migrating between cultures. At the same time it can bring courage to the old, meaning to communities, and contact between generations. Sometimes it can offer a path for healing divided communities and those with traumatic memories. Without it the history and sociology of our time would be poor and narrow. In this fourth edition of his pioneering work, fully revised with Joanna Bornat, Paul Thompson challenges the accepted myths of historical scholarship. He discusses the reliability of oral evidence in comparison with other sources and considers the social context of its development. He looks at the relationship between memory, the self and identity. He traces oral history through its own past and weighs up the recent achievements of a movement which has become international, with notably strong developments in North America, Europe, Australia, Latin America, South Africa and the Far East, despite resistance from more conservative academics. This new edition combines the classic text of The Voice of the Past with many new sections, including especially the worldwide development of different forms of oral history and the parallel memory boom, as well as discussions of theory in oral history and of memory, trauma and reconciliation. It offers a deep social and historical interpretation along with succinct practical advice on designing and carrying out a project, The Voice of the Past remains an invaluable tool for anyone setting out to use oral history and life stories to construct a more authentic and balanced record of the past and the present.

Book Lifting My Voice

Download or read book Lifting My Voice written by Barbara Hendricks and published by Chicago Review Press. This book was released on 2014-06-01 with total page 496 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Growing up African American in segregated Arkansas in the 1950s, Barbara Hendricks witnessed firsthand the painful struggle for civil rights. After graduation from the Juilliard School of Music, Hendricks immediately won a number of important international prizes, and began performing in recitals and operas throughout the world. A Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, she is as devoted to humanitarian work as she is to her music. Always the anti-diva, Hendricks is a down-to-earth and straightforward woman, whether singing Mozart or black spirituals. She challenges stereotypes and puts the music first and presents a warm, engaging, and honest self-portrait of one of the great women of music.